Volunteer Support Specialist

Location: Coverage area includes the suburbs east of Pittsburgh and the South Hills; office base is Pittsburgh with a mobile/remote option available;

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

As a member of the Volunteer Support team, you provide leadership and support to girls and adult volunteers. You work and engage volunteers and foster positive relationships with members that are critical for member retention.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide insight to the development of innovative strategies and effective services for supporting girl and adult membership;
  • Manage assigned volunteer teams to effectively support and engage adult troop volunteers in assigned geographic areas to ensure delivery of program and services to girls;
  • Support the council’s volunteer management system including the recruitment, selection, placement, development, training, recognition, and re-assignment of service unit volunteers;
  • Conduct yearly assessments of service unit health as well as developing action plans when needed;
  • Participate in leader meetings for Service Units of responsibility;
  • Spearhead renewal activities in the service unit and at the troop level;
  • Facilitate the effective flow of communication between volunteers and council staff;
  • Meet girl and adult retention goals for assigned service units;
  • Provide customer service and support for adult volunteers in established volunteer group;
  • Implement and contribute to recruitment efforts planned in partnership with the recruitment team;
  • Support volunteers in working collaboratively and productively to manage grievance and conflict;
  • Answer, problem-solve and respond appropriately to all assigned inquiries including, but not limited to, email, phone and walk-in customers;

Requirements:  

  • Degree in social services, psychology, related humanities field or equivalent professional experience;
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in related field with experience in volunteer management and support;
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines;
  • Top notch communicator – writes well, confidently presents to groups, facilitates effective two-way communications, and communicates in a clear and understandable manner appropriate for the audience;
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook and willingness and ability to learn new systems;
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce a plus;
  • Must possess a can-do mentality, be responsible, and be a lifelong learner;
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused;
  • Ability and willingness to work and maintain a flexible schedule, as needed, to include some evenings and weekends;
  • Travel is required; must have reliable transportation and be able to travel throughout assigned area and western PA;

Benefits:   

When joining Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania in a regular full-time position, you are eligible for our full benefit package options which include the following:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary supplemental benefit options: short-term disability, cancer insurance, life insurance, and accident insurance
  • 401(k) plan with pre-tax and ROTH options and employer match
  • A generous paid time off policy
  • 15 paid holidays annually (office closure between December 24-Jan 1)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Flexible spending options for certain medical, parking, and dependent care expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Direct deposit

TO APPLY:

Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org

Director of Internal Communications

OUR MISSION

Our mission is transforming college students to transform the world. We call college students to serve Jesus Christ with their entire lives by:

  • Sharing the Gospel with students and developing passionate disciples of Jesus Christ.
  • Serving together with the church and inviting students into the lives of local congregations.
  • Giving students a vision for serving Jesus Christ in their studies, jobs, communities, and families.

OUR VISION

Our vision is to see a generation of college students transformed by the power of Jesus Christ and His Gospel, in partnership with the local church, reaching the world for the glory of God.

OUR VALUES

  1. All things belong to God.
  2. Jesus changes people’s lives.
  3. We love college students.
  4. We embrace God’s multiethnic kingdom.
  5. Faithfulness is pursued together.
  6. We celebrate life.

