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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 10/26/2022.
Working closely with the education team and marketing director to translate program goals into meaningful marketing campaigns and partnerships that broaden the reach of GGE's offerings to educators.
Researching and identifying the educational organizations, networks, and professional associations focused on the social, emotional, moral, civic, and/or spiritual development of students and working with those organizations to determine the best way to share GGE content and resources with their members.
Building relationships with school districts to generate partnership opportunities for our online courses and communities of practice.
Developing and expanding relationships with media partners to distribute GGE content to their audiences.
Managing newsletter campaigns (currently 2x/month), including by identifying key messages and priorities, writing subject lines, conducting A/B testing, tracking metrics, and reporting on results back to the GGE team.
Overseeing and expanding our social media presence, including by tailoring content for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest, acting as community manager, creating an editorial calendar, and reporting on results.
Creating and distributing media kits to promote GGE content and opportunities.
Working with the GGE team and marketing director to set KPIs, test for results, and share findings to help GGE optimize future work.
3-5 years marketing experience, with at least 2 years marketing to the field of K-12 education.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent industry experience in marketing/relevant field and/or equivalent experience/training.
Knowledge of the fields of character education, social-emotional learning, and/or mindfulness in education.
Ability to cultivate relationships that result in meaningful, long-term partnerships.
Proven experience using best practices and current trends to create newsletter and social media content for educators via MailChimp, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.
Understanding of how to identify a target audience and successfully reach and engage them through digital marketing.
Experience in creating media materials for distribution through partnerships.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Strong project management and organizational skills.
Passionate about education and GGE's mission to transform the way education professionals think about the purpose of education and what it means to be a human being.
Salary & Benefits
This is a 100% full-time (40 hrs a week) non-exempt career position, which is paid bi-weekly and eligible for full UC Benefits. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $33.52 - $36.39.
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment in the Resume section of your application.
This position is eligible for 100% remote work.
This is not a visa opportunity.
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