Location: Remote (Philadelphia, PA/South New Jersey Metro Area)
Type: Full Time (Remote Only)
4 Year Degree
The Marketing and Communications Specialist will assist in NAFA’s marketing and communications efforts and ensure marketing campaigns are kept on schedule.
The Specialist will assist the marketing team by collaborating with staff, contractors, and volunteers to implement marketing plans for all association products, services, programs, events, including, but not limited to the annual Institute & Expo, membership, certification programs, seminars, websites, and online services.
This position will report directly to the Director of Marketing and will be a fully remote position. However, staff is required to attend in-person staff meetings (quarterly), attend its annual Institute & Expo, and travel as needed. While this is a remote position, candidates must reside in the Philadelphia, PA/South New Jersey metro area.
Marketing & Communications Support
Assist staff with marketing and communications efforts across a range of communication vehicles and media platforms (emails, newsletters, website copy, brochures, social media, promotions, etc.). Duties include, but are not limited to:
Writing original copy and promotional material
Researching and/or gathering relevant information
Preparing content for review
Proofreading and editing content
Creating/designing email communications
Organize and moderate project timelines and marketing plans
Working closely with Regional Support Manager, coordinate Regional event communications
Monitor and update NAFA websites regularly to ensure consistency and value, while optimizing search engine capabilities
Work closely with Marketing Manager to execute social media communications for various NAFA activities and programs
Maintain and enforce NAFA’s social media policies and guidelines, providing training when necessary
Create and prepare marketing dashboards and reports to measure/analyze the performance of marketing initiatives
Assist in the production of NAFA’s print and digital publications. Duties include, but are not limited to:
Coordination of association e-newsletter
Writing original promotional material
Researching and preparing dashboard reports
Proofreading and editing content
Ensuring timely, accurate posting to, and indexing of, each piece on NAFA website
Assist Marketing Director with execution of public relations efforts
Ensure NAFA’s press list is up to date with relevant contacts
Coordinate press release scheduling with an external Public Relations firm
Proofread and distribute press releases
Provide one-on-one support for members contacting the association via phone or email
Create and distribute invoices
Prepare shipment of materials and ship exhibit materials for industry events
Assist with organization of NAFA’s off-site storage unit in Cherry Hill, NJ (must reside in close proximity to storage unit)
Other duties as assigned from time to time
Provide regular updates to department staff
Attend, participate and engage in quarterly in-person staff meetings and domestic travel
MEASUREMENT OF SUCCESS
Timely and clear communication on the status of projects
Deadlines are met and action items are completed in a timely manner
Highly organized and detail-oriented to maintain timelines that keep department projects on schedule
Solutions to challenges encountered are proactively suggested and implemented if possible
Feedback from leadership and membership is positive
Feedback from NAFA staff is positive
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum of a BA or BS undergraduate college degree in communications or marketing
At least 1-2 years’ experience in marketing in a professional office setting with virtual/remote work experience
Experience in social media communication and coordination
Demonstrated proficiency of Outlook/calendar usage and scheduling, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PPT required
Technical skills in the areas of websites, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, email marketing systems, and Canva a plus
Graphic design experience a plus
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position requires occasional travel. This may include the ability to drive a car or travel on public transportation such as trains and planes.
Individuals may need to sit or stand for extended periods of time and may require walking for periods throughout the day.
Job requires ability to use a computer, read a computer screen, use of a telephone, and other office equipment as it relates to the work.
Requires ability to reach above shoulder height, below the waist, or lifting to move or access materials throughout the work day. May include lifting up to 25 pounds for files and/or presentation equipment/ documents on certain occasions.
BENEFITS: 100% employer provided health, dental, and vision; 401K Match; 25 PTO; paid holidays; technology stipend; professional development opportunities; flexible work hours; fully-remote
NAFA is the world’s largest membership association for individuals who manage the vehicular fleet and mobility responsibilities for their employers. NAFA propels the fleet and mobility profession through its world-class certification, education, advocacy, and peer-networking programs. It is an essential element of success for individuals involved in the profession.
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