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  • Marketing and Communications Specialist

    Alzheimer's Association
    Job Description
    Position:
    We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life changing impact on the millions living with the disease, their caregivers, and those that may be diagnosed with the disease in the future. Read on to learn more about the role, then visit our website www.alz.org to find out more about who we are and why we've been recognized as a Best Place to Work the last ten years in a row.

    The Marketing and Communications Specialist serves as a resource for the five Alzheimer’s Association Chapters in Region 4: Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Montana and Wyoming. This position will provide support in the areas of social media, media outreach and project management, with the primary objective of increasing awareness and understanding of the Alzheimer’s Association to several key target audiences: media outlets, donors, volunteers, caregivers, elected officials and the community.

    This position is based in the Chapter office in Denver, CO.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Extend and expand communications resources by identifying and developing materials aimed at raising awareness of the Association’s programs, services, development activities and events.

    For each of the Chapters within Region 4, regularly prepare, develop, repurpose and post social media content that supports and enhances the Association’s reach.

    Monitor, analyze and manage social media interactions to build followers and enhance user engagement, including the day-to-day management of timely responses across all social media channels.

    Stay up to date with new digital technologies and social media best practices.

    Collaborate with the MarCom team to identify and develop news opportunities that may be multi-purposed for potential use in e-newsletters, social media, press releases and other outlets.

    Develop content for communications materials, including website information, press releases, media advisories, newsletters, advertisements, flyers, brochures, e-news and calendar releases with information that is clear, accessible, comprehensive and up-to-date.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    A Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, public relations or a related field

    A minimum of two years of experience in digital marketing, including creating content and coordinating social media efforts

    Ability to multitask and handle changing priorities in a fast paced environment, including the ability to demonstrate attention to detail, self-start, meet deadlines and exhibit solid project management skills

    Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

    Ability to work in a complex, multi-faceted environment, both independently and as part of a team

    Ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff and external contacts, including the ability to develop strong relationships in the community

    Ability to work effectively with diverse populations and demonstrate a dedication to inclusion

    Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Internet, social media platforms and other work-related software

    Ability to use creativity, imagination and innovation in developing and executing messaging and approaches to maximizing reach and visibility

    Ability to travel throughout the Region as needed

    Must have access to a reliable personal vehicle, valid driver's license and proof of insurance

    Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

    Spanish language fluency a plus
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