The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) is a 50-year-old nonprofit organization that provides direct services for Ohio’s Appalachian counties in Early Care and Education, AmeriCorps Seniors, Weatherization and Energy Efficiency. Our regional approach offers many unique benefits including connecting a credentialed workforce with meaningful employment. As one of the largest non-profits in the region, we strive to improve the quality of life in Appalachia and eliminate the burden of poverty through targeted programs which advocate and serve underrepresented households and individuals. We are currently seeking a talented individual who is passionate about “making a difference” in their community and join our growing team.

The Opportunity:

We are currently seeking a Marketing and Communications Coordinator to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for region wide marketing and recruitment efforts. This position will report to the COAD4Kids Director and work with the Strategic Communication team to standardize communications between our 31-county area by developing newsletters, generating social media posts, and creating strategic marketing materials for a variety of programs served by COAD4Kids. This role will also assist with recruitment efforts to increase the number of volunteers for specific programs and share information with families relating to foster/adoptions services.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Gather and analyze market research data on key populations to make sound recruitment decisions
  • Collaboratively manage COAD 4 kids (C4K) social media channels
  • Proof and edit program communication materials both print and digital
  • Work with program staff to identify needs related to effective PR strategies to achieve desired goals
  • Lead recruitment efforts for volunteer at outreach events throughout our service area

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in marketing or communications
  • Experienced using social media in a strategic manner to achieve desired goals
  • Strong interpersonal communication sills
  • Excellent written communication skills demonstrated across a variety of communication channels
  • Photography and editing skill are highly desired
  • Proficiency with MS word products as well as design programs such as Canva, Adobe, InDesign etc.

What You Get:

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, paid holidays; vision, dental, and medical insurance with an HSA option; generous retirement match, professional development opportunities, an incentivized employee wellness program, and an inclusive employee assistance program. Plus the opportunity to work in a great culture with a team that is committed to making our community a better place for everyone. COAD believes that having a diverse and inclusive workplace not only strengthens our work but is also essential for understanding and creating programs that support our target population. COAD is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, committed to building a diverse inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, caregiver status, or other categories protected by law.

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