Marketing Communications Associate

Washington, DC
Apr 01, 2020
Apr 03, 2020
Full Time
Marketing Communications Associate Job Summary:

A renowned educational institution in Washington, DC is seeking a Marketing Communications Associate for a 5+ month contract opportunity. There's a very good chance this position will turn permanent, but there is no guarantee.

Marketing Communications Associate Responsibilities:
  • Manages marketing and communications projects to support all facets of the department.
  • Executes communications strategies designed to cultivate, engage, and generate support from the more than 290,000 customers around the world.
  • Serves as project manager on development of print and online collateral.
  • Develops project plans with proposed timelines, costs, and measurements.
  • Tracks projects with clients and defines problem areas and solutions.
  • Supports content creation efforts through writing, editing, visual asset management, and management of design projects
  • Liaises with designers and digital team to manage projects from concept to completion. Prepares project analysis for debrief with internal partners.
  • Updates web content and landing pages with approved graphics to enhance the user experience.
  • Learns about capabilities of the team and systems and advises partners on best communication channels and calls to action for engagement and fundraising.
Marketing Communications Associate Qualifications:
  • Strong writing, editorial, and communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to testing and quality assurance.
  • Project management experience.
  • An eye for good design and user experience.
  • Ability to optimize images and utilize file transfer protocol.
  • Functional and existing knowledge using Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Experience working with CRMs and marketing cloud systems, modern email marketing tools, and content management systems.
  • Ability to analyze data, concisely report results, and make informed recommendations based on data.
  • Strong time management and planning skills.
  • A genuine curiosity to learn new systems.

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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