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CLOSED - Marketing Manager - The Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub

Green Umbrella

Green Umbrella

Marketing & Communications
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2023


Organization: The Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub

About the position:

The Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub (The Hub) is a growing nonprofit looking to add to our team and expand our organizational capacity. Our mission is to revolutionize how people think about “things” and to provide a place where almost anything can be recycled or reused. We are a dedicated group of staff and volunteers who strive to mitigate the effects of climate change by increasing recycling, reuse and landfill diversion rates in the greater Cincinnati area.

About this position: The Hub is seeking a Marketing Manager with a strong collaborative work ethic, superior writing skills and a meaningful connection to the sustainability mission of our organization. The ideal candidate embraces recycling and reuse, since this role sets the tone for messaging and portraying the Hub’s values and mission to the community. This position is responsible for managing the image and public perception of the Hub through content creation and social media management. A successful candidate should possess strong writing skills, graphic content design experience (utilizing Canva) as well social media experience, and thrive working in a dynamic environment rather than a traditional office setting.

Description: We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Marketing Manager to manage the image and public perception of our brand by performing duties such as:

● Collaborating with all areas of the Hub including Operations, Finance, Development/Fundraising, and Volunteers, to address marketing requests ● Manage media relations

● Take a lead role in developing a brand voice and maintaining brand integrity across all platforms

● Assist in the creation of digital, video, audio, and print content

● Take a lead role in preparing and managing communications material, including social media, in order to ensure a positive image to the public

● Coordinate with the Marketing Committee Chair to set the monthly meeting agenda and focus on achieving goals outlined in the action plan

● Develop contacts with media members, influencers, and community leaders

Hours: 30 hours per week with potential for more hours as the organization grows. This position requires in person attendance for at least 50% of operating hours. This includes some evening and weekend hours to cover events as it is the greatest opportunity to capture what we do for social media posts as well as content for our newsletter. Additionally, at least one monthly

committee meeting (currently held on a Wednesday afternoon) will be required for this position, and additional meetings may be required, depending on collaborations needed with other committees.

Please note – The Hub is a warehouse space that is kept to 62 degrees in the winter and there is no air conditioning in the summer (we do have industrial fans), so you will need to dress appropriately.

Pay Rate: $18-19/hr. This position offers PTO and Holiday Pay

Reports To:

● Warehouse Director, with additional directive from the Executive Director and Marketing Committee Lead


In order to be successful in this role, we believe the ideal candidate will have the following characteristics and experience:

● Previous proven work experience in Communications or similar field, including familiarity with:

o Non-profit organization messaging

o Recycling/Reuse/Sustainability/Effects of climate change

● Knowledge and proficiency with communication technologies

● Solid understanding and experience with the principles of copywriting, graphic design, layout and publishing

● Familiarity and experience utilizing a variety of communication avenues, including: o Social media platforms and social media marketing

o Newsletter and press release development

o Print, digital and radio advertisements

● Strong communication abilities and team-working qualities

● Ability to work under pressure and ability to think strategically in any situation ● Prompt, enthusiastic, and dependable

● Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or a related discipline is preferred ● 3-5 years’ experience in communications, marketing, or similar field is a plus

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references to . Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until we identify the best candidate for the job.

The Cincinnati Recycling & Reuse Hub is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of our organization.

More information can be found here.