Marketing & Communications Coordinator


The Marketing and Communications Coordinator promotes awareness of, and support for, the Feeding South Dakota mission. The position encompasses a broad and diverse range of responsibilities that support the Marketing and Communications Director particularly in the areas of public relations, social media, graphic design, and advocacy.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Social Media: Execute strategy across all platforms, maintain a monthly social media calendar, and monitor and analyze social media metrics.
  • Marketing: Support the development of collateral materials such as newsletters, brochures, branded items, etc. and work with various printers and mail houses.
  • Graphic Design: Create graphics to support social media messaging, website, collateral, and other marketing and public relations efforts.
  • Website: Maintain and troubleshoot the website and update website content as needed in a timely fashion.
  • Communications: Produce and/or copy edit collateral to increase awareness of the organization’s mission while ensuring brand alignment.
  • Media: Maintain and expand media contact database, schedule public relation opportunities, create and send press releases as requested, develop interview support materials, and coordinate with relevant staff to fulfill interview opportunities.
  • Advocacy: Track advocacy efforts and report effectiveness.
  • Other duties as assigned


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sedentary work: Sedentary work involves lifting approximately 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like files, paper, or small office equipment. A sedentary job will usually involve sitting for long periods of time, with occasional walking in the warehouse areas. Most of the work performed in a sedentary job involves operating a computer and telephone.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Must possess and demonstrate:

  • Associate degree, or prior work experience, in marketing, communications, or a related field.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills: effective listener, writes clearly and informatively, seeks clarification by asking questions.
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products and Google Analytics.
  • Ability to complete work in an accurate, effective, and timely manner.
  • Analytical and multitasking skills.
  • Administrative experience a plus.

 

Benefits:

In addition to finding a career that makes a difference across the state these benefits will also be available to you:

  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • Medical, Dental, Aflac (some plans free or little cost to employee)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer paid Life Insurance & Long Term Disability Plan
  • 401(k), 401(k) matching (vested immediately)

 

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