Spectrum is looking for a Marketing Associate to deepen our engagement with our audience.
Spectrum is an autism news site intended for scientists, although we are also read by many non-scientists.
The Spectrum Marketing Associate's primary role will be to engage researchers and clinicians who study autism and treat autism with Spectrum's award-winning content. Reporting to the Director of Engagement and Marketing, the Marketing Associate will execute Spectrum's strategy in these areas, and work with the rest of the team to ensure that Spectrum is reaching its specialized audience that includes neuroscientists, neurologists, and policymakers.
Implement and support Spectrum's engagement and marketing strategy
Collaborate closely with Spectrum's editorial team
Create and deliver engagement reports based on qualitative and quantitative metrics
Liaise with Simons Foundation colleagues in similar roles
Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned or required.
Bachelor's degree required
Science background preferred
At least three years of experience in engagement and marketing roles
Experience in journalism, or working at journalistic outlets, preferred
Related Skills & Other Requirements
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Adaptable to quickly changing priorities
Must demonstrate ability to manage detailed projects and track progress appropriately
Experience and facility with content management systems and marketing and outreach tools, such as Google Analytics, Parse.ly, and Omniture, as well as understanding of user experiences
Strong creative problem-solving skills
Sound judgment and exceptional ethical standards
Comfortable working independently and in a collaborative team environment
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability and willingness to travel, as needed
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
Please submit a resume and cover letter stating your interest in the position.
THE SIMONS FOUNDATION'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
Many of the greatest ideas and discoveries come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment.The Simons Foundation actively seeks a diverse applicant pool and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.