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Marketing and Communications Associate

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Organization 

Allies for Community Business believes that entrepreneurs from any background can start and grow businesses that create wealth for their families and communities. A4CB provides the capital, coaching, and collaboration entrepreneurs need to grow great businesses in their communities. 


Position

The Marketing and Communications Associate is a salaried, exempt position that reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications. The Marketing and Communications Associate is responsible for helping us find more entrepreneurs to serve through the planning and execution of events, direct outreach to our target population, and generating continuous positive brand impressions among the populations we serve and with whom we partner. 

Requirements

Essential Duties

  • Communicate our messages across all direct channels frequently and effectively 
  • Ensure that A4CB events—and events in which the organization participates—effectively serve entrepreneurs and community partners while generating greater A4CB brand awareness 
  • Manage our new brand proactively to generate greater awareness of our work and reactively to prevent brand confusion 

Detailed Responsibilities

  • In partnership with the Director of Marketing and Communications, publish content to communicate who we serve, the value we provide, and how we deliver that value effectively, through client stories, e-newsletter copy, website copy, and more. 
  • Maintain the A4CB website and our presence on social media platforms 
  • Assist with the planning and execution of email marketing campaigns 
  • Manage relationship data in Neon CRM 
  • Maintain an editorial calendar that celebrates and promotes our clients 
  • Develop external marketing materials and creative collateral that is consistent with the A4CB brand 
  • Evaluate and coordinate A4CB participation in conferences, presentations, and other external events 
  • Plan and manage A4CB fundraising and community event logistics; attend A4CB events (some in the evenings or on weekends) at The Hatchery and around Chicago; and take photos at A4CB events to use in A4CB communications 
  • Perform other duties flexibly and creatively as needs arise 

Qualifications

A4CB requires its staff to

  • Solve problems creatively 
  • Manage time efficiently 
  • Attend to details meticulously 
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally 
  • Collaborate flexibly with colleagues in a diverse and changing environment 
  • Believe strongly in A4CB’s vision and mission 

The Marketing and Communications Associate should have experience in

  • Public speaking, writing, and articulating clear messages for a variety of audiences 
  • Digital marketing 
  • WordPress or similar platform 
  • Mailchimp or similar platform 
  • Social media marketing 
  • Event planning 
  • Neon CRM or similar platform 

Experience with Adobe Creative Suite products (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) is preferred but not required. Spanish proficiency is preferred but not required. 

Organization 

Allies for Community Business believes that entrepreneurs from any background can start and grow businesses that create wealth for their families and communities. A4CB provides the capital, coaching, and collaboration…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 15, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    November 12, 2021

Compensation

USD 50,000 - USD 60,000

Benefits

The salary range for this position is $50,000 – $60,000 commensurate with experience and skillset. A4CB offers generous medical and dental insurance plans; offers a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan (with employer match); and provides excellent paid time off to its employees. A4CB is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals with diverse backgrounds and work experiences to apply. 

The salary range for this position is $50,000 – $60,000 commensurate with experience and skillset. A4CB offers generous medical and dental insurance plans; offers a SIMPLE IRA…

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish proficiency is preferred but not required. 

Spanish proficiency is preferred but not required. 

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chicago, IL
Associated Location
135 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60612, USA

How to Apply

Please apply via our website.

Please apply via our website.

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