Marketing and Communications Specialist

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/12/2018

Address

75 Federal Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02110
United States

Description

So many wonderful things are happening at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, and we want to share them all with the world! We're looking for the right person to help us get our message out! We are seeking a team player with a passion for marketing and communications, the nonprofit field and a desire to be part of a mission that serves children in our community for our Marketing and Communication Specialist position. We a looking for a self-starter to provide technical, administrative and some creative support to the agency's Community Engagement Department. BBBSMB's Community Engagement department is responsible for all brand recognition and promotion activities (mass marketing – PR, advertising, materials creation, social media, and website content), volunteer and youth recruitment activities, response management ("inside sales"), collateral materials and program development. The Marketing and Communications Specialist also supports marketing efforts for BBBSMB's satellite operations outside the Greater Boston area.


Responsibilities:

This position is responsible executes a wide variety of marketing responsibilities, including copywriting, design, blogging, web-site management, and social media support.


Other responsibilities include:

·Coordinate agency efforts with outside PR and media contacts along with local media contacts.

·Write copy for press releases and help facilitate their placement in local publications.

·Write copy for weekly blog posts in addition to any research and interviewing that may occur for prep.

·Assist in creation of marketing materials including graphic design assistance, email campaigns, social media content, etc.

·Assist with social media content calendar and support agency efforts with external digital advertising firm.

·Support the marketing department’s efforts in inquiry generation for volunteer and youth across the Massachusetts Bay and in our Cape offices.

·Adhere to the agency’s beliefs and values in all job-related activities.

·Support internal departments with the highest level of customer service and deadline-driven work.

·Participate in agency and departmental events and perform additional tasks assigned by the Marketing and Communications Manager.


Qualifications:

·Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business (or similar qualification) and 0-3 years related work experience in a non-profit or marketing role.

·Experience with copywritting, blogging, and creative content generation.

·Graphic design and video editing preferred.

·Familiarity with website maintenance and content management tools.

·Experience working with social media tools.

Required Skills and Abilities: The right candidate will have strong organizational and self-management skills; pro-active and solution oriented; deadline driven, ability to work successfully in a team environment, enthusiasm, sense of humor and a positive, can-do attitude.


Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package.


BBBSMB is an equal opportunity employer. We respect, appreciate and support diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our organization and believe that our organization is greatly enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to a diverse workforce and we are an equal opportunity employer. BBBSMB does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, citizenship, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.

Benefits

None

Level of Language Proficiency

None

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Marketing and Communications Specialist search, at the agency’s Boston address or to careers@bbbsmb.org. Please place the Marketing Specialist and IDEALIST in the e-mail header. No phone calls, please.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay

75 Federal Street, 8th Floor

Boston, MA 02110


Email: careers@bbbsmb.org


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