YMCA of Greater Seattle Marketing and Communications Coordinator in Seattle, Washington
Who are we?
At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility.
At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We work side-by-side with our neighbors throughout King and south Snohomish counties to help kids and families thrive – and apply their positive behaviors and goals at home, school, the workplace, and beyond.
2 overnight camps
10 swimming pools
More than 200 program sites
Working closely with the Director of Creative Services and Director of Marketing, this role serves as the liaison for association wide marketing requests, creative asset management and production scheduling needs. In addition to the functional aspects of the role, this position is also expected to have day-to-day contact with external resources to ensure on-time delivery of digital and print collateral. Secondarily serves as a graphic production artist in support of the creative team.
Serve as the first point of contact for the marketing department with internal/external departments, following through in a timely manner and promptly responding to requests for information
Receive creative requests/briefs, checking for accuracy and completeness while collaborating with the service provider leads
Secure all necessary resources to move projects forward, with clearly defined scope of work, timing/schedule, budget, and materials needed for execution
Maintain the schedule integrity throughout the lifecycle of a project with regular check-insthrough to completion
Coordinate status updates for all projects in collaboration with service teams rescheduling projects and resetting expectations based on new or changing priorities as needed
Support the creative team in a graphic production artist role when workload exceeds capacity of the design team and/or as needed to ensure on-time delivery
Coordinate with external vendors and branches for collateral distribution and process/track invoices
Other duties as assigned
Associate or Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, management, design or related field
Three plus years of related work experience preferred
Strong project management skills
Demonstrated experience working with designers, writers, and marketing managers in the successful development of marketing communications collateral
Knowledge of timelines and resources necessary for digital, social, website, email, and print communications
Three plus years of experience with Office 365 products with focus on Sharepoint and Excel and Adobe Creative Suite with focus on InDesign and Acrobat Pro
Soft skills including:
Problem solving, negotiating and collaborating
Ability to effectively manage multiple, concurrent projects against aggressive timelines without compromising accuracy or quality
Excellent verbal, written and listening skills
Positive attitude and general spirit of teamwork
Comfortable working in fluid environments
Comfortable working in a PC environment
PREFERRED POSITION ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS
Experience with the YMCA or other non-profit organization preferred
Experience withproject and workflow management software
If you're the right candidate for the job, you are able to work with and motivate a wide variety of people and are interested in understanding the Y Market and the members we serve.You thrive on challenging assignments, pride yourself on efficiently managing a high volume of work without quality suffering. You have an understanding of local and regional media outlets and public relations tactics. You feel comfortable training and supporting others in order to ensure goals and objectives are aligned with the overall goals of the organization that you work for.
You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y and Marketing and Communications Team if you:
Thrive on working in a collaborative environment
Are very adaptable
Have high ownership and strong work ethic
Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet
Truly enjoy being of service to people
Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together
Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.
Type Regular Full-Time
# of Openings 1
Location Association Office
Category Marketing and Communications
Address 909 4th Avenue