Manager, Marketing and Partnerships

Learning Heroes (US)
Alexandria, VA
May 20, 2019
May 23, 2019
Full Time
Position: Manager, Marketing & Partnerships Reports to: Vice President, Content & Partnerships Location: Washington, DC Status: Full-time, Exempt About Learning Heroes Learning Heroes is a dynamic national organization committed to making an impact through high quality research, communications, and strategic partnerships. We believe that parents, guardians, and families are critical to the success of every child, and our mission is to inform and equip parents as Learning Heroes, so every child can succeed academically and developmentally. We are a team of social entrepreneurs committed to fulfilling our mission, and encouraged daily to create, innovate, challenge, and grow. Position Summary Learning Heroes has an immediate opening for a Manager, Marketing and Partnerships. Reporting to the Vice President for Content and Partnerships this position will be responsible for supporting the promotion of Learning Heroes' research and campaigns among critical external audiences. The position is also responsible for helping cultivate and expand partnerships with parenting, education, civil rights, and media organizations that aid in the development, distribution, and communication of content to diverse parent demographics, specifically low-income parents and parents of color. The successful candidate will have 5-7 years of experience in marketing/ communications and partner relations. Essential Responsibilities and Tasks Implement comprehensive marketing, communications, and PR programs under the direction of the SVP of Strategy and Communications, that increase the visibility of Learning Heroes, our research, and seasonal campaigns. Create and implement organic digital marketing strategy, overseeing regular tweets and Facebook posts, as well as email marketing efforts. Oversee the development and maintenance of marketing materials and resources, including but not limited to social media toolkits, seasonal campaign one-pagers, PowerPoint presentations, and our branding guide. Organize, promote and successfully execute quarterly webinars for external audiences. Maintain and update the Learning Heroes partner database. Monitor trends in the education and parenting space as it relates to the work of Learning Heroes to ensure that our voice is part of the national dialogue. Help develop a diverse network of "Learning Heroes" to include parents of all backgrounds who can be available for media interviews, videos, features on the website, etc. Communicate as needed with reporters, columnists, and bloggers to keep them updated on the work of Learning Heroes Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Ability Bachelor's degree, and 5-7 years of relevant and progressive work experience. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with team members. Excellent marketing and relationship building skills. Ability to communicate effectively and accurately with varied and diverse audiences. Sense of humor and self-starter Strong writing and editing skills. A deep understanding of social media strategies, trends and post optimization. Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Go to Meeting, or similar platform, and InDesign proficiency. Working knowledge of the Cision, Meltwater, Constant Contact or similar newsletter platforms, Survey Monkey, and Hoot Suite or a similar platform. Ability to multi-task and prioritize under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Well organized, detail-oriented, and analytical. Entrepreneurial spirit, strong problem-solving skills, and creative thinking skills. Valued Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills Timely and appropriate communication with internal and external stakeholders Innovation, creativity, and proactivity Experience building and maintaining relationships and partnerships. Branding guideline development Commitment to helping all students from graduate high school prepared for success in college, as well as keen interest in our mission of providing information, resources, and opportunities for parents to help their children succeed. How to Apply E-mail your resume and cover letter as a PDF to Please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line along with your name. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that only those individuals who submit complete packages and whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered and will receive a response from Learning Heroes. This position description will remain active until the role has been filled. Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to reviewing your candidacy package. New Venture Fund Careers Learning Heroes is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF's work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.

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