Mental Health America (MHA) is looking for a Marketing & Outreach Manager for its office in Alexandria, VA. We are considering a broad range of candidates for this position, with experience from 2-5 years preferred. MHA believes we must address mental illness before Stage 4. We promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated health, behavioral health and other services for those who need them, and recovery as a goal.
The Marketing and Outreach Manager will work with the Associate Vice President of Partnerships and Community Outreach to promote MHA programs and initiatives.
Primarily responsible for the success of the Associate Membership program, which allows individuals and organizations who align with MHA’s mission to support MHA financially and engage with a broader network
Recruit, retain, communicate with, and provide benefits to associate members
Grow the number of associate members through research, prospecting, and outreach
Assist with the marketing of other MHA programs (such as workplace mental health and peer credentialing) to individuals and organizations
Network and follow up with event participants to increase engagement with Mental Health America
Identify, manage, staff, and host outreach events at health fairs and similar events
Manage volunteer program by recruiting volunteers, maintaining volunteer records, and supporting volunteers both onsite and on an ongoing basis
Assist with activity programming for partnership activities
Create marketing collateral for various MHA programs
Manage publications and merchandise inventory, fulfillment, invoicing, and accounts receivable
Develop new products for MHA store as required
Provide general support for marketing and engagement for MHA
Please note that this position is being offered in the Washington, DC Metro area.
The ideal candidate is:
Comfortable with conducting outreach to new audiences
Proficient at describing how programs and opportunities can benefit a recipient
Flexible in communication style with the ability to converse with the general population, experts, and diverse audiences irrespective of setting
A strong writer
Creative with art and graphics
Outgoing and able to network with strangers
Passionate about mental health issues
Able to remain positive and excited after extended hours of exhibiting
Detail oriented in tracking sales and membership roles
Please send cover letter/letter of interest and resume as well as two writing samples relevant to job description via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please type “Marketing and Outreach Manager” in the subject line of the e-mail. No phone calls please. EOE.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: MHA has a strong benefits package, including a family-friendly work environment, health insurance, flexible work schedules, telecommuting, PTO, professional development funds, and a 401K match.
Internal Number: MOM220C08262019
About Mental Health America
Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Our work is driven by our commitment to promoting mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it, with recovery as the goal. Much of our current work is guided by the Before Stage 4 (B4Stage4) philosophy – that mental health conditions should be treated long before they reach the most critical points in the disease process.