Marketing Manager, Demand Generation (Financial Capability Network)

EVERFI
Marketing - Washington, DC

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EVERFI

Washington, DC 20037

Marketing - Supports Remote Work

Marketing Manager, Demand Generation (Financial Capability Network)

Overview

To apply for this role, please visit this role's post on EVERFI's job board.

EVERFI is an international technology company driving social impact through education to address the most challenging issues affecting society ranging from financial wellness to mental health to workplace conduct and other critical topics. Founded in 2008, EVERFI’s Impact-as-a-Service TM solution and digital educational content have reached more than 41 million learners globally. In 2020, the company was recognized as one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company and was featured on Fortune Magazine’s Impact 20 List. The company was also named to the 2021 GSV EdTech 150, a list of the most transformative growth companies in digital learning. Some of America’s leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, as well as Advance, Rethink Education, Rethink Impact, The Rise Fund, and TPG Growth. To learn more about EVERFI and how you can #answerthecall please visit everfi.com or follow us on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn, or Twitter @EVERFI.

The Manager of Demand Generation Marketing is responsible for executing the marketing strategy for one of EVERFI’s main business segments - its Financial Capability Network - by delivering qualified leads, meetings, and opportunities for sales. The Manager designs and delivers campaigns and content to the market and provides ongoing support for larger marketing programs and initiatives directly contributing to the achievement of the Demand Generation Marketing team goals. This role is responsible for meeting specific channel and campaign Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and assists in identifying areas of opportunity or optimization to aid both short and long-term performance.


Responsibilities

  • Manage two or more demand generation channels in alignment with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and business goals specified by demand generation leadership
  • Design, plan, manage and optimize multi-touch campaigns across digital and offline channels to generate pipeline, drive and engage leads. This includes but is not limited to content marketing, pay per click (PPC), events
  • Design and build automated lead nurture campaigns and necessary assets, including but not limited to landing pages, emails, and graphics
  • Brainstorm and promote new content types or topics to pursue with subject matter experts that support goals related to brand awareness, lead generation, and nurture
  • Ideate and create pillar content in partnership with subject matter experts, including but not limited to webinar decks, whitepapers, research reports
  • Lead webinars or other virtual events, including audience generation, content/topic creation and refinement, logistics, and lead follow up
  • Prepare booth design and coordinate onsite logistics to guarantee flawless logistics and deliver successful events and trade showa
  • Identify contacts and ensure consistent follow up for direct mail campaigns, working in partnership with the Sales and Sales Development teams
  • Prepare metrics, monitor and report success of campaigns and marketing strategies to internal stakeholders and push forward next steps at a rigorous pace
  • Recommend new and innovative marketing tactics, partnerships, and technologies to drive goals of the business segment
  • Other job-related duties as assigned


Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Marketing preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 years of demand generation, content marketing, or paid advertising experience; 5 years preferred
  • Strong time management and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of various marketing channels
  • Experience with content development and distribution strategies to drive leads and conversions
  • Analytical and campaign reporting skills
  • Working knowledge of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Marketing Automation softwares; Marketo and Salesforce preferred
  • Working knowledge of content management system; WordPress preferred
  • Strong probing and reasoning skills to make relevant recommendations
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demand generation experience in a SaaS environment preferred
  • Understanding of search engine marketing best practices preferred
  • Sales enablement experience preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time


Work-life, culture, & perks:

  • Competitive base salary and bonus potential
  • 401k program and equity plan
  • Comprehensive health care and excellent parental leave benefits
  • Flexible PTO and generous holiday schedule
  • Casual work environment
  • Annual company-wide retreat
  • Opportunity to work with talented people who have fun in the workplace


Company Values:

We’re looking for future team members who are energized and inspired by our values, as well as people who bring new backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. At EVERFI, our eight core values are an active part of everything we do:

  • Relationships First
  • Demand Excellence
  • Embrace Diversity of Thought & Drive Change
  • Act Like an Owner
  • Always Show Up
  • Share the Credit
  • Require Honesty & Positivity
  • Always Ask: “Did I Matter Today?”

EVERFI appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is EVERFI policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. EVERFI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To apply for this role, please visit this role's post on EVERFI's job board.

Public Relations Account Manager

Vanguard Communications of Falls Church Inc.
Public Relations - Washington, DC

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Vanguard Communications of Falls Church Inc.

Washington, DC 20037

Public Relations - Supports Remote Work

Public Relations Account Manager

Overview

As a full-time Account Manager, you will both lead and support communications projects for a variety of Vanguard’s government and  nonprofit client accounts. You will be responsible for developing and implementing client-ready communications strategies, products and materials on diverse social issues. You will also participate in Vanguard’s business development efforts to drive the strategic growth of our business.

This opportunity provides you with the ability to lean into your storytelling skills and expand your knowledge of the many facets of strategy and content development for diverse audiences with clients whose missions align with social change. You will gain experience in strategic communications planning, client management, project management, budgeting, team management and problem solving while building and managing communications projects that have impact locally, nationally and globally.

