Assistant Director Marketing and Communications

Sponsors for Educational Opportunities

About the organization

SEO’s mission is to create a more equitable society by closing the educational and career opportunity gap for ambitious young people, including those from Black, Hispanic/Latinx, or Native American communities.

Duties

Creative Strategy and Execution

Partner with program teams to drive the strategic process of concepting creative marketing campaigns that achieve program goals for recruitment and events.

Oversee the creation and design of collateral materials to support program needs.

Coordinate digital campaigns, video production, graphic design, photography, copywriting, and social media efforts, ensuring alignment of messages across various media channels.

Stay informed of market trends, industry news, and competitor strategies, and proactively adapt marketing plans to maintain a competitive edge.

Work with contract developers to manage, update and create content for the SEO website.

Project Management

Lead cross-functional working teams and collaborate with program team members to translate their vision and goals into a robust communication plan that drives results.

Effectively prioritize tasks, allocate resources, communicate project timelines to key stakeholders, and meet deadlines.

Provide a high-touch client experience through dedicated touch points and transparent communications.

Determine KPI’s, and analyze the performance of marketing campaigns, using data-driven insights to inform strategic adjustments and optimize results.

Act as the point of contact and liaison to external vendors, and support and staff events for students, participants, and partners, including coordinating photography and videography.

Qualifications

7+ years of experience in marketing and communications, preferably in a nonprofit organization. Experience in career readiness programming and/or financial services is a plus.
A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or a related field or equivalent years of work experience.
Working knowledge of email marketing, digital strategy, social media strategy, and basic public relations.
Proficiency in HubSpot (or similar platform), Microsoft Office, WordPress, Google applications, Canva. Adobe application skills and graphic design skills are plus.
Excellent project management, planning, prioritization, and organizational skills with the ability to execute projects through from conception to completion.
Must have experience working in shared services or client-facing position and effectively collaborating and leading working teams.
Direct experience developing creative campaigns and project plans and leveraging project management tools (e.g., Monday.com, Asana, Basecamp) desired.
Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills; must be comfortable speaking to and engaging with a wide range of communities and through different avenues, including in-person, email, messaging platforms, video chats/conferencing, and phone calls.

Salary

77,600-88,700

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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