Job Title: Marketing Associate Department: Development Reports To: Director of Development Supervises: Not Applicable Salary: $34,000/yr
General Summary: Under the general direction of the Director of Development, the Marketing Associate is responsible for the overall success of the administrative duties for the agency’s marketing efforts. This includes the marketing of agency programs and services, events, and other agency outreach efforts.
Overview: This position is responsible for marketing JOURNEYS through the agency website, social media pages, Annual Reports, Newsletters and Appeals. This position serves as a liaison position between the organization, board, volunteers and community in marketing agency events and services. Through the use of detail-oriented organization, graphic design capabilities, proficiency of technology, and strong written and oral communication skills, this position will enable JOURNEYS | The Road Home to reach its fund-raising goals and continue to strengthen and build new strong community relationships.
Essential Requirements: 1.Bachelors Degree in Marketing, English, Communications, Non-profit Management or related field 2.Knowledge of marketing channels in print and online, including social media platforms 3.Familiar with the communities within JOURNEYS service area 4.Excellent written and verbal communication skills 5.Graphic design experience including high proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud programs 6.Subscription to and integration of the agency’s core values of Respect, Teamwork, Mission-Driven, and Commitment 7.Technological competency
Core Competencies: 1.Demonstrate effective communication skills 2.Adapt to changing work priorities 3.Maintain composure under stressful situations 4.Maintain confidentiality 5.Apply common sense understanding to carry out duties 6.Take initiative in problem solving
Essential Functions: 1.MARKETING | 75% a.Assist the Director of Development with creating public relations and marketing materials such as brochures, press releases, regional overviews, e-blasts, and annual reports b.In conjunction with Event Coordinator, create all collateral material and marketing pieces for agency events c.Oversee content and scheduling of newsletters and appeals d.Create and oversee marketing plan and budget for ad placements and acquisition efforts e.Create content for and maintain the agency’s Website and Social Media pages f.Maintain Agency image standards for all printed and electronic materials g.Speaking engagements on behalf of agency
2.ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS | 25% a.Assist in the process of receiving and batching in-kind and monetary donations b.Work within the donor database to facilitate mail merges for newsletters, appeals and other agency mailings c.Attend the JOURNEYS Young Professionals Board Meetings as staff liaison as needed d.Administrative Assistance to the Director of Development
Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. The Board of Directors reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
This work is primarily sedentary and requires travel throughout the service area as well as within the greater Chicago areas. The work schedule varies depending on the needs and services of the organization. Evening and weekend work is necessary in order to attend meetings or to participate in events. This position will require exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.