PURPOSE OF POSITION

As the Director for Internal Communications, you’ll be working to help staff stay up-to-date regarding the organization’s vision, goals, projects, and executive updates by developing and leading strategic internal and leadership communications programs. You will work across all teams including Marketing, Staff Services, Ministry, Multi-ethnic Ministry, Advancement, and Administration to support the CCO’s mission, ministry, and culture. The ideal candidate will be a skilled storyteller with a knack for interpersonal connections and a passion for crafting experiences. This role will build a strong culture of collaboration to create experiences and clear dialogue that engages, connects, and encourages a connected community of staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute a strategic internal and leadership communications plan that aligns messaging with the CCO’s mission, vision, and ministry.
  • Proactively identify messaging and communications that will foster employee engagement and transparency across the organization.
  • Work cross-functionally across teams in close partnership with the People, Ministry, Advancement, and Administration teams as well as Executive Leadership to execute communication initiatives from concept to delivery.
  • Develop and author a variety of internal and leadership communications including presentations, announcements, blogs to be delivered across varying communication channels.
  • Manage internal communication channels by creating and maintaining an internal editorial calendar (blogs, newsletters etc.). In collaboration with the Marketing and Communication Team research and develop quotes from people, write stories, shoot videos, and contribute to the Intranet/shared online internal channels.
  • Support leadership and organizational meetings by helping craft the messaging and program through agenda, speaker selection, and logistics.
  • Ensure organizational initiatives and projects are optimally communicated to staff and stakeholders by identifying and utilizing employee engagement metrics.
  • Utilize current internal communications tools (Slack, etc.) and seek to develop additional resources to further collaboration and community.
  • Build – and sometimes deliver – presentations for/at organizational events, such as CCO’s annual internal meetings, etc.
  • Draft messages or scripts from senior leadership for presentation to employees in written or spoken form.
  • Ensure internal communications messages are consistent across all mediums and for different departments of the organization.
  • Ensure internal communication messages are consistent with external communication messages.
  • Respond to feedback from staff and adjust communications content accordingly.
  • Manage the internal communication response to crisis situations that affect organizational perception and reputation.
  • Advise senior leaders of developments throughout the organization, either face to face or through regular written communication.
  • Oversight of organizational change management.

REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or related field.

Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience managing a variety of internal communications.
  • 5+ years’ experience in communications or marketing communication channels, including corporate intranets, mobile, and internal social media channels.
  • 3+ years’ experience in nonprofit/ministry. Skills & Capabilities
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills as well as the journalistic ability to source stories from employees.
  • Strong speaking skills.
  • Ability to meaningfully and consistently relay organizational values and goals to staff.
  • Well-honed interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Confidence to deal with senior executives and explain communication techniques to them.
  • Creative ability to devise communication strategies.
  • Familiarity with information technology, especially digital and video means of communication.
  • Understanding of the ministry and nonprofit sector.

Spiritual Health

  • Nurture growth through regular worship in a local church, prayer, Scripture study, and other spiritual disciplines.

Personal Conduct

  • Displays personal conduct consistent with CCO Statement of Faith, Core Values and the CCO employee handbook.

Multimedia Specialist

$43,850-48,850

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Online Learning:

  • Create or assist staff in creating SCORM online learning courses from content, design, functionality and publishing
  • Train and support staff in areas of accessibility, instructional design, and adult learning principles.
  • Provide support and assistance with video/audio recording/editing related to podcasts and other online tools.
  • Continually research and update standards and best practices related to online course creation
  • Maintenance of the Moodle based online learning campus including: uploads, updates, reports, assistance requests, and documentation
  • Provide leadership in online learning including building internal capacity

Multimedia:

  • Produce, edit and publish bi-weekly podcasts.
  • Create graphics, promotional videos and utilize understanding of basic web design
  • Provide assistance to staff for requested multimedia projects and actively participate in the creation of new ideas
  • Create videos, animations, podcasts, photography, and other digital media
  • Maintain two YouTube channels
  • Familiarity with livestreaming of events
  • Provide support to staff users as needed related to all multimedia applications.
  • Assist staff in creating/adapting materials for web-based or digital-based formats.

IT Support:

  • Maintain a list of current “nonstandard” (see below) software and hardware being used by staff, to be updated at least annually.
    • iSpring
    • Adobe Connect
    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Audacity
    • E-learning management system -Moodle
  • Support other members of the IT team as needed to maintain a high level of uninterrupted technology processes for staff.
  • Support other members of the IT team as needed to maintain a high level of uninterrupted technology processes for staff.
  • Work closely with staff to offer resources in a variety of accessible and creative formats.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of DSLR cameras including photographing and video-taping events and effectively producing photography and video.
  • Ensure accessibility (including 508 compliance) and user-friendliness of multimedia applications.
  • Remain current with new and developing technologies and applications. Research, analyze, and test new technologies and make recommendations for hardware and software additions or upgrades; and which platforms to use for specific purposes.
  • Assist with planning and implementing agency-sponsored conferences and events.
  • Participate in team and agency meetings, trainings, work groups and events as needed.

