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Jobs at United Way

We are currently seeking to fill the position of a Sponsored Marketing and Communications Loaned Employee. This is a temporary, part-time position.

Location: Gales Ferry, CT
Time Commitment: This is a part-time (15-20 hours per week), temporary position.
Reports to: Marketing & Communications Director

Objectives: To support Marketing & Communication efforts of United Way of Southeastern Connecticut that help the organization achieve its mission “to inspire and coordinate the generosity and commitment that sustains a united, thriving community.” To engage employees in the workplace and members of the community in order to educate them about United Way’s work and impact.

Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn
  • An understanding of MS Office, particularly Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand United Way brand and messaging
  • Create flyers, invitations, certificates, and other graphic design and desktop publishing tasks in compliance with brand identity guidelines
  • Develop social media content
  • Write blog for United Way website
  • Implement strategies for social media promotion and research new social media ideas and best practices
  • Assist with event planning production
  • Communication tasks such as proof reading, editing, writing, photo touch-ups, and website updates
  • Assist with volunteer engagement projects
  • Be energetic, self-motivated, and team-oriented with a strong desire to make a difference in his or her community
  • Be entrepreneurial minded—embrace growth opportunities, enjoy learning and welcome new challenges
  • Be flexible, organized and detail oriented

Salary: Range is $15-20/hour, depending on candidate’s qualifications.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to: info@uwsect.org. No phone calls please.