Upbring Careers

  • Marketing Specialist

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    1st Shift
    # of Openings Remaining
  • Overview

    Upbring is looking for a Digital Marketing Specialist to be a part of breaking the cycle of child abuse by joining its award-winning Strategic Communications and Marketing team.

    Why should you join Upbring?


    Why work at Upbring? It’s quite simple – when you go to work surrounded by people just as passionate as you, it doesn’t feel like work.


    At Upbring, we’re changemakers determined to create a world where all children are loved, protected and cherished. Inspired by faith, we are both champions and servants for children and families. We’ve been helping children thrive for more than 135 years, and we’re not stopping. Our mission is to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities. And as we accomplish this mission, we have an opportunity to shape not only the way we deliver our programs and services, but the way Texas treats children.


    The children we serve have dreams, talent and so much potential – but they need dedicated, skillful and compassionate individuals to help them succeed. Our employees are champions for Texas children who give their all to create brighter futures. When you work at Upbring, you’re not just collecting a paycheck; you’re playing a key role in breaking the cycle of child abuse.


    Upbring offers an environment of growth from within, collaboration, innovation and ongoing training to bring you to the next level.

    The Ideal Digital Marketing Specialist is an up-and-coming marketing superstar who can:

    • Develop and execute growth strategies and tactics to get the word out about Upbring and our life-changing mission
    • Deploy successful online marketing and email campaigns
    • Design engaging landing pages from initial concept to wireframing to development


    We’re looking for someone who is creative and analytical, willingly goes the extra mile, has an easy-going nature and isn’t easily intimidated by juggling multiple projects.


    If all the above excites you and you also possess a collaborative work ethic, take constructive criticism with ease, and desire the entire team to shine, then this could be your dream job.


    As a direct report to the Director of Integrated Marketing & Creative Services, the Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for developing and executing growth strategies and tactics to get the word out about Upbring in Texas, Louisiana, and other locations. The position will be responsible for the deployment of successful online marketing campaigns, building strategic digital relationships, and partnering with key vendors as we establish ourselves digitally.


    Essential Duties

    • Uncover growth opportunities in digital and traditional marketing from strategy to successful implementations, including follow-up reporting
    • Design and assist in development of landing pages – Lead Pages, Click Funnels, etc.
    • Brainstorm content ideas to drive relevant website and social traffic
    • Create compelling, optimized content and collateral to drive volunteer, donor, and community engagement
    • Share knowledge, deploy campaigns, and manage projects while adhering to the Agency’s messaging and branding criteria.

    Working Relationships

    • Work as member of the team and exhibit professional behavior and a positive attitude with both internal and external clients that reflects positively on the Agency and is consistent with Agency policies and practices.
    • Develop and maintains positive working relationships with management, staff, vendors, donors, and other clients to ensure project needs and expectations are being met within project scope and meets the established deadline


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Associate’s Degree in content marketing, graphic design, growth marketing - AND - 2 years of experience in content marketing, graphic design, growth marketing, or at a creative agency
    • Equivelant experience plus education (minimum HS Diploma/GED Equivalent) will be considered
    • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud- InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere and Illustrator
    • Basic working knowledge of WordPress
    • Experience with email software (MailChimp, Constant Contact, etc.)
    • Completer / finisher with laser-like attention to detail
    • Excellent writer with content marketing experience
    • Up-to-date with the latest growth hacking methodologies and best practices in performance marketing and measurement
    • Demonstrated experience with executing digital engagement strategies
    • Proven track record driving traffic, engagement, or brand visibility
    • Ability to tap into communicative nuance to trigger and capture audiences’ attention
    • Strong time management & organizational skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, graphic design, or Technology + Arts & Media
    • 4+ years of experience in content marketing, growth marketing, or creative agency work
    • Proficient with (A/B) testing
    • HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Advanced Photoshop, Adobe After Effects & Premiere skills
    • Experience coding HTML emails
    • Search Engine Marketing know-how (Google Adwords, Facebook Ads, Instagram Ads, etc.)
    • Search Engine Optimization (Google Analytics, Google Search Console)


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