Communications Officer

The Family & Youth Institute

Posted: 11/18/2020

Position Type: Part-Time (Paid)

Function: Marketing/Communications

Primary domain: Education

City: Canton

Postal code: 48187

State: Michigan

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

$0 - $1M

Website:

https://www.TheFYI.org

Mission statement:

Strengthening and empowering individuals, families, and communities through research and education.
 

Position Details:

Job Description:

The Family and Youth Institute (The FYI) is a 501(c)3 not for profit institute whose mission is to strengthen and empower individuals, families, and communities. We do this through research and education efforts that promote: positive youth developmenthealthy marriageseffective parenting, and mental health and well-being.


The FYI is hiring a Communications Officer to join our Executive Team! This position is virtual and part-time


We are a vibrant team of individuals who bond over our care for Muslim youth and families, and our desire to make a difference in the lives of those around us. If this sounds like you, come join our team! We’re looking for an organized, detail-oriented, and passionate team member to join our executive team to help give voice to the organization.


Core Responsibilities

  • Works closely with an interdisciplinary team to ensure clear messaging and branding across the organization.
  • Designs creative and compelling visual communication materials (e.g. event materials, training resources, videos, infographics, agency reports, website, etc.) for various audiences and distribution channels.
  • Creates written content to promote the brand and create consistent messaging across all website landing pages. Assists Marketing Team and Web Developer in revising the organization of the website and creating copy for all new pages that are developed in the process.
  • Produces effective and compelling copy/content for external and internal communication projects (emails, social media, website, monthly newsletter, and print); Edits and review content for messaging, style guidelines, brand consistency, and voice; Continually optimizes content to improve SEO results.
  • Manages email lists and appropriately segments audiences for various communications. Assists the Marketing Team in developing daily article share strategy and overall brand promotion through email marketing campaigns. Provides copywriting/editing for newsletters/holiday emails.
  • Conducts marketing and audience research, stays abreast of latest trends, and identifies new opportunities for growth and development; Compiles and analyzes data to evaluate marketing key performance indicators (KPIs) across various channels. Tracks and reports statistical data about various resources and campaigns.
  • Creates and gathers graphics, pictures, and video content to enhance published information.



Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Marketing, Communications, English, or related field and practical experience in marketing, communications, and graphic design.
  • Proficiency in English writing, grammar, and strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated graphic design skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Experienced in the use of Adobe In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, social media management systems, email marketing systems (i.e. Mailchimp), content management systems (i.e. WordPress), CRM systems (i.e. Neon), and Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience working with Muslim communities is a plus.

Benefits:

  • This position is virtual & part-time, 20 hours/week

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:

1/17/2021

How to Apply:


Interested parties should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and design portfolio along with references to [email protected]. This position will be considered open until filled, and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


 

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