Digital Communications Officer

Full-time, term position

The Cambridge Community Foundation seeks a Digital Communications Officer to join its dynamic team for a term position of four months, with the possibility of extension. The Digital Communications Officer will be responsible for supporting the Foundation’s communications and communications and marketing efforts, including social media activity; website updates; writing e-newsletters; producing multi-media content, supporting outreach and advertising efforts, and other office functions as necessary. They may also play a key role in developing a promotional campaign for an exciting new initiative at the Foundation.

The successful candidate will be an energetic, a team player, and enjoy working within a dynamic environment that is mission- and results-driven. The ideal candidate must have a demonstrated capacity to work independently and be a self-starter; have excellent technical, verbal, and written communication skills; be able to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations; have strong project management skills and maintain a balance among multiple priorities.

This is a full-time, salaried term position with benefits that reports to the Vice President of Marketing and Civic Engagement. Compensation commensurate with experience. Location: Hybrid; based at our Central Square office.

To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter to [email protected]

Roles and Responsibilities

• Help develop, manage, and distribute content for social media, website, email campaigns, newsletters, press releases, promotional materials and other marketing related collateral

• Serve as point for website updates and management; monitor, measure, and analyze website traffic and success of campaigns

• Help create and execute targeted marketing campaigns

• Advance visual story telling through edited video and multi-media

• As part of the team, assist with office support and contribute to staff/office needs as necessary

Essential Skills and Qualifications

• Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills, including strong attention to detail

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel in particular), WordPress, MailChimp, SEO or equivalent technologies required

• Strong problem-solving and project management skills. Ability to work with confidential information and interact with donors, board members, volunteers, nonprofits and the communities they serve.

• Bachelor’s degree or 3 years’ experience required.

About the Cambridge Community Foundation: Founded in 1916 as one of the first community foundations in the nation, the Cambridge Community Foundation (CCF) remains committed to serving as vehicle for social change in the city of Cambridge. As a civic leader, philanthropic partner, and grant-making nonprofit, the Foundation highlights emerging and critical needs and catalyzes efforts to ensure that resources are focused where they can have the greatest impact. Harnessing the power of philanthropy, CCF advances its visionary goals of shared prosperity, social equity, and cultural richness for Cambridge and its residents.