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Careers


Through a number of different departments, the International Office provides support and guidance to dozens of affiliates granting wishes in nearly 50 countries around the globe. These departments include:

Affiliate Relations
Corporate Alliances
Finance/Operations
Human Resources and Organizational Learning
Marketing and Communications
Resource Development (fundraising)

We promote diversity in employment and are an equal opportunity employer (E/O/E). All applicants who meet the essential job requirements will be considered.

Available Positions

Marketing Associate
Department
Marketing
Location
Phoenix, AZ
Closing DateUntil Filled

This entry-level marketing position will provide exceptional administrative support and assist the vice president of marketing primarily with communications efforts, work with marketing staff on campaigns and projects, as well as traffic the marketing project requests.

This position works closely, as part of the team at Make-A-Wish International, supporting marketing and communications efforts in delivering a global brand strategy – especially as it relates to content creation.

The marketing associate will also support the marketing and communications department with daily administrative activities. This is a great way to engage with the mission of Make-A-Wish on an international level with staff members of Make-A-Wish International and its global affiliate network.

Additionally, this position will help support creative projects, including graphic design, video editing and writing to help advance the Make-A-Wish brand globally.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • · Traffic workload for marketing department’s projects; Manage and track all incoming job requests by maintaining an electronic archive of all jobs in project management software
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  • · Works with project managers and discipline leaders in various departments to ensure projects meet deadlines and the needs of target audiences, by clarifying and managing the Marketing team assignments on projects, campaigns, and initiatives.
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  • · Obtain all project details for each creative job request and ensuring all necessary rights, necessary information, clearances and authorizations are obtained
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  • · Coordinate and develop communications with internal audiences including collecting content for the monthly internal newsletter for affiliates
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  • · Develops project roadmaps, hours estimates and timelines (Gantt charts, Excel dashboards)
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  • · Ensure quality control, proofreading
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  • · Act as troubleshooter for Salesforce CRM for the marketing department
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  • · Scheduling webinars/conference calls for team and creating and distributing agendas for department calls, committee calls, affiliate training webinars and internal meetings
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  • · Working with the vice president of marketing to manage all communications with the marketing committee including quarterly calls, agendas, and meeting minutes
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  • · Managing marketing and communications department shared drive (intranet) and file documents appropriately
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  • · Managing incoming phone and email requests in international inbox, affiliate requests, and Make-A-Wish America requests and circulating to appropriate party
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  • · Preparing purchase authorization requests for all vendor related purchases for team including any contractors employed by the department
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  • · Maintain calendar of appointments, Outlook contacts, filing/records, and schedule internal/external meetings for the vice president of marketing
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  • · Coordinate travel/hotel arrangements and expense requests for the vice president of marketing
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  • · Assisting the marketing team with projects including basic graphic design, video editing and writing projects, as required

CORE COMPETENCIES:
Who Are You?

  • · You are a team player
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  • · You get things done and can multitask when required
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  • · You are a problem solver and a strategic thinker
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  • · Your follow through is imperative
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  • · You love helping people
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  • · You are very innovative and creative
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  • · Along with your creativity, you are detail oriented and understand the importance of keeping on schedule
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  • · You take initiative on projects from the start and know how to bring people together and get things done even when they are located all around the world
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  • · You stay current and you are constantly looking for ways to benefit from technology to increase efficiency and innovation for our strategic initiatives
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  • · You are analytical and can identify potential issues so you can find solutions before they occur
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  • · You have a skillset to mitigate unknowns or challenges which may pop up and you can adjust to changing environment
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  • · You're known for your professional demeanor and can communicate with a diverse audience and team
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  • · You understand the complexities of diverse cultures, languages and customs, and adapt easily
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  • · You have vision and can see the bigger picture, but can break down the project into comprehensive, adaptable steps to achieve your goals
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  • · You are ambitious and want to be part of a global team that has the vision to become the benchmark global children’s charity
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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • · Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, non-profit or any combination of relevant experiences and education that contributes directly to the position
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  • · Minimum one-year internship or professional work experience in Marketing or Communications or project coordination experience in a creative in-house or agency environment
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  • · Knowledge of project management principles, processes and software, including PowerPoint and Excel, and has project management software experience
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  • · Strong organizational skills with the ability to project manage and traffic project requests for the marketing department
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  • · Extremely detail oriented
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  • · Experience with data entry and database management
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  • · Experience with Adobe Creative Suite recommended
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  • · Strong computer skills, particularly in the use of both Mac and PC platforms and Microsoft Office Suite
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  • · Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
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  • · Experience with e-newsletters, social media, webinar software, design and photo/video projects a plus
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  • · Exceptional customer service skills
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  • · Knowledge of Salesforce a plus
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  • · Ability to speak languages in addition to English is a plus

Disclaimer

We promote diversity in employment and are an equal opportunity employer (E/O/E). All applicants who meet the essential job requirements will be considered.