Marketing and Communications Associate

Spectrum for Living - River Vale, NJ3.3

Full-time$17 - $19 an hour

Position Summary:

The Marketing & Communications Associate will be responsible for the development and implementation of the marketing and public relations plans for Spectrum for Living (“SFL”), including the design and production of all associated collateral. In addition, s/he will be responsible for the maintenance of the agency website and social media channels and the production of the annual report, event press releases, fundraising appeals, the agency newsletter, and other institutional communications. This position also coordinates and manages SFL’s volunteer function to ensure adequate volunteer support at all SFL Development events.

Major Activities:

Implements the production of a wide range of marketing communications to promote the services provided by SFL, including the agency’s day programs, community services, Spectrum from the Heart and information packets to be used by President & CEO, Board Members and executive management team for corporate outreach. The Marketing & Communications Associate will work closely with the Development Manager to produce public relations and marketing materials to further enhance fundraising goals and objectives. Will act as the point person with media outlets (on-line publications, newspapers, radio, television, etc.).


  • Bachelor’s or Associates degree required.
  • Experience in a non-profit environment coordinating marketing, fundraising and development events
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to multitask and meet multiple deadlines
  • Some background design knowledge in design/artwork.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook required
  • Experience with WordPress, Constant Contact, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Publisher preferred
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent judgment and decision-making; and effective written and oral communication skills, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work under the pressure of time and frequent requests from multiple sources each having their own timelines and priorities, including the ability to develop marketing pieces

The ideal candidate must have the ability to take initiative and collaborate with others, the ability to work independently, and negotiation skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $19.00 /hour


  • Word Press, Constant Contact, Adobe: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Non-Profit Marketing: 1 year (Required)
  • Microsoft Office: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Associate (Required)


  • non-probationary NJ or NY driver's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Other types of insurance
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement