Friday, March 26, 2010

Marketing Communications Manager Independent Television Service San Francisco, California

Marketing Communications Manager
Independent Television Service
San Francisco, California

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.

• 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

• 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


• 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 with Marketing Communications Manager/YOUR LAST NAME in the subject line.
Application Deadline: ASAP; No calls please.

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