Highlights and Responsibilities
You will:
  • Manage and provide public relations and media strategy expertise around the development of communications plans, multi-faceted campaigns and materials.
  • Serve as primary point of contact with clients and client stakeholders.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination, management and quality oversight across all aspects of work in support of client projects.
  • Develop and implement strategic communications plans for a variety of client issues, including health, civil rights, environment and education.
  • Develop, review and edit multimedia content for a variety of audiences and communication platforms, particularly video, digital and news content.
  • Determine partnership strategies for clients that can expand their outreach and impact.
  • Develop culturally responsive communications campaigns and materials for underserved populations.
  • Work closely with clients and subcontractors and provide support or guidance to senior and junior team members to ensure final work products and contract deliverables exceed client expectations.
  • Work closely with senior team members on project management tasks, including staff workload allocation and projections, budgeting and sub-contractor management.
  • Lead and contribute updates on tasks, deliverables and staffing needs in internal team meetings and external client meetings.
  • Work closely with the design and editorial team to develop creative approaches to print and digital portfolios.
  • Ensure that our clients experience our highest level of customer service and all deliverables are clear, concise and timely.
  • Contribute to other client and corporate initiatives as requested and/or needed.

Previous Experience
We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing individual who loves communications in all its evolving forms. Ideally our new team member has experience in creating and coordinating campaigns and crafting audience-focused multimedia products and materials.

Other desired experience and abilities:
  • Developing digital communications materials, particularly  videos, toolkits, media ready press releases and reports, and social media messages and graphics.
  • Collaborating with graphic designers and editorial staff.
  • Understanding of strategic communications planning or social marketing.
  • Developing culturally responsive communications campaigns and materials for underserved populations.
  • Juggling competing demands and shifting priorities in a calm and productive manner.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the public relations/communications field, including work at an agency.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent in public relations, journalism, communications or related field. Master’s in public health or communication is a plus.
 

Attributes for Success
Vanguard wants its employees to succeed, so we look for candidates who demonstrate the
following values:
  • People-First. To everyone with whom our work intersects, we are inclusive, respectful and accountable.
  • Motivated. We make it our job to be informed, yet constantly seek ways to learn more and work smarter.
  • Impactful. Because progress can be achieved by both large- and small-scale changes, we integrate both in our work.
  • Truthful. Integrity and transparency define our reputation and are the backbone of client relationships.
  • Friendly + Fun. We value each other’s time, talents, personalities and contributions to our culture of inclusion.

Salary and Benefits
  • Salary range: $70,000 to $85,000 and commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent benefits, including public transportation subsidy.

Vanguard is an equal opportunity employer.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required prior to employment, with accommodations made in certain circumstances.

For consideration, please submit cover letter (with salary requirements) and résumé online at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1306acca-3fca-432c-9af6-23efa0c9423f&ccId=19000101_000001&lang=en_US

No phone calls, please.
For more information about Vanguard Communications, please visit our website, www.vancomm.com
 

Strategic Communications Director (ESG & DEI)

UPS
Communication - Atlanta, GA

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UPS

Atlanta, GA 30328

Communication

Strategic Communications Director (ESG & DEI)

Overview

The Strategic Communications Director develops initiatives to increase awareness of UPS and drive the company's reputation by leading our Environmental, Sustainability, Governance (ESG) and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. This position supports key business priorities through the development of proactive and reactive communications strategies. The incumbent leads staff members to initiate integrated communications campaigns that include internal and external channels such as media relations, social media, website content, and internal emails. This role develops and maintains media and third-party relationships and oversees the development of staff members. The Strategic Communications Director directs consultants and agencies and manages managers, supervisors, and administrative personnel.

Responsibilities    
  • Creates and oversees the development of short/long term communication strategies to enhance UPS’s reputation
  • Identifies and resolves communications priorities based on enterprise priorities, initiatives, and strategies to determine where PR can be most effective to grow the business and enhance revenue
  • Establishes and manages communications budgets to ensure department accountability and efficient use of resources
  • Consults with senior management to align communications presence and use with corporate directives
  • Writes and edits press materials (e.g., press releases, talking points, Q&A's, position papers) on current events, new products/services, acquisitions, policies, strategies, & financial results to protect UPS's image and supports the enterprise's business plan
  • Maintains Subject Matter Expertise (SME) in Communications best practices to ensure accuracy and consistency of message
  • Directs development of content and ensures placement and measurement of engagement
  • Ensures messages are aligned with UPS strategy to maximize effectiveness in reaching their intended audiences
  • Writes and negotiates vendor contracts to obtain professional services
  • Monitors and responds to negative stories and holds the media accountable to correct any false/inaccurate reporting through corrections to the media’s archives and/or new stories
  • Initiates launch strategy development with staff and cross-functional team
  • Maintains knowledge of transportation industry and recent developments (e.g., new business models and court rulings)
  • Provides periodic emails to industry trade reporters to share background information on issues important to UPS’s business
  • Manages resources and people processes to ensure the day-to-day administration of processes and formal procedures
  • Identifies individual and team skill gaps and developmental opportunities (e.g., training, special assignments, projects, etc.)
Preferences
  • 10 – 12+ years of experience in Communications
  • Proven experience shaping integrated strategies (internal, external, digital, and traditional)
  • Experience in environmental, social, governance storytelling, including sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Possesses media relationships across national and local news outlets
  • Experience with international and/or environmental, social impact, workforce/people and diversity, equity and inclusion communications
  • Demonstrates knowledge of UPS's products and services
  • Creates new budgets, identifies/takes corrective actions to bring areas in line with budget, and appropriately allocates available funds
  • Designs communication programs for multiple or diverse audiences and resolves complex or high impact communication issues
  • Demonstrates a detailed understanding of cultural nuances, human rights, and labor issues; applies global understanding to develop unique and repeatable global solutions (e.g., Supply Chain Solutions, integrated services, etc.)
  • Uses multiple information gathering techniques to gain cooperation from sources and establishes procedures or methods for gathering/soliciting information
  • Determines strategy for vendor management and resolves vendor/contract issues; evaluates the contracting process for improvements
  • Possesses people management experience
  • Demonstrates agency experience
Salary
  • The base salary for this position ranges from $125,000 - $135,000 and includes an annual bonus with a target of 60%.

