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Bethesda Magazine's 2017 Best of Bethesda Editors' Pick for "Best Place for Literary Inspiration"

 

Working at The Writer's Center

Thank you for your interest in working at The Writer’s Center. We offer exciting employment opportunities for professionals interested in joining a hard-working team dedicated to our mission to create, promote, and disseminate literary work.

 

Marketing & Communications Manager

  

Position Description: The Writer’s Center seeks a dynamic marketing and communications professional to serve as its full-time Marketing & Communications Manager.  The ideal candidate has exceptional communication skills and is a highly organized team player with a track record of planning and executing effective marketing programs to include print, web, and social media. The Marketing & Communications Manager will play an integral role in the organization by promoting all aspects of our programs and community services including writing workshops, community partnerships, publications, and literary events. This is an ideal opportunity for someone seeking to work in a small non-profit environment to support the writing community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Plan and manage a budget to support the wide variety of marketing needs
Develop specific campaigns for print and media
Create weekly marketing message
Manage social media communications  
Manage input into area on-line calendars
Maintain relationships with area media outlets
Produce a tri-annual print publication to promote workshops and local literary news
Manage website content
Sell advertising space/manage advertising trades
Evaluate marketing program analytics
Recruit and manage interns
Represent TWC at literary festivals, business gatherings, and community events

Required Skills and Qualifications:

Bachelors degree
Three years' professional experience in marketing and communications
Exceptional communication skills
Highly organized, detail and deadline oriented
Strong writing skills
Team-oriented working style with a willingness to share in brainstorming sessions
Ability to work independently
Proficient in with all aspects of MS Office
Proficient in web maintenance/HTML  
Experience with graphic programs (experience with InDesign a bonus)
Proficient with social media marketing tools and approaches such as Facebook, Google Ads, Twitter, Instagram
Experience with CRM (Raiser's Edge a bonus)

This position offers excellent benefits, a competitive salary and the opportunity to hone professional skills in a collegial environment. TWC is located in downtown Bethesda, close to Metro, with on-site parking available.

This position reports to the Executive Director. Send your resume to include previous employment, salary history, and two references to liz.cummings@writer.org  


The Writer’s Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities at The Writer’s Center are based upon one's qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibility, marital status, status regarding public assistance, disability, genetic information or status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, county or other local law.