Pine Castle – Marketing & Communications Specialist

Posted Jun 03, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Jun 30, 2022


The Marketing and Communications Specialist will be responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the agency’s marketing, communications, graphic design, community and public relations efforts to advance Pine Castle’s mission in Northeast Florida. The Specialist will develop the organization’s marketing and communication plans and oversee the development of all marketing collateral, media relations, photography, advertising, social media, website content, email newsletters, donor communications, and press releases.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Develops, implements, and executes an annual communications plan, event invitations, including newsletters, media releases, annual report, brochures, donor communications, signage, and other external communications as needed. Develops metrics to measure success and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan and the impact of all Media on the mission. Handles agency internal photography for all events and activities and manages image database. Coordinates with external photographers, videographers and marketing / advertising agencies for special projects as needed. Ensures that all external communications and marketing materials are consistent with Pine Castle branding. Manages all media contacts; cultivates relationships with media to ensure the most effective messaging for and positioning of Pine Castle. Develops and writes content for both print and electronic media including website, e-newsletter, flyers, promotional materials, press releases, donor communications, etc. Proofreads and copyedits publications, donor impact reports, etc. Manages and edits agency website. Writes and submits award nominations. i.e. National, state, and local partner awards like RESPECT, First Coast Manufacturers Association, Florida ARF, PR Daily, Jacksonville Business Journal, etc. Works very closely with and supports Development team. Flexible work schedule due to events, program, media relations requirements, etc. Other duties as assigned.


Self-motivated and detail oriented professional with excellent writing, organizational and interpersonal skills required. Ability to work independently and as a team member with other staff, board members, and members of the community. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Acrobat Pro, video editing software, website platforms, and Microsoft Office. Ability to easily learn new applications. Ability to use a Mac and OS operating system Strong social media communication and analytic skills. A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards. Organization and time management skills. High comfort level working in a diverse environment.

Education and Experience

BA/BS degree in Communications, Marketing Business, or equivalent work experience. Three to five years related experience.

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