Marketing & Communications Associate

· New York, New York
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $55,000-$62,000 annually

Location

DOROT is a hybrid work environment where team members work part-time onsite and part- time remotely. The Associate will report to the headquarters located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and should expect to be in the office three to five days a week.


About DOROT 

DOROT, a nonprofit social service organization based in New York City, brings the generations together to create meaningful connections for older adults. For more than 45 years, DOROT’s life-enhancing programs and services– offered onsite, within the community and in older adults’ homes – foster a sense of community and alleviate social isolation and loneliness. Organizations throughout the U.S. have developed programs based on DOROT’s innovative intergenerational and volunteer-led models for social connection. To learn more, visit www.dorotusa.org.


Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications and collaborating closely with the Digital Content Manager, the Marketing and Communications Associate will play an important role in telling the DOROT story to key stakeholders – donors, older adults, and volunteers.  Working closely with colleagues throughout the organization, the Associate will help achieve organizational objectives by implementing strategic marketing and communications initiatives that showcase DOROT’s work and the impact it has on the lives of older adults in New York City and beyond. The Marketing and Communications Associate will work closely with the Development team, managing the creation/production of content for ongoing online fundraising and other donor-focused initiatives.  


Responsibilities                                                                        

  • With Development and MarCom teams, gather stories and manage production process for email fundraising campaign and other Development materials, ensuring timeliness and accuracy 
  • Manage social media channels, creating and posting relevant content 
  • Create print and online marketing materials using MailChimp, Canva and Drupal/WordPress 
  • Serve as managing editor of quarterly print/digital newsletter Connections, a donor outreach vehicle 
  • With Digital Content Manager, populate and maintain editorial calendar 
  • Grow and maintain photo archive 
  • Partner with staff in all departments to meet requests for new posts, marketing materials, etc. 
  • With Marketing and Program staff, devise and execute recruitment strategies and outreach/advertising plans 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Three or more years of professional marketing communications writing and editing experience
  • Experience managing accounts on multiple social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Strong editorial skills: ability to conceive and develop exciting new ideas for content 
  • Excellent judgement and creative problem-solving skills 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects with competing deadlines 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a small team 
  • Interest in using communications skills to benefit older adults and working for a mission-driven organization a plus
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, MailChimp and Wordpress, a plus (or eager and quick learner)  
  • Excellent Office 365 skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 

 

Why Work with Us

At DOROT, we believe that the power of connection can be transformative. Working with us means that you will have:

  • Flexibility in your working schedule. DOROT supports a hybrid work environment as well as offers just over 1 months’ time each year to spend however you like, thanks to a generous PTO policy.
  • Access to health care. Whether it be medical, vision, dental, disability or life insurance, we’ve got you covered and offer a bevy of benefits to ensure that you and your family are taken care of.
  • Support to plan for your future. We offer a 403(b) contribution of 3% after your first two years with us with the opportunity for increasing contributions as you stay with us over time. 
  • Experience professional growth. DOROT is financially strong and in growth mode; we are an organization where you can make a difference.


To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.


It is the policy of DOROT, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals for employment or advancement without discrimination because of race, color, religion creed, political association, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence or stalking victim status, national origin, citizenship, age, veteran status, pregnancy, handicap disability, genetic, genetic characteristics, or other protected status.

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $55,000-$62,000 annually