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Marketing Assistant - Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (Colorado Springs, CO)

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 & Development departments under the guidance of the Communications office
  • Conceive, develop and produce an annual solicitation campaign to grow the donor and member base (including copywriting and vision for artistic visual components)
  • Write, develop and manage a clear, consistent and persuasive message during renewal periods to increase retention
  • Create a cohesive look for all membership and development resources (annual package materials, management of $50K inventory, etc.)
  • 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 constituent
  • 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

Compensation, Benefits & Additional Information:

Full-time Position, Entry-level, Salary $25,000

Benefits:  Health, Dental, Vision

Travel:  Not required

Location: Colorado Springs, CO 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you willing to relocate to Colorado Springs, CO?
2. Do you have related experience at a non-profit?

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