Communications and Marketing Coordinator

San Diego Mountain Biking Association
July 28, 2021
PO Box 881491 San Diego, CA 92168, San Diego, CA
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Contact Name
Susie Murphy
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Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Position Overview: Working with the Executive Director and other SDMBA staff, responsible for producing and coordinating SDMBA’s internal and external communications and marketing initiatives. We are seeking an individual who is passionate about the outdoors, as this is a highly collaborative position that offers a great degree of creative freedom.

Time commitment: 40 hours a week; Flexible schedule, requires some evening and weekend work. 

Wage:  $22/hour  Full time non exempt

Benefits: holidays, required sick leave

Work Site:  San Diego County; remote with some in-person collaboration, meetings, and events

Supervisor:  Executive Director, San Diego Mountain Biking Association

Duties:  Design campaigns, manage execution of marketing and communications activities for SDMBA programs, campaigns, and events (50%) 

  • Produce or source print and digital assets to support implementation, promotion, and coverage of all programs and events with a cohesive look-and-feel in SDMBA’s brand guidelines across multiple communications channels
  • Create, maintain and execute a communications calendar to communicate and support SDMBA’s programs, projects and initiatives 
  • Work proactively with staff to develop, communicate and implement marketing plans for programs, campaigns and events including timelines
  • Participate in project meetings and planning processes to advise and facilitate the development of marketing and communications plans
  • Maintain, improve and update website regularly in collaboration with staff/volunteers
  • Assist in development of bi-monthly newsletter 
  • Coordinate with contributing photographers, videographers, graphic designers and writers, including contractors and volunteers 
  • Optimize paid marketing across influential social media channels
  • Support sponsor marketing obligations
  • Provide analysis and reports of Marketing Communications activities as needed

Coordinate all SDMBA social media platforms, digital marketing, and direct, targeted emails (35%) 

  • Consistently and proactively create, schedule and distribute social media content and post on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube
  • Utilize social media management and listening tools (Hootsuite)
  • Track and report success of platforms, collaborate with staff and update strategy on regular basis 
  • Identify new target audiences for SDMBA, plan and execute creative marketing campaigns to deliver high-value content to new groups 
  • Contribute to fundraising and outreach efforts through the development of targeted email outreach 

Assist with Public Relations (10%)

  • Work with sponsors and other organizations to promote SDMBA programs, events, fundraising and advocacy initiatives
  • Facilitate media relations by monitoring San Diego area news for opportunities to amplify SDMBA mission and initiatives
  • Assist with developing clear, crisp messaging for SDMBA staff and volunteer leaders for interviews and public events
  • Build and maintain media lists
  • Assist with creation of press releases and share with relevant media and influencer contacts

Other tasks as assigned (5%) 

  • Event and operations support 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • 2-3 years experience in communications and marketing preferred 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity and passion for mountain biking and the outdoors
  •   Creative and strategic thinker with exceptional attention to detail 
  •   Excellent time management and organizational skills
  •   Managing social media in a professional setting preferred 
  •   Experience working with a team
  •  Experience with earned, shared and paid Digital Marketing
  •   Familiarity with social media management and social listening tools (Hootsuite or similar)
  •   MS Office, Google Drive and Google Calendar, Adobe Creative Suite or similar 

How to Apply:

To apply for this position please fill out an application  HERE

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