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Marketing & Communications Associate

Green Seal


Washington, DC

Categories:
Communications & PR
Sales & Marketing

Skill Level: Mid Level

Position Type: Full Time

~ Green Seal's mission is to empower consumers, purchasers, and companies to create a more sustainable world. Our vision is a green economy. One that is as sustainable as possible – renewable, with minimal impact – so that our environment, all forms of life, and our natural resources are protected, and our social needs and values are honored. ~

Through its standard setting, certification and partnership programs, Green Seal identifies environmentally responsible products and services; educates consumers and purchasers regarding environmental impacts; and encourages manufacturers to develop new products that have significantly less impact on human health and the environment. 

Position Overview

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking for an entrepreneurial, hands-on experience. Candidate will support the organization's marketing and communications efforts. He/she will be primarily focused on marketing and communicating the Green Seal brand through a variety of platforms. The position will report to the VP of Marketing, and work closely with the VP of Communications.

The ideal candidate will have some familiarity with environmental issues and be enthusiastic about helping Green Seal and our clients fulfill our sustainability mission. He/she will be proactive, a creative thinker and problem-solver managing multiple projects simultaneously. The position is based in Washington, DC but some travel will be required. No relocation assistance is available. 

Responsibilities 

Communications 

  • Execute Green Seal's content and editorial calendar (includes emails, press releases, blog posts, social media)
  • Execution of a social media strategy that supports organization as a leading ecolabel and engages clients, partners, and relevant influencers
  • Grow and maintain presence on multiple social media platforms
  • Create compelling content for various external channels including drafting of communications including newsletter, blog posts, social media posts
  • Draft, manage and execute quarterly newsletter
  • Develop and maintain image library
  • Manage updates and maintenance of GreenSeal.org 

Marketing 

  • Draft and distribute email marketing efforts
  • Maintain tradeshow and conference calendar
  • Coordinate speaker proposal submissions and presentations
  • Coordinate and assist in planning tradeshow/conference/ event, and webinar participation
  • Maintain graphics library and fulfill requests for graphics and literature
  • Maintain and update marketing literature
  • Monitor client marketing materials for logo use compliance 

Project Management & Administrative 

  • Update departmental budget(s)
  • Recruit and manage interns
  • Maintain and use CRM
  • Use Mavenlink to manage projects
  • Stay updated on and share news pertaining to sustainability and ecolabeling
  • And other duties as needed to support Marketing & Communications departments 

Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree in Communications or Marketing
  • 2 - 4 years experience in communications or marketing
  • Experience in event/exhibit/tradeshow planning and logistics
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently but also collaborate with staff at various levels
  • Requires initiative, flexibility, and creativity
  • Must be have strong time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while handling numerous projects and deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience executing social media across a variety of platforms that supports organizational goals
  • Punctuality and dependability is paramount
  • Experience with Mailchimp or other similar email marketing tools
  • Familiarity with HTML and front-end website management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 

Compensation: Salary is based on qualifications. In addition to working with a passionate group of people who are committed to making the world a better place, Green Seal offers the following benefits: 

  • Health, dental, and term life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • A tax-deferred annuity program 403(b)
  • Three weeks of paid vacation plus holidays, personal leave, and sick leave 

To Apply 

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Contact Information:
202-872-6400 (phone)
2028724324 (fax)
http://www.greenseal.org

 
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