Job Posting: 

Upbring Seeks a Marketing Communications Coordinator

Do you wake up in the morning motivated to use your talents and skills to make the world a better place for children? Do you have a knack for paying attention to the details and project management? Does the thought of pursuing a career in the marketing and communications space in the nonprofit sector make you a little giddy? If so, keep reading!

At Upbring we are looking for a servant leader with the spirit of a warrior to join our collaborative and high-energy marketing and communications team. As a Marketing Communications Coordinator for Upbring, you will have the opportunity to advance the Upbring Mission to break the cycle of child abuse, promote our culture and values and continue to strengthen the Upbring brand. This position involves coordinating the traffic that’s part of every successful MarCom team. In addition to project management, creating dynamic presentations, and coordinating relationships with vendors, you’ll have opportunities to craft strategic messaging and design collateral to intended audiences.

This an entry-level, non-exempt marketing and communications position that is perfect for a new college graduate or someone who wants to advance in the field of administrative/executive support. The ideal candidate will be a creative self-starter who is intellectually curious, can write quickly and is able to manage numerous projects on tight deadlines. To be most effective, the Marketing Communications Coordinator will need to be an enthusiastic team player with positive energy who can work cross-functionally with internal partners. If you have a strong work ethic and prioritize mission over ego, you’ll have many opportunities for career growth.

Job Description

The Marketing Communications Coordinator executes a variety of communications and marketing tasks and provides daily support to the Agency’s Marketing & Communications (MarCom) team. The Marketing Communications Coordinator will tactically support the ongoing marketing and communications strategy and will work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team to develop and implement internal and external communications collateral that aligns with the Agency’s mission.

Candidate Qualities

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

  • Serves as the project coordinator and intake liaison between the MarCom team and internal stakeholders
  • Oversees the management of the project management system utilized by MarCom
  • Assists with the compilation of analytics
  • Tracks and codes department expenses and compiles expense reports
  • Assists VP of Strategic Communications and Marketing and the entire MarCom team with general administrative support
  • Updates copy (includes writing original copy and editing) for website and landing page

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS DUTIES

  • Creates professional-grade PowerPoint presentations for board meetings and other events
  • Serves as a junior copywriter and editor for various print and digital communications and marketing collateral including but not limited to blog posts, donor acknowledgement letters, internal announcements, advertisements and social media posts
  • Generates new story ideas and assists with the collection of stories
  • Maintains the Agency’s Storybank
  • Builds strong relationships with internal stakeholders to collect stories and effectively manage projects
  • Proofreads and fact checks communications
  • Assists with graphic design and creative products
  • Assists with video projects including filming and editing
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with management, staff, vendors, donors, and other clients to ensure project needs and expectations are being met within project scope and meets the established deadline.
  • Participate in cross-training activities, cross-functional (department) sharing of knowledge, share expertise and knowledge with the Communications and Marketing teams and learn from others to expand knowledge.
  • Work as team player and exhibit professional behavior and a positive attitude with both internal and external clients, vendors, and donors that reflects positively on the Agency and is consistent with Agency policies and practices

Candidate Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable work experience in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising, English, Journalism or a closely related field.
  • 1-year experience working in a position requiring excellent customer service skills, examples include but are not limited to administrative/support role in PR firm, medical office, retail experience, hospitality or relevant industry or 2 years interning in relevant industries
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changes
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1-year experience working or volunteering in the nonprofit space
  • 1-year experience working or volunteering with youth from a variety of socioeconomic situations and ethnicities
  • Expert level in PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite•Working knowledge of Podio or a similar project management system
  • Certification in Google Ads
  • Familiarity with SEO and social media platforms•Bilingual (English and Spanish) based on service population and area

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK CONDITIONS

This position requires sitting and looking and using a computer for long periods of time. Lift, push, pull, move up to 25 lbs.The physical requirements for this position with or without reasonable accommodation are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. While performing this position the employee with or without reasonable accommodation should have the ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, speak, and hear with aid, see, read, reach with arms and hands, lift and/or move up to specified weight, and use equipment that is essential to performing the job, such as a computer, copier, fax machine, telephone, and automobile, if applicable. Specific vision requirements of this position may include color vision, seeing things close up, and the ability to adjust focus.

AGREEMENT

The statements herein indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of the job and may request the employee to perform other duties and responsibilities not listed at his/her discretion. This job description is not a contract between the employee occupying the position and the employer. Upbring is an at-will employer. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

How to Apply

If interested, please apply online using the link below:
https://careers-upbring.icims.com/jobs/3471/marketing-communications-coordinator/job