PEAK Grantmaking is a vibrant, member-led community of professionals who specialize in grants management for funding organizations. We elevate the expertise of grants management professionals and foster their collaboration to strengthen the practice of grantmaking. We enable philanthropy to achieve its full potential to fuel change for good. We are the only organization dedicated solely to advancing the how of grantmaking.
Our team of experts in their respective fields work together – virtually and, on occasion, in our Washington, D.C. office – to empower our members.
SUMMARY The Communications and Marketing Specialist supports the PEAK Grantmaking outreach to members and the larger field of philanthropy. This outreach includes our website, annual conference, marketing materials, presentations, products, articles, publications, and social media. Reporting to the Communications and Marketing Director, you’ll also work closely with our Membership and Programs teams to help ensure that our audiences fully understand the overarching value of the organization, as well as the breadth and benefit of resources we provide to support them.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Key responsibilities and duties include:
Implement communications and marketing plans that provide information and messaging about the organization’s value, programs, products, and resources
Maintain website content, including posting new content, adding pages as needed, posting and updating events, and managing website development projects, working with web hosting and service partners.
Manage email marketing platform, including maintaining contact lists, formatting and production of emails, advanced segmentation, split-testing
Maintain robust marketing dataset to support targeted marketing and communications initiatives.
Compile and analyze statistics and reports on channel engagement to identify opportunities and track progress to goals
Manage social media accounts and support development of messages and visuals
Write and edit messaging, marketing materials, presentations, articles, email and website content, and social media messages
Support the development (and refreshing, as needed) of communications and marketing plans that reach PEAK Grantmaking’s target audiences
Establish open, collaborative communication with colleagues to support effective external communications
REQUIREMENTS Skills and experience requirements include:
Minimum of three years of experience with communications and marketing responsibilities similar to those above
Demonstrated experience developing and implementing integrated marketing campaigns
“Pro”-level email marketing skills, with experience in template development, advanced segmentation, and marketing automation
Experience managing social media and fielding social advertising campaigns
Experience with managing WordPress (or similar CMS), email marketing platforms, customer relationship management tools, and Hootsuite
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and InDesign
Demonstrable strong writing and editing skills
Strong project management skills
High energy, maturity, and self-direction a must
Bachelor’s degree required
Association and/or foundation experience a plus
SALARY RANGE $47,000 to $52,000, based on experience, plus a comprehensive benefits package.
TO APPLY Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter explaining interest and fit for the position, and 3-5 relevant work samples as one PDF to Betsy Reid at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About PEAK Grantmaking
We are a vibrant, member-led community of professionals who specialize in grants management for funding organizations. We strive to advance grantmaking, so grantmakers and grantseekers can best achieve their missions. Our staff team of experts in their respective fields work together—in our Washington, D.C., office and from remote locations—to empower our members. Join us in fueling change for good.