Marketing Coordinator

New York City, New York
Competitive Hourly Rate
Mar 20, 2017
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Contract, Part Time

Marketing Coordinator

Status: Part-time Contractor (20 to 24 hrs/week)
Reports to: Marketing Manager
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The Position

The marketing coordinator will support management across Understood’s social media and e-mail functions. The coordinator is responsible for supporting the planning, execution, and analysis of “always-on” communications as well as digital campaigns. A typical day will vary, but will have a heavy focus on Understood’s digital marketing channels.

Responsibilities Include

Social media (70% of role)

  • Assist in the planning and scheduling of organic posts across Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest
  • Support the development, approval, monitoring and optimizing of paid social advertising on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest
  • Manage reporting: campaign, competitive, platform and trend analysis

E-mail (20% of role)

  • Support creative sourcing, development and proofing of marketing e-mail sends
  • Contribute to the development of an Understood e-mail test agenda

Other (10% of role)

  • Assist in the creation of digital tool kits to help Understood’s partners spread the word about learning and attention issues

Understood is a young, fast-paced organization, and offers many opportunities to own projects and develop transferable professional skills. This role is a great fit for someone interested in working at the intersection of digital media and social good.


  • Interest in social organizations, disabilities, learning and attention issues and/or education
  • 1 year of direct experience and/or demonstrated quality exposure to general marketing and digital marketing principles through hands-on classes, projects or internships
  • Comfort in both quantitative analytics and creative thinking
  • Ability to multitask, problem solve, and work collaboratively across teams
  • Interest in social media
  • Positive attitude and a willingness to learn

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