Marketing Specialist

Moishe House | Chicago, IL, United States

Posted Date 8/02/2022

Marketing Specialist

Moishe House Hub Office: Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Encinitas, CA; NYC; Washington, DC

Who We Are:

Moishe (pronounced moy-shuh) House is what being Jewish in your 20s is all about. Launched in 2006 when four friends began hosting Shabbat dinners in their home, Moishe House provides a space for over 70,000 young adults around the world to create meaningful, welcoming Jewish communities for themselves and their peers each year. To date, there are more than 150 communities in over 40 countries, and we’re still growing!

The Marketing Specialist is responsible for creating social media and marketing content for Moishe House programs. This position requires strong creativity, attention to detail, and project management skills. The Marketing Specialist must be passionate about Moishe House’s mission and have a strong understanding of the values and online behaviors of young Jewish adult constituents we serve. This position reports to the Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications, and is crucial to the success of the Marketing & Communications work through day-to-day operations.

All voices are needed at Moishe House. Every new member of the Moishe House team is an opportunity for us to introduce fresh perspectives, talent, and skills into our workforce and our communities. People who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color (BIPOC) and historically marginalized groups, including, People with Disabilities, People from the LGBTQ+ communities are all encouraged to apply for our open positions!

We seek employees from diverse backgrounds, faiths, and life experiences to join our team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish. We recognize we have a ways to go and a lot to learn.

Who You Are and What You’ll Do: 

  • You believe in and are driven by our mission to build global Jewish communities!
  • You’re organized, detail-oriented, and take initiative. You can juggle a number of different projects at once, and you enjoy thinking about different things in the course of a day. You know details matter and impact people’s experiences. 
  • You’re nimble and adaptive. You are excited to work in an environment where the work is constantly evolving.
  • You’re a problem solver. You notice ways things can be more effective and aren’t afraid to identify and try solutions.
  • You can work independently and as part of a team. You enjoy working independently and also appreciate working closely with teammates across multiple geographic areas as we grow the Marketing & Communications team together. 
  • You’ll play a pivotal role in growing the Marketing & Communications initiatives through thought partnership and operational support in four primary areas:
    • Social Media Management
      • Collaborating in the development of the overall social media strategy
      • Working cross-departmentally to uncover the most engaging and effective stories from across the Moisheverse that tell our organizational story
      • Writing post copy
      • Sourcing photos or developing graphics for each post
      • Responding to social media comments and direct messages
      • Monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on social media metrics, and suggesting improvements or course corrections when goals aren’t on pace
    • Graphic Design
      • Designing marketing collateral, donor-facing one-pagers, social media graphics, invitations, and gifs for internal and external communications, all in alignment with organizational brand standards
      • Completing proactively assigned graphic design projects, and graphic design requests submitted through the internal request process, prioritizing design projects based on deadline and urgency
    • Video Production
      • Creating and editing videos from existing footage for the purposes of social media, donor appeals or proposals, and email marketing
      • Completing assigned video projects and video requests submitted through internal request process, prioritizing video projects based on deadline and urgency
    • E-mail Marketing
      • Assisting with designing and implementing direct email marketing campaigns
      • Designing emails in the email marketing system in accordance with industry best practices
      • Sharing draft emails with approvers and quickly implementing recommended edits
      • Analyzing campaign performance, reporting on email marketing metrics against stated goals, and suggesting improvements as necessary
  • You demonstrate intermediate-level knowledge, skills, and abilities in:
    • Multitasking and project management skills with a high tolerance for ambiguity and shifting priorities
    • Communicating verbally and crafting clear, compelling, and consistent written communications
    • Thinking creatively, and being resourceful and results-focused
  • You have a knack for actualizing big ideas into tangible results
  • You have familiarity with Jewish culture and terminology
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, graphic design, video production, media arts, or a related field.  Four years of additional communications/ marketing work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • You have at minimum three years of full-time post-undergraduate professional experience, including experience in digital marketing, media strategy, and/or content creation.
  • You embrace and effectively demonstrate the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun!
  • You have eligibility to work in the United States without employer sponsorship.

The Fine Print:

The Marketing Specialist is a full-time, exempt, year-round position, and requires weekday office hours to complete job requirements. This position works in one of our U.S. Hub Offices (Encinitas, Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., or Charlotte), and is supervised by the Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications.

Beginning in August 2022, we’re excited to be returning to a hybrid work schedule at our Hub Offices, where employees can choose to work remotely 2 days per week and will collaborate in-person with coworkers three days per week.

Employees will receive prior notice in advance of starting this new schedule.  Moishe House requires “full vaccination” for all staff to travel, work in offices, and participate in any Moishe House group gatherings. We use the CDC’s definition of “full vaccination” as the standard, with variations based on country as needed.

How Moishe House Takes Care of You:

  • Healthcare: Health, vision, dental, and mental health benefits ($0 employee contribution option available)
  • Time off: Paid time off (used as needed for personal, vacation, and sick days) per year that increases with continued employment (additional benefits for former Hillel and BBYO employees through the Talent Alliance) PLUS office closures and up to 7 floating holidays for Jewish and US holidays
  • 401(k): up to 3% matching after one year of employment
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Quarterly paid day of service to give back to your community
  • Highly qualified, creative, and go-getter teammates and a dedicated supervisor
  • Company discounts on flights, hotels, sporting events, concerts amusement parks, gyms, and more through Plum Benefits
  • Schedule options to accommodate your work and lifestyle
  • Opportunity to work in one of our Moishe House Hub Offices (Charlotte, Chicago, IL, NYC, or Washington D. C.)!

How Moishe House Pays You:

  • Moishe House’s starting salary ranges are based on education, experience, location, and skillset required for each role. If you have more direct experience in this field than required, and have a different salary in mind, let's talk!
  • This is a full-time, exempt position.
    • Charlotte, NC: $56,000-$60,000/year
    • Chicago, IL: $58,000-$62,000/year
    • Encinitas, CA, NYC or DC: $62,000-$66,000/year
  • Annual merit-based salary increase

How Moishe House Invests in You:

  • $750 USD annual professional development fund
  • One-on-one Jewish learning with an approved educator of your choice
  • Local professional learning opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement through Moishe House’s career path planning
  • Schedule options to accommodate your work and lifestyle
  • Opportunities to attend Moishe House Learning Retreats and Conferences
Salary58000.00 - 62000.00 Annual
Full Time
Marketing/PR | Social Media
Organization Type
Moishe House
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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