Essential Software:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, After Effects, Premier Pro, Audition)
  • Moodle
  • E-Learning tools (iSpring or Similar)
  • Audacity or other audio editing software
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Qualifications

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, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Two to three years’ experience and/or education in relevant field (such as Graphic design, communications, digital communication, instructional design). Demonstrated experience with a variety of web-based and digital technologies. Excellent communication skills with strong commitment to internal customer service. Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) in communications, design, instructional design or relate field from four-year college or university preferred.

Registration and Event Support Specialist

$38,000-43,000

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Create Registrations:

  • Coordinate pre-registration, accommodations and set-up for training projects using Event Management online software system or other systems as assigned.
  • Create, maintain and update Event Management Online Software System for website creation, tracking of payments, registrations, contact database, reports and other details as requested.
  • Coordinate all communication during our national and state conferences with attendees, presenters, and exhibitors.
  • Create and maintain national and state conference websites. Knowledge of HTML/CSS required.
  • Update PCAR website with training date, location and registration links located on event management system.
  • Maintain and update registration request form
  • Coordinate post event details such as registration fee reconciliation and billing and mailing of certificates.
  • Coordinate with facilitator for accommodation requests (language access, ADA, dietary, etc.)
  • Develop branded webpages for events and surveys

Marketing of events, trainings and policy updates:

  • Create marketing emails for save the dates, registration announcements, reminder emails, create schedule for marketing and reminders
  • Create emails for newsletters, policy pieces, training announcements, Vision of Hope, our state and national conferences, and other emails as needed.
  • Develop Advocacy alerts on key policy and legislation
  • Provide support to staff conducting virtual trainings.

Database Management:

  • Assist with upkeep and changes to the database.
  • Use the database to manage events, groups, surveys, advocacy alerts, web pages, as necessary.
  • Work with colleagues to create and maintain standards within the database.
  • Maintain and update database standards guides
  • Assist in leading new database software implementation and staff trainings.

Qualifications

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, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) or equivalent in Communications, Graphic Design, Web Development, Database management, Event Planning, or other related field; and/or four years of relevant experience

Marketing and Sales Coordinator

Marketing and Sales Coordinator
Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures
301 S. Craig St., Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Background on Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures (PA&L)

Through our five signature lecture series, PA&L connects celebrated authors with the community, elevates civic discourse, and inspires creativity and a passion for the literary arts. Our commitment to knowledge, learning, integrity, and artistic excellence guides and informs our work. We endeavor to inspire members of diverse communities by providing opportunities to experience authors who speak on issues that reflect our values such as justice, compassion, civic responsibility, acceptance, courage, and equity.

We present approximately 40 programs each year. Our five signature program series include:

  • Ten Evenings, our mainstage program, where we present celebrated authors generously sharing their research and creative process in conversational lectures.
  • New & Noted brings touring authors to Pittsburgh with their newly released titles.
  • Words & Pictures presents acclaimed children’s authors and illustrators to readers of all ages.
  • Made Local showcases talented local authors as well as books and writers with a Pittsburgh connection.
  • Poets Aloud features readings by nationally recognized poets.

Summary

The Marketing and Sales Coordinator is a newly created entry-level position in a dynamic organization with a small, supportive, highly collaborative staff with opportunities to learn and grow in your career with PA&L. The coordinator role is responsible for increasing the profile of the organization and our program participation through digital marketing, social media campaigns, and front-line customer sales and service.

Salary

$32,000 – $35,000, plus full healthcare coverage, generous paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays, and a 25% match for a 403b retirement plan.

