Job Type: Full-time
Title: Marketing and Communications Manager
Salary: Salary is commensurate with job title.
Job Opportunity: Marketing and Communications Expert
SENS Research Foundation is a non-profit organization that aims to develop new treatments for age-related diseases. Our mission is to bring an end to the suffering caused by age-related illnesses and provide people with longer, healthier lives.
We are based in Mountain View, CA and have a team of experts who are dedicated scientists to advancing the field of regenerative medicine applied to aging.
We aim to prevent, delay, and even reverse the onset of these diseases.
Our work is driven by a deep commitment to scientific rigor and excellence.
Join SENS Research Foundation and become part of a team that is making a significant impact on the future of healthcare. Our organization offers a dynamic and stimulating work environment that encourages creativity, collaboration, and innovation, with room to grow.
We offer a diverse array of exciting opportunities for individuals who feel passionate about enhancing the well-being of millions of individuals across the globe.
SENS Research Foundation (SRF) is hiring a Marketing and Communications Expert (MarCom Expert). SRF is an exciting, cutting-edge non-profit organization located in the heart of Silicon Valley dedicated to transforming the way the world researches and treats aging. More detailed information can be found at our website: www.sens.org.
We seek a MarCom Expert to join our small but dynamic Outreach team. The MarCom Expert will work supporting our Director of Development and Outreach team.
The MarCom Expert is responsible for the development of all marketing and communications strategies for the company overseeing all operations involving media and public relations.
The individual will work on devising marketing strategies and programs to improve brand awareness, handling external communications and crafting communication strategies for the promotion of our work, brand and mission, as well as the creation of promotional materials, digital content and more.
They will also be responsible for the development of goals, strategies, and the implementation of plans to execute comprehensive marketing and the successful creation, launch and management of fundraising campaigns working closely with the Outreach team.
Some of the main goals will include maintaining the organization’s status as an industry leader as well as maintaining brand integrity.
Furthermore, they will also take the lead in creating newsletters, annual reports, press releases, engaging with the press and other mediums, ensuring that they align in the company’s vision, mission, and regulations. As a marketing communications manager, it will also be essential to lead and encourage staff to participate in external communications.
They will report to the Director of Development and work in tandem with the CEO to create strategic plans that are in line with SENS Research Foundation’s long-term strategy.
This is a highly creative position in a fast-growing organization and field.
Some of the goals of the Outreach Department that the MarCom Expert will be supporting are; to enhance the Foundation’s fundraising capacity, to expand our network of supporters by building new relationships that can lead to more public support, to raise awareness of the organization’s work and mission, to motivate, inspire and gain new supporters, while keeping existing relationships strong and developing them further.
We are looking for someone with a professional and positive attitude to fit our work culture and who has an appreciation of the current exponential technological growth and innovation, and that at the same time feels inspired to help accelerate SRF’s new technologies to make a big positive impact in the world by addressing age-related disease.
We offer an excellent benefits package including fully covered health and dental insurance (inclusive of dependents) effective on the 1st of the month after date of hire. We also offer an FSA program, company-matched 401(k) plan, and paid vacation and sick leave after 90 days of employment. SENS Research Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer. The job offer comes with two years contract with the possibility of an extension. We may sponsor a visa for international applicants.
The position is available now and will be filled as soon as the qualified candidate is found.
This position will be full-time during normal business hours (M-F 9 am – 5 pm PST).
- REMOTE position. Preferred if you live in Los Angeles or Bay Area, CA.
- Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or a related field
- Proven 5-7 years of experience in Marketing and Communications, preferably in a non-profit organization or a related field.
- Proven 3-5 years of experience working with social media, media relations, public relations, digital strategy, advertising, and SEO.
- Solid understanding of all social media platforms, including Discord, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok, Clubhouse, etc.
- Must be absolutely fluent in English; native English speakers are highly preferred.
- Experience in journalism, filmmaking, graphic design and video content creation highly preferred.
- Understanding and appreciation of marketing best practices in today’s world.
- Excellent and creative writing and communication skills.
- Proficiency with Photoshop, video editing, and website development and management.
- Proficiency with event organizing platforms (Eventbrite, Cvent, RSVPfy, etc.).
- Proficiency with Google Analytics, as well as an expert at using analytics taken from all our platforms.
- The ability to create comprehensive metrics reports and utilize the data to continuously refine and optimize the Foundation’s marketing and communication strategies.
- Knowledge of WordPress and Elementor preferred.
- Ability to multi-task several projects at once.
- A professional demeanor whether speaking to others in person, over the phone or via email.
- Positive and kind attitude and ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing field and workplace.
- Excellent organizational and project management skills.
- Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically.
- Knowledge of the Rejuvenation Biotechnology field and advocacy to the longevity community preferred but not required.
- Strategic thinking: The ability to develop and execute a comprehensive social media strategy and calendar that aligns with the foundation’s mission and goals.
- Content creation: Great writing skills and knowledge of graphic design and video production to create engaging and educational content that resonates with target audiences.
- Data-driven approach: Knowledge of social media analytics tools and the ability to use metrics to make informed decisions and measure the success of campaigns.
- Brand management: A deep understanding of the SENS Research Foundation brand, its values, and target audience, and the ability to consistently represent the brand across all social media channels.
- Platform expertise: Deep knowledge of multiple social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Twitter Spaces, LinkedIn, Clubhouse, Discord, and the ability to effectively use each platform to reach target audiences.
- Staying up-to-date: A commitment to staying current on the latest social media trends, algorithms, and best practices, and the ability to quickly adapt to changes in the social media landscape.
- Collaboration: Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work with cross-functional teams, including the Development team, Scientists, and other departments, to achieve shared goals.
Job responsibilities will include and not be limited to:
- Social media content creation.
- Manage our Social Media channels and help build a strategy to grow our social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram reels, Twitter, YouTube, Discord, and other platforms.
- Developing and implementing marketing and communication plans to promote the Foundation’s mission, vision, and activities.
- Creating and managing content for the Foundation’s website, social media platforms, and other communication channels.
- Coordinating and executing marketing campaigns, events, and other initiatives to promote the Foundation’s research and advocacy efforts.
- Creation of our monthly Newsletter.
- Collaborate with the Outreach Team on PR objectives.
- Maintain our website current and dynamic with constant renewal of content that will represent the activities and progress of the organization.
- Analyze our social media coverage and draft appropriate responses.
- Collaborate with researchers to create content to promote their work.
- Collaborate with other teams to identify the public voice of the brand.
- Create style guides and brand voice outlines for all public relations, marketing, advertising and other vital departments.
- Consult with executive management to develop effective communication procedures and policies for various situations or crises.
- Create press releases and speeches following organizational news.
- Write letters, interdepartmental memos and other business correspondence.
- Communicate with media outlets and journalists and create press kits.
- Develop materials to educate staff on communication practices.
- Perform communications research and monitor the progress of various communications strategies.
- Measuring and reporting on the success of marketing and communication initiatives and identifying areas for improvement
- Maintain a unified brand voice across our different social media platforms.
- Monitor social media channels for industry trends.
If you are passionate about social media and the work of the SENS Research Foundation, we encourage you to apply. Interested candidates should apply by submitting their resumes and cover letters to [email protected].