Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 10-Feb-2020 to 28-Feb-2020
  • - Second Helpings
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

This position is responsible for leading all of Second Helpings' marketing and communications efforts through innovative content creation and effective project management while enhancing Second Helpings' image in the broader marketplace. The Marketing & Communications Manager role is pivotal to the Second Helpings development team, working collaboratively throughout the year on projects to support annual operating funds like signature fundraising events Tonic Ball and Corks & Forks as well as Giving Tuesday. Additionally, this role works closely with our programs staff to highlight community partnerships and recruit students for the Culinary Job Training program. A successful candidate will be comfortable working both independently and collaboratively within a small, close-knit team, and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.

General Marketing & Communications:
• Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all publications.
• Coordinate media interest in Second Helpings and ensure regular contact with media through proactive media outreach as well as fielding media requests.
• Coordinate the appearance of all print and electronic materials such as letterhead, use of logo, brochures, etc.

Social Media Management:
• Manage social media presence including website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
• Drive strategy to increase social media engagement.
• Lead social media content creation, including written blog content, tweets, posts & videos.

Data & Analytics:
• Monitor, report and present on online engagement analytics (web, email, social media, earned media)
• Leverage key engagement metrics across platforms to optimize content, messaging and distributions

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities
• Proven results in implementing marketing and communications strategic plans
• Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills
• Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while managing deadlines
• High level of creativity and strong sense of visual design
• Proven results in managing social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube) and analytics technologies (Sprout Social, Tweetreach, Meltwater, etc.) to engage a diverse audience
• Understand and analyze marketing reports, analytics and performance across various marketing channels/outlets
• Experience with the web content management platform WordPress
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and Salesforce
• Demonstrated successful experience writing press releases and negotiating with media
• Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications
• Experience working with volunteers is desirable

• Bachelor's degree in marketing, public relations, journalism, or a related field preferred. Relevant experience can be substituted for a degree.
• At least 3-5 years of relevant professional experience in a nonprofit setting.

• Ability to remain in a stationary position for lengthy periods of time.
• Must be able to move up to 25 lbs.
• Repetitive motions sitting at a computer keyboard.
• Second Helpings' office is open from 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday and will require occasional evening/weekend work.
• Parking and lunch is provided.

Organization Description
Each day, Second Helpings volunteers and staff rescue prepared and perishable food from wholesalers, retailers and restaurants ' preventing unnecessary waste. The rescued food is used to create 4,500 nutritious meals each day that are distributed to 95 social service agencies feeding people in need.

The Second Helpings Culinary Job Training program uses rescued food to train disadvantaged adults for careers in the food service industry. This helps eliminate hunger at its source. More than 900 adults have graduated from this program, and Second Helpings alumni are now working in Central Indiana as cooks, executive chefs, business owners and culinary instructors.

Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter and resume by February 28.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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