Position Responsibilities

As the Marketing and Sales Coordinator, you will:

  • Implement PA&L’s digital marketing campaigns, creating and sending emails according to a set marketing calendar;
  • Maintain PA&L’s website;
  • Manage social media platforms for Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter (and possibly other platforms) in accordance with our institutional marketing plan and style guide. This includes but is not limited to posting content and engaging with followers;
  • Work with team to develop new creative ways to utilize social media to actively engage our audience;
  • Write, edit, and proof-read clear marketing copy that conveys our values in a professional and friendly voice. Share drafts with staff in a collaborative review process and review copy written by other staff members;
  • Perform box office duties, including ticket selling utilizing the Tessitura ticketing system;
  • Provide stellar customer service. Acts as a front-line communicator for the organization;
  • Participate as an active team member collaborating to envision, plan, and execute program and marketing strategies aligned with PA&L’s mission and values;
  • Participate in Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, Inclusion, and Justice staff development sessions;
  • Attend all PA&L paid programs including Ten Evenings, managing the box office at these events (approximately 20 each season), and some of the unpaid (approximately 20 each season) in rotation with other staff. Longer days are required for in-person events as part of the 37.5 hour work week. Hours may vary depending on the event. Approximate schedule for event days: Ten Evenings and New & Noted: Weekdays, 9:30 AM to 10:30 PM; Words & Pictures: Sundays, 11 AM to 4 PM; Weekdays, 9:30 AM to 8 PM; Made Local: Weekdays, 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM.

Position Qualification and Proficiencies:

The ideal candidate is eager to begin their career in a mission-focused arts non-profit with a commitment to community, diversity, and the essential role literature plays in civic life. They are an excellent communicator, have an aptitude for computer technology, and eager to learn new skills.

  • High level of interest in achieving social media, marketing, and sales proficiencies.
  • Box office or retail sales experience preferred.
  • A willingness to learn new software systems is paramount including Tessitura; Mailchimp; and WordPress. Experience is a plus.
  • Interest in and aptitude for diversity, equity, and inclusion work.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent grammar, spelling, and attention to detail in digital and print formats.
  • Strong technological aptitude; some proficiency in HTML and CSS is helpful.
  • High degree of comfort with numbers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to customer service.
  • An eye for clean design.
  • Organized, efficient, and deadline-oriented.
  • Works well in collaborative, supportive, positive work environment with high level of trust and good humor.

Competencies

  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Computer Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Valuing Diversity
  • Drive for Results
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Attention to Detail

Benefits

The regular hours for our 37.5 hour work week are 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. We offer a 100% employer-provided Medical, Dental, Vision, and Disability Insurance plans with excellent coverage, and a 403(b) retirement plan with 25% matching from PA&L. Paid time off includes vacation days, sick time, holidays, and personal time. Additional benefits include work from home Fridays and a parking pass for our Oakland office. Note: We are mostly working remotely at this time and provide computer equipment and a work-from-home stipend.

Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, Equity, and Justice

PA&L is committed to creating a diverse, accessible, inclusive, and equitable environment for our employees, volunteers, audience, and the community. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ candidates are encouraged to apply!

Background Check

PA Child Abuse (Act 33) Clearances are required.

EOE

PA&L is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PA&L does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 all our work is remote until we can safely re-open and work together in person. All interviews will be conducted by phone or video chat. COVID-19 vaccination required.

We will only be holding in-person events when it is safe for everyone to gather, and attendance at these events is required. We are only seeking applicants who will be residing in Pittsburgh permanently as of January 2022.

To Apply

Email a copy of your resume and cover letter and social media and website copywriting samples (1-2 pages) and two examples of a social media post to Shanna Carrick at scarrick@pittsburghlectures.org.

