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Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Contract position (20 hours per week): Hourly rate range is $28-$38
Location: Remote

The Institute for People, Place, and Possibility (IP3) is seeking a Marketing & Communications Coordinator to support marketing and communications strategies for Community Commons and IP3 ASSESS. The position is ideal for someone with experience and training in digital marketing and communications, who is a self-starter and skilled in multitasking and working in a remote, deadline driven environment, and who has a desire to work in a mission-driven environment. The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will support the IP3 team in a variety of communications efforts across a number of communications channels. 

 

We're looking for motivated people to join our powerhouse team with a mission to advance equitable well-being now, and for future generations. We are a fully-remote team, family-oriented, and committed to balancing each team member’s workload and personal life.

 

Community Commons is a robust online platform that supports changemakers working to advance equitable community health and well-being. For over a decade, IP3 and Community Commons have connected those driving change to the best tools, resources, data, and stories to support the work. Our audience includes changemakers working to improve community health from a variety of vantage points, including public health, non-profits, community action agencies, health care systems, and more.

 

IP3 ASSESS is a web-based data solution designed and built for changemakers using data to advance equitable well-being in communities around the Nation. The platform IP3 ASSESS allows you to easily combine and compare data from different sources, surface community insights, align data across organizations and sectors, and move straight into concerted action.


Duties will include:

Writing, Editing, and Staging Content

  • Support the Director of Communications to implement the communications strategy for CommunityCommons.org (CC)

  • Co-lead regular communications team meetings

  • Write and refresh Community Commons original content (topic pages, original CC stories and content collections)

  • Support management of the CC back-end database—the CC Infohub—to stage new original CC content and build links to enhance back-end search functionality

 

Content Management

  • Manage CC home page and static pages

    • Update home page weekly

    • Update other static pages quarterly

    • Coordinate CC home page refreshes (at least annually)

 

Social Media

  • Leverage established social media strategy to plan social media content and maintain content calendars across social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, X, LinkedIn)

  • Draft social media content/posts for Facebook, LinkedIn, X, and Instagram

  • Create images for social media using (Canva) templates; write image descriptions

  • Manage social media workflow and use HubSpot to schedule content across channels 

 

Newsletters

  • Support the Director of Communications in planning bi-monthly CC newsletter content and implementing newsletter strategy 

  • Prepare content for and stage the In Common Newsletter, the biweekly Newsletter for Community Commons

    • Write blurbs to describe each shared resource/collection

    • Curate images

    • Stage newsletter in Constant Contact (or HubSpot) 

    • Manage contact list of up to 15k to keep the list updated and clean

  • Stage the monthly IP3 Newsletter

  • Support staging the quarterly IP3 ASSESS Client Newsletter

 

Analytics

  • Leverage reporting templates, Google Analytics 4 (GA4), and Google Looker Studio to prepare monthly and annual analytics reports for: CommunityCommons.org, all Community Commons Spaces, i-p3.org, and assess.i-p3.org 

  • Lead quarterly analytics review meetings to update the full team on analytics data and implications for content strategy and messaging 

 

Experience and Qualifications 

Ideal candidates have the following qualifications: 

  • Four-year degree in communications or related field 

  • Strong writing and editing skills, attention to detail

  • Familiarity and ease with social media

  • Self-starter, able to work independently & collaboratively as part of a (remote) team

  • Ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks and projects effectively and efficiently in a deadline-driven environment

  • Desire to learn about new subjects and technologies 

  • High fluency (and/or “quick study”) with digital communications tools: Constant Contact, HubSpot, Google Workspace, Slack, website management platforms like WIX and SquareSpace 

  • Desire to work in a mission-driven environment

  • Experience working in public health and/or general knowledge about the field of public health and the “healthy communities movement” (preferred)

  • Graphic design experience strongly preferred; (Canva design is sufficient)

The IP3 team is fully remote and uses virtual collaboration platforms including Zoom, Google Workspace, Slack and Basecamp. Team members are expected to telecommute for this position. This position will be supervised by the Director of Communications and Strategic Outreach. As an organization with the core mission to advance well-being and equity, IP3 is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in hiring. People with disabilities, LGBTQIA2+ people, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
 

Commitment & Compensation

This position is a contract position with hourly compensation. Hourly rate is dependent upon experience and ranges from $28-38/hour. The expected commitment is 20 hours per week, and there is potential for increased hours in the future. The anticipated start date for this position is flexible, but we are looking for someone to start this summer; ideally in June.

 

The IP3 team is remote and uses virtual collaboration platforms including Zoom, Google Workspace, Slack and Basecamp. Team members are expected to telecommute for this position. This position will be supervised by IP3’s Director of Communications, with weekly check-ins and ongoing support.

 

This position offers the following career learning opportunities:

  • Strengthening project management, professional writing, and graphic design skills

  • Serving as thought partner and staff collaborator to identify emerging issues in community health and nonprofit development

  • Implementing stakeholder engagement strategies through virtual pathways, incorporating best practices from marketing, communications, and user experience design

  • Evaluating the impact of digital content

  • Fostering working relationships with team members across the organizations and organization partners

Submission Requirements

Persons interested in applying for this position must submit a resume, cover letter, and a one-page writing sample to communications@i-p3.org with the subject line: Marketing & Communications Coordinator Position. Submissions requested asap. Applications will be reviewed starting May 29, 2024; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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