LaunchCode is a non-profit solving the tech talent gap and paving new pathways to economic opportunity through apprenticeships and job placement in technology. We're seeking a super motivated designer to lead NASA-safety-check-level-crucial elements of our Marketing and Design team, and help us expand tech greatness in the St Louis area.
The Marketing Manager Role
The Marketing Manager is responsible for the execution and creation of our program and advertising needs, digital campaign materials, print collateral, blog content, social media needs, and other marketing-focused items on an as-needed basis. This individual translates ideas into useable materials, writes compelling copy, and generally makes our programs and opportunities look amazing. The Marketing Manager supports the effective implementation of marketing initiatives for multiple audiences through effective communication, collaboration, and coordination with other operations and support departments. This role works within the Marketing Team and cross-functionally across the organization to keep many projects moving at once.
This position is part of a lean multi-discipline Marketing & Design team in a fast-moving nonprofit organization working to change lives. We believe in making our users' experiences the best they can be, and aim to exceed their expectations. Our team values teamwork, accountability, continuous learning, and being yourself at work.
Branding: maintaining and updating our brand standards across all public-facing content; concept and execution of digital collateral, photography, illustrations, print collateral, blog content, etc.
Social Media: develop and execute social media paid campaigns, create and schedule original organic content, manage our social communities on each channel, and curate outside news and content of interest for our audiences.
Advertising: collaborate with other team members to develop online campaigns to drive awareness and engagement including digital ads, emails, presentations, and other shareable collateral.
Email Marketing: planning and execution of newsletters, announcements, and other email campaigns to drive engagement and action among our varied audiences.
Copywriting: for varied audiences across multiple platforms and uses outlined above.
Visual design: to support organizational needs on an as-needed basis, and in collaboration with others on design and implementation of multi-team outreach initiatives to capitalize on opportunities.
Execution of other miscellaneous marketing needs as they arise.
Remarkably good attention to detail
Fearless question-asking and idea-trying
Creative problem solver with a learning mindset
Fantastic organization and time management skills
Capable of managing the design process from ideation through the delivery of print and digital collateral requests, adhering to brand standards
Ability to independently manage the workflow of overlapping projects from multiple requestors
Clear communicator to ensure understanding in both written and verbal planning and discussions
Motivated to always be learning more and apply learnings to improve processes and outcomes
Comfortable taking photos as needed at events or for use in marketing content
An inclination toward teamwork and collaboration
Graphic design experience a plus
Ability to work some evenings (approximately 2 evenings a month)
Expert at using social media management software to manage multi-channel scheduled posting and activity
Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat Pro
Bonus points for XD, Premier Pro, After Effects, and/or Adobe Animate
Experience marketing email delivery platforms
Experience with blog or website builders, prefer experience with WordPress
Prefer experience with Google Business Suite, including Drive, Docs, Sheets, Pages
Prefer experience with Slack and Trello, though not required
Full Time - 40 hours per week
Commensurate to experience
Apply online by filling out the form above. No phone calls, please. References should be available upon request. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We highly recommend applying as early as possible for the best chance of moving forward. The employment eligibility of all new hires will be verified using E-Verify.
We Heart Diversity
LaunchCode supports and fosters leadership from underrepresented communities. We strongly encourage folks from immigrant communities and communities of color, as well as those who identify as women, LGBTQ or under-resourced to apply. LaunchCode is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Program and employment policies of LaunchCode are nondiscriminatory in regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation.