Position: Marketing Assistant

Reports to: Director of Membership and Director of Communications

Job Type: Full Time, Entry Level

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision

Travel: Not required

Location: Colorado Springs, Colo.

About the Position: The MLBPAA seeks a creative Marketing Assistant for its Membership and Development Departments, in conjunction with the Communications Department. This individual is expected to develop and execute programs to successfully aid both departments in recruitment, retention and fundraising efforts. A successful candidate is expected to work independently to create high-quality community outreach and fundraising programs and evaluate the effectiveness of existing programs. This position reports directly to the Director of Membership and Director of Communications.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop content of all material distributed by the Membership and Development departments under the guidance of the Communications office:
         o Conceive, develop and produce an annual solicitation campaign to grow the donor and member base (including copywriting and vision for artistic visual components)
         o Write, develop and manage a clear, consistent and persuasive message during renewal periods to increase retention
         o Create a cohesive look for all membership and development resources (annual package materials, management of $50K inventory, etc.)
         o Write creative and innovative content and marketing campaigns designed to excite potential donors and members to support the Alumni Association

Develop and manage a year-round content schedule including but not limited to direct mail solicitations, email marketing campaigns and social media

Manage the Association's new online community exclusively for players, The Clubhouse (powered by Small World Labs/Personify)

Help create a robust membership benefits program and secure appropriate benefits for constituents

Identify prospective donors and new fundraising avenues to support programming efforts

Pursue sponsorship opportunities to offset the growing cost of membership materials

Qualifications:

Bilingual (Spanish)

Content writing and copywriting experience

Knowledge and understanding of game of baseball

Willingness to collaborate on creative projects

Attention to detail, ability to multi-task and to manage time-sensitive projects and meet deadlines

Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task on a variety of different projects

Organized, self-starter, excellent verbal and written communication skills

1-2 years related experience in a not-for-profit development office preferred

Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

To apply:  Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@mlbpaa.com.

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