Reports to: Director of Marketing & Communications
FLSA Category: Non-Exempt/Hourly
Average Hours per Week: 40
The Marketing Specialist is responsible for overall content strategy, publishing calendars, social media, copywriting, and marketing channels across The Seattle School’s platforms and brands/centers. This position’s focus is to showcase what makes our institution distinct; positioning us as thought leaders in the realm of theology, psychology, and culture; expanding our reach and impact by increasing accessibility to our content on all channels.
The Marketing Specialist is responsible for:
- Utilizing different writing styles, voices, and tones and crafting content targeted at varied audiences and channels.
- Writing and editing copy for websites, blogs, emails, social media, podcasts, videos, and various other collateral in collaboration with the Communications Specialist.
- Collaborating on and developing multimedia content, including generating ideas, scheduling, and writing for podcasts, videos, and social media.
- Collaborating with various departments to build program and initiative-specific content to reach campaign goals.
- Listening and responding to interactions with The Seattle School and ongoing conversations in its areas of interest on all digital and social platforms.
- Develop, implement, and track marketing channels such as email, social media, digital campaigns, and events
- Supporting increase of conversions and generating brand momentum by increasing content reach and engagement with The Seattle School on digital platforms.
- Analyzing data, measuring success, and reporting on strategic web and social media-related marketing efforts.
- Collaborating with the Marketing and Communications team to execute strategy, marketing initiatives, and campaigns.
- Completing other marketing/content-related duties as assigned.
- Conducting market research and analyzing trends to identify new marketing opportunities
- Developing and creating marketing materials, such as sales and product collateral, and ensuring brand guidelines are met
- Attending various events as needed in order to capture live interaction for social media purposes.
- Assuring that all work meets goals and deadlines while maintaining brand aesthetic and standards.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Bachelor’s degree, with 2-3 years of relevant work experience, and examples of recent work.
- Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, and Illustrator)
- Knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) and associated media requirements and best practices.
- Excellent organizational, time-management, and multitasking skills and a strong attention to detail.
- Ability to accept constructive feedback and make changes.
- Ability to contribute individually, and participate in cross-functional teams.
- Some experience with mass email clients (e.g. MailChimp, Marketing Cloud, etc) and HTML and CSS for email a plus.
- Familiarity and appreciation for the mission and values of The Seattle School.
Compensation & Benefits
The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology provides competitive compensation (DOE) and benefits. For this full-time position we offer generous paid time off, retirement benefits, a bus pass subsidy (post-COVID), tuition assistance benefits, medical, dental, life, LTD insurance and a Health Savings Account. We also offer a flexible, supportive environment.
To apply please submit your resume, cover letter and completed Employment Application (Statement of Faith included) to firstname.lastname@example.org. The posting will remain open until filled, but preference will be given to applications received by Wednesday, July 6, 2022
About the Employer
Established in 1997, The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology resides in the heart of the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The Seattle School offers three interdisciplinary graduate programs: M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Master of Divinity, and M.A. in Theology & Culture. Focused on a transformational education through deep relationality, the school is committed to train people to be competent in the study of text, soul, and culture in order to serve God and neighbor through transforming relationships. Employees at The Seattle School strive to hold the capacity to see relationally and to see each other beyond social categories, allowing room for the complexity and nuance that is asked of us to live as the global body of Christ.
Federal employment non-discrimination rules preserve the freedom of faith-based organizations to hire according to faith. State and local employment civil rights laws include a similar exemption for faith-based organizations such as The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology.