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Older Adults Technology Services | Brooklyn, NY
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Older Adults Technology Services


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Published 16 days ago

$45,000 - $55,000

Older Adults Technology Services, Inc. (OATS) is a rapidly-growing social change organization based in Brooklyn with operations in five different states. We’re a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and results-driven team looking for an innovative communications professional to join us and spearhead a range of initiatives across our various communications channels.

The Communications Associate will be responsible for internal and external communications focused on social media, content management, development, maintenance, testing and general support of a new member-focused website for older adults.

Responsibilities

Web and Content Production

  • Manage daily and weekly updates to website including content, graphics and events through WordPress
  • Add, maintain and edit existing page templates on both of the organization’s websites
  • Help manage the editorial calendar for digital platforms and oversee some content creators remotely
  • Create and manage detailed content schedules and publishing calendars
  • Oversee proofreading procedures and provide copy and conceptual editing of all online content
  • Manage photos and graphics across digital channels to ensure consistent messaging 

Social Media and Community Management

  • Oversee the day-to-day management of all social media communications
  • Implement social media optimization strategies and best practices to increase traffic and engagement for all platforms
  • Evaluate the success of social media campaigns and monitor activity using data analytics tools, and share insights to help generate data-driven improvements
  • Assist in the development and ongoing management of online membership portals; creating and executing successful strategies to build an active and engaged community of older adult members.

Other Communications

  • Assist in the creation of non-digital marketing assets and collateral including swag, flyers, direct mail, brochures letters, and event materials as needed
  • Work with senior level staff to support communications needs for both internal and external audiences
  • Support organizational report needs, including annual program reports, summary updates, and other needs as required
  • Manage the organization’s digital library, including all photo and video content
  • Compose communications for internal and external distribution
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required
  • 3 - 5 years of communications and web production experience
  • Experience authoring web pages in WordPress
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, Google apps, InDesign, MailChimp
  • Strong writing, editing and copy-editing abilities a must with the ability to understand and evolve the brand voice
  • Social media experience and expertise including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram
  • Interest in working within nonprofit focused on older adults and social change
  • A dynamic personality and excellent presentation, interpersonal and communications skills.


Salary

This is a full-time position, with a salary of $45,000-$55,000/year. OATS offers full-time employees a generous package of leave time (three weeks vacation and ten sick/personal days per year), health insurance and ancillary benefits, professional development and growth opportunities, and an exciting, collegial work environment. 


To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter in .pdf format to jobs@oats.org. Put “Communications Associate” in the subject. 


The Organization

OATS is an award-winning New York City-based nonprofit with a mission to “harness the power of technology to change the way we age.” Founded in 2004, OATS celebrates “aging with attitude” and is an innovative national leader in improving the lives of older adults by providing free access to mainstream digital technologies, free intensive and high-quality technology training, and the opportunity to join a thriving community of tech-enabled seniors who are improving their health, making social connections, strengthening their finances, engaging on civic issues, and embarking on journeys of creative expression and lifelong learning. OATS manages 23 community-based technology centers in neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs of New York, including the country’s first full-service technology-themed community center for people aged 60 and older, and publishes SeniorPlanet.org, a popular website focused on aging well with technology.  OATS is committed to maintaining a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. 

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Older Adults Technology Services, Inc. (OATS) is a rapidly-growing social change organization based in Brooklyn with operations in five different states. We’re a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and results-driven team looking for an innovative…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

OATS offers full-time employees a generous package of leave time (three weeks vacation and ten sick/personal days per year), health insurance and ancillary benefits, professional development and growth opportunities, and an exciting, collegial work environment. 


OATS offers full-time employees a generous package of leave time (three weeks vacation and ten sick/personal days per year), health insurance and ancillary benefits, professional…

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter in .pdf format to jobs@oats.org. Put “Communications Associate” in the subject. 


Please send a resume and cover letter in .pdf format to jobs@oats.org. Put “Communications Associate” in the subject. 


Location

Brooklyn, NY

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