Programming and Marketing Associate

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About the role
We are looking for a creative and entrepreneurial Programming and Marketing Associate to join our small, high-performing team.  Successful candidates will be self-starters excited about co-creating and helping us strengthen our marketing, events and information resources. Responsibilities include implementing and consistently evolving our company strategies; effectively managing our presence on multiple communications channels, and assisting in implementing high-quality, engaging events and content.

A passion for sustainability is a must, and familiarity with circular and regenerative practices in furniture and design is a plus. This role reports to the Chief Operating and Sustainability Officer. Candidates must have U.S. work authorization.

Key responsibilities

  • Support planning, timelines, content prep and general execution of information resources and dynamic virtual and in-person events and activations, from early ideation to research to content-creation to post-event follow-up
    • Create and monitor project timelines
    • Coordinate and assist speakers, partners and sponsors in developing and delivering effective content
    • Research and develop framing and content for events and other resources
    • Create engaging event collateral and marketing materials
    • Develop and implement project outreach strategy
    • Manage registrations, registration platforms, attendees and virtual event technology
    • Provide additional logistical and administrative support for projects as needed
  • Lead implementation of communications and digital marketing initiatives
    • Help develop and implement integrated digital marketing strategy across platforms
    • Create and manage monthly digital marketing calendar
    • Develop, produce and manage monthly newsletter and email campaigns
    • Support design and creation of engaging social media posts and community interaction
    • Support website and blog maintenance
    • Systematically track outcomes of digital marketing to ensure goals are being achieved
    • Monitor online presence to ensure website and social media profiles are aligned with company mission and design ethos
    • Ensure brand guidelines are being adhered to
  • Assist in day-to-day administration and operations
    • Maintain and manage the organization’s contact databases
    • Support, maintain and enhance relationships with community partners, sponsors, consultants and peers
    • Help to provide timely responses to inquiries and correspondences

Required skills and attributes 

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to thrive in a small, dynamic, highly collaborative environment
  • Results-oriented team player with a good sense of humor
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and skilled copy editor
  • Creative with a strong eye for good design
  • Skilled in social media as a marketing and outreach tool; specifically, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office or Google Suite (including Docs, Sheets, Slides)
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Desire to take ownership of work and lead new initiatives
  • Commitment to sustainability, environmental justice, diversity, equity and inclusion
  • 2-3 years of related experience in similar roles and / or industry
  • Holds or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in design, sustainability, marketing or related fields — we appreciate transferable skill sets

Preferred skills and experience

  • Planning marketing campaigns
  • Creative copywriting and content creation
  • Designing visual materials
  • Tracking and reporting marketing metrics including ROI
  • Project management
  • Managing online & offline events for niche audiences
  • Furniture or design industries
  • MailChimp, Adobe Photoshop, Canva, Shopify

To apply, please fill out this application form and email your resume to careers@meblfurniture.com with the subject line “Programming and Marketing Associate”.

Equal Opportunity Employer

At mebl | Transforming Furniture we are committed to providing equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate against a job applicant because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation and any other legally protected status. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunity for employment across our company. We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages.

 

Salary: $25-30 per hour

Important information: U.S. work authorization required, time commitment up to 3-4 days a week

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