International Essential Tremor Foundation: Marketing and Communications Manager

International Essential Tremor Foundation: Marketing and Communications Manager

16:33 17 October in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members

The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) seeks a dynamic, self-starter to lead our marketing and communications efforts. This is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for a nonprofit organization.

• Provide strategic direction for the IETF’s marketing and fundraising efforts
• Write and coordinate the articles for our magazine, Tremor Talk (published three times a year)
• Write and edit the monthly e-newsletter, Tremor Gram
• Write and coordinate direct mail appeals (three each year)
• Work with contract graphic designer on layout, design, and printing of IETF marketing,
fundraising, and educational materials
• Monitor, coordinate and manage IETF social media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
• Update and manage the IETF website (WordPress site)
• Draft, distribute, and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories
• Update flyers, e-vites and other marketing materials for IETF events
• Create and distribute clinical trial/research study/ recruitment materials
• Edit, write, and update educational materials including, the annual report and brochures
• Some travel required to IETF ET Education Forums
• Assist in answering incoming phone calls

• A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Marketing, or Communications
• Demonstrate strong writing skills across multiple mediums (print, web, social media)
• Proficient in social media tools and platforms (Hoot Suite, Facebook, Twitter)
• Be an effective communicator with internal and external audiences
• Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, and multi-task
• Enthusiasm for the mission of the IETF and the people we serve

• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suites
• Knowledge of WordPress website management
• Knowledge of Constant Contact and Survey Monkey
• Experience with donor management databases (IETF uses DonorPerfect)

Salary & Benefits Hours: Full time position at 40 hours/week. Salary commensurate with experience

• Health, life, long-term disability insurance
• Two-week vacation and holiday pay
• SIMPLE pension plan offered with a 3% match after one year of service.

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, list of references, and three writing samples to:

Patrick McCartney
Executive Director
International Essential Tremor Foundation
PO Box 14005
Lenexa KS 66285-4005

Kerry O'Connor
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