Spirit of America seeks a Marketing Assistant to directly
support the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) as well as the needs of
the entire marketing, communications, and development team
(MCD). A strong candidate will have an understanding of
marketing, administrative assistant experience, and strong
interpersonal skills to work across all functions of the
organization. The ideal candidate will also share a deep commitment
to the safety and success of America’s troops and diplomats. The
Marketing Assistant reports to Spirit of America's Chief Marketing
Officer. In order to work for Spirit of America, you must be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19.
- Project tracking and management – Oversees the management of
Smartsheet or other project management tools to ensure that project
deadlines are being met and reported in a clear and concise
- Team communications – Responsible for scheduling MCD team
meetings and providing necessary pre-reads and materials.
- Organization communication – Communicates directly with other
department members to ensure that MCD deliverables are being met in
timely fashion and that overall communication with other
departments is proactive and seamless.
- CMO support – Directly supports the calendar management and
administrative tasks associated with the CMO’s office and their
- Marketing and Communications projects – Will directly support
several projects as marketing assistant, with duties including,
written communication, phone calls, internal presentation of
updates, and status reports and project management.
- Misc. organization support – Will be available to support
general organizational needs connected in any way with marketing
and communications, including team functions, webinars, in-person
events, and premium mailings.
- 2-4 years’ experience in an organization producing marketing
and communications materials, ideally in direct support of that
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Experience working as an administrative assistant to an
executive is preferred
- Project management experience and an aptitude for working with
online project management software.
- Experience handling a variety of information requests and
following up with reporting, write-ups or read-outs on findings and
recommendations, including, for example, competitive
analyses and potential vendor sourcing.
- Experience with creative software a plus, for example,
Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop.
- Experience with analytics tools also a plus, for example,
Google Analytics, Facebook, and other tracking sources for
- A passion for marketing and communications and a real hunger
for learning tools and techniques which can help someone grow into
a marketing management position in a mission-driven
- A genuine connection to the Spirit of America mission,
including our history and the work we do day in and day out.
Salary and benefits
Spirit of America offers a competitive compensation and benefits
package. ($40-$55K BOE)
Spirit of America is headquartered in Arlington, VA.
Spirit of America
Spirit of America is a nonprofit citizen service organization
founded in response to the attacks of 9/11. Our mission is to
engage citizens in preserving the promise of a free and better
life. We do this by working alongside troops and diplomats to
support their safety and success, promoting values shared by
Americans and our allies, strengthening relationships with allies,
friends, and partners, and demonstrating that the United States is
a friend to all who seek a better life. We are officially approved
by Congress and the Department of Defense to work alongside
deployed US troops and provide private assistance in support of
Spirit of America helps our troops and diplomats build trust and
goodwill, prevent conflict, and strengthen America’s security. Our
work saves and improves lives. In the world’s toughest places,
people experience the best of who Americans are and what we stand
Spirit of America offers a competitive salary and compensation
package. The position is in Arlington, Virginia. To work at Spirit
of America, you must be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Spirit of America is an equal opportunity employer. In
accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against
any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis,
including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed service
member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age (40 and over), pregnancy (including
childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), national
origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental
disability, genetic information (including testing and
characteristics) or any other consideration protected by federal,
state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment
applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits
unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and