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Published 23 days ago

Marketing and External Affairs Manager

Hybrid, Work must be performed in or near Queens County, NY

Details

Job Type:Full Time
Education:4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level:Managerial
Salary:USD $72,000 - $78,000 / year

Description

Job Title: Marketing and External Affairs Manager 

Type: Full-Time (Hybrid)

Start: July 2024

About Solar One

Solar One is a 501c(3) organization that empowers communities in the New York City metro area to thrive in the face of the challenges brought on by climate change and embrace a world that is low carbon, resource efficient, and socially inclusive.  

Initially founded in 2004 to manage Stuyvesant Cove Park, a two-acre native plant park and a small environmental education center, Solar One has grown into an award-winning organization with a thriving array of programs. Solar One's mission is to design and deliver innovative education, training, and technical assistance that fosters sustainability and resiliency in diverse urban environments. We empower learning that changes how people think about energy, sustainability, and resilience by engaging and educating diverse stakeholders and beneficiaries.

Solar One seeks a skilled and motivated Marketing and External Affairs Manager to join our team of 53 employees. The successful candidate will work closely with Solar One’s Chief External Affairs Officer and CEO and in cooperation with program leads, bringing communications expertise to effectively increase Solar One’s visibility throughout the New York metro area. 

The Marketing and External Affairs Manager  will: 

  • Assist the Chief External Affairs Officer and CEO in developing a communications strategy and managing day-to-day strategy implementation. 
  • Manage website, email newsletter strategy, and social media, in partnership with Solar One teams. 
  • Oversee print and digital marketing content across all Solar One departments. 
  • Produce copy and graphics, and work with team members to develop strategic marketing and partnership opportunities in support of events, programs, and fundraising efforts. 
  • Manage Solar One’s brand awareness and organizational adherence to Solar One’s brand strategy. 
  • Coordinate press outreach, including drafting press releases and op-ed pieces in partnership with CEO, CEAO, and Managing Directors. 
  • Facilitate and support public speaking engagements for CEO and other Solar One team members.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with five years of experience in communications/marketing
  • Strong leadership, collaboration, and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication skills, including in-person, email, phone, and video conferencing etiquette
  • Excellent creative problem-solving ability
  • Demonstrated social media platform management fluency, including community building, analytics, campaign strategy, and management
  • Experience with WordPress is required.
  • Advanced MS Office and computer skills, fluency in Adobe Creative Cloud applications, and familiarity with other commonly used creative design tools, and content management systems

Pay and Benefits

Position Type: Full-time (35 hours)

Starting Annual Salary:  $72,000 - $78,000

Solar One’s full-time employment benefits include:

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, EAP
  • 4 weeks of paid time off that increases with tenure
  • Life and disability insurance 
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) retirement savings

Solar One is an equal opportunity employer. Solar One strives to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in all elements of our work and with our partners to support the interdependent needs of renewable energy and resilience and people in a rapidly changing world. Solar One recruits and employs through a lens of equity and encourages people of all races, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law to apply.



Job Title: Marketing and External Affairs Manager 

Type: Full-Time (Hybrid)

Start: July 2024

About Solar One

Solar One is a 501c(3) organization that empowers communities in the New York City metro area to thrive in the face of the challenges…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near Queens County, NY
9-03 44th Rd, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA

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