Marketing & Communications Coordinator
Visit Mankato (the local Convention & Visitors Bureau and business unit of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.) is seeking an experienced professional to provide effective marketing, communications and creative design support to the organization for the purposes of attracting and enhancing the experience of visitors for conventions, sports and general leisure travel. This position works collaboratively within the marketing team primarily to execute marketing campaigns; create, manage and maintain all visual marketing assets; capture, curate, edit and manage videos and photos; develop and manage organization’s overall editorial content calendars; create and manage content for various promotional platforms (i.e. website, social media, e-newsletters, etc.); media relations; and provide sales team marketing support.
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator must be able to work in an environment that emphasizes a high degree of professionalism while utilizing exemplary organizational and communication skills in a fun, fast paced, multi-tasking environment. Qualified candidates will hold at minimum a 2 year degree in tourism, communications, marketing, public relations or related field and proven experience in copy writing, digital marketing, social media platforms, Adobe Creative Suite and photo/video editing. A successful candidate is highly creative/innovative, results driven, excels at multi-tasking, can operate in a team and deadline driven environment and understands brand management. Desirable candidates will have a 4 year degree in related field, experience with a community-based organization and awareness of the Greater Mankato marketplace and its stakeholders.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Anna Thill at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Anna Thill, Visit Mankato, 3 Civic Center Plaza, Suite 100, Mankato, MN 56001. Candidates will be considered no later than Monday, November 26th.
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