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Marketing and Communications Manager

Company: Aeon
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOrganization Background Aeon is a nonprofit developer, owner and manager of quality, affordable homes in the Twin Cities. Since 1986, the award-winning nonprofit has built or renovated 5,900 apartments and townhomes. These homes provide stability to more than 17,000 people each year. At Aeon, we believe everyone deserves a home. But the threat of homelessness is real. Too many people are struggling to make ends meet. One illness, one day without work, one family emergency, could leave them with nowhere else to go. Together, we will act boldly to create and preserve quality, affordable homes for those who need them most. At Aeon, you'll discover hard work that's worth it. Learn more about Aeon at www.aeon.org.Position SummaryThe Marketing and Communications Manager is a part of Aeon's Advancement Team. This team is responsible for driving revenue for the organization and managing its brand. Under the supervision of the Director of Marketing and Communications, this position helps develop and implement the strategic marketing and communications plan. The role is responsible for activities that promote, enhance, and protect Aeon's brand and drive financial resources. This individual's work advances the organization's position with relevant constituents and drives broader awareness and support for the organization.Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Management: Supervise the Marketing and Communications Associate. Promote a culture of continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to equity and diversity. Mentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach. Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, and conduct annual performance appraisals.
  • Marketing & Communications: With the Director of Marketing & Communications, develop strategies that enhance awareness and support of Aeon. Oversee print communications, advertising, social media, the website, email marketing, collateral review and development. Lead on communications for events and leverage promotional opportunities and media coverage. Ensure all print and digital collateral aligns with Aeon brand standards and accessibility standards.
    • Project Management: Act as project manager and editor of all print and digital communications for the organization's awareness-building, fundraising, staff recruitment, property-based and housing development initiatives. Oversee photographers and videographers, internal and external designers, printers, mailing process and project budgets. Follow and adopt best practices to maximize Aeon's fundraising, donor stewardship and visibility.
    • Analysis: Oversee the creation of quarterly reports on marketing & communications metrics. Use analytics to evaluate effectiveness of strategies, and implement testing to maximize engagement and fundraising.
    • Participate as an active member of the Advancement team, including supporting other activities as needed. Proficient use of Microsoft Office products, particularly Word and PowerPoint. Seek out and participate in job-related professional development opportunities. Skills & Qualifications
      • 3+ years previous experience in a marketing or communications function is required.
      • Demonstrated experience in project management, overseeing multiple projects with competing deadlines.
      • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to develop positive relationships with staff across the organization, as well as vendors, residents and external partners with the ability to engage in interpersonal interactions that are culturally responsive, ensuring consideration for differing needs and expectations.
      • Excellent writing and editing skills with high attention to detail.
      • Understanding of changing technologies, and ability to successfully utilize digital and other channels in integrated marketing, communication, and fundraising strategies.
      • Results-driven style, adaptability, personal accountability, and excellent time management skills.
      • Must have a commitment to learning and participating in Aeon's diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts
      • Proficient in Microsoft office.
      • Physical requirements:
        • Ability to sit and work at a computer for extended periods of timeCompensationThis full-time, salaried position pays $62,000-$67,000 annually depending on experience and qualifications. Aeon offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, retirement plan, paid time off and an employee assistance program.If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to: https://aeonmn.applicantpro.com/jobs/2318863.html. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application and cover letter by Monday, April 25, as we are moving quickly to fill this position. Aeon values a diverse work environment. People of color, individuals with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and people from other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Aeon is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action EmployerEmployees and residents are encouraged to apply.

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