Digital Associate, Communications and Marketing

  • Ceres
  • Feb 08, 2019
Full time Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Communication - Public Outreach Sustainability

Job Description

Digital Associate, Communications and Marketing 


Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses. For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( 

Description & Responsibilities 

Ceres is looking for an innovative, detail-oriented person to help advance our work and market the organization on the digital stage. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, dynamic organization and put your digital and analytic skills to good use. In this role, you’ll help promote and communicate our work to tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges like climate change, water scarcity and human right abuses.

The Digital Associate will join the Marketing and Communications team to help Ceres build, maintain and market its suite of websites, manage online distribution of Ceres news, manage Ceres social media accounts, and use digital analytics to inform and improve web and digital strategy decisions.The Digital Associate will work across the organization to effectively communicate our work and impact across various issues and sectors, build our online presence and increase brand recognition, and attract new interest and support for our mission via the Ceres website and social media channels. This is a great position for someone who is looking to hone their digital marketing skills while making a positive impact in the world.

This is a full-time position, based in our Boston office and will report to the Digital Director of Marketing and Communications. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate Ceres social media channels, to engage new and current audiences and drive traffic to Ceres websites, events and other content
  • Overall maintenance of the Ceres websites, including,, and Duties include: posting new content and job announcements, regularly updating pages and content, building new landing pages and sections, managing domain configurations and ssl certificates, monitoring and improving site speed and performance, setting up new urls and domains, and other technical and administrative needs)
  • Responsible for new website products and projects working with outside consultants, designers and web developers as well as Ceres staff to produce new digital reports, tools and other online resources
  • Provide support for Ceres major events and campaigns by building and maintaining event websites, mobile apps and registration systems, and supporting the events team on site
  • Report and analyze web and social metrics using Google Analytics and social media tools to inform our marketing strategies,
  • Use Ceres Google Adwords account to better market Ceres websites, events, projects and reports. Help manage Ceres Google Adwords program to drive high quality traffic to the Ceres website.
  • Coordinate external online news distribution platforms and blogs, including posting original Ceres content on Forbes, Huffington Post, National Geographic, 3BL and other online distribution platforms
  • Serve as final proofreader on content before it goes live to ensure content is grammatically correct and error-free
  • Manage administrative email accounts on behalf of Ceres and it’s global initiatives
  • Other duties, some administrative, as assigned by the Digital Director and Senior Director of Marketing and Communications


  • Associate or Bachelor degree, preferred
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience, required
  • Experience using a content management systems, such as Plone, Wordpress, or Drupal, highly desired, but not necessary
  • Prior experience updating and maintaining websites, required
  • Working knowledge of HTML, required
  • Demonstrated interested in environmental or sustainability issues, preferred
  • Prior office experience, preferred
  • Prior experience with data analysis platforms, like Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, or AddThis, preferred
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to translate highly technical things to a non-technical staff
  • Ability to evaluate workload and prioritize projects
  • Able to manage multiple tasks at the same time, and shift quickly from one to the next
  • Able to work well independently and as a team member
  • Comfortable working with different personalities
  • Desire to work in a mission-driven / nonprofit environment
  • Marketing/Branding experience a plus
  • Strong sense of design and knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Illustrator, preferred

How to Apply 

We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:  If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed. 

Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law. 

Job Level



Nonprofit- NGO