How to Apply
  • If you are interested in applying to the role, please visit our career site and complete your application: https://www.jobs-ups.com/job/atlanta/director-strategic-communications/1187/19729570
  • Once the application has been completed, please send an email to jmichalski@ups.com with the subject line of "Strategic Communications Director - ColorComm" and include your cover letter/resume. 

Communications Director

Campaign for College Opportunity
Non-Profit - Los Angeles, CA

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Campaign for College Opportunity

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Non-Profit - Supports Remote Work

Communications Director

Overview

The Campaign for College Opportunity (the Campaign) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) broad-based, bipartisan coalition, including business, education, and civil rights leaders, that is dedicated to ensuring all Californians have an equal opportunity to attend and succeed in college to build a vibrant workforce, economy and democracy. Our mission is focused on substantially increasing the number of students attending two- and four-year colleges in the state and who complete their college education. Every day, the Campaign fights to make public policy changes that will significantly close racial equity gaps and help more California students enter and complete college. The Campaign maintains offices in Los Angeles and Sacramento.

Position Description
The Communications Director is the lead communications strategist for the organization. The Communications Director reports to the Senior Vice President and plays a leading role with the research, policy, and public affairs teams to publish action-oriented research, help create engaging events, and promote a racial-equity policy agenda that has the power to transform college opportunity for millions of minoritized students in California.

The Director is a master communicator that develops communications plans for research, policy, and events that include strategy, key messages and deploys a suite of communications tools including but not limited to the Campaign’s website, social media channels, videos, “ted-style” talks, earned media, opinion editorials, slide decks, the identification of key messengers, etc.

The Director manages a team of two including the Graphic Designer and Communications Associate. Occasionally, the Director will manage an intern or fellow.

The Director is responsible for maintaining and strengthening the Campaign’s brand as an unapologetic policy advocacy and research organization committed to racial equity in higher education. The Director works to ensure our team is successful by providing the thought leadership and communications skills that compels policymakers, governing boardmembers, campus leaders, advocates, and other partners to action on racial equity in higher education.


The position is based in Los Angeles and is temporarily remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some light travel may be required.

Responsibilities:
Communications Strategist
  • Develop compelling, action-oriented communications strategies for research publication releases, events, and policy advocacy campaigns that centers racial equity in higher education.
  • Collaborate with Research, Outreach, and Policy teams to craft messaging for policy advocacy and implementation campaigns.
  • Keep current on higher education news and advise the Campaign team on breaking news and trends to inform the Campaign’s work and strategies.
  • Serve as the keeper of the Campaign’s brand – an unapologetic policy advocacy and research organization committed to racial equity in higher education – ensuring all publications, collateral, social media presence, interactions, and events reinforce that brand.

Communications Team Lead
  • Serve as a primary writer and editor for the Campaign across platforms. Continuously elevate our writing to be compelling, concise, focused and centered in racial equity for higher education.
  • Manage the communications team, which consists of a Communications Associate, a Graphic Designer, and contractors.
  • Develop digital communications, design, and project management protocols as needed.
  • Mentor and support the professional development of the Communications Team.

Media Relations
  • Determine the best use of media strategies to reach the Campaign’s goals including earned media, opinion editorials, letters to the editor, editorial board engagement, paid media on occasion, etc.
  • Develop strong relationships with higher education reporters and outreach regularly to keep them informed of our research and policy solutions.
  • Focus on shifting the narrative that is student-deficit oriented to one that is focused on challenging institutional barriers, public policies and actors that perpetuate racial inequity whether explicitly or implicitly.
  • Provide media contacts with sources and data to inform their stories and center racial equity in higher education.
  • Write press releases and act as spokesperson for the organization when speaking to press contacts.
  • Manage the Campaign’s online (Meltwater) and static media databases. Work with our Communications Associate to build media lists for press statements, report releases, and other outreach.
  • Track the Campaign’s media coverage and prepare updates for the Campaign’s Board of Directors.

Website Management
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring the Campaign’s website is a useful and engaging tool to support and further the Campaign’s work. This includes ensuring the website is up to date, user-friendly, prominently features on-going campaigns and opportunities to engage, tells the Campaign’s story and who is involved, is easy to navigate, and clearly communicates who the Campaign is and how it operates.
  • Facilitate the redesign of our website alongside the contracted agency.
  • Create website management protocols for the Communications Team to follow.

