Marketing and Communications Manager

Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity (MVHFH) is a nonprofit housing organization that brings people together to build homes, community and hope in Lucas County.  Our vision is of a world where everyone has a decent place to live.  We work toward this vision by building and improving homes in partnership with individuals and families in need of a decent and affordable place to live. 

The Marketing and Communications Manager will be a key member of the team responsible for executing the Affiliate’s Communications and Marketing Plan. The Marketing and Communications Manager’s responsibilities will include implementing the social media plan, developing and ensuring written and web-based marketing materials remain consistent with messaging and program requirements, and supporting all communication and marketing needs of the organization.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • In conjunction with other staff, establish and implement a monthly and quarterly digital communications calendar, integrated with comprehensive cross-platform calendar, and including volunteer and donor recognition.  Annually coordinate a review of the digital strategy.  
  • Create and maintain a dynamic presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media accounts as added, using clear, consistent voice and brand.  Monitor, listen and respond to users.  
  • Regularly create and update website content through web hosting software. 
  • Utilize social media and web-based platforms to augment marketing of Affiliate’s mission with invitations for audience to be engaged with issues of decent and affordable housing.  
  • Lead the development, writing and production of a monthly e-newsletter which aligns with Affiliate’s communication and marketing strategy and philanthropic efforts.  
  • Create or redesign affiliates brochures, posters, signage, fliers, appeals, event programs and invitations, displays, annual report and other materials necessary for outreach and development events.    
  • Photograph and/or record all events.  Produce short videos and slideshows to be shared on website, social media, You Tube and print materials. 
  • Act as Affiliate’s media liaison, produce press releases and identify outreach media opportunities. 
  • Work with Affiliate to create and/or curate a range of well-written impact stories and videos that highlight Habitat partner families and impact on the community. 
  • Create and execute communications and marketing plan, set goals for expanding reach of content, monitor and analyze impact of electronic, web and social media communications through Google Analytics, and analysis of followership on social media feeds.  Provide reports to show progress. 
  • Ensure skills and knowledge remain current in branding guidelines, social media platforms, applicable programs, and marketing trends.  
  • Act as liaison between Affiliate and communications committee.  
  • Fully participate in affiliate’s commitment to providing a safe work, volunteering and shopping environment.  
  • Provide supervision to all appropriate staff members or interns.  
  • Provide requested reports to Board of Trustees.  
  • As requested, prepare a proposed budget to accomplish goals and manage the activities to meet the budget.  

Qualifications, Certifications and Skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in marketing, communications or journalism preferred.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants and how each platform can be effectively deployed to meet strategy.  
  • Exhibited creativity and immersion in social media. 
  • Excellent writing and language skills with ability to adapt writing style to different audiences and platforms.  
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills.  
  • Strong organization skills, able to consistently meet deadlines, and an independent work ethic. 
  • Strong organization skills and an independent work ethic. 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including some weekends and evenings.  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, general computer expertise such as email as well as knowledge in all social media platforms.  Ability to learn and execute various software databases and systems. 
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured under Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity’s auto insurance 
  • Must pass background check including criminal records and sex offender registry prior to offer of employment. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, and other Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity staff. 
  • Must have commitment to the Habitat mission and uphold its values and ethics. 

Salary and Benefits include:

  • Starting Annual Salary Range: $52,000 to $54,000
  • Full-time salaried, exempt
  • Healthcare Benefits through a QSEHRA reimbursement plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time off
  • 401k Matching program
  • Hybrid work schedule

To apply:

  • Send resume and cover letter to Erin Baker, MVHFH Development and Engagement Director at [email protected]
  • Position will remain open until filled with priority given to applications received by Friday, June 28
  • Visit https://www.mvhabitat.org/main/work-with-us/ for the full job description