Manager of Marketing and Communications

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Competitive/commensurate with experience

Published

09/19/2018

Start Date

10/29/2018

Application Deadline

10/19/2018

Address

322 Eighth Avenue
4th Floor
New York
NY
10001
United States

Description

Student Leadership Network supports two life-changing programs that empower students to break the cycle of poverty through education: The Young Women’s Leadership Schools (TYWLS), a high-performing network of all-girls public schools, and CollegeBound Initiative (CBI), a school-based college access program for young women and men. Student Leadership Network programs promote a college-going culture in schools and makes the dream of college a reality for all students from low-income communities.  To learn more, visit our website at www.studentleadershipnetwork.org

Student Leadership Network is seeking a Manager of Marketing and Communications who will be responsible for delivering on the organizations day-to-day internal and external marketing and communications needs. The position will focus on both supporting the organizations mission and increasing its prominence in the education non-profit sector.  The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker who is both highly collaborative and can work well independently. A passion for ensuring that all young women and men receive the college education they deserve is a must. This position reports to the Managing Director of Marketing and Communications.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

 Manage Marketing and Communications Content and Materials

  • Prepare and distribute communication materials and promotional documents in a variety of print and digital formats
  • Coordinate and manage all public relations and media opportunities including press materials, internal briefings and talking points
  • Execute both short and long term marketing campaigns and digital initiatives
  • Maintain timely updates and enhancements to all fact sheets, brochures and associated materials
  • Provide support with presentations, speech writing and meeting packet preparation
  • Partner with the development team on fundraising proposals and appeals
  • Create and maintain monthly content calendar and quarterly newsletter
  • Manage all e-marketing via Constant Contact and/or similar service
  • Maintain photo and video library as well as organization wide mailing lists
  • Support the design, production and distribution of program specific materials and collateral

Manage Online Presence, Website, and Social Media Platforms

  • Manage and maintain social media channels
  • Ensure accuracy of location listings and ratings
  • Manage organizations website by creating fresh content and regularly updating donor recognition, bios, blog and program descriptions
  • Develop strategies to engage more people and grow new audiences and channels for brand development and fundraising
  • Use Google Analytics and other tools to measure and report on the performance of all digital campaigns, as well as to use website traffic/usage activity and recommend any adjustment

Marketing and Communications Support

  • Schedule and plan marketing team meetings
  • Collaborate with designer and social media expert to provide assets
  • Source and manage media engagement opportunities
  • Ensure brand resources are up-to-date, shared and filed appropriately
  • Conduct landscape analysis to inform business decisions
  • Additional duties as assigned

Key Qualifications, Skills and Core Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, marketing, business or related field preferred
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in a communications, marketing, development or fundraising role with strong writing requirements
  • Must have experience in communications and marketing, preferably in a non-profit setting
  • Exceptional  verbal, writing, editing, and organizational skills a MUST
  • Strong interpersonal and management skills, along with creativity, vision, and sense of humor
  • Experience with marketing campaigns on social media
  • Proven experience in identifying target audiences and developing creative marketing campaigns that inspire, educate, and motivate
  • Experience managing multiple social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram) for an organization and/or public campaign
  • Salesforce and WordPress experience is a strong plus
  • Intermediate-advanced knowledge of MS Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience with databases, web-based tools, CRM/CMS, and analytics tools
  • Work well under pressure in a professional and positive manner across teams
  • Skills in developing, building, and maintaining a brand with key stakeholder groups, preferably in both corporate and nonprofit and/or public policy settings
  • Ability to manage aggressive deadlines, maintaining meticulous attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to distill complex organizational information into convincing and engaging copy
  • Ability to write quickly in a variety of voices and formats
  • Basic graphic design skills strongly preferred
  • Team player, entrepreneurial, curious, passionate about education and youth’s opportunities to change the world.  

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K Matching

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

MMC@studentleadershipnetwork.org
http://www.studentleadershipnetwork.org

For consideration, please submit your cover letter with resume to MMC@studentleadershipnetwork.org. Please mention where you saw this ad.


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