Creative Content Marketing Specialist

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The REC Foundation is looking for a digitally savvy, outgoing, energetic, independent, well-written, well-spoken, full-time remote Content Marketing Specialist to cultivate our entire social media community and create content that makes a big impact. This position reports to the Marketing Manager, and some travel to the Greenville, TX office will be required.

  • Do you love to find ways to innovate, create and streamline copy and design across multiple communications channels?
  • Are you excited about connecting educators with robotics education, competition, and workforce readiness programs to drive STEM forward for the next generation of student-led innovators?
  • Are you an expert in all things social media and always on your phone, tuned in, and on top of the latest updates, news, trends, and connecting with those in your networks?
  • Do you love making connections that help enhance the communities and relationships around you?
  • Are you a people person who loves asking questions and fixing problems?
  • Do you have a keen eye for what looks good, what sounds good, and makes people take action?
  • Do you see yourself as a “wrangler” of all things content marketing, social media, and the web?
  • Can you take a full page of content and turn it into 2-3 sentences max?
  • Do you love writing to keep things simple and to the point while still conveying a big picture?
  • Are you able to work independently in a remote setting as a key contributor and team player, juggling multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines?

About Us

The REC Foundation’s global mission is to provide educators with competition, education, and workforce readiness programs to increase student engagement in science, technology, engineering, math, and computer science. We see a future where all students design and innovate as part of a team, experience failure, persevere, and emerge confident in their ability to meet global challenges. We are a global nonprofit organization in Greenville, Texas, and work closely with program partners like VEX Robotics, Bell, and For the Win Robotics. Global partners include Northrop Grumman Foundation, Google, NASA, Tesla, Bell, Autodesk, Dell, and Omron.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and develop all REC Foundation multi-channel social media, web, and digital content to increase brand awareness and community engagement.
  • Finds ways to innovate, create and streamline copy and design across multiple communications channels
  • Actively engage, monitor, and respond across all social media channels
  • Excited about connecting educators with robotics education, competition, and workforce readiness programs to drive STEM forward for the next generation of student-led innovators
  • Expert in all things social media able to act quickly and be informed on news, trends and best practices
  • Extremely active communicator and superior response rate
  • Develop content and design graphics to support Development and Marketing teams in engaging strategic partners
  • Create engaging and easy to access internal content working closely with Human Resources and Leadership
  • Actively research and stay on top of current trends in content marketing areas of focus (social media, digital design, SEO, analytics)
  • Streamline workflows on internal teams to enhance productivity and content engagement
  • Design web graphics and write web content for roboticseducation.org and robotevents.com
  • Create templates, guides, and best practices for REC Foundation staff to represent our brand within the community
  • Create and manage social media content calendar, web content calendar, and email marketing content calendar across the marketing team
  • Produce monthly content marketing reports & dashboards for staff and Leadership, providing key findings, recommendations and strategies to amplify content marketing efforts and impact

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (strong preference for marketing or communication degree).
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in communications, marketing, or a related field.
  • Content writing, editing, and proofreading
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Expert in digital graphic design & Adobe Creative Suite
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and digital communicator
  • Work well with team members of all levels and across departments internally and externally
  • Expert project management skills, like time management, goal-setting, multitasking, and prioritization
  • Able to travel domestically to REC Foundation-hosted events.
  • Able to work weekends and continually monitor and engage on social media platforms
  • Experienced in “working from home” with demonstrated success in remote work
  • Ability to be actively engaged as a remote staff member and key contributor to the organization
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Advanced organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Hands-on experience with HTML and content management systems
  • Expert in email marketing platforms like MailChimp
  • Expert in social media management platforms like Sprout Social
  • Expert in all web-based / cloud-based file sharing and productivity tools like Google Workspace, Dropbox, Asana, Microsoft, Slack, and ability to quickly get up to speed on other web-based tools and apps
  • Proficiency in marketing automation technology
  • Expert in SEO/SEM and Google Analytics and other database analytics tools
  • Excellent reporting and administrative skills
  • Able to travel to the VEX Robotics World Championship annually in Dallas, TX
  • Able to travel to the Greenville, TX office every month or every other month as needed

Apply

To apply for this job please email the following to hr@roboticseducation.org:

  • Resume
  • Earliest Date Available to Begin Work
  • Three recent examples of content, design communication work

To apply for this job email your details to hr@roboticseducation.org

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