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Marketing & Communication

The Marketing & Communications team manages DWN’s voice and spreads the word about the Network's mission. This work entails coordinating and producing print and online materials, event promotion, media training and maintaining DWN's electronic presence (e.g., website and social media channels).

Roles

  • Content production (social media and blog writing and posting)
  • Website management
  • Marketing and promotions
  • Multimedia production (photography, videography, audio editing or podcasting)
  • Print design and production

Core Responsibilities

  • Maintains all DWN communication channels and resources (website, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Wordpress blog)
  • Collaborates across all DWN teams to collect or create content for DWN communication
  • Standardizes language for DWN communications and empowers members to stay on-message when discussing the Network
  • Copy edits all content prior to publication/distribution
  • Coordinates event communications and supportive promotional materials
  • Monitors DPUWomensNetwork email account and responds to routine inquiries

Additional Required Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks, meet tight deadlines and resolve issues quickly
  • Demonstrated research, interviewing, writing and editing skills (news articles, blog posts, reports, presentations)
  • Working knowledge of or familiarity with the effective uses of social media and user experience
  • Proficiency with office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Acrobat), event management tools (LocalList, EventBrite) and content management systems (SharePoint, Wordpress)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Desired Skills: Graphic design and web design skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Sharepoint). Photography, audio editing and video production/editing skills.

In addition to the required skills listed above, the Marketing & Communications Director has:

  • 3- to 5-years’ experience managing staff and/or medium- to large-scale projects
  • Demonstrated experience developing staff and proven ability to guide less-experienced team members
  • Broad understanding of communications

Time Commitment: Director (8-10 hrs/mo), Team Member (6-8 hrs/mo)​