The Communications and Membership Manager will assist the Vice President of Communications and Membership with the creation, execution, oversight and implementation of communications and membership engagement strategies and plans that will effectively build awareness of and involvement in organization products, services and events.
Participating in the development and oversight of the annual strategic communications and membership plans for the association; executing the implementation plan by coordinating with internal divisions/departments and external partners for effective execution
Collaborating with CSWE staff to determine communication/membership engagement needs and develop campaigns and collateral as needed
Managing CSWE website; reviewing content changes and recommend design/content/architecture revisions to improve user experience and search engine optimization
In coordination with programs and event staff, writing, editing, and approving content to promote the organization and its programs to members and key audiences as well as to drive engagement. Such content includes but is not limited to e-mails, press releases, articles, marketing copy, newsletters, fact sheets, infographics, social media, online community, and more
Creating and managing CSWE’s digital media strategy to build the council’s brand and social media presence, and engage target audiences with compelling content, including video
Overseeing the design of graphic elements, posters, brochures, fact sheets, logos, or other promotional products
Analyzing trends and best practices, then make recommendations to Communications and Membership Division accordingly
Other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Communications and Membership
This position is an onsite position with an option for hybrid after the probationary period.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or liberal arts, and at least 5 years working in communications with proven ability to execute effective communications initiatives and drive member engagement; experience in association or nonprofit communications preferred
Familiarity with APA editorial style
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and verbal and written communications required
Strong relationship-building skills for forging conversations and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
Excellent writing skills required
Demonstrated experience in managing project timelines and seeing them through to completion
Knowledge/experience in marketing/PR strategies and concepts preferred
Proven ability to work independently
The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience.
CSWE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, PTO, 403b retirement contributions, and more.
This position is primarily sedentary and is performed in an office setting. Position requires ability to communicate effectively and the ability to use computers, telephones and other office equipment. Periodic out-of-town travel is also required. May be required to use computer screen for extensive periods of time.
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. CSWE is dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in a pluralistic environment. We encourage applications from women, minority groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
To ensure a well-educated social work profession equipped to promote health, well-being, and justice for all people in a diverse society.
To advance excellence and innovation in social work education and research by providing leadership, ensuring quality in teaching and learning, and strengthening the capacity of our member institutions.
The Council on Social Work Education is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of excellence. Candidates who contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.