Marketing Associate

Start Date: January 2019
Language(s): English
Location: Logan, Utah

Global Brigades is seeking a part-time (up to 20 hours a week) Marketing Associate to be based out of our Logan, Utah office. Current undergraduate students studying marketing, communications, or related programs are encouraged to apply. 

The Marketing Associate is responsible for executing organizational goals focused on volunteer program awareness, growth, and execution specifically through social and web media channels as part of the Marketing team. This includes developing, monitoring, and tracking content and campaign programs across social media platforms and emails to effectively promote and highlight both Global Brigades and Squads Abroad programming initiatives with key stakeholders and partners. The Marketing Associate will primarily focus on supporting Global Brigades and sub-brand Squads Abroad in 6 key areas of:  Email Marketing, Social Media, Blog, Content Development, Graphic Design, and Merchandise Processing

The Marketing Associate reports directly to the Marketing Manager.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Digital content campaign development, editing, and tracking

  • Work under supervision of Marketing Manager to develop, create content  and manage email marketing campaigns for both Global Brigades and Squads Abroad
  • Maintain and execute yearly email campaign calendar
  • Coordinate communication and engagement campaigns for past and present volunteers
  • Support Social Media Platforms: Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat, YouTube, and Vimeo
    • Curate and post content within the structure of the editorial calendar
  • Provide content to marketing partners for posting on their channels
  • Support advertisements for relevant platforms
  • Track and report social media metrics
  • Develop unique blog content
  • Plan, source, edit, and review guest blog articles

Digital, website, and print based design support

  • Assist with selection, design, procurement, and distribution of merchandise for various marketing campaigns
  • Provide design and content development support for  Volunteer Resource Sites
  • Support in the prioritization of graphic design projects using Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Work with Canva software to create simple designs needed for social media and email marketing
  • Utilize branding guidelines and templates to generate new marketing collateral
  • Provide organizational design support as needed using the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Contribute to and assist with website content submissions and updates


Minimal Requirements:

  • Strong written communication skills
  • Able to work in a virtual environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite Office and Google Drive
  • Organized, with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments
  • Advanced customer service skills
  • Creative and Flexible
  • Competencies should include critical evaluation and ethical practices


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong familiarity with professional use of Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Snapchat, YouTube, and Vimeo
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Marketing, Business, Communication or Design related field
  • Experience working with an email service such as Emma or Mailchimp



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