Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Reports to: Executive Director

Position Summary

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator (MCC) creatively communicates the story and mission of GPS through visual and written communications and design. They promote visibility through all media forms as well as develop and instigate a marketing strategy in close partnership with the Executive Director (ED). This position requires someone who is excellent at planning, developing and can implement all current and new GPS marketing and communication tools (website and design tools such as Adobe Suite). Our collaborative, supportive, and energetic work environment requires someone who enjoys physical activity as well as time at the desk. All employees participate in all aspects of the organization in order to represent GPS in the community. The MCC brings cultural competencies as well as demonstrated equity, justice, and anti-racism practices to GPS.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Creates content and messaging for all social media in collaboration with the Garden Manager & Educator (Facebook, Instagram, website, blog posting, newsletters)
  • Produces compelling written and visual content and communications, such as year-end appeal, letters of thanks, newsletters, fact sheets, and promotional materials
  • Takes the lead in v design and as the program photographer
  • Serves as the lead event planner and executes these events, including GPS primary yearly fundraiser • Manages the organization’s photo library
  • Collaborates with the Office and Development Assistant on direct mailings, list preparation and production, and fulfillment mailings.
  • Represent GPS at community events, provide tours of the garden/kitchen, and proactively cultivates community opportunities and relationships
  • Donation, event, and program database management and data analysis
  • As part of a small team, there are other duties as assigned

Green Plate Special is a driver of change, and we believe having a team reflecting our communities multiple and powerful diversities enables us to strengthen our service to our communities. GPS is an equal opportunity employer. Black applicants and people of color, & LGBTQIA folks are encouraged to apply. GPS has solid COVID safe workplace practices, and is committed to caring for our staff, volunteers, participants, and community volunteers & partners.

Salary

Half time/20 hours a week, salaried, at $32,500/year • No additional benefits

To Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and three distinct writing samples to rebeccal@greenplatespecial.org. Email subject: Marketing & Communications

(206) 602-6845
2115 25th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144

On the corner of 25th Ave S and S. Walker, next to the 2100 Building

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