The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to building strong, vibrant, and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation. With more than 60,000 members, NRPA advances this mission by investing in and championing the work of park and recreation professionals and advocates — the catalysts for positive change in service of equity, climate-readiness, and overall health and well-being. For more information, visit www.nrpa.org. For digital access to NRPA’s flagship publication, Parks & Recreation, visit www.parksandrecreation.org.
NRPA is currently seeking a Marketing Coordinator to join our Marketing and Communications department.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Creates and manages the deployment of marketing emails and email newsletters.
Creates and manages the deployment of social media messages through all channels.
Manages the NRPA Annual Conference social media plan.
Manages the NRPA Career Center marketing campaign.
Helps maintain and manage the email and social media calendars.
Manages email and social media metric collection and reporting (specifically those related to marketing campaigns).
Coordinates advertising space in email newsletters.
Assists with development of marketing plans while working closely with departments.
Required Materials and Application Process: Applicants without the following required materials may not be considered for this position:
Cover Letter detailing your background and description how your experience and education would make you a successful candidate for this position (limit 2 pages).
Applicants will first be evaluated on the completeness and qualifications of application materials. Qualified applicants will then be invited for a phone screen and selected applicants will be invited to a Zoom interview. Finalists will be required to submit references for a reference and background check.
Who May Apply: This position is open to all qualified applicants.
NRPA values diversity, equity and inclusion and we are committed to integrating these core values more deeply into all elements of our daily work. NRPA is an equal opportunity employer and highly encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, ethnic minorities, new Americans (immigrants and refugees), LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, native people, and veterans.
Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field preferred, or related experience
Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook is required
Basic understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin)
Some knowledge of HTML, CSS and Adobe Photoshop a plus
Creativity, attention to detail and writing skills are all key to the position
Time management skills and the ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment
Candidate Work Style:
Excels in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment
Self-directed and detail-oriented with a collaborative and professional team spirit to contribute to a collegial, team-oriented environment
Willing to travel up to 15 days per year outside of the Washington Metropolitan Area or your remote work location. Remote workers must visit NRPA Headquarters periodically including attendance at the NRPA annual conference.
Additional Salary Information: NRPA has been named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post every year since 2014. To promote healthy lifestyles, at work and away, we have established a 37.5-hour workweek, Employee Assistance Programs, Educational Assistance Programs, Lunch-and-Learn sessions, and more. NRPA also offers a competitive Heath benefits package, generous PTO program where employees accrue 26 days of paid time per year, parental leave, and retirement and savings benefits.
Although we are working remotely due to public health safety, NRPA headquarters is situated on park land in Ashburn, Virginia. This campus boasts a warm professional environment, with a relaxing and peaceful view of nature at its finest!
About National Recreation and Park Association
The National Recreation and Park AssociationNRPA is a national, non-profit service organization devoted to advancing park, recreation and conservation efforts that enhance the quality of life for all Americans. The Association works to extend the social, health, cultural, and economic benefits of parks and recreation. Through its network of over 50,000 recreation and park professionals, NRPA encourages recreation initiatives for youths in high-risk environments, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, and the conservation of natural and cultural resources. NRPA works closely with national, state and local recreation and park agencies, corporations and citizen groups in carrying out its vision.NRPA is committed to improving public understanding of leisure's significance in a full and meaningful life. Its long-range plan embraces the following goals.To promote public awareness and support for recreation, park and leisure services, the constructive use of leisure, and the physical and mental health of the individual. NRPA also strives to promote public awareness of the environmental and natural resource management aspects of recreation and leisure services.To facilitate adoption of socia...lly progressive and environmentally appropriate public policy for recreation and leisure services.To strengthen professional and citizen skills and effectiveness, thus enhancing services to the public.For more information, contact NRPA headquarters at phone: 703-858-0784, fax: 703-858-0794 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.