Social Media
  • Build on and strengthen the Campaign’s social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube to broaden the Campaign’s reach and influence to change policy and practice.
  • Develop innovative and engaging social media plans for campaigns, events, and publication releases that saturates our audiences with important data and opportunities for action.
  • Utilize social media platforms to engage partners in disseminating information about our campaigns and advocacy efforts and develop tools, such as social media toolkits and graphics, to support the engagement of our partners.
  • Engage and train appropriate staff to support social media efforts.
  • Review social media copy written by our communications associate as needed.


E-Communications
  • Write and/or curate content for e-blasts, newsletters, and the Campaign blog. Act as primary editor for written content by other staff members and outside contributors.
  • Maintain a robust editorial calendar that reflects key deliverables, partner activities, holidays, important higher education milestones i.e., back to school and graduation, legislative deadlines, elections, etc.

Qualifications:
  • Be passionate about the Campaign’s mission with a strong interest in eliminating racial inequity in higher education through policy advocacy and have some knowledge of the governance and workings of the California Community Colleges, the California State University, and University of California.
  • Minimum five years of related communications and some design work experience within an organization or a communications agency with demonstrated experience working on issues of racial equity in public policy;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Graphic Design or Public Affairs or related field;
  • Outstanding communication skills including verbal, written, and graphic design, with a deep knowledge of effective storytelling and reaching across a wide range of audiences;
  • Creative thinker and demonstrated ability to bring innovation to organizational brand;
  • Demonstrated ability to describe complex issues in simple ways clearly and accurately;
  • Impeccable attention to detail;
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-moving, intellectually intense, team-oriented environment;
  • Experience and drive necessary to coordinate with senior members of the Campaign with maturity while engendering respect and trust from others;
  • Good judgement, can-do resourceful attitude, and high integrity that is both a leader and a do-er;
  • Quick study with flexibility and comfort in ambiguity, open to new ideas and approaches i.e., willingness to experiment and learn;
  • Experience with Constant Contact – Email Marketing database or similar platform preferred;
  • Experience with Meltwater – Media contact database or similar platform preferred;
  • Experience with Hootsuite- Social Media Scheduler and Tracker database or similar platform;
  • Experience copyediting publications that include significant amounts of data;
  • Excellent eye for design, typography, color, visual composition and layout;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint with knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat)
  • Experience with WordPress, Google Analytics, and social media metrics;
  • Experience creating short videos preferred.

Compensation
Annual salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications no lower than  $68,000 and no higher than $86,000.

The Campaign offers 100% medical, dental, and vision insurance premium coverage for you and your dependents and provides a generous match of up to 5% for your retirement contributions.

The Campaign provides three weeks paid vacation and annual professional development opportunities as approved by your Supervisor.
 

Selection Process
The Campaign for College Opportunity will accept applications for the position beginning September 27, 2021. Interested parties should forward a cover letter and resume indicating “Communications Director” in the subject line by email to: recruitment@collegecampaign.org


All applicants should visit our website to learn more about the Campaign at www.collegecampaign.org before submitting a cover letter and resume. All candidates should review our research and publications to understand the work expected for this position.

The Campaign for College Opportunity is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified persons of every background.

No phone calls please.
 

Executive Editor, UU World Magazine

Unitarian Universalist Association
Non-Profit - Boston, MA

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Unitarian Universalist Association

Boston, MA 02210

Non-Profit

Executive Editor, UU World Magazine

Overview

Purpose

To hold the vision and oversee the editorial direction and implementation of the semi-annual UU World magazine and uuworld.org for the Unitarian Universalist Association. To manage, guide, and direct the editorial staff and team to meet deadlines for print and online work. To develop and implement an editorial strategy to cover national and local topics aligned with UUA organizational priorities, justice issues, and values. Justice priorities include voting rights, climate justice, combatting criminalization, LGBTQ and gender equity, racial justice and centering the voices of Black and Indigenous People and People of Color, and the Movement for Black Lives. Commitments also reflect dismantling white supremacy culture within the wider world, our congregations, and broader faith tradition. To embed in editorial framing the themes of UUA spiritual life, principles, and theological underpinnings, equipping our leaders for vital ministries for all audiences (families, youth and children). To amplify and intertwine a UUA values driven voice into editorial practice and coverage of news stories and overlapping issues within the public arena.

