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Media and Communication Specialist in Trenton, NJ at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

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    Trenton, NJ
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Job Description

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST needed for nonprofit in Trenton, New Jersey.
The overall function of this Marketing Specialist is to manage all the social media and the communication needs of the various programs within the organization.

  • Maintains the spirit of team work and adheres to the company's code of conduct in the effort to create an environment of "Workplace Joy" with company's members as well as for the clients and other staff.
  • Coordinates the timely production of communication/event materials, coordinate with graphic designers, printers, photographers and other creative resources.
  • Assists in the development of an annual social media marketing plan to promote and drive business and client volumes at company.
  • Serve as liaison to the media, preparing and planning press releases and pitching relevant stories as needed to support company's efforts, fundraising events and promote company's feature stories.
  • Assists in the development and execution of a plan to disseminate marketing materials that drive awareness of organization among the appropriate community stakeholders and the client population.
  • Actively create marketing materials for the organization including direct mail pieces, brochures, posters and event promotions.
  • Prepares internal newsletters and external magazines for the community
  • Serves as the editor of the organization's e magazine. In conjunction with the directors and managers write and edit copy, coordinate approval for stories; seek competitive bids to contain costs for projects, route through project through print and design production process; coordinate all activities to disseminate the publication.
  • Manages the organization's website, maintain social media presence and coordinates email blasts to members and community at large.
  • Coordinates production of print and web materials, including working with graphic or web designers and printers.

A bachelor's degree in English, journalism, communications or similar degree is preferred.

Five to seven years experience in marketing/communications, ideally in the non-profit sector. Familiarity with healthcare a plus; Excellent writing and communication skills; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; Attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and execute multiple projects under demanding deadlines are essential; Excellent writing and editing skills; Experience in media and public relations (news releases, pitching the media and photographers); Familiarity with Web content management and communications and social media; Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint; Working knowledge of design programs a plus.