Nonprofit Remote Digest - Issue #729
Move United's mission is to provide national leadership and opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence, and fitness through participation in community sports, recreation, and educational programs.
Move United Established in 1956, Move United uses the power of sports to push what's possible so everyone, regardless of ability, has equal access to sports and recreation in their community.
Would you enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic nonprofit with the opportunity to make an extraordinary difference? Join Move United, an expanding, thriving charity dedicated to the life-changing power of sports for youth and adults with disabilities!
Move United, a Member of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and a national leader in sports and recreation for individuals with disabilities, seeks an experienced Marketing Manager for a full time, salaried position in Rockville, Maryland. This new position will lead our national marketing and branding efforts to strengthen engagement with stakeholders and increase social impact.
Move United seeks a highly motivated Marketing Manager ready to drive marketing and branding to achieve long-term objectives, strengthen organizational identity and increase stakeholder engagement among youth and adults with disabilities, coaches, teachers, volunteers, sponsors, donors, community groups and other stakeholders throughout the U.S. As the organization’s chief brand ambassador, the Marketing Manager will lead the effort to bring the brand to life and ensure all marketing and communications are on-brand and on-message.
Founded in 1956, Move United provides adaptive sports opportunities through 200 community-based chapters serving more than 100,000 youth and adults with disabilities in 43 states. Move United offers a highly collaborative workplace, a commitment to professional development and a compelling vision that everyone, regardless of ability, has access to sports and recreation in their community.
Lead Move United’s marketing and branding development and strategy, ensuring consistent and engaging look, feel, tone and messaging
Establishing and monitoring brand guidelines
Develop and ensure consistent messaging across communication channels
Shape and manage a long-term marketing plan to expand awareness of Move United’s programs
Oversee design of various organizational and program marketing materials
Develop tools and processes for internal and external stakeholders to ensure branding and marketing is clear, consistent and cohesive
Analyze and apply trends and best practices in nonprofit marketing and branding
Conduct, gather and analyze research to inform marketing and branding decisions
Develop and implement new marketing outreach strategies
Implement and report measurements of marketing effectiveness
Develop a strong understanding of the attitudes and opinions of key stakeholders, including participants, volunteers, chapter staff and the general public
At least five years of experience in full-time direct marketing capacities, developing and executing marketing and branding strategies
Experience successfully working across functions, internally and externally
Proven ability managing marketing resources and a marketing budget
Experience directly designing marketing content
Agency experience working with multiple clients is a plus.
Legally authorized to work permanently (i.e. without time limitations, restrictions or need for work sponsorship) in the U.S.
Collaborative and inclusive, with the ability to network and build partnerships.
Leads independently and exercises good judgment
High initiative, self-starter, capable of executing rapidly with limited direction.
Effective at multi-tasking
Proven success driving awareness
Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
Driven by the opportunity to build a highly effective marketing function
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree and/or graduate degree with marketing focus
Proficiency using Microsoft (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint), Adobe Suite
Proficiency using visual design software (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator)
Experience with WordPress CMS and basic HTML
Familiarity with Constant Contact and CRM’s such as Salesforce
As part of our procedure for processing your employment application, your personal and employment references will be checked. If hired, misrepresentation or omission of any facts on this application may result in you being discharged from your job. For employment purposes, you will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S., complete a background screening, and sign a conflict of interest agreement and abide by its terms. Move United prohibits discrimination in the recruitment and hiring of employees based on race, age, marital status,
USD $50,000 - USD $65,000 / year
Includes a very strong benefits package that includes medical, dental, a 403(b) (employer match) plan, group life and long term disability coverage, paid vacation and sick days
How to Apply
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified candidates selected to proceed in the process will be contacted directly by our staff to schedule an interview. No phone calls will be accepted. As part of our procedure for processing your employment application, your personal and employment references will be checked. If hired, misrepresentation or omission of any facts on this application may result in you being discharged from your job. For employment purposes, you will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S., complete a background screening, and sign a conflict of interest agreement and abide by its terms. Move United prohibits discrimination in the recruitment and hiring of employees based on race, age, marital status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, religion or national and ethnic origin.