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BIODEGRADABLE PRODUCTS INSTITUTE (BPI)

Position Title: Content Marketing Specialist

Position Type: Full Time, Salaried

Location: Remote (home office), must be located in the United States and have reliable internet access.

Reports To: Director of Marketing

About BPI: BPI is the leading authority on compostable products and packaging in North America, and helps keep food and other organics out of landfills by creating composter confidence in the BPI-Certified compostable products they choose to accept. As a science-driven nonprofit, BPI advocates for a shift to the circular economy through its Certification, Education, and Advocacy programs. BPI’s compostability certification has over 500 member companies and over 15,000 certified items listed in a searchable database. www.bpiworld.org

Overview: The BPI Marketing function connects identified, strategic audiences with content from all three of the organization’s strategic pillars - Certification, Education, and Advocacy. The Content Marketing Specialist is responsible for developing a vast array of content such as: website content, social media content, blogs, emails, articles, video scripts, public relations content, visual content, brochures, PowerPoints, and additional thought leadership content as needed. The Content Marketing Specialist will work closely with the Director of Marketing on all aspects of content development and delivery, along with strategic planning for the Marketing function and the broader organization. 

The Content Marketing Specialist will adhere to editorial style guides and help strategize around content syndication to deliver marketing messages that expand the reach of the organization. The ideal candidate has the ability to take complex topics and distill to relevant marketable content for varied audiences across multiple written and visual channels. The specialist should be adept at working collaboratively and independently with cross-functional team members to ensure that powerful content is created to represent the BPI brand.

BPI values diversity in background and experience, continuously building a welcoming and inclusive work culture. BPI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and executing various content planning, development, deployment, and measurement functions across multiple channels and platforms
  • Managing BPI’s social media presence, including day-to-day management, weekly content creation, community engagement, and periodic reporting to BPI audiences
  • Maintaining and executing a monthly communications calendar to track direct communications, webinars, conferences, events, speaking engagement, etc.
  • Producing and assisting with content for all direct Member email communications
  • Managing BPI’s public facing website and Member Hub including updating of home page, news/updates, events
  • Writing high-quality content such as whitepapers, blog posts, website copy, and more
  • Scheduling, communications, and content support for all BPI webinars
  • Supporting the planning and execution of annual in-person BPI Summit
  • Assisting with BPI presence at in-person events including USCC Conference
  • Assisting with the production of a BPI Annual Report
  • Other responsibilities as identified 

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in literature, journalism, marketing, communications, or similar
  • A minimum of one year of experience in content creation, marketing, communications, or similar
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office suite
  • Project Management experience
  • Familiarity with content management systems such as Craft CMS
  • Working knowledge of various content platforms such as social media, blogs, video, and print media
  • Graphic design experience, preferably with Canva or Adobe Creative Suite

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Composting and/or Packaging industries
  • Skill with editing videos
  • Experience optimizing content for SEO/SEM

Compensation

  • $54,000 – 65,000/year depending on experience
  • Benefits: flexible work schedule, 401k with employer match, paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick leave, volunteer days, birthday), health/dental/vision insurance, and monthly health/wellness and composting stipends.

To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and work samples (see below) to hiring@bpiworld.org. Please indicate how you found the job posting (BPI’s Website, LinkedIn, etc.) in your application email.

Work Samples

To demonstrate your aptitude in content creation, please include at least five examples and links to public facing content that you have developed, particularly social media posts and assets.