Who We Are:
Marklund is a nonprofit organization that serves infants, children, teens and adults with serious and profound developmental disabilities and special healthcare needs. With three residential locations - the Marklund Hyde Center in Geneva, the Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale, and the Marklund Wasmond Center in Elgin, it is currently home to nearly 174 clients. It is a Day School offering Multi-Needs and Life Skills programs for children and young adults with multiple medical needs, and those diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum. It is a skilled nursing unit for medically fragile children and adults, and a developmental training center for adults who need assistance in managing their disabilities.
Marklund provides a rich culture where everything we do contributes to our mission of "making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities." Each and every employee’s job contributes to Marklund’s vision of a happy, safe purpose-filled life for every individual with intellectual and developmental disabilities and is integral to enhancing the lives of the individuals we serve. As part of our private, not-for-profit network of services, you will learn what it’s like to have the individuals we serve not only change your career, but also change your life.
Marklund in Geneva is hiring a Public Relations Specialist! Would you like to make a difference in the lives of others and be appreciated for what you do? Join us in making everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities and love your job!
Marklund is looking for an inquisitive and self-starting Public Relations Specialist to join our team. We are looking for a multi-talented individual who is a journalist, copywriter, social media content specialist, and visually creative designer who will help tell our story both internally and externally with words, photos and videos. This role requires a person able to handle multi-tasking, have strong initiative, strong journalistic writing talent, some art direction and graphic design ability, and a passion for supporting nonprofit missions. Candidate must provide writing and design samples.This is a full-time position that is based out of the Marklund Hyde Center in Geneva, IL with frequent travel to our Marklund Philip Center in Bloomingdale, IL and Marklund Wasmond Center in Elgin, IL. This position has a regular schedule of Monday - Friday from 9am - 5pm with occasional evenings and weekends. Candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job and to meet its functional and environmental requirements.