Marketing & Communications Coordinator | Apex for Youth

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Marketing & Communications Coordinator


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 approximately 2,000 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 Marketing and Communications Coordinator is a full-time position responsible for supporting the Marketing and Communications department’s initiatives including, but not limited to: social media content creation and metrics, email marketing campaigns, brand and design support, and general department administration. This position reports to the Marketing & Communications Manager and is part of an integral team responsible for the organization’s external content and messaging.


  • Write compelling and concise copy for creative content such as email campaigns, newsletters, blog posts, social media, digital and printed materials with the support of the Marketing & Communications Manager and Director
  • Enhance Apex’s social media presence through regular, quality posts, stories, and reels to increase followers, and engagement across Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn in collaboration with the Marketing and Communications Manager
  • Monitor and reply to social media messages and engage with other accounts to promote organic growth
  • Review and compile social media, e-marketing, and web analytics in collaboration with the Digital Media Coordinator to create monthly and quarterly reports to inform optimization of future campaigns 
  • Stay apprised of trends and changes in digital marketing and social media 
  • Support Digital Media Coordinator with website maintenance
  • Create and edit graphics for creative content and platforms, as needed
  • Design digital and printed marketing materials with provided templates, as needed
  • Support organization, centralization, and sharing of photo and video assets
  • Support development efforts and program events as needed (2–3 times per month, involving evening/weekend hours)
  • Support other members of the marketing team as needed


  • 1–3 years of experience with marketing at a nonprofit (internships count)
  • Proficiency with social media platforms and integrated digital marketing campaigns required, with a focus on marketing, copywriting, and communications
  • Experience or familiarity with graphic design, photography, video shooting and editing preferred
  • Familiarity with email marketing platforms (Constant Contact, MailChimp, Wordfly) a plus
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills a must
  • Creative and curious, with a desire to learn and grow professionally and personally
  • Must demonstrate an ability to prioritize, multi-task, remain highly organized, exhibit attention to detail, and meet deadlines
  • Independent and enjoys owning projects, yet able to ask for help when needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, and team-player approach a must 
  • Receptive to giving and receiving feedback, with proactive problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic to promote Apex for Youth’s mission
  • Spoken bilingual skills helpful, but not required 

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.

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $51,000 – $56,000, depending on experience.

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!


Please send your resume and cover letter explaining your reasons for pursuing this opportunity to with “Marketing and Communications Coordinator” in the subject line.