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Marketing and Development Specialist

Company: Versability Resources Inc
Location: Hampton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Specialist- Marketing & Development
Functional Job Title: Marketing & Development Specialist
Department: Marketing
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Marketing & Development Manager
Level/Grade: 4/8
EEO Code: 2/13-1161/735
Job No. 11102302

Position Purpose:
With direction from the Marketing and Development Manager and in close coordination with the Chief Marketing & Development Officer, the Marketing and Development Specialist will assist in the implementation of VersAbility Resources' comprehensive Marketing and Development Plan. The incumbent will be responsible for grant proposal writing, submission, research and reporting; will assist with a broad array of marketing projects, assist with donor relations efforts, and will participate in the development and implementation of special events and projects (both in person and digital/virtual) for fundraising and community awareness purposes.
Primary Duties:


  • Prepares proposals by determining concept, gathering and formatting information, writing drafts, and obtaining approvals.
  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, studying requests for proposal (RFPs), and attending strategy meetings.
  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal.
  • Enters and monitors tracking data.
  • Assist in the development of newsletters, advertisements, annual reports, videos, and flyers to highlight VersAbility Resources' programs and initiatives
  • Participates in the planning and coordination of VersAbility's events - The Ability Am Golf Tournament and other events
  • Maintain the annual activity calendar to ensure that the required activity is completed in a timely fashion
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of VersAbility's awareness events (Business breakfasts, open houses, Family Fun Night, etc.)
  • Assist with email campaigns, including e-blasts and e-newsletters via Constant Contact
  • Assist in entering and managing data in VersAbility's donor database, The Raiser's Edge
  • Represent VersAbility Resources at trade and community events and lead presentations about VersAbility Resources' services
  • Participate in department goal setting, budgeting, and planning
  • Additional duties as assigned

    Qualifications/Skills Knowledge & Abilities:

    Education:
    Bachelor's degree in English, Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred. Must have a safe driving record and a valid state driver's license

    Experience:
    At least 1 year of experience with graphic design using Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign and Photoshop with strong proof-reading and editing skills. At least 1 year of grant writing experience for organizations.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite at a proficient level
    • Skill with interpersonal relationships
    • Skill with handling sensitive and confidential information
    • Skill with demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy
    • Skill with oral communication and speaking with audiences of varying sizes
    • Skill with written communication
    • Ability to work independently to develop marketing and fundraising materials
    • Ability to produce and edit videos
    • Ability to learn independently and to learn new software quickly
    • Ability to work in fast-paced environment, prioritize and multi-task projects, think proactively
    • Ability to work in a team environment while being flexible and adaptable to change
    • Ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends
    • Ability to interact professionally


      Competencies:
      To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

      • Accountability: Exhibits and willingness to accept responsibility and be held accountable for actions
      • Adaptability: Exhibits the ability to change
      • Attendance and Punctuality: Contributes reliably in the workplace by being in attendance regularly and by arriving punctually
      • Collaboration: Works to produce mutually beneficial outcomes. Promotes collaborative work situations
      • Communication: Communicates effectively in all forms
      • Computer Literacy: Uses technology at work to be a participating, vital member of the team. Minimally, can access company email and does so on a regular basis, can access the HRIS system for personal needs and does so regularly
      • Confidentiality: Respects and adheres to ethical principles regarding data protection and confidentiality of information
      • Customer Focus: Knows the (internal and external) customer business needs and acts accordingly, anticipating customer needs, and giving high-priority to customer satisfaction and customer service
      • Dependability: Can be relied upon to complete assigned tasks promptly and efficiently
      • Ethics and Integrity: Exhibits uncompromising integrity and commitment to the organization's values, human resource principles, and business conduct policies; builds trust and instills confidence through mutually respectful, ongoing conversation
      • Flexibility: Exhibits the ability to readily modify, respond to, and integrate change with minimal personal resistance
      • Following Directions: Exhibits the ability to effectively hear, understand, and follow directions or instructions; the willingness to postpone making personal decisions or taking action until fully hearing the assignment
      • Initiative: Willing to do more than is required or expected in the job. Goes beyond what is expected in the assignment, task or job description without being asked
      • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates originality
      • Interaction with Others: The extent to which the employee interacts with clients, peers, subordinates, families, individuals, vendors and other business partners in a positive, collaborative, and professional manner
      • Positive Attitude: Exhibits and attitude that expresses favor towards people, places things or events
      • Professionalism: Thinking carefully about the likely effects on others of one's words, actions, appearances and mode of behavior
      • Quality: Produces results or provides services that meets or exceeds company standards

        Environmental:
        Work is generally performed indoors. Standing during presentations/events and lifting/carrying of objects as heavy as twenty pounds. Required to work extended hours at times to complete projects or attend functions outside of normal operating hours. Occasional local travel required.

        For any employment related questions, please email us at wehire@versability.orgPI180337679

Keywords: Versability Resources Inc, Hampton , Marketing and Development Specialist, Other , Hampton, Virginia

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