KAN-WIN: Seeks Marketing & Communications Manager

With Who:  KAN-WIN

Location:  Park Ridge, IL

Type of Employment:  Part-time (averaging 18 hours/week, 44 weeks/year)

Position Description:  This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, creative, personable and organized individual to join our small, committed team. Our ideal candidate is a strong writer with a designer’s eye, savvy about social media, agile with web posting, and able to juggle multiple short- and long-term projects on deadline with great attention to detail. We are looking for someone passionate about our mission of bringing hands-on enrichment opportunities to communities to help them join and advance the gender-based violence movement.

This is an hourly staff position averaging 18 hours/week, 44 weeks/year. We can offer a flexible schedule and the ability to work from home on some days. The Marketing and Communications Manager reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the entire KAN-WIN team to develop and execute our social media presence, create marketing materials, update our website with photos and program news, promote various community events, and track our success.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategically grow, manage, and measure KAN-WIN’s web and social media presence
  • Manage and update website
  • Manage and update KAN-WIN’s social media accounts
  • Plan, develop and write marketing materials including the annual report, presentations, event collateral, programs’ promotions, e-newsletter and donor solicitations (in partnership with Development Coordinator)
  • Partner with a graphic designer to create and distribute marketing materials (poster, pamphlets, flyers)
  • Coordinate with other program coordinators and volunteers to promote our programs and enhance our brand awareness in the community.
  • Work with local media to expand KAN-WIN’s visibility in the community
  • Represent KAN-WIN at some key constituents and public functions
  • Track and analyze the performance of KAN-WIN’s communications
  • Manage/update mailing lists and assist with other duties as needed

Skills, Qualifications, and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • Minimum of one year of relevant communications experience, ideally in non-profit marketing
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Enthusiasm for developing relationships with all of KAN-WIN’s constituents
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in social media content, advertising, and analysis
  • Ability to track results and work within a budget
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • A critical eye for materials design
  • Experience in WordPress or other content management software (desired)
  • Experience in Constant Contact or other email marketing software (desired)
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (desired)

Application Information:  Interested candidates should familiarize themselves with KAN-WIN and send a cover letter, writing sample and resume to Youngju Ji, KAN-WIN Executive Director, at hr@kanwin.org. Please write “Marketing & Communications Applicant” in your subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and accepted until the position is filled.

Apply (or see more information):  Submit your application via Handshake today! (If you don’t have a Handshake account, select to create an account on the internship preview webpage. Questions? Contact us at commdept@cofc.edu)

About Megan Gould

Ms. Gould is the Coordinator for Events, Outreach, and Public Relations for the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston.

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