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Marketing/Sales Position: Inbound Marketing Content Associate Specialist, GCFA


                                                 Marketing/Sales Position: Inbound Marketing Content Associate Specialist
General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) is presently seeking candidates for an addition to the Communications and Marketing Team in the position of Inbound Marketing Content Associate Specialist. In collaboration with the Director of Marketing and Communications, this role will be responsible for developing and publishing marketing and communications content and strategies for GCFA and to attract an audience to our channels (including websites, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, whitepapers, reports, webinars, infographics, etc. The successful candidate will maintain existing customers and attract new customers through effective business planning and execution of marketing activities. In addition, this role is responsible for content creation, including writing and producing various types of content, to expand awareness of GCFA’s products and services to current and potential audiences and stakeholders. 
Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with Marketing and Communications leadership on the strategy, planning, and execution of the marketing strategies for GCFA and throughout the United Methodist connection.
  • Assists in achieving aggressive growth in marketing GCFA’s products and services, through written content creation and strategy and working closely with GCFA internal departments. Builds and manages a rich content/editorial calendar to attract a qualified audiences (to including, but not limited to blog posts, whitepapers, ebooks, reports, webinars, infographics, etc.)
  • Develops comprehensive recommendations on the marketing and communications services plan, collaborating with Connectional Relations (GCFA sales) to track leads and conversions. Works with Connectional Relations to maximize impact of initiatives on constituents & drive growth.
  • Grows new leads by converting site traffic through calls-to-action, landing pages, and lead generating content. Attracts site traffic, converting that traffic into new leads for the business, and works closely with Connectional Relations, who nurtures those leads to close into clients.
  • Responsible for all written content relating to GCFA’s products and services, including GCFA’s newsletter, product collateral, written video content, and blog content. Assists with written content as it relates to clients on an as needed basis.
  • Collaborates with Marketing and Communications teammates, Connectional Relations, and GCFA subject-matter-experts to produce relevant content that meets the needs of both key stakeholders and GCFA’s audience.
  • Researches and writes content and messages for dissemination through print and other communications platforms used by the organization.  Functions include editing of multi-media and written news or other content, gathering data and information for news reports or impact stories, monitoring news services for references to the UMC and determining focus and timing of content production.

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related business field with emphasis on content. Further certifications in marketing a plus.
  • 3+ years of marketing / communications experience is required.
  • Previous experience of traditional and non-traditional brand marketing strategy and management.
  • Previous, proven experience producing content marketing, including writing for digital platforms.
  • Excellent project management skills with superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn quickly, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and react to shifting priorities to meet business needs.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn United Methodist denominational polity and organizational structure essential. 
  • UMC Member is preferred.
The General Council on Finance and Administration of the United Methodist Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities. All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully completing background, reference, and other applicable checks.

Email resume and cover letter to jobs@gcfa.org Closing Date: January 31, 2022
No Staffing Agencies or Recruitment Firms

Contact: Tarji Beatty

Address: 1 Music Circle Nashville TN 37203

Phone: 16153692313

Email: Click to email

Website: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=15800&clientkey=E1CB377AF1A59C982D4A8BC33247365B

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