Assistant Director
Marketing and Communications
Updated on 2/5/2024
SEO (Sponsors for Educational Opportunity)

1,001-5,000 employees

Equipping underserved youth with academic and career opportunities
Company Overview
SEO (Sponsors for Educational Opportunity) is a distinguished organization committed to bridging the opportunity gap for motivated young individuals from underserved communities. With a comprehensive suite of programs, SEO not only offers academic support but also provides career training and mentorship, boasting impressive results such as a 90% college graduation rate and 80% full-time job offer rates. The company's culture is deeply rooted in fostering professional and personal development, and it maintains a strong commitment to creating a more equitable society, making it an inspiring place to work.
Financial Services
Consulting
Social Impact
Education

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$10.8M

Founded

1963

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

0%
Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
Wordpress
Hubspot
SEO
Canva
Marketing
CategoriesNew
Growth & Marketing
Requirements
  • 7+ years of experience in marketing and communications, preferably in a nonprofit organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing or a related field or equivalent years of work experience
  • Working knowledge of email marketing, digital strategy, social media strategy, and basic public relations
  • Proficiency in HubSpot (or similar platform), Microsoft Office, WordPress, Google applications, Canva
  • Excellent project management, planning, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Experience working in shared services or client-facing position and effectively collaborating and leading working teams
  • Direct experience developing creative campaigns and project plans and leveraging project management tools (e.g., Monday.com, Asana, Basecamp) desired
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Technical proficiency in standard workplace applications like Zoom and Box
Responsibilities
  • Partner with program teams to drive the strategic process of concepting creative marketing campaigns
  • Oversee the creation and design of collateral materials to support program needs
  • Coordinate digital campaigns, video production, graphic design, photography, copywriting, and social media efforts
  • Stay informed of market trends, industry news, and competitor strategies, and proactively adapt marketing plans
  • Work with contract developers to manage, update and create content for the SEO website
  • Lead cross-functional working teams and collaborate with program team members to translate their vision and goals into a robust communication plan
  • Effectively prioritize tasks, allocate resources, communicate project timelines to key stakeholders, and meet deadlines
  • Provide a high-touch client experience through dedicated touch points and transparent communications
  • Determine KPI’s, and analyze the performance of marketing campaigns, using data-driven insights to inform strategic adjustments and optimize results
  • Act as the point of contact and liaison to external vendors, and support and staff events for students, participants, and partners, including coordinating photography and videography
Desired Qualifications
  • Direct experience with multicultural marketing is strongly preferred but not required
  • Passion for SEO's mission and a real dedication to closing opportunity gaps
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Relationship Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Cultural Competency
  • Industry Knowledge