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Marketing Specialist at the Association for Women in Science


Position Title: Marketing Specialist
Reporting to: Chief Marketing Officer
Location: Flexible Remote Position

About AWIS

The Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is one of the largest multi-discipline organization for women in science dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors. Our advocacy, scholarships and programs support members, allies and supporters worldwide. We are celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2021 and growing the organization. Membership is open to any individual who supports the vision and mission of AWIS. Learn more at

Position Summary

The marketing specialist will develop, manage, and execute targeted efforts and activities to promote the association’s mission and programs promoting advocacy, career growth, and scholarships to advance women in science. This position includes the opportunity to be creative and be involved with many aspects of an association marketing department. The marketing specialist will have professional responsibilities including social media, email marketing, website management, project management, writing, proofreading and editing skills to support multiple projects concurrently.


  • A career path of progressive marketing experience over multiple years – preferably with a national association or in a nonprofit environment
  • Fluency and experience with executing digital marketing campaigns, creating content for multiple audiences, and measuring results
  • Some proficiency with graphic design – ideally the entire Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere) or other graphic design software
  • Proficiency with software including MicroSoft Office as well as project management tools, email marketing and CMS platforms
  • Experience with webpage creation or maintenance and search engine optimization
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, digital media or equivalent experience


  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills with the ability to convey information in an easy to understand, compelling, and engaging manner
  • Excellent project and time management skills with the ability to multitask, shift priorities, and work in a deadline-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • The candidate must be a self-starter who can thrive independently, adapt quickly, and collaborate successfully with his/her peers
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills with the ability to engage effectively with membership chapters, affiliates and partners
  • Exercise good judgment and make sound decisions that demonstrate problem solving ability, adaptability and responsiveness to change
  • Understanding of the culture of scientific professionals and knowledge of STEM industries would be a significant asset


  • Manage and execute tactics for all aspects of communications, marketing and public relations for AWIS, its chapters and affiliates, members, and governance Board
  • Manage monthly webinar series including promotions, speaker management and event coordination
  • Provide writing and coordination for various AWIS communications including the quarterly magazine, weekly newsletter, press releases, advocacy tools and career resources with attention to detail to ensure accuracy of information
  • Manage social media advertising and remarketing campaigns
  • Design and edit graphics, images, webpages, videos, and other collateral like PowerPoint presentations, and advertisements
  • Create marketing assets and collateral, activate campaigns, and measure results
  • Help identify story telling opportunities and amplify AWIS key messages and brand
  • Survey members and understand their roles and their needs

Salary Range and Highlights of Benefits

  • $60,000 to $65,000 annually
  • Health, Vision, and Dental insurance available to staff member, domestic partners and family members
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance and life insurance provided for employees
  • 401k retirement plan with association match available
  • 12 days of vacation day, 9 national holidays, and 2 personal days per year

Submit cover letter and resume to Liz Scire at

AWIS does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, promotion, compensation, termination, leaves of absence, training, development, and advancement. AWIS recognizes that we live and work in a diverse world and values the skills and abilities of employees from all cultural backgrounds and traditions.

1629 K Street, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20006
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(202) 588-8175

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