Marketing & Communications Manager

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Start Date: 1/3/2021  Compensation: Salary range is based on experience.

Reports to Director of Marketing and Communications
Madison Square Park, a seven-acre urban oasis, is located in the heart of Manhattan’s Flatiron District at East 23rd Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues. Madison Square Park Conservancy raises 100% of the funds that support a program of commissioned contemporary public art, lush horticulture, Park maintenance, Park security, and other free cultural programs.

Position summary The Conservancy seeks a full-time Marketing and Communications Manager to support the department and organization in the implementation of outreach strategies across all brand pillars and needs.

Compensation and Schedule

  • Salary range is based on experience.
  • Benefits include: Paid Employee Health plan, Dental & Vision Plan, Vacation/Sick Days, Personal day, Floating Holidays, Discretionary End of Year Bonus, 401K Plan
  • Flexible weekday schedule

Responsibilities/Duties

The Marketing and Communications Manager will:

  • Manage MSPC’s Graphic Design Associate
  • Support the Director of M&C on the strategic direction for all communications related to Madison Square Park, and its related brand pillars.
  • Collaborate and consult on all Conservancy graphic design needs including brochures, in-Park signage, event invites, and on-site event graphics, sponsorship decks

Lead Digital Communications (Website, Newsletter and Social)

  • Develop and execute strategies to increase audience engagement and conversions
  • Lead and execute weekly newsletter, plus any recurring and dedicated emails
  • Plan, write, and edit content across social media, website, and e-newsletter
  • Coordinate and manage social media channels and campaigns
  • Monitor social media activity and engagement
  • Build and foster community across all communications channels
  • Report on analytics

Public Relations

  • Support PR firm with any needs including on-site press management, scheduling, and press requests
  • Draft press releases as needed
  • Support all Conservancy program directors, and events and programs

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or in place of a degree, considerations are made with relevant field experience, certificate programs, experience with knowledge of Marketing and Communications.
  • One to three years’ experience working in a marketing/communications capacity
  • A dynamic, enthusiastic individual who can take both initiative and direction
  • Fluency with social media, mailchimp, wordpress and current trends
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills a must
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator, Hootsuite, WordPress, MailChimp, SurveyMonkey.
  • A creative eye
  • A team player who enjoys collaboration
  • First-rate interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and thoroughness
  • A willingness to learn current trends and best practices in communications that will expand the park’s presence

Additional Information

Application instructions
To apply, please email the following as one attachment in one document to jobs@madisonsquarepark.org with the subject line “Marketing and Communications Manager”:

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We encourage applications from people with BIPOC identities.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume including names and complete contact information for references

Please be aware that Madison Square Park Conservancy has required Covid 19 vaccination for all employees. The organization will consider accommodations for disability and religious-based reasons.

Madison Square Park Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) laws. The Conservancy prohibits discrimination against applicants for employment because of the individual’s race or color, religion or creed, alienage or citizenship status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, domestic partnership status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, arrest or pre-employment conviction record or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Madison Square Park Conservancy
Email: Jobs@madisonsquarepark.org