Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Position: Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager is responsible for implementing the foundation’s overall program to increase the foundation’s visibility, brand identity and key message standards, assist in creating broad public awareness of the foundation, and further its strategic goals for asset growth, donor services, regional relationships and community leadership. The Marketing Manager works under the overall direction of the Marketing Director. In addition to working closely with the foundation’s Marketing Director, this role works with public relations and marketing consultants, key committee volunteers at GCF, and cross-functional internal teams.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support Marketing Director with implementing marketing plan, creation of content, and project management.

  • Manage Monitor national trends related to philanthropy and the topics of foundation initiatives.

  • Report on key metrics as it relates to marketing plan deliverables.

  • Support advertising and sponsorship efforts by tracking deadlines and production needs.

  • Development and project management of the foundation’s annual report, website, print or electronic communication, brochures, special reports and other materials.

  • Managing the work of the direct reports, outside consultants or other staff.

  • Coordination with other cross-functional departments as it relates to marketing needs.

  • Manage public relations plans for the foundation, including media relations, internal communications and crisis communications.

  • Support the marketing and communications needs of supporting organizations within Greater Cincinnati Foundation (i.e. Women’s Fund and HealthPath).


Requirements and Qualifications:

  •  At least 5-8 years’ experience in communications, public relations and/or nonprofit marketing fields.

  • Bachelor’s degree required in marketing, communications or design field.

  • Strong technology background, including website CMS, Salesforce, Windows Office Suite, survey tools, and online research skills.

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) is a must and ability to edit video is a plus.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytic, problem solving and strategic thinking skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to establish good working relationships with foundation staff, colleagues, news media, donors, consultants, volunteers and a wide variety of members of the community.

  • Ability to work independently and to take initiative, as well as to be an effective team member.

  • Strong attention to details and good follow-through on tasks.

  • Proven track record of successfully dealing with the media.

To apply, please complete the following items with your submission of your resume:

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