Assistant Marketing Manager

National Funeral Directors Association

The National Funeral Directors Association is the worldwide source of expertise and professional resources for all facets of funeral service.Through education, information and advocacy, NFDA is dedicated to supporting members in their mission to provide families with meaningful end-of-life services at the highest levels of excellence and integrity.

Position Details

Assistant Marketing Manager
Southeast Wisconsin
Brookfield, WI

Responsible for supporting the development, coordination and implementation of marketing/communications efforts that promote the Association and funeral service.

Write and edit compelling, creative promotional content for use in collateral, websites and social media.

Develop blast email campaigns; including writing, proofing, layout, scheduling, obtaining approvals and delivery to targeted audiences.

Manage coordination of convention signage, including monitoring designs for brand compliance, verifying/updating information, data entry, routing proofs internally for approval and acting as a liaison between NFDA and the event management company.

Track flow of projects and invoices for communications division.

Research and recommend purchases based on budget, such as promotional items, advertising placements, etc.

Develop mailings, Power Point presentations and other marketing materials, as needed.

Exhibit flexibility while infusing creative and innovative approaches to all projects and events.

Support the goals and objectives of the strategic plan.

Seek and maintain knowledge of current trends and developments in funeral service.

Represent the Association at Convention and meetings, as needed.

Promote and assist in carrying out the Association’s mission, vision and goals in a manner consistent with the Association’s stated values.

Participate in special project teams and other work groups.

All other duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or journalism or related field, with 5-7 years’ experience in communications. Must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, proofreading, time management, technology skills and interpersonal skills, as well as creativity, solid judgment, and ability to meet deadlines. Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize daily workflow. Strong PC skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and basic HTML coding a plus. Some travel may be required.

NFDA offers a competitive benefits package including generous Paid Time Off (PTO) available immediately; low cost, low deductible health insurance; free dental insurance; 401(k) plan and so much more!

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