Content Marketing Specialist

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/03/2018

Address

350 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael
California
94903
United States

Description

OVERALL SUMMARY: 

This position is responsible for helping to support the success of marketing and fundraising efforts by:

  • Overseeing project management and editing of development direct marketing efforts, including direct mail campaigns, catalogs, and calendars. 
  • Supporting the content creation for a wide range of media, including GDB’s website, annual report, social media channels, quarterly Guide Dog News Newsletter, and fundraising event collateral. 
  • Assisting with media relations activities. 
  • Providing additional support to Marketing Team as needed.


POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with outside firm and GDB team to ensure success of direct mail campaigns by helping review strategies, taking the lead on providing existing relevant content and imagery and helping identify GDB staff and clients to inform new content. Proofread and edit fundraising direct mail materials to ensure they are on brand and accurate. Collaborate with Digital Marketing Coordinator to ensure consistency between direct mail and online fundraising efforts. 
  • Contribute news and feature stories to Guide Dog News, the annual report, “No Bones About it” blog, and web site. Assist with social media content as needed.
  • Support media relations efforts by assisting VP of Marketing with project management of media events, film promotion, and corporate partnerships. 
  • Assist with project management of marketing team projects by developing an integrated calendar and other project management tools. 
  • Manage the development of videos to support GDB programs and fundraising events. 
  • Support marketing team with other duties as assigned.
  • Consistently demonstrate Guide Dogs for the Blind values & Behaviors.


POSITION ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field. 
  • Minimum five years professional writing and editing experience e.g., reporting and writing for a print or online publication, or serving as a content creator and editor for an organization. 
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including proofreading and editing skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines in organized fashion. 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with social media platforms/channels and website content-management systems.  
  • Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, humor, and positive outlook.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Able to travel and to work nights and weekends (as required). 

Benefits

Guide Dogs for the Blind offers a competitive benefits package that highlights personal and financial wellness as well as other benefits.


Personal Wellness

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability (Staff working outside of California)
  • Long Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Leave
  • Voluntary supplemental insurance products
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-Site Wellness Programs: cross training, yoga, massage, workout room and more!


Financial Wellness

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with discretionary employer match
  • Life Insurance and AD&D (100% Employer Paid)
  • Flexible Spending Account for medical and dependent care expenses
  • Pre-tax Commuter Check Program (CA Campus Only)


Other Benefits

  • Carpool/Vanpool Program
  • Dog-Friendly Workplace
  • Dog and Cat Food Discounts
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

recruiting@guidedogs.com
http://guidedogs.com

Apply online at: https://secure2.saashr.com/ta/i.GDB.admin?rnd=UHG&showAdmin=1&Ext=login&sft=CDSMGGKXGP or via email at recruiting@guidedogs.com


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