Friday, March 26, 2010

Marketing Communications Manager Independent Television Service San Francisco, California

Marketing Communications Manager
Independent Television Service
San Francisco, California

JOB SUMMARY:
The Marketing Communications Manager is responsible for managing the marketing and promotion of ITVS and its premier programming, including the Emmy award-winning series Independent Lens (IL). The Manager also serves as the Managing Editor of ITVS’s Beyond the Box blog, taking a lead role in writing and producing daily updates to this key institutional social media platform. The Manager also produces the weekly Independent Lens e-newsletter, the monthly ITVS e-newsletter, and supervises the Marketing Communications Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Write, produce, edit, and maintain the daily Beyond the Box blog, the weekly Independent Lens e-newsletter, and the monthly ITVS e-newsletter working to expand the distribution list
• Provide department and institutional support for writing, copyediting, and proofreading of key internal and external documents
• Collaborate with team members to develop online promotional campaigns in support of Independent Lens, Global Voices, and select ITVS initiatives, writing promotional material for use in social media networks
• Oversee the creation and production of ITVS’s print marketing materials
• Support the Senior Publicity Manager in researching strategies and opportunities to promote ITVS programming and activities
• Supervise Marketing Communications Coordinator
• Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum 3-5 years experience in marketing/communications
• Demonstrated web writing, editing, and copyediting skills and experience
• Familiarity with online promotions, marketing, and social media platforms
• Proficiency in online publishing, including HTML publishing tools, metrics tracking (Burelles), blog software (Wordpress), and syndication tools
• Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet multiple deadlines
• Ability to thrive in a high-performing team environment
• Bachelors degree

OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience in project management and supervision of staff
• Experience in broadcast promotion and/or public media and working with ethnic media and other niche press

How to Apply:
Please e-mail resume, cover letter and three short writing samples to itvs@itvs.org with Marketing Communications Manager/YOUR LAST NAME in the subject line.
Application Deadline: ASAP; No calls please.

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