The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) is expanding the Communications & Marketing team and seeks a qualified candidate for a Marketing Manager to represent the MRC brand. This position will have varied responsibilities related to marketing, public relations, advertising and building political support for Programs operated by MRC.
Responsibilities of the position include:
Increase awareness of MRC among mattress manufactures and retailers, state and local elected officials, NGOs, and other stakeholders through development of comprehensive communication plans that involve the use of traditional, social and digital media, events, videos and direct marketing.
Oversee and coordinate all aspect of state annual reports.
Manage contracts and work assigned to third party vendors.
Oversee the maintenance, expansion and improvement of MRCreporting.org and internal CRM tracking manufacturer and retailer registrations.
Oversee the development and distribution of the monthly newsletter, news alerts and MRCreporting.org portal notifications.
Daily news monitoring and distribution of news of interest.
Coordinate press conferences and industry events.
Develop awareness surveys and other metrics for tracking effectiveness of industry outreach.
Present to and prepare summaries/reports for board members, state regulatory agencies, and industry groups.
Analyze monthly digital dashboards and identify new opportunities or improvements.
Minimum of six years of progressively increasing responsibility in the marketing and communications field, including management of staff
Experience working with the media or serving as a spokesperson
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including Outlook, Word, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint
Proficiency with Abobe creative suite, and WordPress
Exceptional communications skills, both written and oral
Demonstrated ability to plan strategically and think tactically
Ability to set priorities, manage deadlines, multi-task, and meet goals
Ability to delegate responsibilities, and mentor, motivate, and develop others
Self-motivated and entrepreneurial spirit
About International Sleep Products Association
The International Sleep Products Association (ISPA) represents mattress manufacturers and bedding component, machinery and service suppliers in over 50 countries around the world. ISPA members range from multinational mattress and sleep products manufacturing companies to small, family-owned operations. This diverse membership base gives ISPA strong credibility and influence as the voice of the sleep products industry. Its Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) supports mattress recycling programs in California, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Formed by ISPA in 2013, the MRC is a non-profit organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia whose purpose is to implement mattress recycling programs in states with mattress recycling laws.