Marketing & Communications Coordinator (primarily remote, Chicago area)
Orthopaedic Research Society
Location: Chicago area (primarily remote)
Type: Full Time (Remote & In Office)
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 3
Join the ORS team!
ORS seeks a Marketing & Communications Coordinator to join the ORS team and help in the oversight of the marketing and communication activities of the Society.
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will be a hands-on member of the ORS team that will assist the entire team with the development, implementation, and successful execution of our overall marketing strategies for our educational programs, scientific meetings, membership, and engagement initiatives. The assistant should be ready to step in to assist with our social media efforts, creation of digital media (Canva), oversight of our YouTube content, targeted promotions, PowerPoint presentations, flyers, development of surveys, evaluations and general society promotions and marketing materials.
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will also serve as the staff liaison to the ORS Insiders and the Social Media Committees and help them in achieving the strategic goals as defined by the ORS Board of Directors.
Oversee and monitor the ORS social media accounts (including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram). Work closely with the Social Media Committee to ensure marketing priorities are promoted.
Submit relevant news and articles to outside newsletters and publications.
Design flyers, brochures, meeting banners, logos, social media ads, and other digital media for various meetings, events, and opportunities
Manage the ORS YouTube channel (including uploading videos, creating playlists and adding closed captioning as needed)
Create and edit graphics/images for the website and newsletters.
Assist in creating meeting signage and materials.
Creating/organize targeted mailing lists (for meetings, events, and other opportunities) Assist staff in the development of messages.
Assist in the creation of the surveys and evaluations for meetings and programs.
Manage virtual meeting social platforms to increase engagement.
Design walk in slides for meetings and events as well as general ORS slides
Assist in the creation of electronic newsletters.
Organize follow-up emails/thank you’s (after meetings/virtual sessions, etc.)
Promote LearnORS programs to targeted members and individuals
To be successful, you’ll also need to have excellent interpersonal communication skills. Possess a strong knowledge of marketing automation, and social media platforms; strong writing, editing, proofreading and communication skills. Must be self-directed with excellent time and project management skills with an ability to organize, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks with strict attention to detail and with minimal supervision.
Most importantly, we seek an individual who would be a great fit with our team. The ORS team is highly dedicated and professional and values our relationship with one another and our members.
Travel: Approximately 7 - 10 days per year
ORS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics, in accordance with federal law.
ORS offers competitive salaries commensurate with position requirements, qualifications, and experience and an attractive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, paid time off, and a 401k retirement plan with generous employer contributions.
Collaborative and collegial work environment, focusing on employee work/life integration.
Remote work, with the option to work in office as based on your schedule and needs.
Monthly social with the entire ORS team
Professional Development opportunities; memberships, meeting attendance, etc.
Preferred candidates will possess the following:
Live in the Chicago area (not considering anyone outside Chicago area at this time)
3+ years experience
Knowledge of software applications being utilized by the Society; Office 365, Asana, Canva, Higher Logic, and MemberClicks
Strong verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal communication skills to work with all levels of employees, volunteers, and external vendors.
Ability to exercise high level of discretion and independent judgment.
Ability to multi-task, juggling multiple projects at one time.
Flexibility in responding to unexpected demands.
Ability to work as a team member, conscientious, motivated and people oriented.
Attention to detail and ability to create processes that manage detail and increase efficiency.
The mission of the ORS to accelerate musculoskeletal discovery to improve health.
The ORS is the most prominent international orthopaedic and musculoskeletal research organization with more than 3,500 members.
Our headquarters is located in Rosemont, Illinois. However, we have primarily gone to a virtual work environment allowing all team members to work from home as best suits their schedule, yet maintaining our office when in office work is required.
Our team is one of the best in the field, being recognized by our leadership often as efficient as well as great to work with.