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Marketing and Design Associate

Marketing and Design Associate -- Bronx, NY
Temporary Part-Time to Possible Permanent Full-Time

Per Scholas is seeking...

The Per Scholas Marketing and Communications team is seeking a creative part-time Marketing and Design Associate to support our design and brand building efforts throughout the Spring and Summer. This role will begin in a part-time capacity with the possibility of transitioning to a full time role.

The Associate will work closely with the Per Scholas National Support Marketing team to assist in all brand building, recruitment and creative design projects supporting six sites across the country. The Marketing and Design Associate should be creative and driven and enjoy working in partnership with other team members and across departments.

What You’ll Do…

The Marketing and Design Associate will support the Marketing team to develop relevant collateral for our six sites and national support team. This includes updating/designing campaign fliers, signage, online advertisements, student- and employer-focused powerpoint presentations.

In particular, the Marketing and Design Associate will focus on the following projects:

  • Creating, updating and refreshing site-specific collateral with a focus on brand and language
  • Support sites and leadership team with designing and formatting presentations for funder partnerships, employer partnerships and students
  • Assist Marketing/Communications team with ongoing support tasks related to marketing
  • Assist staff with research and development projects
  • Social Media Support

Why work for Per Scholas

As a Per Scholas Marketing and Design Associate, you will gain hands-on experience at a dynamic, growing nonprofit that has a real impact on the lives of the students we serve. You will wear many hats and work alongside staff on projects that have a direct impact on our students and employer partners. The Marketing and Design Associate will gain concrete skills and experience in marketing communications with a particular focus on collateral design. Per Scholas is an exciting, fast-paced, team-oriented place to work. We seek talented, entrepreneurial people who enjoy learning new skills and aren't afraid to tackle big projects. The Marketing and Design Associate will be paid an hourly wage, in addition to the following benefits:

  • On-the-job training to fulfill all your roles and responsibilities
  • Opportunity to learn new software and systems including Salesforce, Google drive (advanced), design software, Craft, and others
  • Mentoring and full inclusion as a team member in our Marketing and Communications department

What You'll Bring...

Professional Qualifications

  • Experience implementing successful marketing strategies to achieve organization objectives
  • Creativity and insights to develop marketing campaigns and pursue leads
  • Experience with project management and organization  
  • Excellent Design skills especially with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, PPT. and Google Slides
  • Competent software skills, especially Google Drive, and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with SalesForce
  • Able to work part-time at least 10-20 hours/week, possible transition to full-time

Personal Qualifications

  • Passion for our mission or an interest in nonprofit management, economic development, and/or community-based solutions to workforce development
  • Responsible, flexible, hardworking and ethical
  • Highly organized, able to meet deadlines and balance multiple projects
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team in a professional office environment
  • Able to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, and dedication to doing a great job, whatever the task
  • Creative thinker
  • Strong writing skills a plus

Why work here?

We believe our staff is the heart and soul of the organization. Our workplace culture is challenging, supportive, collaborative and mission-driven. We take a genuine interest in career paths and work-life balance, and take contributing ideas from staff at all levels. Working at Per Scholas means working somewhere full of engaging, savvy, diverse people who care deeply about pushing our work forward.

You’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual professional environment, self-development opportunities, and innovative technology.  If you want to work in a progressive organization, where you can build something meaningful and have fun while doing it, we would love to hear from you.

ABOUT PER SCHOLAS:

Per Scholas is a national nonprofit that drives positive and proven social change in communities across the country. Through rigorous and tuition-free technology training and professional development, we prepare motivated and curious adults who are unemployed or underemployed for successful careers as IT professionals, and we create on-ramps to businesses in need of their talents. Today we provide our solutions in six cities across the country: Atlanta, GA; Greater Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TX; the National Capital Region; and New York. To date, Per Scholas has trained 6,000 individuals, helping them build lasting, life changing skills and careers in technology.

Questions?

If you have any questions about this role, please feel free to email Suzanne McShane, Talent Acquisition Specialist at smcshane@perscholas.org. We look forward to viewing your application!

Learn more at perscholas.org, @PerScholas on Twitter, @PerScholas on lnstagram, and Per Scholas on Facebook.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here.

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