Marketing Coordinator – St Louis – EarthDance Organic Farm School

EarthDance is seeking a self-motivated, creative and resourceful individual with experience in marketing, excellent organizational skills, and a commitment to EarthDance’s mission to serve as our Marketing Coordinator.

SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with other EarthDance staff to promote EarthDance to diverse constituents, including program participants, funders, and the media.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Marketing Coordinator will be intimately involved with multiple facets of EarthDance operations, and will provide strategic marketing insights and well-executed follow-through of ideas. The associate will be responsible for: working with other staff and interns to assure that EarthDance’s programs are well-documented through photo and video; representing EarthDance in the community; pursuing media opportunities for EarthDance (print, digital, and television) and creating online and printed marketing and communication materials, including but not limited to brochures, flyers, e-newsletters, and blog posts; and serving as the point person for communication with a professional web designer overseeing the organization’s website upgrade.

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
Proven experience and skills in marketing
Confidence establishing new connections (networking and cold calls)
Demonstrated ability to generate and deliver persuasive and clear verbal and written communications in a variety of media forms and channels, and for diverse audiences. (Please attach a sample of your work.*)
Demonstrated strong time management and organization skills.
Superior attention to detail.
Ability to work effectively in a demanding, high-energy environment and manage multiple tasks and priorities, while maintaining a sense of humor
Experience working effectively as part of a team
Professional, friendly, and enthusiastic personality
Demonstrated ability to lead by example, with a strong work ethic, compassion and integrity
Proficiency with Windows Microsoft Office, Google Groups and Google Calendar
University degree, professional experience, or recognized professional training in a field such as communications, marketing, visual arts or graphic design, or other relevant field

SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS, & KNOWLEDGE DESIRED
Experience and skills in graphic design
Fundraising and development experience
Experience working for a nonprofit
Demonstrated effectiveness in community outreach or direct sales
Experience managing other marketing staff members
Experience in video editing, Word Press blogs, and wide range of social media
Knowledge of food system and sustainability issues
Appreciation for organic farming and gardening

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Use of personal computer or laptop

Reliable transportation or the ability to navigate the public transportation system

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:
· Position may involve some travel.

HOURS: This is a full-time position, requiring 40 hours/week.

This is a full-time salaried position offering a health insurance stipend, retirement benefits, and a share of the harvest. Compensation commensurate with experience.

CONTACT: To apply for this position, you must send a resume, cover letter, and marketing and/or design samples* to: work@earthdancefarms.org with the subject line “MARKETING COORDINATOR”

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