Social Media Specialist

The Ellis School seeks an outgoing, creative, and social media savvy self-starter with a passion for serving as a brand ambassador and storyteller for a vibrant learning community to join the school’s Marketing and Communications Office. The Social Media Specialist will create an engaging social media presence to promote connection and interest in the school, as well as support the school’s mission via consistent, compelling digital communications. This position will build a robust network with internal and external stakeholders and achieve strong engagement and outcomes in the following areas: developing content, strategic management, and posting across social media platforms to generate prospective student inquiries, drive enrollment and engagement. The Social Media Specialist is a creative thinker and doer who is responsible for representing the brand voice, look, and personality of the school across all social media channels. This year-round part-time position will work approximately 30 hours per week and report to the Director of Strategic Marketing, Communications, and Outreach.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the school’s social media channels: develop a content calendar, analyze metrics, and create and implement an organic social strategy to inform and engage the school’s community and prospective families in the dynamic life of the school.
  • Utilize creative approaches to social media, website posts, and email campaigns.
  • Take photos and create engaging videos of school activities and events for social media and other channels, and manage digital asset archives.
  • Write compelling content for social media and other digital marketing campaigns.
  • Create monthly reports of social media campaigns, website, and email analytics; analyze these reports to share performance, and drive improvements.
  • Work closely with our Enrollment and Advancement teams to develop and execute social media campaigns and other digital marketing strategies to reach our enrollment and fundraising goals.
  • Stay abreast of social media trends in the broad market and in independent schools and provide recommendations that are relevant to the School’s marketing activities.
  • Keep pace with industry trends and developments and present research, best practices, and recommendations for further innovation.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of work experience preferably in marketing, communications, or similar field
  • Experience in an education setting or independent school strongly preferred
  • Passionate about all-girls education and the mission of the school
  • Proficient in social media management platforms
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Experience with key Adobe Creative Suite apps, basic video editing, and DSLR photography/asset management
  • Familiarity with Canva or other web-based design tools, Google Drive, and project management tools (Asana)
  • The ability to collaborate with others, showing outstanding judgment with a high level of energy, creativity, and flexibility
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while providing strong attention to detail
  • Willingness to work some extended hours, nights and weekends, as business need requires

Benefits Include

  • Generous Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Robust Paid Vacation Time
  • Paid Sick and Personal Days
  • Reduced Summer Hours
  • Employer Retirement Plan Match
  • Tuition Remission
  • On-site Day Care
  • Technology Discounts and Loans

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, listing of social media accounts and handles, and contact information for three professional references to myellis@theellisschool.org. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by September 20, 2021.

Mission statement: The Ellis School educates girls and young women to become bold, authentic, and intellectually vibrant changemakers.

The Ellis School does not discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation in employment. We do not discriminate in student recruitment, admissions, financial aid, or any other aspect of the School’s program, except on the basis of age and gender identity in fulfillment of the School’s mission.

Marketing and Community Outreach Manager

The Ellis School seeks an inspired, creative, and innovative thinker with a passion for providing welcoming experiences and executing top-notch events to join the school’s Marketing and Communications Office. Working closely with the Director of Strategic Marketing, Communications, and Outreach and in collaboration with key stakeholders, the Marketing and Community Outreach Manager will assist in developing short and long-term plans and strategies for outreach events while acting as both an integral part of the campus family and the school’s ambassador to the external community. In addition, this role is responsible for creating a superior experience for prospective and current families through communications and storytelling that represent Ellis’ community and identity. This includes an emphasis on accurately, effectively, and eloquently enhancing the mission and vision of the school in all marketing materials. This year-round full-time position will include independent oversight and execution of weeknight and weekend events.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct market research, identify target audiences, and collaborate with colleagues and community partners to develop and implement events that achieve marketing and recruitment goals.
  • Coordinate event promotion through online calendars and event listings, advertising and sponsorships, and media alerts
  • Assist with writing, editing, and the distribution of marketing materials and content.
  • Capture and promote key events and activities. Curate photos/videos as needed for print, digital marketing/social media purposes.
  • Develop and update online marketing content including writing, photo selection, and technical implementation.
  • Positively interact with event attendees, treating them with respect and providing warm, courteous, and professional communications to ensure events are engaging, inclusive, welcoming, safe, tidy, and aesthetically pleasing.
  • Network with and assist in supporting the strategic goals of the Ellis Parent Association while identifying opportunities to leverage word-of-mouth marketing within the community.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of work experience preferably in marketing, outreach, event planning, or a similar field
  • Experience in an education setting or independent school strongly preferred
  • Passionate about all-girls education and the mission of the school
  • Community connector who believes in the power of leveraging networks to build relationships
  • Proactive communicator and understands the importance of keeping colleagues, internal and external stakeholders, and one’s supervisor well-informed about project progress
  • High level of initiative, proven ability to work independently and as a member of a team, exceptional organizational and time-management skills, and an ability to plan ahead and work within tight deadlines
  • The ability to collaborate with others, showing outstanding judgment with a high level of energy, creativity, and flexibility
  • Familiarity with web-based design tools, Google Drive, and project management tools (Asana)
  • Humble enough to ask questions but willing to do their own research first

