Marketing and Communications Coordinator – Bilingual, Hybrid

Center for EcoTechnology Published: December 15, 2022
Springfield, MA
Skill Level
Mid Level
Job Type
Communications / PR / Sales & Marketing
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EcoBuilding Bargains is an enterprise of the Center for EcoTechnology, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit in Western Massachusetts with a regional footprint and a national influence. For over 40 years, CET has helped people and businesses save energy and reduce waste.

Our three-year mission impact goals for 2020-2022 include helping 115,000 people and businesses save $75,000 lifetime dollars and reducing their impact on the environment equal to taking 100,000 cars off the road, 120,000 tons of waste out of the landfill, and keeping 35,000 homes off the grid for a year! We are passionate about our environmental mission and pride ourselves on offering innovative, practical and cost-effective solutions. 

About the Role

We are hiring a Marketing and Communications Coordinator - Bilingual, Hybrid work option for our retail store, EcoBuilding Bargains, the largest reclaimed building materials store in New England. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator may choose a partially remote work arrangement, with some time in the store to access materials and other times working from home if preferred. The Coordinator is responsible for providing EcoBuilding Bargains brand management in English and Spanish. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will oversee all digital and print marketing and promotion, community events, and other promotional functions of the store.

Are you experienced in a variety of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and TikTok? Are you a self-starter who likes a fast paced, high energy and ever-changing environment? Do you have a positive attitude with an eagerness to promote EcoBuilding Bargains mission of keeping perfectly good building materials from going to landfills and making home improvement more affordable for more people? If you answered "yes," then we invite you to apply for this position!

Job Responsibilities

Marketing and Communications

Develop and administer digital communications in English and Spanish including social media management and engagement. Provide web maintenance, SEO, and content for our eCommerce store and our website. Create graphic communications including design and videography for promotional materials, handouts, emails, meetings and presentations.

Customer Engagement

Respond to customer inquiries across social media channels. Conduct virtual sales appointments. Respond to inquiries accurately and efficiently while being the voice and brand of the Center for EcoTechnology.

Community Partnerships

Create and maintain relationships with aligned non-profits, Chambers of Commerce, professional societies, etc. to improve regional awareness of EcoBuilding Bargains. Foster opportunities for knowledge and resource sharing.

What We Offer

This is a full-time salary non-exempt position. This job comes with excellent benefits including vacation, holiday, and personal/sick time; medical and dental insurance and employer paid life and AD&D insurance; and options to purchase vision insurance and disability insurance. There is a retirement plan with a 3% company match. We cultivate a friendly and supportive environment to help us achieve our mission impact goals.

What You Offer

Commitment to community non-profit mission of EcoBuilding Bargains and CET. Bi-lingual English/Spanish required. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a retail marketing and communications environment. College degree in communications, business administration or related field preferred. Knowledge of home construction/renovation desirable.

Proficient use of MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite software and the ability to learn new software easily required. Experience with WordPress preferred. Video experience required; experience with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, or other video editing software preferred. Complete knowledge of tracking and usage of Social Media platforms, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok.

Excellent phone, email, and in-person communication skills required. Self-starter with ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Must be able to function in an office: repetitive keyboarding movements and sitting 6-8 hours/day. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to walk around the EcoBuilding Bargains showroom to be familiar with the ever-changing inventory and administer virtual appointments.

We are committed to racial justice and inclusion. Our staff and Board have been formally co-creating and implementing a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Framework since 2020 that spans all internal and external policies, practices, and services. We are looking for someone who can contribute to the diversity to the CET team by bringing their insights and life experience to support our work in historically underserved communities and our success mitigating climate change. The candidates we seek shares this commitment to equity and working in an inclusive, collaborative, and continuous learning environment. 

CET is an equal opportunity employer and provider. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply. You may include military service assignments and any verified work performed on a volunteer basis.

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