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Marketing Communications Specialist

Greater Bergen Community Action
Hackensack, NJ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $58,000 to $68,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Title: Marketing Communications Specialist

Reports to: Director of Strategic Marketing & Communications

FLSA Status: Non- Exempt

The overall focus of the Marketing Communications Specialist position is to create and disseminate strategic, high-quality communications that raise the profile and reputation of Greater Bergen Community Action as one of the Northern NJ region’s leading anti-poverty agencies, raising awareness, enrolling programs, driving new business, in addition, positioning the agency as a thought-leader.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Curate social media calendar (40 to 60 posts a month across multiple social networks)
  • Work with Social Media Coordinator to manage Greater Bergen social media accounts including crafting copy for posts, responding to comments, answering questions, and engaging with users
  • Work with Social Media Coordinator to ensure timely, relevant, and engaging content is posted consistently
  • Run monthly social media reports to inform data-driven decision making
  • Act as an agency brand ambassador including internal and external events but mainly across social media networks.
  • The specialist is expected to create and appear in social media content.
  • Produce and disseminate original written content for communications such as press releases, media alerts, website content, social media posts, newsletters, blogs, and thought-leadership content.
  • Optimize website copy and landing pages for search engine optimization
  • Conduct research and interview staff, clients, and others as needed for content.
  • Assist in creation of key messaging and positioning statements.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with media including industry publications/reporters, consumer press and broadcast outlets with the aim of having GBCA regularly represented including raising the public profile of Greater Bergen executives through broadcast, speaking and byline opportunities.
  • Assist in posting to social media, updating websites, event planning, photography, and videography as needed
  • Other duties as assigned, including presence at community events.
  • Preferred but not required: Produce videos that tell compelling stories including script writing, filming and editing.

  • BA in marketing, journalism, English, media, or communications or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a communications role; nonprofit communications experience preferred.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and time management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Must be proactive, team-oriented, organized, a critical thinker and problem solver.
  • Experience with Microsoft 365 Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, Wix websites, Sprout Social, Social Media for Business, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in team settings.
Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

AAP/EEO Statement

Greater Bergen Community Action, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Greater Bergen Community Action


Hackensack, NJ
07601 USA



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