Benefits Include

  • Generous Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Robust Paid Vacation Time
  • Paid Sick and Personal Days
  • Reduced Summer Hours
  • Employer Retirement Plan Match
  • Tuition Remission
  • On-site Day Care
  • Technology Discounts and Loans

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to myellis@theellisschool.org. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by September 20, 2021.

Mission statement: The Ellis School educates girls and young women to become bold, authentic, and intellectually vibrant changemakers.

The Ellis School does not discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, or sexual orientation in employment. We do not discriminate in student recruitment, admissions, financial aid, or any other aspect of the School’s program, except on the basis of age and gender identity in fulfillment of the School’s mission.

Communications Manager

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:

Strong Women, Strong Girls is seeking a full-time Communications Manager to conduct communications, marketing and PR activities on behalf of the organization. This position will report to the Managing Director and work directly with the CEO and Directors Team to identify, build, and execute communications strategy for the entire organization, including both Boston and Pittsburgh SWSG locations.

Candidates should be based in either Boston or Pittsburgh, be willing to travel to the opposite city 2-5 times annually, and be willing to travel locally within the work day for content gathering or stakeholder meetings. Evening and/or weekend work will be required 1-3 days per month.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Develop, write and edit marketing and communications materials, including press releases, blog posts and social media content, as well as some print content
  • Manage SWSG’s website in WordPress, including all content needs and sourcing web development needs when necessary
  • Manage 5 primary social media accounts (2 Boston, 2 Pittsburgh, 1 National), including content promotion and follower interactions
  • Manage Mailchimp account, including creating email campaigns for all organizational needs, including program recruitment, event registration, and fundraising
  • Support the fundraising & development team with all communications needs surrounding fundraising campaigns throughout the year
  • Support team members in event promotion throughout the year, including registration page creation and marketing
  • Support SWSG’s program team with materials creation for programmatic needs, including editing and formatting curriculum documents and recruitment materials creation
  • Track analytics and create reports detailing successes and failures of communications campaigns
  • Ensure that all communications and marketing material aligns with brand standards
  • Maintain digital media archives including photos and videos
  • Liaise with the board Communications Committee, as well as organizational leadership, to develop and execute on an annual communications strategy
  • Attend SWSG events to gather content that reflects the scope of SWSG’s program offerings
  • Respond to media inquiries and perform media outreach to achieve brand placement in publications
  • Develop and execute on escalation protocols for managing communication crises, should they arise
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements

  • An unwavering commitment to the mission of Strong Women, Strong Girls
  • Familiarity with and/or experience working in the nonprofit sector and/or youth development/mentoring organizations is a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 2 years prior experience in a communications or marketing role (or equivalent experience)
  • Understanding of the best practices of main social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc
  • Understanding of communications, public relations and marketing best practices
  • Exceptional writing skills and ability to compose engaging and accurate content
  • Graphic design experience preferred
  • Strong communicator who works well independently and with a team
  •  Superior time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and execute tasks with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Workspace, Mailchimp, Hootsuite, and Canva
  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Illustrator strongly preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

