United Way of Williamson County (UWWC) actively collaborates with people and organizations in the community to create positive change in three core focus areas: Education, Financial Stability and Health. United Way’s work impacts thousands of people through the local programs we fund. Working with our corporate partners and individuals, we create greater awareness of the needs in our community and the resources available to citizens who live and work in Williamson County. We post positions as they open for people seeking careers with United Way.
Marketing & Communications Specialist
Job type: Full-time
Reports to: Vice President Marketing & Communications
The Marketing & Communications Specialist plans and executes marketing and communication activities that support United Way’s mission, as well as, participating in development of fundraising plans to meet the goals and objectives of the organization.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
- Assists with plans for effective marketing strategies to enhance visibility and community participation
- Creation and production of UWWC publicity through digital, print and photography/video
- Develops content, controls creative design and manages integrity of website and social media
- Plans and implements special events.
- Completes post-event assessments and evaluates effectiveness of marketing activities
- Develops contacts/relationships with press and media outlets
- Is available for public speaking, as appropriate
- Able to react to change productively and handle all other duties/essential tasks as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, journalism, communications or related field; experience in project management preferred; a minimum of two years successful work experience in marketing, communications or related work.
OTHER SKILLS AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of individuals; problem-solving skills; good judgment; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; proficient use of Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), demonstrated design skills with preferred proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite; WordPress website publishing; social media platforms; highly developed organizational, planning, and oral and written communication skills; ability to work effectively with others; provide own dependable transportation for field work daily (with mileage reimbursement), flexibility to attend after-hours events; ability to lift up to 30 to 40 pounds.
Position is in an office setting that involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions. Position is subject to long hours and/or weekend work.
Email resume and cover letter to Pat Hansberry at firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will be accepted through May 4, 2018 via email only. Candidates who best meet our qualifications will be contacted to continue in the recruitment process.