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Communications & Marketing Manager - Apex for Youth

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Published 8 days ago

ABOUT US


Apex for Youth delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in NYC. We recruit working professionals to volunteer and become positive role models who inspire youth to expand their horizons and envision what is possible for their lives. Through mentoring and educational programs that serve students from 1st to 12th grade, Apex volunteers guide and support youth to become confident, be ready for college and give back to the community.

 


JOB OVERVIEW


The Communications and Marketing Manager is a full-time, permanent position and is responsible for developing and implementing Apex for Youth’s communications and marketing campaigns and strategies. The Communications and Marketing Manager will work with the Executive Director, Development Director, Program Director, and Board to develop a strategic and comprehensive plan to communicate organizational updates, highlights, and needs of the organization and oversee the management of content on Apex’s website, newsletter, and other digital communications and marketing assets. 


The successful candidate will have significant experience in these capacities and a proven track record of meeting goals. They will be a self-starter, detail-oriented, possess a strong work ethic, and have the ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a highly collaborative environment. The ideal candidate will be obsessive about details, extremely organized and have great communication skills. Unique to Apex is its fast-paced, nimble culture coupled with aspirational goals and objectives. The most successful team members are those who bring a creative, entrepreneurial, and high energy approach.


An integral part of the team responsible for the organization’s external content, the Communications and Marketing Manager will work with development and program staff and board members, and must be a quick learner who understands Apex’s mission, culture, programs, and events, including our Inspiration Awards Gala, our largest fundraiser of the year. 


The position reports to the Director of Development and the Executive Director. 

 


RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Work closely with staff and board members on developing and implementing communications and marketing strategies;
  • Create and manage content on website, newsletter, social media, in collaboration with staff and board members;
  • Create informational and promotional digital and print materials for the organization and events, including our 30th year anniversary and annual gala in 2022; identify ways to maximize impact of marketing efforts;
  • Design and/or work with graphic designers to produce digital and print graphic marketing materials;
  • Identify ways to grow and improve organization’s communications and its following on website, newsletter, and social media;
  • Supervise the Social Media Manager and work closely with them to create and disseminate organizational communications across Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn;
  • Manage communications and marketing calendar and ensure that all communication on different platforms are streamlined and up-to-date;
  • Serve as the liaison for media inquiries and create strategies for media communication around key events or initiatives (e.g., gala, racial justice initiatives, etc.);
  • Track and report metrics and analytics for campaigns and communication platforms.

 


CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS


  • At least 5 years of related experience; demonstrated success leading communications and marketing efforts and achieving target goals for a direct service/youth/educational nonprofit or for-profit focused on comparable services and platforms. 
  • Proven leadership and management capabilities, ranging from creating and executing plans and achieving goals to a commitment to excellence in all related activities.
  • A genuine passion for and commitment to Apex's mission; ability to creatively and effectively share organization’s work and stories with stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of the NY nonprofit, philanthropic, and Asian American community as well as the broader national network.
  • Exceptional attention to detail; a strong sense of creativity and eye for design.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently meet deadlines.
  • Ability to be proactive, not reactive, and to think strategically across multiple, concurrent projects.
  • Positive “can do” attitude, flexible, team-oriented, results-driven, and shows initiative.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • The ability and willingness to attend evening and weekend events, and to travel, on an occasional basis.

Benefits: Our benefits for employees working over 30 hours a week currently include the following:

  • medical, dental and vision insurance with Apex covering the majority of the cost for employees
  • a flexible spending account
  • professional development stipend
  • a flexible work from home plan
  • eligibility for New York State's paid family leave policy
  • a 401K retirement option

Paid Time Off: In the first year of employment, you will be eligible for 10 vacation days and 12 paid federal holidays observed by Apex for Youth. Additionally, Apex closes for one week over the winter holidays and one week during the Fourth of July. You are also entitled to 5 sick days per year and 3 personal days a year. Additional vacation days accrue according to years worked in the organization.

Organizational Culture: Apex is a highly collaborative, flexible, and employee-centered workplace. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity both within our organization and in how we collaborate with others. If you love to work with a team and have exciting ideas you would like to explore and grow, we encourage you to join Apex for Youth!

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $65,000-$78,000, depending on experience.


HOW TO APPLY

Please send your resume and cover letter to Jiyoon Chung, jiyoon.chung@apexforyouth.org.

ABOUT US


Apex for Youth delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in NYC. We recruit working professionals to volunteer and become positive role models who inspire youth to expand their…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 13, 2021

Salary

$65,000 - $78,000Depending on experience

Benefits

Benefits: Our benefits for employees working over 30 hours a week currently include the following:

  • medical, dental and vision insurance with Apex covering the majority of the cost for employees
  • a flexible spending account
  • professional development stipend
  • a flexible work from home plan
  • eligibility for New York State's paid family leave policy
  • a 401K retirement option

Paid Time Off: In the first year of employment, you will be eligible for 10 vacation days and 12 paid federal holidays observed by Apex for Youth. Additionally, Apex closes for one week over the winter holidays and one week during the Fourth of July. You are also entitled to 5 sick days per year and 3 personal days a year. Additional vacation days accrue according to years worked in the organization.

Organizational Culture: Apex is a highly collaborative, flexible, and employee-centered workplace. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity both within our organization and in how we collaborate with others. If you love to work with a team and have exciting ideas you would like to explore and grow, we encourage you to join Apex for Youth!

Benefits: Our benefits for employees working over 30 hours a week currently include the following:

  • medical, dental and vision insurance with Apex covering the majority of the cost…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
120 Walker Street, New York, NY 10013, United States
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How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Jiyoon Chung at jiyoon.chung@apexforyouth.org

Please send your resume and cover letter to Jiyoon Chung at jiyoon.chung@apexforyouth.org

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