SALARY

Commensurate w/ experience & geographic market (Include salary requirements in application)

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

SWSG is a multi-generational mentoring organization dedicated to building relationships between professional women, college women, and elementary school girls. Strong Women, Strong Girls provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

APPLICATIONS

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed as received. Applications consist of a cover letter describing the candidate’s interest and qualifications and listing salary requirements, and a resume (in Word or PDF format) emailed to bostonops@swsg.org. Please enter your first name, last name and “Communications Manager” in the subject line. OPTIONAL: Applications may include a published writing sample, if desired.

Communication Manager/Marketing Manager

Job Description: Marketing & Communications Manager
Reports to: Executive Director

Company Overview:

City of Bridges CLT (CBCLT) is committed to equitable, sustainable, and permanently affordable development. The mission of City of Bridges CLT is to build community ownership that preserves permanent affordability, empowers individuals, and ensures responsible growth and stewardship. We envision diverse communities where people thrive, build wealth, establish roots, and foster community ties without risk of displacement. As we undertake this important work, we will strive to live our shared values of sustainability, equity, and inclusion and build an effective organizational model for the delivery and stewardship of permanently affordable space.

Position Overview:

The Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for producing high quality communication(s) to elevate CBCLT’s work to create permanently affordable homes through a lens of economic and racial justice. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of CBCLT’s marketing and communications strategies and reports directly to the Executive Director.  CBCLT is a team environment, and this position will work closely with CBCLT’s Stewardship & Community Engagement Manager to support community engagement initiatives and homeowner communications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs duties and responsibilities that may include the following tasks:

Marketing & Communications

  • Serve as strategic communications thought partner to the CBCLT leadership to ensure messaging is consistent with and supports CBCLT’s strategy and mission.
  • Carry out marketing and communications strategies that promote and elevate City of Bridges CLT to local, regional, and national audiences.
  • Develop and implement marketing and social media plans
  • Analyze, understand, interpret and report on Google analytics, trends and social media impressions for the organization
  • Serve as brand steward for City of Bridges CLT.
  • Work collaboratively with staff to identify and share tools, resources, and articles that further the cause of Housing and Economic Justice
  • Oversee design, production and distribution of digital and print marketing materials and organizational collateral.
  • Develop and write content for blog posts, social media, e-newsletters, press releases, and factsheets on various aspects of CBCLT’s work.
  • Manage content on City of Bridges CLT website, social media, and e-newsletter accounts.
  • Exercise judgment to prioritize media and social media opportunities, coordinating with the appropriate staff to organize and prepare supporting material as needed. Build and maintain working relationships with editorial staff and reporters from local, regional, and national media outlets.

Community Outreach and Member Relations

  • Plan and implement CBCLT’s Annual Membership Meeting by coordinating event logistics; managing ticket sales; ensuring efficient event-day processes and procedures; and monitoring event budget.
  • Collaborate with CBCLT staff to support and grow City of Bridges’ membership and sponsorship programs.
  • Support planning, promoting, coordination, and staffing of community meetings and events, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Build and maintain relationships with CBCLT members and other stakeholders and constituents.

Administration

  • Attend required staff, committee and board meetings; assist with the taking of minutes, preparing of reports, and setting of agendas.
  • Assist other members staff with day-to-day office administration.
  • Maintain well organized paper and digital records, files and databases.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Experience and Abilities

  • 2 or more years of experience in communications, marketing, and community outreach.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Google Apps for Business, and database management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing.  Editing, proofreading, and layout and design skills are essential
  • Experience with graphic design for print and the web.
  • Previous social media and website management experience.
  • Familiarity with the Community Land Trusts and affordable housing programs a plus.
  • Positive and professional attitude with a strong work ethic.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Ability to work with diverse population.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a small non-profit environment.
  • An understanding of social service work, community building and organizing and advocacy.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change, flexible working in a fast-paced, nonprofit environment.