Principal Responsibilities
  1. Oversees and develops the vision, conceptual framework, and editorial direction of UU World magazine and online content for uuworld.org. Defines and implements content strategy as a whole and for the semi-annual print magazine and digital properties on an ongoing basis, developing UU World editorial calendars as planning and publishing tools.
  2. Develops editorial strategies to cover national justice-based topics alongside topics about UU spiritual life and local congregations. Frames issues via ongoing assessment of UUA priority issues in the public arena/press, UUA landscape, and congregational life, including digital platforms and UUA materials as well as Beacon Press and Skinner House publications. Leads editorial planning and collaborates with staff on identifying topics and coverage based on audiences, for print and online formats.
  3. Directs, manages, and builds trust within the internal team, editorial staff, as well as with a range of magazine constituents, contributors, writers, sensitivity readers, and UUA colleagues, reflecting standards for ethics of consent and core UUA values. Makes the most of team expertise and best newsroom and editorial practices.
  4. Manages Advisory Board relationships, meetings, and feedback to inform editorial decisions from a multiracial, multicultural, and interdisciplinary perspective, centering the voices of BIPOC, LGBTQ, disabled, and directly impacted communities.
  5. Oversees editorial production to meet deadlines, assigning stories and content with the editorial team. Provides editorial feedback, supporting staff writers and external authors, writers, and journalists to do their best work, contributing original writing on an as needed basis.
  6. Oversees the work of printing, design, and photography vendors for the print magazine and online properties as needed. Manages and works with the team to coordinate the development and curation of multimedia content, artwork, and creative assets for digital and print.
  7. Works with supervisor, Senior Digital and Marketing Manager, and the Public Relations Director to align staff group messaging and content strategies. Collaborates with other Communications colleagues to integrate UU World content into UUA editorial calendar, which includes multiple channels and platforms.
  8. Responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on analytics for UU World website, e‑newsletters, and other digital properties to measure impact and inform effective audience engagement strategies. Responsible for periodic reader surveys to capture insights on efficacy of print magazine.
  9. Coaches team to embrace ongoing change and innovation in the editorial space, creating an environment of creativity and collaboration. Manages Periodicals staff and provides regular support, including check-ins, performance reviews, and makes professional development opportunities available, aligned with department priorities and staff growth areas.
  10. Responsible for the UU World budget, including tracking of on-budget expenditures related to magazine production, external contributors, and vendors. Prepares budget figures and trending data on request, including for staff group quarterly reports, forecasts, and annual projections.
  11. Performs other duties as requested by supervisor, the Executive Vice President, or the President.
Qualifications

This is a Grade 14 position with an expected hiring range of $75,000 to $85,000, depending on experience. Note that qualifications may be met as a result of lived experience, volunteer work, professional experience, and/or formal or informal training. Ideal candidates have 7+ years of newsroom and/or editorial experience, especially someone who has led a shift from a print focus to a digital forward approach, with a keen sense of how to integrate digital into editorial practice. We are looking for candidates with a demonstrated ability to drive innovation and change, and a facility for spotting and developing accomplished writing and storytelling.

Candidates should be up to date on magazine trends and best practices, including an understanding of engagement with younger audiences and current practices in digital publishing. Candidates must have a strong understanding of news planning, reporting, editing, and production, and experience as an editor as well as a content producer, including a facility for the production of long- and short-form copy. Successful candidates will also have a strong, demonstrated writing ability.

We are looking for someone who brings their own justice interests that intersect with organizational priority topics and issues. Proficiency in social justice and/or faith-based editorial is highly desirable. Candidates should have a deep interest in Unitarian Universalist values and we are especially interested in those that have done related work previously in issue- or faith-driven organizations. We are seeking candidates who are passionate and knowledgeable about BIPOC and LGBTQ issues, with demonstrated understanding of the complexity of these issues and how to translate them into editorial policy and practice.

Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite is required (especially Outlook and Word); website content management system experience and an understanding of the user experience are desirable. Multimedia experience, though not required, is a plus. Evening/weekend work may be required. Occasional travel is also required, including travel to the annual General Assembly each year in June. Work or lived experience with communities of color or Indigenous peoples is of particular value. Eagerness to work in an organization in which the dismantling of white supremacy is a high priority.

* Important: During the time of COVID-19 pandemic, the Boston offices of the UUA remain at limited use/low capacity. As such, this position can be a work-from-home or hybrid position until our offices reopen.

How to Apply

People with disabilities, people of color, Indigenous people, Hispanic/Latinx, and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply. The UUA is committed to developing a diverse and talented staff team. If you are excited about this role, but are unsure whether you meet 100% of the requirements, we encourage you to inquire and/or apply. Candidates should send a cover letter that conveys their interest and motivation for this role, a CV, three editorial or writing samples, and details of compensation expectations. Send cover letter, résumé and writing samples—indicating “Executive Editor, UU World Magazine” in the subject line—via email to careers@uua.org, via fax to (617) 948-6467, or to Human Resources, UUA, 24 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA 02210. E-mail submissions preferred.

Note: The UUA is currently hiring an Interim Executive Editor, UU World Magazine until the Executive Editor, UU World Magazine position is filled. We encourage applications from candidates for either or both positions.

About the UUA

The Unitarian Universalist Association is a progressive religious denomination headquartered in Boston’s waterfront Fort Point Innovation District with offices in Washington, DC and at the United Nations in New York City. Our faith community of more than 1,000 self-governing congregations brings to the world a vision of religious freedom, tolerance, and social justice. Our normal workweek is 35 hours, we pay 80% contribution towards health insurance premiums, 10% towards retirement (after one year), and have generous paid time-off policies. We are a great place to work and we value diversity. The UUA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the full inclusion of all. As part of this commitment, the UUA will ensure that applicants and staff with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (617) 948-4648 or humanresources@uua.org. For more information on the UUA, visit us online at UUA.org and uuworld.org.

Support for the Mission and Values of the Association

The Unitarian Universalist Association is a progressive and historic religious denomination. While it is not generally required or expected that an applicant/employee identify as a Unitarian Universalist (UU) or be a member of a UU congregation in order to work at the UUA, all UUA staff members are expected to perform their job duties in accordance with the UUA’s values, principles, and mission. In particular the following points, drawn from the Seven UU Principles, are of particular importance for the UUA’s work environment and staff culture:
  • The inherent worth and dignity of every human being: We affirm the need for a human-centered workplace that allows our diverse staff to flourish. We also understand that our wider culture and society oppresses and denies human dignity, and we seek to counter the effects of that oppression in our hiring and workplace culture so that each person feels whole and valued.
  • Justice, equity and compassion in human relations, and the goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all: We speak openly and publicly of our support for social and political issues, including LGBTQ equity, racial justice, climate justice, gender equity, and reproductive justice.
  • The interdependent web of existence: We recognize that the liberation of all people is interwoven, and we work to counter patriarchy, white supremacy, colonialism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, environmental exploitation, and other interrelated systems of marginalization.

