60% of Alaskans visiting food distribution
programs worked during the past year.

Job Opportunities

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for the management and implementation of the organization’s communication plan. This includes publication of print and email newsletters, brochures, annual reports, ads, publicity materials, audio/visual materials, and online marketing, in cooperation with FBA’s Development and Public Engagement staff.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Participate in developing and implementing FBA’s annual communications plan.
  2. 50% of the position involves working with the Development and Public Engagement departments to collect stories from clients, agency partners and other community partners who are involved in our mission. Collect and write stories for grant applications
  3. Support the annual giving campaign through print and online materials. This may include regular email communications, monthly impact inserts, and content for the newsletter and annual report. Produce program, agency, publications/communication materials including writing, editing, layout, supervision of printing production, etc. as planned or as needed.
  4. Manage relationship with contractors as it pertains to scheduling, writing, and design of agency publications, and stationary.
  5. Provide grant support through community recognition of grant makers as may be required and collection of stories and photos or videos for grant reporting.
  6. Provide marketing support for food and fund drives.
  7. Act as website editor and lead for Food Bank of Alaska’s online content, working closely with the Development and Public Engagement departments.
    1. Develop and implement the publications calendar in conjunction with the public engagement department.
    2. Manage FBA’s social media presence and track and analyze online engagement.
    3. Produce new and adapt existing multimedia and multi-media content to connect people to our message.
    4. Identify emerging trends in the field and evaluate new tools to promote FBA’s mission and visual content.
    5. Coordinate FBA’s annual Pick.Click.Give campaign.
  8. Increase awareness and involvement with FBA’s mission through public events targeted to promote FBA’s role in the community and to build engagement of donors, advocates and volunteers. Staff tables at meetings and events as needed.
  9. Act as lead on Hunger Action Month- Planning and implementation of events and media, including Dine Out Against Hunger.
  10. Support other departments and staff members at FBA in development of marketing and communication materials.
  11. Participate as part of the Development team in planning and coordination and support efforts to foster a strong fundraising culture with the staff and board.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or journalism (preferred) or 6+ years equivalent work experience.  At least two years of experience in publications, writing, interviewing, editing (word press website platform), design coordination and desktop publishing (Illustrator preferred).
  • Strong verbal and writing skills, practical photography skills and videography skills (preferred).
  • Experience producing online content and managing websites and social media presence to achieve community engagement.
  • Comfort representing the organization with individuals and groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Initiative and independence in carrying out responsibilities.
  • Strong self-motivation and the ability to work as a team member.
  • Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record.
  • Commitment to the mission to end hunger.

FBA offers a competitive benefits package, including a generous PTO policy (15 Days Paid Time Off year 1; 20 Days year 2 & 3); 12 paid holidays including the week between Christmas and New years; 403 (B) retirement plan with employer contribution, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Professional Development Assistance, and affordable medical, dental, and vision care coverage.

Annual Salary: $56,000 – $63,000 DOE.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to jobs@foodbankofalaska.org