Apex for Youth empowers underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in NYC to unlock their potential and a world of possibility. Through programming focusing on health and well-being, education, and community engagement, Apex for Youth creates transformative social connections and celebrates cultural identity to build the confidence and self-efficacy of future generations.
Apex serves over 2000 students annually from Kindergarten through their post-secondary years. We provide children and young adults with opportunities to develop strong relationships with adults who volunteer as consistent and caring mentors and role models.
The Associate Director of Marketing & Communications is a full-time position responsible for overseeing and implementing Apex for Youth’s marketing and communications campaigns and strategies as well as supervising, supporting, and developing two team members: the Digital Media Coordinator and Marketing & Communications Coordinator.
Alongside a newly formed team, this vital role reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications and will be the lead project manager, organizing and prioritizing projects and tasks in order to convey Apex’s mission and impact through engaging storytelling across multiple platforms. This position will also manage contracts and designers, liaise with other associate directors across the organization to collaborate on deliverables and meet deadlines, and manage the departmental budget with support from the Director of Marketing and Communications.
Apex staff is currently working a hybrid schedule, in-person at least twice a week. The successful candidate must be located in the New York metropolitan area with the ability to work primarily during office hours, with some evenings and weekends as needed.
Overview of Benefits
Paid time off: In the first year of employment, employees are eligible for approximately a combined 40 days of vacation, holiday, personal, and sick leave (10 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, org-wide closures for one week over the winter holidays and one week during the Fourth of July, 5 sick days per year, 3 personal days a year). Additional vacation days accrue according to years worked in the organization.
Medical and other benefits: Employees are eligible to participate in a range of medical, dental and vision insurance plans with Apex covering the majority of the cost for employees; 401K plan with employer matching; flexible spending account; commuter benefits; paid parental leave; and professional development stipend.
Hybrid workplace: Apex provides for a flexible remote work schedule on specific days of the week and requires employees to be on-site for other days of the week, and for special events and programs.
Organizational Culture: Apex is a highly collaborative, flexible, and employee-centered workplace. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity both within our organization and in how we collaborate with others. If you love to work with a team and have exciting ideas you would like to explore and grow, we encourage you to join Apex for Youth!
Salary range: The salary range for this position is $78,000-$95,000, depending on experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send your resume and cover letter explaining your reasons for pursuing this opportunity to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Associate Director of Marketing & Communications” in the subject line.