Salary & Benefits:

This is a full-time exempt position and repots to the Executive Director. The salary range is $46,000 – $50,000.  City of Bridges CLT offers excellent employee benefits, including health insurance, retirement plan contribution, and paid holidays and sick leave.

City of Bridges is an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and represent marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

TO APPLY: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=communications+and+marketing+manager&jk=38461bc52f847f76&_ga=2.233158682.585841865.1630626836-1979292228.1627148638&_gac=1.53543386.1627353910.CjwKCAjwuvmHBhAxEiwAWAYj-GRb5GESaLmKU4LSo9WlblCzF8vtjSsRgg15FGZejC28q-KTs7OyPBoCQf8QAvD_BwE

Additional Information about CBCLT:

CBCLT was incorporated in October 2019. To date CBCLT has overseen nearly $6,000,000 of single-family housing development, created 14 permanently affordable homes, and created homeownership opportunities for 16 low and moderate-income first-time homeowners. Additionally, CBCLT has projects in predevelopment that would create 38 permanently affordable homes over the next 18 months in 9 different communities.

This description is a summary of the functions of this position.  Other duties may be assigned as needed. The CBCLT reserves the right to review and adjust this job description as business needs dictate.

Communications Manager

The Global Switchboard seeks a full-time Communications Manager to lead the organization’s communication strategy.

This position is fully remote; candidates in, or familiar with, Pittsburgh preferred.

The Global Switchboard is a nonprofit organization that stewards a diverse network of people and organizations to transform the Pittsburgh region into a more globally engaged and equitable community. Through the convening of action-oriented coalitions, a slate of programs, and a data-driven State of Equitable Global Engagement project, the Switchboard helps us bring people together, encourage collaboration, and support our network.

The Communications Manager will work in partnership with The Global Switchboard leadership team to design, implement, and manage a comprehensive, integrated, and deliberate communications and digital presence strategy for the organization. A successful candidate is someone who is comfortable working both independently and collaboratively.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Executive Director to craft a comprehensive communications strategy for The Global Switchboard and our coalitions.
  • Work with the Executive Director to strategize and design the organization’s future digital presence including websites and the Switchboard Digital Hub.
  • Craft a consistent messaging strategy that tells the comprehensive story of the organization and can be carried out by team members. Core communications outputs include, but are not limited to social media, monthly newsletter, press releases, etc.
  • Manage the The Global Switchboard and All for All Coalition websites
  • Work with the Coalition Manager and Operations Manager to coordinate communications across coalitions.
  • Work with the Executive Director and Operations Manager to craft the messaging and narrative component of the State of Equitable Global Engagement project.
  • Work with the Executive Director on grant proposals and reports.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required 

  • Ability to work and coordinate with diverse and multi-disciplinary teams in a remote, virtual environment
  • Excellent time management, priority-setting skills
  • Work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Creative thinking with the ability to think outside of the box and problem solve
  • High attention to detail
  • High degree of flexibility
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing.
  • Proficient with website design and construction, email marketing, and design software.
  • Experience with WordPress and MailChimp preferred.

This position is fully remote; candidates in, or familiar with, Pittsburgh preferred.

Compensation and Benefits: Salary range is $37-$45K /year with a competitive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision and a generous schedule of paid vacation and holidays.

The Global Switchboard’s compensation philosophy serves as a demonstration of the organization’s commitment to transparency and its employees. Starting salaries ranges are based on a review of comparable positions in  nonprofits in Allegheny County.

To Apply: Email your resume, cover letter, relevant work samples, and 3 references to hr@theglobalswitchboard.org

The Global Switchboard is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. Each person is evaluated on the basis of personal skill and merit. The Global Switchboard’s policy regarding equal employment opportunity applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, job assignments, promotions, working conditions, scheduling, benefits, wage and salary administration, disciplinary action, termination, and social, educational, and recreational programs.