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Communications & marketing coordinator

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The Communications & Marketing Coordinator works to ensure the organization runs smoothly by managing overall marketing, branding, outside communications, and events. Candidates must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, experience creating and executing a social media marketing strategy, and be comfortable planning and executing events.


This position will help create internal and external materials in various mediums (including but not limited to video, podcasts, social media posts, etc), contribute to the development of websites, organize meetings, events and presentations, and work to deliver our organization’s message to the public and the media. This position reports into the Director of Operations & Finance but will work closely with the entire team including the Executive Director.


Duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Managing, planning, collaborating across the organization and with partners to implement a comprehensive ongoing communications strategy. 

  • Building and implementing long term marketing strategies for research papers, articles, and other major LGBT Tech-produced content with a focus on continued engagement and drawing connections between various areas of the organization's expertise.

  • Working closely with program team members throughout the year to coordinate press releases, program announcements, research releases and events. LGBT Tech has two fully operational programs and two in development.

  • Developing and maintaining marketing, communications, and social media calendar. 

  • Work internally and with contractors on videos, podcasts, reports, website, print, and digital assets and ensure delivery of those assets to the appropriate place.

  • Writing content and creating graphics for both print and web including the organization’s website, blog, brochures, and newsletter. 

  • Coordinating participation in key education, LGBTQ+, and civil and human rights coalitions.

  • Creating public policy resources and programming that supports our advocacy initiatives and thought leadership on LGBTQ+ issues.

  • Monitoring and managing the organization's social media and online presence. 

  • Identifying & resolving any issues with promotional content in a timely and professional manner.  

  • Ensuring that all promotional & marketing materials meet the organization’s brand identity strategy. 

  • Serving as the point of contact for media and public questions. 

  • Assessing and reporting on the effectiveness of communication strategies and recommending techniques for improvement. 

  • Coordinating meetings, press releases/conferences, and presentations. 

  • Planning and coordinating organization events.

  • Providing occasional administrative support to other team members as needed.

  • Assisting with other tasks and duties as assigned.



Required skills and qualifications

  • A total of four to six years’ relevant experience (including work experience, volunteer work, or a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism or similar concentration)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail

  • Strong time-management, project management, and organizational skills

  • Proficient with general computer skills and software, including Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Slack, Canva, and Zoom

  • Written and spoken fluency in English

  • Experience managing social media accounts on platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

  • Knowledge of social media strategies and marketing techniques

  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, cultural competency, and a commitment to and passion for serving the LGBTQ+ community

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently without close supervision

Preferred (but not required) skills and experience 

  • Knowledge of, or experience working with, the LGBTQ+ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ+ people

  • Prior employment, internship, or volunteer work with a nonprofit or similar organization 

  • Experience working with diverse populations

  • Experience working with marginalized communities

  • Experience designing graphics for print and social media

  • Ability to speak/read/write/translate in one or more languages other than English


Schedule, Location, and Compensation                                                                                                                             

  • Regular schedule is Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern with occasional evening or weekend hours, and occasional travel

  • This is a virtual/telework position and applicant must be authorized to work in the United States

  • This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position paying $40,000 annually

  • LGBT Tech offers a generous benefits package including two weeks of paid vacation/sick leave (increases annually based on tenure), paid holidays, 100% employer-paid medical and dental insurance; 100% employer-paid life insurance, short and long-term disability coverage; communications and vacation reimbursement, and a 401k plan with increasing employer contributions based on tenure.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


LGBT Technology Institute (“LGBT Tech”) has valued diversity and inclusion since its beginning. Serving communities around the world, LGBT Tech is committed to ensuring our staff and volunteers have the resources and knowledge to cultivate and sustain a diverse and inclusive environment at all levels of the organization. To ensure a diverse and inclusive environment, LGBT Tech has established and adopted an Equal Employment Opportunity Employment policy (“EEO”). The purpose of this EEO policy is to ensure that all employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis, and without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Additionally, LGBT Tech prohibits any form of harassment of its employees, volunteers, applicants or independent contractors. Complaints of unlawful employment discrimination or harassment should be reported to the Executive Director or the Board immediately. In cases where an investigation confirms the allegations, immediate appropriate corrective action will be taken, regardless of whether the inappropriate conduct rises to the level of any violation of law. No LGBT Tech employee or contractor will suffer retaliation for reporting any action that might violate this EEO policy.

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