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Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) seeks a creative and skilled Digital Communications & Content Coordinator. This position is an essential, dynamic member of the SIAM Marketing and Communications team and is tasked with growing and managing the organization’s social channels and public relations efforts. Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager, the Digital Communications & Content Coordinator provides timely content, support, and feedback on many communications-related projects and initiatives, with a focus on maintaining consistency of brand, messaging, and style.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • SIAM blog writing, routing, and posting (approx. 2-3 posts/week)
  • Social media management – paid and organic strategy and posting on outlets like Google Ads, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter:
  • Creation and implementation of social media strategy – content optimized for SEO, consistent branding/messaging, ads
  • Management of social media calendar
  • Creation of associated graphics and gifs
  • Document and execute processes that are integral to paid promotion for SIAM products and innovate where possible
  • Public relations:
  • Press release writing and distribution
  • Maintenance of contact lists in media database
  • Suggesting and creating new strategic PR initiatives to bolster SIAM programs
  • Liaise with the Development team, collaborate on fundraising initiatives:
  • Work with Marketing and Development teams on collaborative fundraising efforts such as #GivingTuesday, annual appeals, annual report
  • Email marketing
  • Lead writer and editor inclusive of social, blog, email, etc.
  • SIAM Engage (SIAM’s Online Community):
  • Responsible for posting on relevant discussion boards inclusive of conference announcements, special programs, etc.
  • Reporting on digital communication analytics especially socials, blogs, and PR
  • Lead promotion of special programs and outreach, such as but not limited to:
  • Public lectures and prize announcements
  • Annual election
  • Math Stat Awareness Month efforts (+ other awareness months recognized by SIAM)
  • Miscellaneous projects and tasks as needed and assigned

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to think and process information critically and translate that into effective writing
  • Ability to multitask and succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong knowledge of social media; experience with management of professional social media accounts is a plus
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to set, manage, and meet deadlines, with strong organizational skills and consistent follow-through
  • An effective team player
  • Basic knowledge of HTML a plus
  • Computer proficiency, MS Office, and Adobe Acrobat required. Adobe Creative Suite and experience with web content management systems strongly preferred
  • Graphic design experience is a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree, 1-2 years’+ experience preferred with a record of success

If interested, please send a resume and brief cover letter to Adrianne Ali, at ali@siam.org, with the subject line “Digital Communications & Content Coordinator Position”

COVID-19 considerations: As part of our COVID-19 response, this position will begin partially in person and partially remote. However, in the future this position will require full-time work in the office.

SIAM offers a competitive and comprehensive salary and employee benefits package. SIAM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is an international community of 14,500+ individual members. Almost 500 academic, manufacturing, research and development, service and consulting organizations, government, and military organizations worldwide are institutional members. SIAM was incorporated in 1952 as a nonprofit organization to convey useful mathematical knowledge to other professionals who could implement mathematical theory for practical, industrial, or scientific use. SIAM continues today to advance the application of mathematics and computational science through research, publications, and community.

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