Help to create innovative content that tells our story in a powerful and compelling way for the media, donors, funders, social media followers, and other partners. You’ll work with other team members to ensure our messaging and branding is impactful and will serve as our ‘internal reporter’, identifying high-interest, priority stories to promote internally and externally. Create, implement, and evaluate campaigns to promote organizational impact, including webinars, projects, and other events. Gather and write high-interest stories from HomeFirst clients and publish to web and outgoing communications. Coordinate, lead production and write research briefs, case studies, and other reports across all parts of the organization. Write and produce impact reports and monthly newsletters highlighting work across the organization. Own all social media channels, creating and deploying content in alignment with strategies to grow followers and increase engagement. Coordinate videography and photography shoots as needed. Regularly update website. FaceBook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn organizational content Provide input and feedback on branding and design projects Fundraising Support: Help produce fundraising content and collateral including programmatic one-pagers, case studies, presentations and other materials as needed, including holiday giving and other fundraising campaigns. Assist CMO in her role as communications point person for existing corporate sponsors, including managing benefits and visibility. Organize department records to reflect current media contacts, opportunities for marketing the agency and our accomplishments throughout Santa Clara County and beyond. Maintain CMO’s calendar and the department’s Communications Plan.
WHO YOU ARE: Be the lynchpin of this dynamic new department and the organization as a whole. Help us create compelling content, captivating stories that move people to action and a voice/brand that is consistent, timely and compelling. You easily navigate and enjoy multiple communication mediums – email, phone, newsletters or social media. You have the ability to multi-task and juggle competing deadlines.
WHAT YOU BRING Deep commitment to HomeFirst Services’ mission and the elimination of barriers to social justice and equity. Minimum 2 years’ experience in marketing, communications, or a related field • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong project management skills, with a talent for working collaboratively with teammates, consultants and vendors, and managing others to meet deadlines Knowledge of primary social media channels, which content and approaches work on each and how to utilize analytics to fine tune social performance Proficiency with Microsoft Office and social media platforms Graphic design skills and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator a plus Knowledge of WIX, Constant Contact or video editing a plus