Employment Opportunities

Marketing & Communications Specialist:

Title: Marketing & Communications Specialist

Job Type: Part-Time (25 hours per week)

Salary: $22-$25 (Hourly)

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Website: https://www.horizonsalbuquerque.org/

Who We Are: Horizons Albuquerque advances equitable learning opportunities for students. We partner with families, communities, and schools to provide a summer academic and enrichment program, as well as wrap-around and supportive services for students and their families throughout the year. 

Horizons Albuquerque is in search of a Marketing & Communications Specialist to join our team. The Marketing & Communications Specialist is responsible for developing all internal and external marketing communication infrastructure and messages. This includes but is not limited to the organization’s website, social media presence, digital and print advertising, direct email and database communications, and public relations.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Compose, design, edit, prepare, and create marketing and fundraising materials, correspondence and other documents as needed. For example: business cards, thank you cards, postcards, and brochures.
  • Monitor and manage all social media accounts. Create posts and respond to comments/requests and track and report social media analytics.
  • Manage layout and graphics for monthly digital newsletter. Edit all content and find relevant local resources/events to include, translate small sections using Google translate, edit photos and send to appropriate audiences and share on social media. 
  • Create and manage digital assets including video and photography of students, events and other relevant opportunities. 
  • Edit, upload and manage content for YouTube Channel.
  • Oversee online communications including website maintenance and development as well as email correspondence and solicitations.
  • Continually evaluate communication strategies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with the team in writing and editing grant proposals and reports and assist with submitting applications/proposals once finalized.
  • Participate in weekly staff and development meetings.
  • Hours fluctuate and increase prior to and during our six-week summer program in June and July. During the summer all staff help with various job duties.
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director or Development Director.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong command of Horizons/education-specific vocabulary.
  • Working knowledge of culturally sensitive and inclusive communications.
  • Graphic Design sensibility with a strong proficiency in Photoshop, Lightroom, Google Drive, Mailchimp, and MS Office.
  • Well-versed in a variety of communication strategies; ability to continually evaluate communication strategies to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated ability to use different formats for communication (digitally and physically).
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Well-organized working habits with proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Create effective communications in collaboration with stakeholders (families, students, staff, faculty, board members, donors, community members) for campaigns and various media.
  • Flexibility and the ability to prioritize projects according to need/deadline.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Effective Collaboration skills.
  • Experience working in a non-profit organization.
  • Experience in education.
  • Strong team player. 
  • Presentation skills.

For Best Consideration Date: September 15, 2022

Send Resume and Cover letter to HorizonsJobs@horizonsalbuquerque.org with Marketing & Communications Specialist in the Subject Line.