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Communications & Events Manager
Oakton
VA
Administrative and Support Services
Marketing
11/16/2018

Seeking a US Military Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist, and/or Military Spouse to apply as a Communications & Events Manager. Support the Vice President of Marketing & Events and manage the process related to digital communications, press releases and support events. Qualifications include a background in Marketing, Communication, Non-profit Management or related discipline and experienced with social media sites.
 
Responsibilities: Veteran Military
Digital Marketing & Communications
  • Develop the Digital Marketing Strategy to align with organization’s overall strategic goals
  • Create and implement digital campaigns to include photo and video elements to engage community members across a variety of platforms
  • Maintain website and manage website content. Manage and update the blog
  • Manage social media presence and reach, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Google+
  • Design and distribute the Constant Contact e-mail blasts and newsletters
  • Assess the best use of Google AdWords Account
Press Management
  • Maintain media contact list
  • Prepare and issue press releases (average one per month); follow-up phone and email communications to encourage press and media coverage and promotion of the company, news and events
  • Develop creative impact stories about grantees, donors and community
  • Maintain photo and video image files to facilitate print and digital media requests
Community Events:
  • Assist Vice President of Marketing & Events with logistics for the annual Gala
  • Assist the Vice President of Marketing & Events to plan and prepare for the following events:
    • Shape of the Region Conference
    • Innovation Breakfast Series (2 per year)
    • Cocktails & Conversation (2 per year)
    • Holiday Party
  • Support staff members to prepare for giving circle events or local convening
Administrative:
  • Maintain quarterly metrics on digital and print media placements for archival purposes
  • Update FIMS – the company database - with lists from event attendance, media, grantees and more
  • Support staff as needed with communications requests   
 
Requirements: Veteran Military
  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist or Military Spouse.
  • Office experience required, nonprofit setting preferred
  • Background in Marketing, Communication, Non-profit Management or related discipline
  • Strong communication skills and customer service oriented
  • Creative and Flexible. Familiarity with social networking sites desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office, specifically Word, and Excel
  • Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments
  • Interested in philanthropy, generally socially conscious individual and working as a team

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