Commuting Solutions is Hiring a Marketing Specialist!

Marketing Specialist

Position Description

Marketing communications professional with at least two years of experience in marketing communications and community outreach to be part of the team as Marketing Specialist. This is a full-time position that reports to the Executive Director.

About Commuting Solutions

Commuting Solutions is a nonprofit organization founded in 1998 whose mission is to connect people to places in the northwest metro region today and for the future.

Areas of Responsibility

General Marketing & Communications
Develops an annual marketing strategy, as well as implementation tactics
Conducts an annual communications audit to evaluate the effectiveness of the marketing tactics
Manages projects to increase brand awareness across all communication channels
Maintains website content and layout, including building new pages
Develops visual identities, branding and collateral for programs and signature events
Builds relationships with external partners through sharing content and supporting other organization’s campaigns with marketing efforts
Maintain and improves SEO for the website through updating meta-data and content
Maintain knowledge of current trends and best practices in marketing communications, digital media and branding.

Social Media
Create digital assets short videos to use on social media channels
Schedule approved social media content
Manage digital ad buys for programs and the TDM Partnership
Manage social media channels with daily monitoring and engagement with partners and audience to foster positive relationships
Implement and track success of social media strategy through monthly analytics and reports

Content Creation
Draft engaging and compelling content for Commuting Solutions’ social media channels, newsletter, blog and other external communications
Develop press releases, media alerts and editorial content

Event Marketing & Outreach
Develops marketing strategies for all events, including Signature Events and Membership meetings to increase awareness and attendance.
Represent Commuting Solutions at public and employer events in the community
Create commute options content for employers
Initiates and conducts meetings with employer prospects and existing members.
Schedules, plans and implements community events, employer events, and meetings with companies and property managers to promote the regional TDM Program suite of services.
Prepares materials and conducts presentations for employers and other local organizations.
Assists with coordinating Bike to Work Day, Winter Bike to Work Day, and GoTober programs

Complete grant reporting and employer outreach tracking reports
Develops and manage the sponsorship budget for the year
Assist the Executive Director, as needed

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Communications, Journalism or a related field
Excellent organizational, verbal and writing skills
Excellent writing skills, knowledge of AP style preferred
Reliable, dependable, flexible and responsive
Knowledge of marketing communications strategies
MS Office Suite proficient
Possess excellent customer service skills
Ability and desire to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Strong interpersonal skills, good judgment and ability to communicate professionally with diverse audiences
Knowledge of Adobe Create Suites a plus
Knowledge of Canva
Experience editing/producing videos using a software such as Animoto
Position responsibilities could change based upon organizational needs
Available to staff occasional early morning/evening meetings, weekend events, etc.
Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for business use (mileage is reimbursed).

Please email your resume and cover letter to Applications due by February 21, 2020. Competitive salary. Benefits for full-time employees include paid health, dental, vision insurance, paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, 401k plan and match, and a transportation benefit.