Marketing and Events Specialist [JRP-05282]

Posted On: May 25, 2023
Company: Interfaith Ministries

Interfaith Ministries (IM) for Greater Houston is an inclusive connector of people, faith communities and resources in our nation’s most diverse city, sustaining healthy and respectful lives for vulnerable populations and promoting interfaith relations and volunteerism. IM provides four areas of service to the greater Houston community including: Meals on Wheels, Refugee Services, Interfaith Relations and Community Partnerships, and Volunteerism and Civic Service. Each of these programs serve different communities but all are based on our shared beliefs and aspirations of building a more respectful, connected, and caring society. Service is at the core of what we do at Interfaith Ministries. Through empathy and resilience, our employees help provide support to our community through programming and meaningful connection.

We are currently seeking to hire a Marketing and Events Specialist. In this role, you will provide vital support in the areas of marketing and events, with a focus on marketing/advertising execution, web design and maintenance, and seasonal event logistics. You will be self-motivated, and you will be able to work independently following supervisory guidance. In addition, you will routinely interact with high-level volunteers and staff on special projects that require excellent verbal and written communication skills. The selected candidate will be detailed oriented, possess excellent time management skills, and be able to multitask while managing multiple projects simultaneously. A high degree of accountability in meeting mutually agreed goals is a must for this role, as well as creativity and innovation.


  • Work with the Director of Marketing and Communications, and with Program staff as directed, to promote IM projects and programs in the community (this work may include, but is not limited to: creating and ordering marketing materials, scheduling marketing campaigns and messaging, arranging and scheduling media buys, serving as a liaison between IM and third party consultants/agencies/contractors in the area of marketing)
  • Track outcomes of marketing activity and timeline for multiple, often simultaneous, marketing initiatives such as direct mail, digital campaigns, outdoor advertising, campaign management, etc.
  • Serve as lead on website design, strategy and maintenance
  • Assist Director of Marketing and Communications with press releases as needed
  • Serve as a media guide when needed
  • Manage and maintain media contact lists
  • Assist with media requests as directed
  • Help field community speaker requests to appropriate IM staff/volunteers
  • During event season, manage logistics for Tapestry Gala and Wags & Whiskers in addition to marketing duties


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of marketing or advertising experience
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of event logistics experience
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Suite
  • Experience with web design and editing software, particularly WordPress.
  • Proficient in social media strategies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working high-level volunteers and staff
  • Able to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Able to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and adapt to change
  • Ability to work in a team environment (assist and call on team members as necessary)
  • Valid Driver’s license and auto liability insurance as required by law
  • Available for special projects on holidays, evenings, and weekends when necessary

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Posted On

May 25, 2023


Interfaith Ministries