Crazy about Detroit? Looking to join an organization that does impactful work in the city? The Detroit Experience Factory is seeking a part-time Communications Specialist to join their enthusiastic, Detroit-loving staff.
The Communications Specialist is responsible for planning, execution and reporting on all DXF communication activities, both external and internal. Works with team to serve organizational marketing needs, maintain awareness of communications activities, and coordinate marketing and communications across team activities. Provides brand consistent communication to the public through a variety of social media and other traditional channels.
This is a part-time hourly position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with team to develop an overall marketing strategy for the organization
Develop content plan, including draft content, for all social media channels
Develop content strategy and plan for other traditional channels - including newsletter, blogs, press releases, news articles, etc.
Maintain brand consistency in team’s materials and messaging
Monitor success of plans and recommend updates as required
Support leadership in developing and updating of communication policies
Post content to social media and share with other traditional channels according to content plan and ad-hoc as required
Actively manage social media communities to increase engagement, exposure, and maintain on-brand social media presence
Coordinate with DXF team to manage website including program descriptions, tours listings, visual assets, etc.
Capture live photos and videos of DXF events and Detroit-related content for social media posts and development of original content (yes, you get to go on Detroit tours for free in this role!)
Oversee custom content development, with external support as needed
Develop content for other traditional media channels as needed
Manage distribution of newsletter
Order and update print collateral, checklists, brochures, biz cards, t-shirts, event signage, etc.
Complete other related duties as assigned
Gather data on marketing and communications activity from all channels
Analyze data to recognize trends and inform strategy and decision-making
Support in preparing data reports (including visuals) for various stakeholders highlighting marketing and communications data
High School Diploma or GED
Strong customer service and presentation skills
Strong communication and networking skills
Strong writing and document design skills
Basic experience with photography and video
Familiarity with Microsoft Office and G Suite
Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively
Proactive and independent work ethic
Detroit residency / high level of Detroit knowledge
Bachelor’s Degree in related field
1-3 years of related experience
Experience in photography and video editing
Experience with social planning tools (ie: Hootsuite, Sprout, etc.)
Competency in Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop, InDesign, etc.)
Experience with public relations
The Detroit Experience Factory (DXF) is a nonprofit that uses contextual storytelling and interactive experiences to educate locals and visitors about Detroit’s history, neighborhoods and innovations in order to promote inclusive prosperity in Detroit. The Detroit Experience Factory is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from Detroit residents, people of color, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQ applicants.
INTERESTED? HERE'S HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, complete the google form at this link: 'bit.ly/DXFCommsJob.' Applications submitted any other way will not be reviewed.
No phone calls please.