American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Based in the Alexandria, VA area, AAFCS is the only professional association that provides leadership and support to FCS students and professionals from both multiple practice settings and content areas. More than 5,000 AAFCS members assist individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions about their well-being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimal quality of life. For more than 100 years, AAFCS members have been working to improve the quality and standards of individual and family life by delivering educational programs, influencing public policy, and conducting research. Our primary areas of focus include culinary arts, hospitality, and tourism; education and training; food science and nutrition; health management and wellness; housing and interior design; human/child development and family relations; personal and family finance, textiles, apparel and retailing.
Key functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:
Support content planning, monitoring and reporting strategy to align with overall communication and marketing goals.
Design infographics, flyers, digital collateral and other media for the promotion of programs, conferences, credentials and signature initiatives.
Create, post, monitor and evaluate the Annual Conference mobile app.
Maintain the Association website and provide support for the Affiliate websites.
Track engagement data to help assess progress toward reaching strategic goals.
Provide support for multimedia platforms for webinars and videos.
Manage the production and delivery of a bi-weekly communications to target audiences.
Manage the engagement of members in online communities and forums.
Assist with other projects, initiatives and general administrative support as needed.
Perform related duties as assigned by the Sr. Director of Communications and Marketing.
Bachelor's degree required; communications, journalism or related field preferred.
A minimum of 3-5 years experience in digital communications (i.e., pre-degree experience, college internships, professional employment, etc.) Association experience a plus.
Skills and abilities:
Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple projects of importance, sometimes with conflicting deadlines.
Must have strong technical proficiency with MS Office, Higher Logic, Canva, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and HTML.
Ability to analyze web and app performance, website behaviors, usability and effectiveness.
Excellent grammatical, written, visual and oral communication skills.
Work positively, productively and independently.
Results oriented with high attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and meet deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment.
This is a full time, salaried position that is eligible for employee benefits. AAFCS offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to health insurance, a retirement plan, 10 paid holidays, paid vacation, and sick leave.
Interested applicants may submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to email@example.com.
The American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS), is the only professional association dedicated to family and consumer sciences students and professionals from both multiple practice settings and content areas, announces a position opening for Coordinator, Digital Communications and Engagement. AAFCS is a broad-based 501(c)(3) membership organization with both individual and institutional members.