The Maine Seacoast Mission seeks someone to be part of its Development and Communications team, supporting its efforts to implement the Maine Seacoast Missions communications strategy primarily through visual storytelling.
The Communications Associate will
Create and publish multi-media and multi-platform contentespecially, but not exclusively, photo and videoin alignment with MSM institutional identity and marketing goals
Work within communication team to execute institutional communication strategy and messaging priorities
Maintain effective working relationships with online and traditional media production outlets and individuals
Be familiar with the Missions staff, programs, and events; find the compelling stories in the Missions work and then research and present them effectively
Work collaboratively with the development team to help coordinate media relations and host media for events and activities
Help gather and analyze appropriate metrics to inform media strategy
Assist development office with marketing, publications, and events as needed, especially in graphic design
We are looking for someone with
Proven ability for professional level media capture and production including digital photography, videography, and basic graphic design
Experience using Adobe suite of media production softwareespecially Premier Pro, Photoshop, Lightroomor similar products to produce compelling media assets
Proven ability to write effectively in journalistic and social media styles
Experience leveraging social media for organizational promotion and story-telling and using engagement metrics to inform strategy
Ability to work on a team as well as initiate and complete independent projects
Bachelors degree or comparable experience
Our ideal candidate would also have
Familiarity with areas and populations served by the Mission
Familiarity with the Maine media market
Pay range: $19 to 22 per hour
Number of hours per week is negotiable up to 20 hours per week.
To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and portfolio samples, including a writing sample, to Ann Cox Halkett before August 9.
Location/Region: Bar Harbor, ME (04609)