About the Ideal Candidate:
You need to be detail-oriented, adaptable, empathetic, and a creative storyteller and communicator. Your listening and written communication skills combined with patience and quick thinking will get you through resolving any challenge that comes your way. Your self-starter mindset and personal accountability will allow you to master the content planning process to enable the execution of high-quality digital content on an ongoing basis. You are a self-motivated, strategic thinker with a solution-oriented mindset and a working knowledge of the nonprofit landscape. You are comfortable setting and reporting on marketing goals for the content you create. You have an awareness and sensitivities in working with diverse cultures and communities. A background in video production, blogging, journalism, and/or graphics creation, and an obsession with storytelling and creating viral content, is paramount.
What the Role will do:
Content Planning + Strategy:
Take on other duties as assigned.
Role Requirements & Skills:
Additional Desired Skills:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, but are not all inclusive:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be required to:
NOTE: This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The CEO and/or designee has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Employees of Big Thought are expected, as required in their specific job functions, to participate in activities, meetings, and committees; to interact and work cooperatively in order to accomplish various goals; to represent one’s self and Big Thought in a positive, professional manner; and to safeguard sensitive or confidential information from intentional or unintentional disclosure.
Employees are expected to maintain current working knowledge of policies, procedures and guidelines necessary to answer work-related questions and to provide assistance in a timely and courteous manner. Employees are also expected to perform other duties as may be assigned by their supervisor and to contribute to the team efforts of the department and to assist the organization in achieving its strategic goals. Employees must abide by all laws, Big Thought policies, and guidelines.
Marketing Storytelling SpecialistLocation: Big Thought Headquarters, Dallas TexasReports to: Senior Marketing ManagerDivision: AdvancementPosition Type: Full Time/Exempt About the Role:We are seeking an intelligent, experienced digital creative specialist with a passion for storytelling and the power it has to impact marketing objectives. The Marketing Storytelling Specialist will lead the content process from ideation to publication. The Marketing Storytelling Specialist will be responsible for implementing creative strategy, outlining content plans and concepts, maintaining editorial calendars, capturing photography and videography, editing the content to create the final cut, and publishing content on web and social media.About Big Thought:For over 30 years, Big Thought has worked with local and national partners to bring tailored creative learning opportunities to youth in Dallas neighborhoods with the greatest need. Big Thought focuses on programs that work with elementary, middle, and high school students to unlock their full potential, setting them on a path to success and closing the opportunity gap.#Big Thought Way:Big Thought brings relentless optimism, innovation and imagination to everything we do. Our youth come first, and we use a collaborative, all hands-on deck approach to ensure that they are served well.