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Marketing Specialist (Full-time, exempt)

Supervisor: Director of Marketing

Primary Functions

  1. Responsible for driving digital marketing communications and content initiatives across multiple platforms.
  2. Coordinate and implement social media, email and interactive marketing campaigns/projects,
  3. Provide support to reach Foundation goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Develop and implement interactive strategies, including email, social media and mobile for Foundation areas, including but not limited to: Advocacy, Government Affairs, Community Fundraising, Donor Relations, Leadership Gifts and Community Engagement.Develop and implement interactive strategies, including email, social media and mobile for Foundation areas, including but not limited to: Advocacy, Government Affairs, Community Fundraising, Donor Relations, Leadership Gifts and Community Engagement.
  2. Manage the distribution of digital messaging across online platforms, including email and social media outlets.
  3. Collaborate with directors to coordinate all email and social media content.
  4. Create and distribute monthly e-newsletter, PKDnews.
  5. Manage presence on social media outlets. Monitor outlets daily for comments, feedback or questions regarding PKD or the Foundation. (Includes weekend, evening and holiday monitoring/management, but volume is low.)
  6. Create and manage promotional awareness campaigns, including National Kidney Month, PKD Awareness Day and Giving Tuesday.7. Monitor and measure the impact of social media and email programs. Analyze, review and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.
  7. Assist the Marketing team with Foundation websites, including but not limited to: webpage creations, content updates, event publishing, auto-responders, forms and more. Some knowledge of HTML is preferred.
  8. Contribute to PKD Connection blog, including content, weekly posting and promoting on social media.
  9. Provide support to leadership with ad hoc initiatives that align with the Foundation’s objectives.  Assist with marketing efforts including: production of all marketing and educational materials, video production, special events and project management.
  10. Stay up-to-date in trends in social media and email marketing.

Education/Training:

  1. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. 2-4 years post graduate experience in marketing or related field (or equivalent combination of education and experience).

Knowledge/Judgment:

  1. Must be comfortable working in variety of work teams and applying marketing and communications skills to organizational initiatives.
  2. Must be comfortable working with the media, writing copy, news releases and marketing automation.
  3. Must have knowledge of social media outlets, applications and tools.
  4. Knowledge of AP Style of writing, solid communication, organizational and project management skills required.

Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously required.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Use hands and arms, read, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, see objects clearly at 20 inches or less.
  • Lift and move items weighing up to 20 lbs.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel: None
Other:
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. PKD Foundation reserves the right to add, delete, or modify job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Benefits
We offer highly competitive compensation in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 8.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Marketing Specialist” in the subject line.

EOE

Walk for PKD Specialist (Full-time, exempt)

Supervisor: Director of Community Fundraising

Primary Function
Responsible for leading strategic initiatives to drive revenue and participation for the Walk for PKD.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage approximately 15 emerging or mid to high level Walk for PKD events, to include:
    • Strengthen the fundraiser pipeline through engagement and coaching.
    • Increase the volume of key fundraisers and team captains.
    • Achieve revenue and participation goals.
  • Manage Walk for PKD national and local sponsorship program, to include:
    • Implement a year-round sponsor retention and recognition program.
    • Create and deliver specialized sponsorship prospecting and solicitation training.
    • Provide solicitation tools for volunteer leaders
    • Manage sponsor records in compliance with our data standards
  • National fundraiser portfolio management including; retaining, increasing and acquiring mid-level fundraisers.
  • Provide comprehensive volunteer management and coaching, with the ability to develop resources to facilitate volunteer performance.
  • Develop a strong working knowledge across all internal integrated information systems, including TeamRaiser, Luminate Online, Raiser’s Edge and Financial Edge.
  • Provide excellent customer service to external and internal constituents.
  • Availability to accommodate weekend event travel and after hours volunteer training/coaching.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree and volunteer management experience preferred. Two years experience in not-for-profit field or a minimum of three years professional experience.

Qualifications
Candidate must possess a commitment to the vision and mission of the PKD Foundation. Candidate Must:

  • Exhibit competency in organization & project management.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, public relations, written and oral communication skills, and strong public speaking skills.
  • Exhibit the ability to work cooperatively with volunteers.
  • Be a self-starter and possess the ability to prioritize workflow while performing a variety of duties at one time.
  • Possess a collaborative spirit and be skilled in problem solving and team-building.
  • Be able to meet deadlines, make accurate decisions, work independently and as a team player, and act in a professional and positive manner when dealing with the public.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good office (including computer) skills.

Job Requirement
This is a full-time, exempt position requiring some evening and weekend hours and travel. When this is necessary, flextime will be provided. Must be willing and able to travel as needed and exhibit good stewardship of PKD Foundation resources.

Benefits
We offer highly competitive compensation in addition to an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid time off – 27 days
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • 403(b) 8.5% of salary, no match required

We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees and strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and salary requirement to careers@pkdcure.org. Please reference “Walk for PKD Specialist” in the subject line.

EOE