Posted On: March 21, 2019
Media Organization: Americares
Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster. Each year, Americares reaches more than 90 countries, including the United States, with life-changing health programs, medicine and medical supplies. Americares is the world’s leading nonprofit provider of donated medicine and medical supplies. For more information, visit americares.org.
TITLE: Senior Associate, Marketing Writer
DEPARTMENT: Marketing & Communications
LOCATION: Stamford, CT
REPORTS TO: Director, Content Marketing
Americares is looking for a marketing and development writer to join our marketing and communications team. Your work will deeply connect people to Americares mission and the people we serve, helping to bring health to more people in more places in the U.S. and around the world. You will use your marketing skills to promote Americares global health programs, including emergency response, to multiple audiences in a variety of ways. Your role will be vital to extending the Americares brand to existing donors and prospective supporters to encourage them to support our lifesaving work.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Contribute to the team responsible for expressing and maintaining Americares brand identity across multiple platforms and campaigns to a variety of audiences;
Collaborate with the development team, which manages Americares corporate, foundation and individual relationships, to shape and produce engaging, targeted communications;
Support cause-marketing campaigns by creating or contributing to customized proposals to existing and prospective partners and ongoing communications for active campaigns;
Actively work to expand Americares audience, using written content and design in new and different ways;
Plan, write and produce a bi-annual newsletter;
Write and contribute to reports, newsletters, event collateral and other written materials;
Write and contribute to scripts for events, donor calls and videos;
Collaborate with multimedia department on video production and storytelling;
Contribute ideas, writing and production skills to all marketing communications efforts.
2-3 years of related experience, including agency or marketing-centric environment;
Experience leading or contributing to a campaign or project with multiple stakeholders;
Proven track record of writing vibrant and accurate prose;
Proficiency in donor-facing language;
Familiar with AP Style;
Understanding and interest in global health issues;
Ability to thrive and contribute to a collaborative environment of mutual support;
Should be energized by working with a core team, but also by cultivating partnerships and collaborating effectively with the broader organization and colleagues;
Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment;
Strong service orientation and organizational, communication and interpersonal skills;
Able and available to travel within and outside of the U.S. to collect stories, working with the multimedia team to gather photo and video assets;
Have published work, publicly available, on a website, campaign, press release, advertisement, etc.;
Degree in journalism, marketing, English, communications or related preferred;
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
Please apply at https://americares.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/628?c=americares