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January 7th, 2021

Narcolepsy Network, a national nonprofit organization, is seeking a Marketing and Communications Manager to build and sustain broad outreach programs to raise awareness of narcolepsy.

Reporting to the Executive Director, this full-time position will be responsible for creating and editing marketing and editorial materials, both in print and on digital platforms. This remote position will manage a Communications Coordinator (currently a part-time position) and work closely with the Executive Assistant.

The ideal candidate must be a creative, highly organized person who works efficiently and well with others in a virtual work environment. A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field is essential, as is a minimum of 2 years of experience in marketing, public relations, and/or journalism; sterling writing and proof-reading skills; and a working familiarity with WordPress, SEO, and social media marketing.

Job Responsibilities

Digital marketing

  • Create and sustain a content plan for the organization’s website, including the needed types of content and a content calendar and cadence driven by SEO and organizational need.
  • Create and sustain a social-media content plan, including which platforms to use for which types of content.
  • Populate Narcolepsy Network’s various social media pages with news and awareness information, either written yourself or commissioned/edited by you.
  • Design and implement social media advertising for all virtual and in-person events.
  • Create and update content as needed.

Communications

  • Create and execute a communications plan to promote conferences, meetings, and webinars.
  • Create and/or coordinate the production of information for attendees of conferences, meetings, and webinars.
  • Create and manage a plan for capturing and publishing the event proceedings and outcomes, including video/photo imaging and interviews.
  • Determine the content of newsletters and annual report with input from the Executive Director and board members.
  • Work with contributors to commission and edit the required content.
  • Write articles, create graphics, locate, and caption photos.
  • Secure opportunities for Executive Director and board members to promote Narcolepsy Network in media and other platforms.
  • Edit materials created by coworkers as requested.

Marketing management

Serve as the primary liaison with web design and technical support contractor to ensure the website meets organizational goals and standards.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing, or related field.
  • 2 or more years of experience in marketing and/or communications.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with SEO, WordPress, and MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • High levels of organization and self-direction.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and experience with Google Analytics, Google Trends, Adobe Design, Google apps, and Google Ad Grants.
  • Familiarity with constituent management systems.
  • Experience with non-profit organizations, especially membership-based advocacy and narcolepsy.

Application process

  • To apply, please send a cover letter and a resume that includes a LinkedIn link to NN’s Executive Director Eveline Honig: ehonig@narcolepsynetwork.org.
  • A brief writing/editing exercise will be required. The exercise will be completed at home.

The Narcolepsy Network is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Date Created: January 7th, 2021
Last Updated: January 7th, 2021