Grub Street

162 Boylston Street 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
November 27, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts

Public Relations/Marketing


Marketing Coordinator


GrubStreet is at an exciting moment of growth -- in terms of community impact, visibility and reach. Over the next few years, we envision building a narrative arts center, curating events for stage all year long, and becoming larger players in Boston’s civic and cultural landscape. Our marketing needs will be growing significantly and we are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Marketing Coordinator to join our marketing team.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need to be highly creative, self-starting, curious, and well-organized. We’re looking for a team player who is also an amazing writer. The Marketing Coordinator will report to the Marketing Manager and will work directly with all departments across the organization, as well as GrubStreet instructors, volunteers, and board members.


? Supports Marketing Manager in the promotion of departmental campaigns and events, including social media, email, print and the web.

? Coordinates day-to-day postings and communications across social channels.

? Updates print and digital marketing collateral, including flyers, brochures, social media images, and advertising.

? With Marketing Manager, assists with branding efforts and the creative and marketing aspects of building a new website.

? Writes copy and utilizes MailChimp to build and deliver newsletters and emails.

? Helps measure marketing campaign effectiveness, and gains insights to optimize performance.

? Assists with advertising campaigns, including Facebook, Twitter, and Google AdWords.

? Updates monthly analytics for website, blog, and social media.

? Updates marketing budget with charges as they occur.

? Trains and supervises the marketing assistant including overseeing day-to-day workload and conducting performance reviews.

? Build, track performance, and update reports for advertisements.

? Provides monthly data from the database to the senior marketing manager for reporting.

? Administers the GrubStreet blog, including contributor correspondence, proofreading posts, building blog posts and submitting contributor payments.



? BA/MA in Marketing, Communications, English, or a similar field

? Interest or involvement in Boston’s literary community

? Demonstrated experience with social media platforms and tools

? Knowledge of the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc)

? Experience with Google Analytics and other reporting tools

Experience with online advertising and email marketing tools is helpful, but not required
How To Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to and please put “Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. The first deadline to submit is Monday, December, 3rd, after which we'll continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Apply by:
December 19, 2018
About this Organization:
GrubStreet is the leading literary arts center in the country. We are a hardworking and creative bunch, and pride ourselves on a warm and supportive work environment. We believe that narrative transforms lives, builds bridges, and produces empathy. By rigorously developing voices of every type and talent and by removing barriers to entry, GrubStreet fosters the creation of meaningful stories and ensures that excellent writing remains vital.