ABYC is looking for our next great team member. The Content Specialist is ABYC’s connection to social media and membership through regular communication and posting across various platforms. The ideal candidate will have a college degree in marketing or related field and be familiar with most social media platforms and basic web design/layout. The Content Specialist reports directly to ABYC’s marketing director and is responsible for “mining” ABYC staff and projects for newsworthy notable details to be shared across our members, volunteers and followers. The position is based in Annapolis, MD but does include the option of remote work with agreed upon office time throughout the year. Some travel will be required, less than 10%.
Daily social media updates
Organization and reporting on web/social/eblast analytics
As needed writing/editing press releases
As needed creating/editing flyers and digital imagery
Marketing Director support as needed
Annual support for Membership event(s) (both online and in-person, travel may be required)
Support for IBEX (trade show) (travel required)
Department support e.g. membership testimonial video content
Use and reporting for our Association Management System
Microsoft Office Suite, experience with email marketing and social media platforms, SEO knowledge, basic video editing. Outstanding writing and editing skills, with a significant eye for detail. Basic graphic design experience is a plus as well as boating interest/knowledge.
The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) is a non-profit, member organization that develops voluntary global safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and repair of recreational boats.
ABYC also has a long-established commitment to providing technical education, training, certification and professional development. Our seminars, workshops and technician certification courses are instrumental in increasing the level of knowledge and professionalism throughout the boating industry.