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Marketing Manager

Location: Hybrid - 80% Remote, 20% In Person (as needed)
Compensation: $60,000-$70,000/year (based on experience) plus benefits (retirement, health, and PTO)

Status: Permanent, Salary, Full-Time

Anticipated Start Date: August 16, 2023


Position Description

Systems Change Strategies (SCS) is seeking a highly creative and motivated Marketing Manager to join our team. 


As the Marketing Manager, you will manage marketing projects from start to finish. Additionally, you will serve as a key contributor in transforming communications and marketing plans into actionable initiatives by executing campaigns through media buy, evaluating their effectiveness, and making necessary adjustments to ensure campaign success. 


This role will report to the Creative Director. This is a permanent, full-time, salaried position. SCS exclusively works with mission driven non-profits, governmental entities, and campaigns that align with our values of helping people and creating positive impact in the communities we serve.


The selected candidate will be responsible for project management & media buy for Systems Change Strategies and its clients. The selected candidate will be expected to participate in team meetings, draft concepts, work with team members and clients to deliver a quality service.


This position offers a great mix of ownership and cross-functional collaboration. It’s an excellent opportunity for someone looking to grow their marketing skills on high-impact projects for a mission driven organization.


SCS is a mostly remote company, although our client base is primarily located in Rhode Island and the company operates on Eastern Time.

Primary Duties

Project Management & Collaboration:

  • Serves as the primary point of contact for project-related communications, proactively providing stakeholders with timely updates on project progress, milestones, and any potential risks or challenges that may arise.

  • Engage in cross-functional collaboration, partnering with internal and external stakeholders to orchestrate the execution of marketing projects, campaigns, and initiatives.

  • Perform and oversee research process which may include surveys, focus groups, interviews, environmental scans, or other methods. 

  • Write reports, flyers, and other project-related documents.


Marketing & Media Buy: 

  • Provide administrative support in overseeing media buys across multiple media accounts. This includes conducting preliminary research to determine the availability of airtime/space across various media platforms such as TV, radio, digital, and out-of-home.

  • Manages all steps of the digital buy process, from utilizing self-managed platforms (including but not limited to Google Analytics, social media, CTV/OTT, and audio), monitoring and optimizing campaigns to maximize ROI, to building campaign reports and reporting on key metrics to internal and external stakeholders. 

  • Collaborate closely with the Communications Director, Creative Director, and Project Managers to prepare various documents related to media buying, ensuring a seamless and effective process.

  • Collaborate closely with the Communications Director and Creative Director to ensure the successful implementation of the company's marketing plan, providing support in social media management and email marketing activities.

  • Stay abreast of the latest industry best practices, emerging trends, and new ad opportunities in marketing to deliver cutting-edge ideas, innovative solutions, and campaign effectiveness.


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Strong project management and delivery experience: proven experience in managing marketing projects from conception to completion, ensuring successful delivery within allocated timelines, expectations, and budgets.

  • Marketing knowledge: strong understanding of marketing principles, strategies, and best practices across various channels, including digital, social media, content marketing, and Google Analytics.

  • Analytical skills: generating meaningful insights to optimize marketing efforts.

  • Strong organizational skills: excellent organizational and time management skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.

  • Cross-functional collaboration: ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including marketing teams, clients and senior management.

  • Inquisitive and self-driven: Proactively seeks better solutions, asks insightful questions, and thrives in independent work environments.

  • Communication skills: exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proactive ownership: Operates with purpose, urgency, and accuracy in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments, taking full ownership for outcomes.



  • B.A. or near completion in a relevant field of study or relevant work experience equivalent

  • Must live in Rhode Island

  • 4+ Years of related work experience planning, buying, and managing a variety of media campaigns.

  • 4+ years in project management

  • Attend and manage client events as needed, including after 5pm on weekdays and on weekends.


Nice to Haves, but Not Necessary:

  • Hold certification in Google AdWords and/or Facebook-certified professional.

  • Knowledge in using Adobe products and/or Canva.

  • Comfort using Google Apps for Business products.

  • Familiarity with Rhode Island and/or progressive politics.

  • In addition to English, fluency in Spanish is desirable; or other languages spoken in Rhode Island (e.g., Mandarin, Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, etc.).


Incomplete applications will not be considered.

We do not accept phone calls regarding job applications.


Systems Change Strategies is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.


About Systems Change Strategies

Systems Change Strategies (SCS) is a Rhode Island-based consulting firm. Systems Change Strategies is a team of organizers and strategists who build plans and programs, communicate effective messages, and support progressive causes to create meaningful, lasting change. We work with clients who share our values to take on big projects and new ideas. We offer strategic insights, project management, community organizing, digital strategies, marketing and branding consulting services to progressive organizations and causes. We only work with clients we’re passionate about and believe in.

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