Marketing and Communications Manager - Job Position and Details
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Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance is a nonprofit organization that works to create a Healthy Home for every child. Our main goal is to bring awareness and education to families in the city about environmental hazards, green and Healthy Homes and lead poisoning. We believe that education is fundamental for empowering people and creating change.
We strive to create environmental equality in Omaha for all by offering education on health hazards in the home, tenant legal rights, environmental testing, and information on the community resources available in the city.
We are quirky, fun, hardworking, and passionate about our work. We enjoy fun team meetings, going on home visits, helping ensure kids live in Healthy Homes, and occasionally breaking out in karaoke singalongs. Won't you join us?
JOB TITLE: Marketing and Communications Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree (required) preferred course of study - Graphic Design, Marketing, or Communications
Responsible for planning, development and implementation of the organization’s marketing and communications activities, both external and internal. Oversees development and implementation of support materials and services in the area of marketing, communications and public relations. Directs the efforts of the marketing, communications and public relations staff and coordinates at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the organization.
Lead Education Action Program (LEAP)
Coordinate LEAP Community Relations Plan with the City of Omaha
Develop short- and long-term plans for the marketing/communications/ public relations for LEAP program and its activities
Responsible for editorial direction, design, production and distribution of all LEAP publications, in collaboration appropriate staff
Coordinate media interest in the LEAP program and its related activities and ensure regular contact with target media and appropriate response to media requests
Coordinate all media requests with the City of Omaha
Work with outside contractors to coordinate the appearance of large-scale LEAP campaigns and related electronic and print materials.
Monitor and catalog trends and information produced by a variety of media sources in relation to all LEAP-related activities
Develop, implement and monitor systems and procedures necessary to the smooth operation of the marketing/communications/public relations function
Coordinate development of websites
Create ads and campaigns to market all LEAP activities
Create marketing and fundraising materials for the organization
Work with Executive Director and Community Engagement Coordinator on planning of fundraising and development events
Occasional travel required
Periodic attendance at events outside of normal business hours
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bilingual in English and Spanish, preferred
Proficient in graphic design and Adobe suite, required
Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience leading diverse work teams
Strong self-starter and independent thinker
Ability to develop an organization-wide strategy for program excellence
Passion for OHKA's mission and vision, especially working with children and families in North and South Omaha
Ability to think outside the box with regards to partnership and sponsorship development
Excellent written and verbal communication, including, but not limited to, creating social media campaigns, newsletters, press releases, etc.
Experience with contact/donor management systems
Skilled at Microsoft and Google Tools
Proficient with up-to date technology and social media
Able to hold or rest weighted objects up to 25 pounds directly on hands, arms, or shoulders from one location to another
Exerts oneself through walking, kneeling, and stooping
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Kiernan Scott - email@example.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please. Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The work that we do has helped me realize how a team of a few dedicated people can really impact a community. Because of the work that we do every day, thousands of kids have homes that aren't poisoning them and bright futures centered in a healthy environment.
– Ian Sheets, Impact Coordinator