INARF is the principal membership organization in Indiana representing providers of services to people with disabilities. Our members serve over 50,000 Indiana citizens annually and employ nearly 15,000 workers. For over 45 years, INARF has maintained positive work relationships with governmental agencies responsible for human service programs, promoted networking and professional development opportunities for members, and provided leadership and support in the promotion of quality programs for persons with disabilities. INARF is committed to strengthening the system of services and supports for Hoosiers with disabilities.
INARF is seeking an individual who has demonstrated competency in multi-tasking, high attention to detail, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment to coordinate the communication and marketing initiatives for INARF and Ability Indiana. Bachelors’ degree and two years relatable experience are preferred. Competitive salary and excellent benefits available.
In collaboration with the Member Services team, this position will provide support for multiple priorities related to the organizations’ initiatives.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead the development and implementation of an overarching marketing and communications plan; develop and maintain tools and provide guidance (including staff training) to support effective implementation
Implement communication plan strategies that ensure marketing and communication efforts are integrated, accurate, and relevant; strategies should establish organizational standards, promote effective use of technology, and use of calendars to coordinate timely marketing and communications distribution
Coordinate the development, design, production, distribution, and timely delivery of content and communications, including:
Publications and informational materials - annual report, newsletters, marketing materials
Event promotional materials - annual conference, professional development opportunities, and special events
Website management – webpage development and posting of ongoing communications
Social media management
Identify gaps and opportunities relative to marketing and communication activities; develop recommendations to address same
Solicit partners for materials related to their sponsor and exhibitor benefits
Provide staff support as assigned
Manage the day-to-day responsibilities of the position while remaining organized to meet deadlines for long-term projects with collaborative transparency to the team.
Provide timely, professional, effective, and accurate communication, verbally and in writing, to members, partners, and other stakeholders.
Provide exceptional customer service to meet INARF’s standards.
Assist with the coordination and implementation of various special projects.
Provide support, as needed or requested.
Bachelor’s degree and two years relatable experience preferred.
Experience with website management, including html coding.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and willingness to learn additional programs such as association management system, virtual meeting technology, and others as needed.
Ability to be a self-directed, strategic thinking team member applying organizational and time management skills in a fast-paced collaborative environment, with a focus on achieving organization priorities.
Be available to conduct regular business either from the INARF office or from outside the office as defined in the Regular Work Week Expectations Policy.
Possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Be available for business travel as necessary.
Adhere to the Association’s policies and procedures contained in the Employee Handbook.
INARF currently offers employees the following:
Insurance (full-time employees)
100% Employee premium for UHC health, Humana vision and dental, UHC and UNUM life insurance (total benefit $40,000), UNUM short-term and long-term disability
Option for employee to purchase dependent insurance coverage
Option for employee to purchase Manhattan Life voluntary critical care and/or Humana voluntary additional life insurance for self and dependents
Twelve vacation days – accrued throughout the year
Four sick days – one earned at the end of each quarter
Two floating holidays – in lieu of working Martin Luther King and Presidents’ Day
Two personal days – awarded on January 1
After 6 months of employment, eligible for the INARF 401(k) Plan with INARF employer contribution = 5% gross pay made each pay period and opportunity to defer salary
4. Regular Work Week Expectation Policy allows for designated days to work remote
5. Complimentary parking
More About Our Membership and Our Team
Our membership is made up of two types of members: Organizational (providers) and Associate (companies providing a product or service to the Organizational members). There are currently 69 Organizational members and 36 Associate members. Our three founding pillars are: Development – we provide opportunities for professional development for members’ staff, Advocacy – we advocate on our members’ behalf with FSSA and the General Assembly regarding how services are provided, and Unity – we foster networking and collaboration opportunities to ensure a collective voice for the industry.
Our 12 employees support four primary areas: Public Policy, Member Services, Ability Indiana, and Operations. We work to influence the disabilities’ services industry by presenting a unified voice and by building the capabilities of member agencies to deliver quality services and supports.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their resume and salary requirements to Barb Young at firstname.lastname@example.org.