The Marketing and Communications Coordinator tracks, develops, and executes the agency’s marketing and communications materials, with particular execution for digital marketing initiatives and vendor relationships.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include the following:
Provides a branding check for staff from across the organization, with the VP of Marketing and Business Development
Serves as a second edit for items written by or first edited by the VP of Marketing and Business Development
Creates communications including flyers, blog posts, e-blasts, newsletters, posters, internal communications, and other materials
Provides in-house design and layout
Serves as the primary contact for print vendors and interfaces with designers and translators
Maintains and tracks inventory of all branded promotional materials
Responsible for keeping all web pages up to date in both English and Spanish using content management system
Responsible for posting to multiple social media channels
Responsible for monitoring social media pages and online review sites
Responsible for email marketing list management
Manages marketing for The Community Shop, the agency’s resale store
Develops internal and external advertising materials in collaboration with the VP of Marketing and Business Development
Attends regular meetings of the Marketing and Business Development team, and other meetings as assigned
Other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or a related field required. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree. At least two (2) years of experience in marketing and/or communications.
Technical expertise in marketing and communications should include:
Experience with web content management systems, social media tools, and email marketing systems preferred
Experience overseeing the production of print materials and publications
Experience managing external vendors and contractors such as printers, designers, translators, and freelancers
Exceptional project management and organizational skills
Ability to use or learn various software programs including word processing, design software, and project management tools
Strong creative and interpersonal skills
Strong writing and editing skills
Committed to the mission and vision of the organization
Primarily Monday-Friday. Some weekend and evening work required.
Position requires frequent and regular computer and phone use. The employee may be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands, lift items (such as boxes of brochures), balance arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
Valid Illinois Driver’s License. Personal vehicle needed for local travel.
About Pillars Community Health
Pillars Community Health is an innovative health and social services agency, one of only a few nonprofits in the state of Illinois to integrate primary medical and dental care with behavioral health, social, and educational services. The organization is the result of a merger between Community Nurse Health Center and Pillars on January 1, 2018.
Pillars Community Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, gender, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status.