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Marketing and Communications Associate

Location
Houston, Texas
Posted
14 Jul 2022

Dress for Success Houston is seeking a compassionate Marketing and Communications Associate to support Dress for Success® Houston's fundraising efforts through external/internal communication, marketing, and event support. This role will report to the Director of Development.

 


Marketing/Communications

Maintain and update the look of the website and review analytics

Craft bi-monthly agency emails

Manage agency social media outlets with an editorial calendar and active engagement

Assist Development team with producing DFS Houston bi-annual newsletter

Design campaign/event collateral and proof agency materials for digital and print

Create and execute online giving and voting campaigns including social media graphics and film clips

Create and execute event and awareness campaigns such as Black History Month and International Women's Day

Maintain and update branded email and announcement templates for all departments

Oversee social media requirements for grants and sponsorship benefits

Design/Proof Board reports and implements branding guidelines in collaboration with the Director of Development

Support monthly e-newsletter/marketing materials for WOW

 

Public Relations

        Craft press releases for signature events, initiatives, and pitch features as applicable

        Maintain media relations by promoting relevant content and providing social media mentions

        Schedule and coordinate with photographers for special events

        Point of contact for media inquiries

        Schedule Proclamation with the City of Houston and corresponding requirements

 

Development

Assist with major events

Research prospective donors and cultivate existing donors for in-kind and monetary support

Maintain grants calendar and tracker

Utilize community partnerships to achieve agency goals


Qualifications

Minimum of four years in the non-profit or communications/marketing/public relations sector preferred

Bachelor's degree required

Proficient writing and copy skills

Ability to create and develop new ideas for the agency

Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 and basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud

Photography, CRM platform (Donor Perfect preferred), MailChimp, Canva, and SquareSpace skills a plus

Ability to relate to diverse groups from different sectors, including corporate and social service agencies

Proficient knowledge of social media trends, website analysis, and use of social media scheduling

Energetic and welcoming personality, encouraging, positive and professional demeanor

Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and results

Proof of Covid-19 vaccination

Passion for the mission of Dress for Success Houston

 

Working Hours

        Monday through Friday

        Must be able to work evening and/or weekend events; approximately three per month

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Details

  • Job Reference: 658041107-2
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Dress for Success Houston
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: On Application