Employment Opportunities

Open Positions

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

General Description

Founded in 1982, Banner Neighborhoods Community Corporation’s mission is to empower east Baltimore communities with life-enriching programs for youth and older adults. Banner completed its first 2019-2022 Strategic Plan, outlined on the next page, provides a road map for bringing more resources and more services to the residents of east Baltimore. Over the next three years we will be exploring new revenue streams, securing more program space, investing in our infrastructure, creating new jobs, and sharing more good stories about the Banner neighborhoods.

Job Description

Banner seeks a Marketing & Communications Manager to play a critical role in ensuring the organization achieves its plans for growth in alignment with its mission, vision and values. This individual will report to the Executive Director and work closely with program staff market the programs. The Marketing & Communications Manager will be responsible for digital content creation such as the newsletter, management of Banner’s website calendar, managing & developing marketing materials and managing all aspects of the organization’s Social Media presence. Ideally, the candidate will be comfortable working both independently and collaboratively within a small, close-knit team, and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Responsibilities

General Marketing & Communications

  • Collaborate with staff and board of directors implement the communications plan to promote Banner’s programs and resources
  • Execute on marketing strategy for fundraising events and programs
  • Write and edit content for the website and email marketing efforts, including bi-monthly newsletter
  • Develop and maintain communications editorial calendar for Banner staff use for web, email and social media
  • Contribute to corporate/partner engagement content development in collaboration with key staff (Annual Fund, Annual Report)
  • Support media and other relevant external partner relationships as needed

Social Media Management

  • Manage all aspects of Banner’s social media presence (Banner website, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube)
  • Drive strategy to increase weekly engagement on Banner social media accounts
    Lead content creation for Banner’s Social Media, including written blog content, tweets, posts & videos
  • Supervise a youth intern who will assist with social media

Data & Analytics

  • Monitor, report and present on online engagement analytics (web, email, social media, earned media)
  • Leverage key engagement metrics across platforms to optimize content, messaging and distributions

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience in communications and/or marketing, preferably in a nonprofit organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as journalism, public relations or communications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (candidates selected to interview will be required to complete written performance exercise)
  • Strong attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Proven results in implementing a communications plan
  • Proven results in managing social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, etc.) and analytics technologies (Sprout Social, Tweetreach, Meltwater, etc.) to engage a diverse audience
  • Familiarity with CMS platforms and basic HTML (WordPress, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while managing deadlines
  • Passion for supporting children, youth and older adults’ initiatives in east Baltimore