 

PR/Influencer Relations Manager | Beauty + Wellness | Immediate Hire

Base Beauty Creative Agency
Public Relations - New York, NY

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Base Beauty Creative Agency

New York, NY 10001

Public Relations - Supports Remote Work

PR/Influencer Relations Manager | Beauty + Wellness | Immediate Hire

Overview

Overview:

Base Beauty Creative Agency’s Manager PR/Influencer leads our media relations and influencer marketing for our clients as well as supports agency new biz and marketing.

 

The Manager has experience growing beauty and/or wellness brands digitally & holistically through the targeted placement of earned media, influencer partnerships and influencer seeding, and guides our clients with recommendations for growth in these tactics. 

 

In this role, adaptability to a changing media and influencer landscape is essential for our clients! The Manager points to real world, boots-on-the-ground challenges and successes. They are able to think strategically and tactically, and put these strategies and tactics to work to create earned media impressions, thought leadership opportunities and influencer programs (both organic seeding and paid) with our client’s goals in mind. The Manager acts as a true leader at the agency and in the industry - via many thought leadership moments on behalf of BBCA (webinars, live events, emails, social media). 

 

This role reports to the VP PR/Influencer and oversees several PR/Influencer Coordinators and fulfillment managers.This is a mostly WFH role. 

 

 Requirements 

 

·   6 to 8 years proven experience and excellence working as a publicist in the beauty and/or wellness industry

·   Rich and meaningful contacts with beauty and/or wellness editors, writers and influencers

·   Strong current and historical knowledge of the industry

·   Impeccable interpersonal and social skills

·   Efficient multitasking and time management abilities

·   Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·   Professional respectful and kind demeanor

·   Can work remotely effectively and efficiently

·   Is both a self-starter as well as collaborative 

 

Responsibilities for Media Relations

·   Create effective strategy communication plans for clients

·   Leverage brand experts and partners for media opportunities

·   Pitch stories and ideas to media outlets on behalf of the client

·   Arrange publicity opportunities such as speaking engagements, appearances and interviews

·   Draft talking points for the client and help them prepare for press visits, conferences and interviews

·   Build and maintain successful relationships with the media and other outlets

·   Oversee social media activity to ensure that the client is viewed in a positive light at all times

·   Manage day to day relations with media and other platforms

·   Promote the client or company image in a successful manner

·   Track all outreach and placements/impressions in a timely manner

·   Share PR metrics, insights and trends with BBCA Data Analyst to help provide deep dive analysis and insights on the brand’s performance as well as overall industry trends.

 

Responsibilities for Influencer Marketing

·   Develop and execute influencer marketing strategies

·   Manage the inception, prioritization and timelining of influencer programs

·   Identify and build relationships with relevant influencers and thought leaders 

·   Brainstorm new, creative approaches to influencer campaigns

·   Keep abreast of emerging trends, technologies and influencers

·   Liaising with the marketing team to create and coordinate marketing strategies that work across different channels

·   Track client’s OOP spend in a timely manner

·   Track all outreach and coverage/impressions in a timely manner

·   Work with Data Analyst to develop insights and analysis

Manager, Multicultural & Brand Marketing

WW
Marketing - New York, NY

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WW

New York, NY 10001

Marketing - Supports Remote Work

Manager, Multicultural & Brand Marketing

Overview

Role Overview: The Manager, Brand & Multicultural Marketing will help to lead multicultural efforts within creative and media strategy to accelerate US member recruitment, particularly among diverse growth audiences. This role will help to ensure multicultural efforts are appropriately integrated within creative and media strategy across all paid channels, and are grounded in and optimized through performance, research/insights and culture. This role will additionally support general market traditional creative and media strategy and execution (with a focus on TV) for the brand. 

We are looking for a collaborative, passionate individual with deep expertise within multicultural marketing who understands a performance driven business in the ever-evolving media ecosystem and thrives on achieving business results. This role will support Multicultural marketing and Brand teams.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Multicultural marketing lead across all paid channels, overseeing creative and media integration, partnering with internal/agency vertical channel experts

  • Close collaboration with internal Human Truths team and media agencies to uncover and continuously drive opportunities for deeper engagement and consideration within multicultural/growth audiences

  • Close partnership with cross-channel media / creative leads to inform and execute on deliverables ensuring timely delivery to meet comms plan needs

  • Lead high-impact media partnership opportunities across general market & multicultural partners

  • Finger on the pulse of cultural and industry happenings to inform recommendations and opportunities around innovation and testing

  • Relentless monitoring and reporting of multicultural media/creative/competitive analytics to inform on-going cross-channel optimizations and report out to internal stakeholders

  • Day-to-day contact for multicultural marketing agency, helping to prioritize campaign workstreams and provide brand updates / direction

  • Close partnership with various internal channel leads to assist on general market/multicultural member casting, influencer engagement, seasonal initiatives, etc. 

