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Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Position Description:

Habitat for Humanity NYC and Westchester County is seeking a Marketing & Communications Coordinator to support the Marketing & Communications team across a wide range of graphic design, communications, administrative and events functions. The Coordinator will report to the Sr. Director, Marketing & Communications.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with skills in marketing, communications and design. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic, a can-do attitude, excellent communication skills, is organized and detail-oriented, and excited about the prospect of significantly growing awareness of the organization. Basic graphic design skills are essential.

A cover letter and portfolio of design work must be submitted for consideration (website/PDF).


Responsibilities: 

Design

  • Use Adobe Creative Suite software to create design assets and marketing collateral (print and digital)
  • Make updates and changes to website using WordPress
  • Manage production process for collateral, signage, promotional items and staff apparel
  • Create PowerPoint decks from existing templates; design new brand-aligned templates as needed.
  • Manage visual assets – coordinate video shoots and photoshoots, and photography library
  • Conduct live social media coverage at events and edit content/footage as necessary
  • Help to ensure brand standards are met and maintained across the organization
  • Manage external creative vendors as needed

Writing

  • Assist with planning and implementing a social media marketing plan
  • Manage social media content strategy and posting. Assist in the development and execution of social media campaigns.
  • Assist in maintenance of editorial calendar for all external communications
  • Build and proofread organizational emails
  • Assist with interdepartmental collection of storytelling elements for external and internal communications

Administration

  • Administrative tasks in support of Marketing & Communications team

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 – 4 years of relevant experience. Ideal candidate has experience in social media and design.
  • Basic graphic design skills; knowledge of photography/videography a plus.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills: ability to articulate Habitat NYC and Westchester’s mission, program objectives, and resource needs
  • Excellent organizational skills: ability to manage complex projects from creation to completion, plan and prioritize multiple projects, and coordinate to meet deadlines
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills: ability to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse staff across departments
  • Demonstrated tact, integrity, emotional intelligence and professionalism
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and approach problems creatively

Technical Skills Required:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Proficiency with social media platforms and Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of front-end web development, including WordPress
  • NetCommunity or similar email marketing tool
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics a plus

Location, Salary, Hours: 

This position is a hybrid in-person and work-from-home model in order to better build cross-divisional strengths with team members across the organization and externally, with partner organizations, tenants and tenant groups.

The office is located at 111 John St. FL 7 Suite 770, New York, NY 10038.

Regular hours will be weekdays Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm EST, with an hour allotted for lunch each day. Flexibility is required as some site visits to project locations throughout the 5 boroughs will be necessary. Depending on project needs and event schedule, evenings and weekends may be required. Salary range for this role is $45,000 – $55,000.

Careers at Habitat for Humanity New York City are challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. If you are interested in bringing your passion for the mission of Habitat for Humanity to the organization, please apply by sending a resume, cover letter and portfolio (website/PDF) to humanresources@habitatnycwc.org with the subject “Marketing & Communications Coordinator”.

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With the help of thousands of volunteers each year, Habitat NYC and Westchester builds and preserves homes for ownership by low-income families throughout the region, creating a stronger and more united New York.