Communications Associate – Content Specialist

About God’s Love We Deliver

For people living with severe illness in the New York City metropolitan area, God’s Love We Deliver provides nutrition therapy, and cooks and home delivers medically tailored meals. We are a non-sectarian organization. All of our services are provided free to clients and full of love.

God’s Love We Deliver requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are eligible for an accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief.

About the Role

The Communications Associate – Content Specialist will join a fast-paced Communications Department that collaborates closely with all agency departments. The Communications Associate – Content Specialist drafts, edits, proofreads, and finalizes internal and external written content that appears on-line and off-line, helping to effectively deliver our message to all audiences. The Communication Associate – Content Specialist will also create/approve/edit visual content including video, photographs and graphics as needed. Superb written, verbal and editing skills, along with creativity and impeccable attention to detail will be essential in this role.  This is a hybrid position allowing for some remote work and requiring regular in office workdays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize best Search Engine Optimization (SEO) practices, write, review, and edit all web pages, social and blog content.
  • Draft, edit, and proofread agency written and visual material including appeal letters, newsletters, blog post, event early reservation letters and invitations, flyers, emails, posters, banners, postcards and fundraising materials and web content.
  • Work closely with the Direct Mail manager and consultant in developing fundraising appeals and newsletters. Coordinates production schedules and project management with designers and printers.
  • Collaborate with the Policy team and leads our food is medicine messaging efforts for God’s Love policy and our Food is Medicine Coalition national work.
  • Proofread and approve all external agency collateral for language and branding
  • Ghostwrite messaging – newsletter pieces, e-mails, remarks for events, etc.
  • Collaborate with other Communications Associate to develop client stories and appropriate placements.
  • Assist in managing the God’s Love website, including adding new content and daily updates of the entire site.
  • Create press releases and talking points, as needed.
  • Work closely with Development team to build strong community support for fundraising programs.
  • Represent God’s Love to internal and external partners to grow and maintain key relationships.
  • Help plan marketing for events, promoting in social, print, and earned media.
  • Participate in agency events and cultivation activities as needed.
  • Maintain records in Raiser’s Edge NXT.
  • Knowledge of MTM/healthcare a plus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

About You:

You are highly self-motivated and enthusiastic communications professional with a strong desire to provide support to clients living with a serious illness. You are looking for a collaborative, team-oriented environment. You are energized by turning information and client stories into engaging and shareable material across media.

In addition, you meet the following requirements:   

  • Proven experience with and expertise in SEO.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; at least 2-3 years of communications and marketing experience.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • Superb attention to detail.
  • Effective communicator who collaborates with team members verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize, manage and complete multiple tasks in a high-volume, time-sensitive environment.
  • Team player committed to the mission of God’s Love We Deliver.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro) a plus.
  • Experience with, Constant Contact, WordPress, Salesforce and Raiser’s Edge NXT a plus.
  • Bilingual – Spanish/English preferred.

Interested in Applying for this Role?