 

Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Marketing or Communications (or related field)

  • 5-8 years of multicultural and media experience required

  • DTC brand experience; preferably with a subscription-based business (but not required)

  • Proficient in Google suite and Microsoft Office

  • Passion for the wellness category and changing people’s lives

  • Extreme bias for action and analytical prowess

  • Scrappy and entrepreneurial spirit who thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong communicator with exceptional written and verbal skills

  • Attention to detail with relentlessly high standards

Director of Communications

Families USA Foundation
Communication - Washington, DC

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Families USA Foundation

Washington, DC 20005

Communication

Director of Communications

Overview

Who we are
Since 1981, Families USA Foundation has been a leading national voice for health care consumers.  Through our long-standing relationships of consumer leaders, advocates, and partner organizations across all 50 states and the District of Columbia, we have remained steadfast in our mission – Dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable healthcare and improved health for all.  We advance our mission through public policy analysis, advocacy, and collaboration with partners to promote a patient-and community-centered health system.

Your Role
We are looking for a Director of Communications to create and implement sophisticated integrated strategies across a spectrum of communications functions - branding, media relations, public relations, storytelling, advertising, messaging, social and digital media -- and will be responsible for leading project teams on a diverse portfolio of health care issues. In partnership with the Senior Director of Communications, this person will write and execute organization-wide strategies that protect and enhance the Families USA brand as a respected thought leader in the healthcare advocacy space and bolster its policy expertise, recommendations, and outreach in the national, state, and Latino American media. As a project lead, this person will collaborate with Senior Directors and manage teams of staff from across the organization to plan and execute on strategies that advance core goals of the organization related to coverage, health equity, value, and consumer voice.  Finally, as a key member of the Communications team, the Director will coordinate with the Senior Leadership Team, project leads and other staff to effectively highlight Families USA's campaigns and projects across Families USA’s various groups of stakeholders.

Main job responsibilities:
  • In partnership with the Senior Director of Communications, build and execute an effective integrated communications strategy and plan that includes storytelling, executive communications, public relations, social media, content/messaging strategy, crisis communications, internal communications, brand development, reputation management and more.
  • Work with project staff to create highly impactful project-specific communication strategies, media plans, and public awareness plans - aligning work with Families USA’s Theory of Change, Theory of Action, and organizational objectives and strategies. Research, develop and draft specific project-related content including, issue briefs, columns and articles for media, fact sheets, presentations, blogs, digital media, newsletters, etc.
  • Work in partnership with the Senior Director to cultivate funder relationships to increase Families USA’s major goals and initiatives and ensure accomplishments aligns well with organization-wide communications strategy.
  • Build and champion engaging and effective messages that permeate all communication channels - engage coalition partners, public officials, Members of Congress, donors and stakeholders in campaigns and project priorities.
  • Advise on all public messaging, reflect an inclusive vision, and authentically elevates diverse voices and perspectives, including reviewing Spanish language content production/translation.
  • Expand and deepen Families USA’s presence, paying particular attention to the growth and engagement of the Latino American community.
  • Track and analyze channel metrics to gauge what we can do better and continually refine our approaches. Contribute to the overall operations of the Communications team, supporting the development of policies and procedures, identifying resource needs of the team, working with vendors, and providing recommendations on ways to more efficiently execute on the broader goals of the Communications team.
  • Work closely with FUSA topic experts to identify newsworthy features for multiple communication channels including media, internal publications, and the Families USA website.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance, through direct supervision or as a project lead, to junior staff and colleagues.

Your Experience
Undergraduate degree in journalism, communications, communication studies, public relations, advertising, multimedia communications, integrated communications or related field is required.  Minimum of 6-8 years of related work experience required, in either the non-profit, for-profit, the Hill or other government agencies.  Experience working with the Latino American media and storytelling communities, bi-lingual - English/Spanish desired.  A passion for social justice and for the mission of Families USA. 

To perform successfully in this role, applicant should possess the specific knowledge, skills and abilities outlined below:

Knowledge (acquired information necessary to do the job, kind of knowledge required for the job)
  • Experience in social justice, advocacy, or national public awareness campaigns.
  • Knowledge of health policy issues or healthcare justice.
  • Demonstrated experience as spokesperson and ability to serve as spokesperson in absence of Executive Director or topic expert.
  • Experience with and appreciation for working with people from diverse backgrounds; comfort and confidence engaging with diverse populations, especially the Latino American communities.
  • Actively practice sound news judgment.
  • Experience with media and CRM databases.
Skills (position-specific learned activity, generally gained through training)
  • Sound judgment, critical thinking, problem solving and project management skills.
  • Capacity to handle multiple competing priorities – including developing and executing project plans and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading, organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Excellent bi-lingual communicator in both English and Spanish.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies.
Abilities (position-specific talents; potential to perform tasks or functions)
  • Ability to translate complex health care issues into digestible content for general audiences.
  • The ability to develop and lead highly impactful projects.
  • High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels.
  • Commitment to excellence, ethics, compassion, and a strong desire to make health care better, and more accessible for all through Communications.
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with judgment and prudence.

