Full Time

Marketing and Communications Specialist at Oak Park Regional Housing Center

Fields: housing, racial justice, marketing, communications, affordable housing

Location: Chicago, Illinois

About the Organization: The Oak Park Regional Housing Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to achieve meaningful and lasting racial diversity in Oak Park and beyond. The Housing Center has received national recognition for its work to encourage long-term racial diversity in Oak Park and surrounding areas.

About the Position: OPRHC is looking to hire a full-time Marketing and Communications Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Development, this position will ensure visibility and continuity of the OPRHC brand across many channels. This position is a strategic partner with all areas of the agency along with the community.

Responsibilities:

Create, implement, and maintain communications plan for organization
Manage all social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Provide ongoing development of agency’s websites, including creating proposals for interphase updates, branding, and maintaining an accurate event calendar
Write and distribute press releases and media advisories
Collaborate with the Director of Housing Center and Client Services to effectively market rental services on various online platforms including Zillow, Apartments.com, and Craigslist
Track user rates of marketing strategies and respond timely to social media comments/reviews
Create content for annual report
Create content for monthly e-newsletters
Attend and highlight community events and success stories on social media and newsletters
Work in tandem with Director of Development regarding donor communication

Special Requirements/Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, business or marketing (preferred)
Experience in website maintenance
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Estimated Salary: $33K-$41K, depending on experience

Deadline: NA

Apply Here: Oak Park Regional Housing Center

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