Communications and Marketing Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/12/2018

Start Date

07/30/2018

Application Deadline

07/27/2018

Address

Oficina de Fundacion Familia Maya, Calle del Rastro
Panajachel
SO
07010
Guatemala

Description


Mayan Families is a 501(c)3 organization that provides opportunities and assistance to the indigenous and impoverished people of Guatemala through programs that focus on education and community development.

We are seeking an experienced Communications and Marketing Manager to manage and execute Mayan Families' internal and external communications strategy. Based in Panajachel, Guatemala, the Communications Team publicizes the work and mission of Mayan Families to a (mostly) English-speaking external audience via digital and print mediums including social media, email marketing, multimedia, and web.


This position requires a high level of organization and analytics, excellent writing and editing skills, and experience managing and executing digital marketing or fundraising strategies. The ideal candidate will love strategizing as much as executing and being part of a collaborative environment.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute digital marketing and online fundraising campaigns in coordination with the development team
  • Responsible for monthly reporting on all communications analytics, and implementing optimization strategies based on industry best practices
  • Create and implement social media strategy across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube
  • Manage email marketing, including preparing the monthly newsletter and developing/implementing email segmentation strategy
  • Oversee and manage content development including video production, blogs, emails, Classy campaign pages, website content, graphic design, and photography
  • Coordinate logistics and oversee the work of contractors and volunteers
  • Manage the Communications and Marketing Department budget
  • Maintain Style and Branding Guidelines, and enforce media ethics guidelines



Requirements:

  • Native English, with excellent communications and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Spanish, both spoken and written
  • 2 years in a marketing, advertising, fundraising or communications role
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing or related field
  • Understanding of Google Adwords and best practice for SEO
  • Understanding of Adobe Creative Suite programs, especially PhotoShop and InDesign
  • Experience with Wordpress, Office, Constant Contact, and Salesforce


The successful applicant must be prepared to relocate to Panajachel, Guatemala for a period of 18 months.

This position needs to be filled as soon as possible. We will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

*ONLY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED*


Benefits

This position offers a competitive local Guatemalan salary.

Level of Language Proficiency

Native English speakers; Proficiency in Spanish

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: hr@mayanfamilies.org

Please write "Communications and Marketing Manager- LAST NAME" in the subject line.


This position needs to be filled as soon as possible. We will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

*ONLY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED*



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