Marketing & Communications Specialist

Lions Clubs International

We’re in the business of Good...

Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) is the charitable arm of Lions Clubs International, the world’s largest service club organization. Serving more than 1.4 million Lions, working with 47,000 clubs in 200-plus countries globally, LCIF has funded humanitarian service to build a more promising future for citizens of the world.

Since 1968, LCIF has awarded more than $1 billion in grants, helping combat vision problems, provide valuable life skills to youth, respond to major catastrophes, and build programs to address the needs of at-risk and vulnerable populations. LCIF is also working to reduce the prevalence of diabetes and improve the quality of life for those living with the disease. In addition, the foundation is expanding its global causes to include childhood cancer, hunger and the environment while raising funds to empower even more service from Lions.

As the challenges facing our world increase, so must our capacity to combat them.

These are not things that any one Lion, club or district can do alone. But together, we can. We are currently looking for aMarketing and Communications Specialistto join our team and rise to the challenge of empowering service.

Position Details

Marketing & Communications Specialist
Northern Illinois
Oak Brook, IL

Position Highlights:

The marketing and communications specialist supports and promotes the work our Lions members and the contributions of the Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) to local and regional humanitarian initiatives.

The specialist is responsible for managing marketing team projects; developing and managing visual asset strategy and production; and ensuring brand strategy alignment. The specialist also leads and participates in event planning and management (both in-person and virtual), managing creation and technical aspects of presentations, marketing campaigns and fundraising initiatives.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead creative project management for Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) Marketing Department. 
  • Plan, develop, and execute LCIF multimedia and creative projects, including photo and video projects, and manage existing LCIF multimedia assets. 
  • Alongside LCIF Marketing Manager, assist with planning for LCIF presence at the Lions Clubs International Convention, including the development of convention materials, visuals, presentations, and videos. 
  • Ensure all publications and visual materials meet branding guidelines. 
  • Lead development of LCIF publications and materials including gathering and coordinating content, collecting visual assets, and/or working with a graphic designer. 
  • Support Lion leaders through presentations, booth creative and materials, and recording and editing video presentations for regional, international, and virtual conferences. 
  • Act as team coordinator to track hours and manage projects with freelance graphic designers and video editors. 
  • Analyze data and update and edit marketing materials to include new photos, information, grants, and statistics on an ongoing basis. 
  • Coordinate with LCI’s Brand and Creative Team on LCIF projects.

We’re Looking for Someone With:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university (preferably in marketing, design, communications, Journalism or English) or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in marketing, design, corporate communications, advertising, or journalism. 
  • Previous experience in a membership organization and/or non-profit a plus.

Preferred skills:

  • Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Pro Premiere Pro, After Effects Photography

Why You’ll Love Working Here:

Lions Clubs International has excellent benefits for you and your family. We believe in a balanced work-life and have programs and benefit plans to support our employees, such as:

  • Three weeks paid time off plus time off for volunteering 
  • Flexible and hybrid work schedules 
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans 
  • Flex spending accounts for medical and dependent care 
  • 401K with employer match 
  • Reimbursable training 
  • Casual dress

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