Marketing Associate

The Ark


Chicago, IL


unmatched human services. As the only Chicago Jewish organization providing a comprehensive, holistic approach to creating stability in people’s lives, professionals at The Ark work closely with Jewish people facing financial, employment, medical and emotional challenges, helping them access free, life-changing human services to strengthen their future. The Ark is a vibrant hub of vital human services empowered by Jewish values. 

The Ark is seeking a dynamic Marketing Associate to support planning and implementation of marketing initiatives and communication projects. A strong candidate is energetic, creative, organized and driven with a working knowledge of social media platforms and content creation. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Associate will work to advance objectives across all department functions and contribute to organization-wide success.

The Ark is an equal-opportunity employer.

Compensation Range

$50k - $65k

To apply

To apply, please submit a resume & cover letter to Becca Ehrlich, Evolve Giving Group:

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Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and contribute to editorial calendar of informative and engaging social media posts; assemble copy, images, and schedule postings
  • Create content for community-wide and audience specific emails, meeting goals with a focus on positive results
  • Contribute to organization’s core internal and external messaging to help The Ark reach their goals across communications and fundraising
  • Oversee website updates with internal and external partners
  • Collaborate with marketing team to create new ideas, topics, and content development to increase social media and email impact, followers, and subscribers
  • Track and analyze monthly social media, email, and website analytics
  • Manage Marketing Department calendar with all departments across the organization to schedule and tracks dates for on-time initiative launch
  • Support day-to-day functions of seasonal and one-time marketing opportunities and events
  • Contribute ideas on creative initiatives that could be implemented across key stakeholders of The Ark

Qualifications & Skills

  • 2+ years of marketing or communications experience
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player who works well both individually and collaboratively in cross functional department settings
  • Demonstrated ability to be analytical
  • Proven track record in social media content across platforms, with an eye for engaging target audiences 
  • Strategic social media approach with regard to content creation, & scheduling, tracking & monitoring, amplifying consumer engagement, and tracking results
  • Experience with social media tools, Hootsuite preferred
  • Project management expertise, with ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and a propensity to take initiative
  • High level of comfort working with email marketing platforms; experience with WordPress a plus
  • Passion for the mission of The Ark 

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