We’re here to help people in communities throughout Northern California build financially healthy lives. We do this by being attentive and partnering with our members to understand what is financially best for them. We thrive on change, and we put people first. If you’re looking to use your skills and knowledge to make a difference in the lives of others, we look forward to hearing from you.
Patelco is a not-for-profit credit union, serving the financial needs and aspirations of more than 300,000 members. What we earn, we return to our members in savings from lower loan rates, fewer fees, and personalized service that focuses on transparency, simplicity, and trust. Our mission remains the same as when we started in 1936, to provide products, services, education and expertise that will empower our members to rise up and achieve financial freedom.
The Opportunity: The Community Marketing Specialist is responsible for identifying, developing and managing partnerships, events, sponsorships and voluntarism opportunities with non-profit organizations and municipal programs focused on Patelco’s community pillars; financial education, children’s health, eliminating hunger and affordable housing. The ideal candidate for this role has a community and philanthropic focus, with a strong desire to nurture and grow Patelco’s support for the communities we serve. This is a key role in helping further Patelco’s brand name, reputation and fulfilling our brand promise through local partnerships, events and activities within our key stakeholder communities, including our Team Members, our existing Members and potential members.
The Community Marketing Specialist must be a self-starter with demonstrated experience developing, planning, and executing integrated community support campaigns and events externally and internally, and developing communications to support identified deliverables. This role requires both creative and critical thinking skills and relationship management. The ideal candidate excels at planning, is an execution master effective at collaborating cross-functionally with internal and external partners, and managing external vendors to achieve desired time-based outcomes.