Marketing & Communications Manager


About KAN-WIN The mission of KAN-WIN is to eradicate all forms of violence against women, including domestic violence and sexual assault, by empowering Asian American survivors and engaging the community through culturally competent services, community education and outreach, and advocacy. KAN-WIN is a non-profit, community-based organization that supports Asian American women and children victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. KAN-WIN’s services include 24-hour domestic violence crisis line, counseling, legal/social benefits advocacy, transitional housing and Children’s programs, and community education/outreach. Please visit our website to learn more!

Position Details

Marketing & Communications Manager
Northern Illinois
Park Ridge, IL

This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic, creative, personable and organized individual to join our small, committed team. Our ideal candidate is a strong writer with a designer’s eye, savvy about social media, agile with web posting, and able to juggle multiple short- and long-term projects on deadline with great attention to detail. We are looking for someone passionate about our mission of bringing hands-on enrichment opportunities to communities to help them join and advance the gender-based violence movement.

This is an hourly staff position averaging 18 hours/week, 44 weeks/year. We can offer a flexible schedule and the ability to work from home on some days. The Marketing and Communications Manager reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the entire KAN-WIN team to develop and execute our social media presence, create marketing materials, update our website with photos and program news, promote various community events, and track our success.


  • Strategically grow, manage, and measure KAN-WIN’s web and social media presence 
  • Manage and update website 
  • Manage and update KAN-WIN’s social media accounts 
  • Plan, develop and write marketing materials including the annual report, presentations, event collateral, programs’ promotions, e-newsletter and donor solicitations (in partnership with Development Coordinator) 
  • Partner with a graphic designer to create and distribute marketing materials (poster, pamphlets, flyers) 
  • Coordinate with other program coordinators and volunteers to promote our programs and enhance our brand awareness in the community. 
  • Work with local media to expand KAN-WIN’s visibility in the community 
  • Represent KAN-WIN at some key constituents and public functions 
  • Track and analyze the performance of KAN-WIN’s communications 
  • Manage/update mailing lists and assist with other duties as needed

Skills, Qualifications, and Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree (required) 
  • Minimum of one year of relevant communications experience, ideally in non-profit marketing 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral 
  • Enthusiasm for developing relationships with all of KAN-WIN’s constituents 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Proficient in social media content, advertising, and analysis 
  • Ability to track results and work within a budget 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines 
  • A critical eye for materials design 
  • Experience in Wordpress or other content management software (desired) 
  • Experience in Constant Contact or other email marketing software (desired) 
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (desired)

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