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Content Marketing Specialist

Department: Marketing & Communications
Location: Arvada, CO
Date Updated: May 16, 2024

Are you prepared to advance your career? We are searching for a dynamic and highly organized individual to join our team as a Content Marketing Specialist.

Who is Colorado Gives Foundation?

Colorado Gives Foundation connects people, ideas and Colorado nonprofits to make good happen. We are a Jefferson County grantmaker and statewide, we invest to build the capacity of nonprofits and donors through Colorado Gives 365, nonprofit endowments and donor services. We make it easy for people to donate to the causes they care about, enabling meaningful change to help our neighbors thrive. Our work is rooted in attentive listening and a firm commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. Together, we strive to build resilient, connected and thriving communities. Colorado Gives Foundation is where donors find and discover the community impact that matters most to them, which is good for everyone.

About the Position

The Content Marketing Specialist is responsible for creating engaging content across various platforms to support our mission. This role is crucial in significantly influencing our brand audience engagement through the power of content. It requires a combination of creativity, technical skills and strategic thinking to produce compelling multi-media content that aligns with our goals and is targeted at our various target audiences. A passion for making a positive impact is a must.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Content Creation

  • Develop and implement a wide range of clear and concise creative content to support overall Marcom goals including blogs, website content, social media, informational sheets, visuals, PowerPoints and emails.
  • Generate ideas for engaging content.
  • Collaborate with Marcom team with planning content calendars.

Writing, Editing & Proofreading

  • Write compelling copy to support a wide range of marketing channels such as blogs, website, emails and social posts.
  • Simplify complex information to create copy that is easy to understand.
  • Proofread and edit content for clarity, grammar, and accuracy, maintaining high standards for all published material keeping within brand voice and tone.

Video & Photography

  • Editing videos from webinars, and other multimedia pieces.
  • Video/photo management including properly tagging and categorizing. 

Research

  • Research and stay updated on consumer & industry trends.
  • Integrate timely content trends.

Other

  • Assist with other marketing initiatives and projects as needed to support the team’s overall success.
  • Model organizational values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively to hit deadlines and see projects through to completion.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to create engaging content, incorporating storytelling. 
  • Attention to detail and strong editing skills.
  • Understanding of consumer and industry research.
  • Self-motivated with a passion for maintaining current and up to date best practices.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and manage projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms.
  • Proficiency with video editing software.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools such as PowerPoint and Word.
  • Proficiency with graphic design software is a plus.
  • Understanding of AI landscape and tools is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.
  • Passion for nonprofit causes and a desire to make a positive impact in the community.

Education, Experience, and Certificates:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or a related field with 1 year of experience or 3 years equivalent work experience.
  • Proven work experience in content creation, digital marketing, or a similar role.
  • Strong writer with an ability to write and edit using AP writing styles. 
  • In-depth knowledge of social media management tools. 
  • Strong understanding of content marketing, social media marketing, and email marketing best practices. 

Benefits, Perks and the Fun Stuff

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation of $63K-$76K, dependent upon experience, and extensive benefits package including dental, vision, retirement and 100% employer-paid medical. All employees are eligible for an annual bonus, professional development education and flexible work schedules. We are also conveniently located on the G-line in Old Town Arvada. Oh, and we’re pretty fun so we think you’ll like working with us.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

You are valued and you belong. We are committed to maintaining the best possible environment for our employees where people can show up as their authentic selves and grow with the Foundation. We are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive workplace and we can only achieve this together. 

In that spirit, we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.