Our Workplace
We offer a dynamic, empowering, and collaborative work environment that allows staff to reach their full potential. We offer an extremely attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, medical, dental, vision, disability and life, 403(b), 3+ weeks’ vacation, nine (9) Federal holidays and our offices are closed between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day and many more exciting benefit programs.  Salary will be commensurate with experience, our salary range for this role is $95K - $115K.

How to Apply
We encourage qualified candidates to apply online at Families USA’s careers website and include in your application: your cover letter, resume and writing sample.  Cover letter and resume will also be used as writing samples.  Direct hire only – no recruiters.  EEO.
 

Multimedia Specialist

American Academy of Pediatrics
Media - Chicago, IL

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American Academy of Pediatrics

Chicago, IL 60143

Media

Multimedia Specialist

Overview

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the nation’s leading advocacy organization for children’s healthcare, has a newly created position to produce multimedia (audio/video) content for Education activities, websites, and other uses. This position will facilitate and perform pre-production, production, and post-production activities for live events and conferences, as well as create multimedia content to educate, inform, and motivate pediatricians, parents, and other audiences on child health topics. The Education Operations team works onsite at our Itasca, IL location.

Some tasks include:
1.   Create compelling videos, webinars, podcasts, and other multimedia content to educate, inform and motivate pediatricians, parents, and other audiences on child health topics.
2.   Translate abstract concepts into effective multimedia formats by working with team to choose topics, develop scripts, and create storyboards. Collaborate with team to develop timelines to meet deadlines.
3.   Perform or direct lighting, camera operation, sound, and other video and audio production activity as needed, including both in-studio and remote production as indicated. 
4.   Perform multimedia post-production tasks, including editing video, editing, and mixing audio, chroma-keying and visual effects, voice-over, motion graphics, animation, color correction and finishing. Follow AAP style and branding guidelines.
5.   Create graphic elements for use in video and other multimedia content. 
6.   Collaborate with team to manage internal review and approval process for multimedia content.  
7.   Compress video and audio projects for delivery and distribute to necessary sites, vendors, or clients. Post or upload multimedia content on designated platforms with appropriate tags and descriptions. Assist with the ongoing maintenance of the AAP Education media library.
8.   Create related text, graphics, and other materials to aid in promotion and distribution of multimedia content.
9.   Analyze performance metrics for multimedia content and create reports and recommendations based on evaluation.

Qualifications needed:
1.   Bachelor’s degree in film/video, communications or related field required or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience. 
2.   At least two years’ related experience in television, film, radio, podcasting, or new media production required. Experience in a corporate, medical, or association environment preferred.
3.   Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, decision-making, and time management skills required. Must be creative, take initiative, pay close attention to detail, able to work both independently and as part of a team, manage multiple projects simultaneously within strict deadlines, collaborate effectively with various internal and external constituents, and promote and maintain a positive and cooperative team-oriented work environment with a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Good working knowledge of multimedia production techniques, including video and audio recording, file compression, audio recording and sound mixing, graphics manipulation, and lighting required. Strong technical acumen essential with proficiency in MS Office, familiarity with Non-Linear Editing (eg, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere), and the ability to learn and apply new technologies. Experience in creating Motion Graphics, Visual FX, Animation, utilizing Adobe Creative Suite (eg, After Effects, Photoshop), Adobe Audition, Logic, Pro Tools, or equivalent Digital Audio Workstation (DAW); recording with condenser, lavalier, and shotgun microphones; and ability to use MIDI system for recording and mixing audio strongly preferred. Some travel and evening/weekend work required.

To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.  

The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.

Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-6266297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.

Account Supervisor, Client Lead Energy

Mission + Cause
Public Relations - Washington, DC

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Mission + Cause

Washington, DC 20005

Public Relations

Account Supervisor, Client Lead Energy

Overview

If you are ready to join a growing agency that has a strong people culture, Adfero should be on your consideration list. Adfero has a fantastic, diverse team that works collaboratively with an entrepreneurial mindset to deliver greatness in public affairs/public relations and digital communications for its clients. 
 
Adfero is seeking a  full-time account supervisor or senior account supervisor to cultivate its growing energy client roster. Adfero is looking for an expert to advise clients, design and execute strategic communications campaigns and ongoing programs, manage teams and serve as a mentor to staff. With a team of account staff, content strategists, graphic designers and web developers, you’ll tranform clients’ biggest challenges into opportunities.

 
Adfero leans heavily into its core values of respect, teamwork, and persistence to drive success and lasting impact for its clients. And, with a relentless focus on culture and development, the agency strives to help its team members grow professionally.
 
We would love you to have ….
 
5+ years of experience in strategic communications or public affairs.
Strong leadership skills and a desire to continually improve.
Previous agency, account management and business development experience.
Well-versed in energy policy, key issues, stakeholders and trends.
Fluent in digital media trends, strategies and best practices.
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations or a related discipline.
 
The job itself: This is both a strategic and hands-on role. You’ll have the unique opportunity to shape Adfero’s growing energy practice. You’ll be leading and collaborating with other team members to develop and implement communication strategies for our trade association and corporate energy clients. You’ll use your writing skills to take complex energy issues and transform them with appropriate and persuasive messaging for various audiences. We’re looking for a self-motivated, proactive and driven energy expert and communications professional to provide superb client service and team leadership
 
 
If this has peaked your interest please reach out to our retained executive search partners Mission + Cause -   steve@missionandcause.com to discuss further or call Steve on +1 816 392 2527