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Marketing Communications Specialist

Location: Boone, NC, United States
Job ID: 11810
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2020

Job Description

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​*Fluency in Spanish required with the ability to translate Spanish to English and communicate with Spanish speaking field staff and ministry partners..

Samaritan's Purse is a non-denominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. For over 40 years, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

Opportunity Overview:

We have an incredible opportunity for a Bilingual Marketing Communications Specialist (Spanish) to be a part of our Hispanic Outreach Initiative. This specialist will be responsible for reaching the Hispanic population through marketing, social media, and traditional media outreach to invite audiences to engage with the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. Additionally, the Bilingual Marketing Communications Specialist will generate, edit, coordinate, publish, and share innovative content for social media use, including translated copy, original text, images, infographics, and video to build meaningful connections and encourage ministry involvement. If you are driven to make a difference with your work, and have a Career with lasting impact, come see how we accomplish that!

Job Requirements:

  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Fluent in Spanish and English with strong proficiency in writing and speaking in Spanish.
  • Proficiency with social media tools, resources, and analytics.
  • Energetic, creative, and hands-on with a passion to promote God’s work through Samaritan’s Purse and a commitment to become an expert in marketing.
  • Collaborate with Communications department and other ministry professionals to implement a strategic marketing strategy tailored to reach a Hispanic audience, including email marketing, social media, and media relations. 
  • Build and retain Spanish-speaking audiences through competitive research, audience identification, benchmarking, reporting, and networking.
  • Develop and implement approved Spanish social media advertising and content strategies across social platforms, collaborating with members of marketing, creative, and editorial teams.
  • Generate, edit, coordinate, publish, and share innovative content for social media use, including translated copy, original text, images, infographics, and video to build meaningful connections and encourage ministry involvement.
  • Manage Spanish social media channels by monitoring and responding to social media content, comments, and messages from supporters according to policy.
  • Create weekly editorial and campaign calendars, sharing with leadership ahead of deadlines.
  • Maintain strong relationships with Spanish-speaking media outlets, translate press releases to Spanish, and pitch relevant story angles.
  • Serve as a ministry spokesperson as needed.
  • Proficiency with social media tools, resources, and analytics.
  • Collaborate with ministry departments and field staff to coordinate efforts, manage reputation, and gather information, photos, videos, and stories relevant to Hispanic audiences.
  • Stay current on latest trends, technologies, tools, sites, applications, and analytics related to marketing efforts.
  • Collaborate with Bilingual Senior Writer to develop effective emails, manage email schedule, and run successful campaigns, targeting the Hispanic audience.
  • Attend daily morning devotions and participate in prayer support for the ministry, donors, and volunteers.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, approximately 3-5 times per year, is required

Ministry/Mission Requirements:

  • Faithfully upholds the ministry in prayer.
  • Maintains a personal, active relationship with Jesus Christ and is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.
  • Consistently participates in daily staff devotions.
  • Demonstrates behavior aligned with Samaritan's Purse's Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Hallmarks, policies, and expectations.
  • Effectively represents Jesus Christ to those within both personal and professional spheres of influence.
  • Maintain a strong Christian witness to colleagues, vendors, charitable beneficiaries, and the general public.

Our Benefits:

  • Career with Purpose!
  • Great work/life balance
  • Extremely Competitive 401(k) retirement savings plan (high matching)
  • Extremely Competitive Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Competitive vacation and time off benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
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Location: Boone, NC, United States
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2020

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