Part-time Marketing Specialist – Montgomery County, MD

1 year Contract Available with Independence Now
Deadline to respond February 29, 2020 – 5pm

Independence Now, a Center for Independent Living, is a nonprofit organization created by and for people with disabilities. We are a resource and advocacy center that promotes independent living and equal access for people with all types of disabilities. Our mission: We advocate and embody independence and equality for all people with disabilities.

The role of our Marketing Specialist is to educate and build awareness of Independence Now with our referral network, people who need our services and the general public. We want to take our "brand" to the next level of professionalism and connections and pump up our social media so it steers readers to our website. Independence Now should be a “go-to” in the disability field, but we are not as well-known as we should be – help us change that!

This is a part-time, one year contract position responsible for carrying out the marketing priorities and objectives for the organization and reports directly to the Executive Director. The contract is being offered at $2000-$2500 per month depending on marketing experience and knowledge of the disability community.

Demonstrated skill in working with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software or Association Management Systems (AMS), proficiency in Salesforce is preferable. Competence in using an Email Marketing System (EMS) for email campaigns is needed. Attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

Candidates must have at least 2 years’ experience in marketing, membership, or communications and a related degree. Minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities for the contract:

  • Oversee graphics and branding for the organization
  • With the content support of staff, create written and video stories of Independent Living
  • Work with staff to create a process for Live Streaming consumer meetings and events
  • Manage and increase the organization’s social media presence on multiple platforms
  • Identify specific objectives for more effective use of social media to reach donors, employers and consumers
  • Ensure website (with webmaster) and YouTube channel are current and evolving as needed.

Send resume and cover letter to: Independence Now, 12301 Old Columbia Pike, #101, Silver Spring, MD 20904 or email the documents to Sarah Basehart.