The Grove Consultants International (www.thegrove.com) is a consulting and training organization located in the Presidio of San Francisco. For more than 40 years, The Grove Consultants International has provided pioneering work in visual planning and organization change worldwide and offers a range of services and workshops in graphic facilitation, visual planning, and team leadership. Our passion is helping groups work together better.
The Grove organization is a small, family-run business of dedicated individuals working as a tight team. We are a collaborative workplace with numerous opportunities for learning and skill development. We value the ability to focus intently on solo tasks as well as the willingness to pitch in whenever necessary on projects needing group effort.
We are looking for an extremely versatile and dynamic team member whose primary function is to coordinate the Grove marketing and communications functions and will also provide basic office support for staff and facility. The candidate must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. This position will report to The Grove’s creative director and will work closely with the creative director on marketing functions.
This position is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Medical and dental benefits and 401k matching are offered. Opportunity to work occasionally from home with approval and as appropriate.
Salary range, based on experience: $45-$55k
Please note: Applications must include resume and cover letter. No phone calls please.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
Lead Member of Marketing/Communications Team
Coordinating marketing/informational e-journal multiple times a year.
Drafting journal and other communication pieces in Constant Contact or similar marketing applications.
Interviewing staff consultants, partners or clients for articles.
Sourcing and writing short articles and informational pieces for journal or other marketing channels.
Supporting other staff in crafting articles/imagery.
Reviewing articles, working with copy editor.
Posting articles and other updates on the Grove website.
Teaming with creative director on other e-blasts sent throughout the year.
Investigating and suggesting other marketing channels.
Overseeing social-media management (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram), including proposing and drafting individual posts and specific campaigns for The Grove and The Grove-sponsored Global Learning and Exchange Network
Tracking and reporting results of social media and emailing marketing campaigns.
General and Workshop Office Support
Support with printing and assembling workshop/consultant materials.
Helping with workshop set-up and breakdown (ability to lift 30 lbs).
Managing calendar for use of meeting rooms in Grove office.
Supporting facility upkeep and beautification of our historic Presidio building, including shared areas and kitchen.
Assisting with and providing hospitality support to occasional staff meetings and marketing events.
Providing support to the creative director, as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
Customer Support: Virtual Training (To be rolled out later in 2020)
Providing customer support for those taking virtual courses.
Setting up and monitoring Facebook/Slack/other social-media groups potentially needed as part of The Grove’s virtual training.
Experience and Skills Required
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Excellent written communication skills and a love of writing.
Social-media expertise and experience in use of social-media for business.
Experience with email marketing.
Some experience or knowledge of organizational development, visual planning, meeting facilitation or business consulting, or a demonstrated interest in learning!
Willingness to be engaged in a range of activities.
Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.