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The Ark is Hiring: Marketing Associate

Marketing Associate

For the past 50 years, The Ark, an iconic Jewish Human Service Agency, has served the Chicagoland Jewish community, creating stability in peoples’ lives by providing free access to multiple supportive services, and helping clients navigate the road to self-reliance. The Ark is currently seeking a full-time energetic, organized, and driven Marketing Associate to support planning and implementing marketing initiatives and communications projects. With an opportunity for professional growth, this candidate should have 1-3 years marketing experience in social media and email marketing. Audiences include clients, donors, volunteers, and community partners. The role will report directly to the Director of Marketing.

Responsibilities

  • Manage/contribute to editorial calendar of informative and engaging social media posts, assemble copy, images, and schedule posts
  • Manage/coordinate content for community-wide and audience-specific emails, meeting goals with a focus on positive results
  • Coordinate website updates to arkchicago.org with internal and external partners
  • Collaborate with team for creative ideas, topics, and content development to increase social media/email impact, followers, and subscribers
  • Track and analyze monthly social media, email, and website analytics
  • Manage Marketing Department calendar with all 10 teams across organization to schedule and track dates for on-time launch
  • Support day-to-day functions of seasonal and one-time marketing programs and opportunities

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years marketing or similar experience; BS/BA in related field or demonstrated experience and achievements in the industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Solid relationship building, dedicated to positive outcomes, works well individually or collaboratively in cross functional department setting
  • Working knowledge/experience in social media content (copy, images, and hashtags for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube) with an eye for engaging an audience with meaningful content
  • Strategic social media approach to schedule posts, (i.e., Hootsuite), monitor activity, amplify consumer engagement, and track results
  • Experience in Constant Contact email platform, WordPress and basic creative design a plus
  • Familiarity with Jewish customs and traditions

Benefits

  • Paid Vacation, Federal and Jewish Holidays (no Saturday hours)
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Equal opportunity employer dedicated to a safe, supportive, and inclusive workplace

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: careers@arkchicago.org with Marketing Associate in the subject.