NOW HIRING: Marketing & Engagement Specialist

TO APPLY: Please email your resume to oauw@oshkoshunitedway.org by Friday, June 26.

ORGANIZATION PROFILE:

Oshkosh Area United Way (OAUW) is the leader for change. Solving the problems in the Oshkosh area is complex, but OAUW offers a simple solution for busy people looking to make a difference. We do the research to identify the biggest needs by working with Oshkosh leaders, community stakeholders, and local organizations to combine efforts in fundraising and support. We financially support initiatives that promote positive mental health, steps to a living wage and childhood development – things everyone can support.

Mission Statement: Oshkosh Area United Way improves lives by leveraging people and resources to create innovative solutions to community needs.

Vision Statement: A community where everyone can succeed.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Marketing & Engagement Specialist oversees all OAUW marketing efforts, coordinates events throughout the year and cultivates fulfilling volunteer experiences in the community. This full-time position will report directly to the President & CEO. 

We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic, assertive and experienced individuals. The ideal candidate should be an effective and adaptive communicator, highly organized and should have previous creative experience in graphic design, web, social media and event management.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Marketing:

  • Oversee all social media channels and create monthly content calendar that focuses on frequency and clarity of messaging
  • Manage OAUW website, including maintaining online donation page, creation of custom workplace giving pages, and timely posting of press releases and blogs
  • Utilize graphic design skills to create social media and website graphics, campaign materials (flyers, posters, pledge forms), signage, and company presentation visuals
  • Support the campaign with creation of themes, impactful messaging, presentation scripts and media talking points
  • Create email blasts targeting donors, campaign ECC’s, volunteers and event attendees
  • Write press releases and blog posts detailing important updates, events, successes and encouraging advocacy
  • Conduct market research to identify trends and out-of-the-box ideas at other United Way agencies that may be effective in Oshkosh


Events:

  • Develop, plan and execute all events and activities designed to raise funds, educate and increase community awareness including, but not limited to: Campaign Kickoff, TELTalk, Community Celebration, Day of Caring and Golf Outing
  • Coordinate scripts, speakers, venues, food and beverage, entertainment, setup, décor, audio-visual and registration pages
  • Create marketing and logistical plans for the promotion and execution of each event

Volunteers:

  • Manage VolunteerOshkosh.org volunteer website
  • Cultivate relationships with nonprofit organizations to encourage site involvement and frequent opportunity posting
  • Collaborate with local partners to coordinate speaking engagements to promote website and recruit potential volunteers
  • Work with company partners to create large-scale volunteer opportunities for their employees
  • Plan annual service projects that encourage volunteerism and community engagement


QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Graphic design and video production skills preferred
  • Experience managing WordPress websites
  • Strong computer and typing skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Skilled in writing and editing content with high attention to detail


Oshkosh Area United Way is an equal opportunity employer.    

TO APPLY: Please email your resume to oauw@oshkoshunitedway.org by Friday, June 26.

Oshkosh Area United Way