Employment

STSM is excited to announce two brand new positions! Our new strategic plan sets goals for us to implement fee-for-service programs and to create and implement creative marketing campaigns that will help to end sexual violence. Help lead us in an exciting time of growth and development! Our new Marketing Coordinator and Community Education Assistant will be vital parts of the teams creating these innovative new programs.

Job Title: Marketing Coordinator

Reports to: Development Coordinator

Location: Columbia, SC

Salary: $30,000-$33,000 (generous benefits package including 401(k) 3% match after one year employment)

Position Concept:

The Marketing Coordinator is charged with primary responsibility for implementing the organization’s marketing plan, generated as part of a strategic plan process. Position is responsible for leading the execution and evaluation of comprehensive and strategic marketing and PR programs to promote and enhance STSM’s brand. The Marketing Coordinator works closely with the Executive Director and the Development Coordinator to enhance and support the overall mission of the organization and to ensure that STSM is recognized as a leading expert in sexual violence prevention and in serving survivors of sexual violence.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and minimum two years of marketing experience – specifically with creation of collateral materials. Candidate should be goal-, detail-, and results-oriented. Must be experienced in proofreading, basic graphic design, developing media contacts, and public relations. Ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial thinker who enjoys a creative challenge.

Responsibilities:

Campaigns and Communications (80%)

  • Ensures that the organization’s mission, vision, and brand standards are pertinent and practiced throughout the organization
  • Implement marketing plan to include:

     - Oversight and production of all external communications including annual report, quarterly newsletter, and other collateral material

     - Build strategy to promote and implement major projects, including new programs and collaborative ventures

     - Inventory, update, and distribution of all print and web communication

     - Creation of strategy and content for inbound marketing tools

  • Lead external campaigns to enhance the recognition of crisis intervention, counseling, and education programs with service providers and potential clients
  • Write press releases and other promotional materials to increase awareness
  • Pitch stories and build relationships with local media contacts
  • Maintain media contact lists

Special Events (10%)

  • Participate in the planning and coordination of events for the organization, including all Sexual Assault Awareness Month events and other events throughout the year
  • Responsible for photography and videography of trainings and special events
  • Assist Board of Directors with event marketing as needed

Community Outreach (10%)

  • Assist Volunteer Services Coordinator and Community Education Director in training Speakers Bureau volunteers to provide community outreach
  • Schedule speaking opportunities and agency fairs and coordinate Speakers Bureau staffing of outreach events
  • Package appropriate collateral for distribution at outreach events  

*Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands advocates for and supports survivors of sexual assault and abuse and educates the community to identify and prevent sexual violence. Resumes accepted until position is filled. If interested in the Marketing Coordinator position, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample or example of collateral design, and references to Mary Dell Hayes, Development Coordinator at dc@stsm.org. No phone calls please. 

 

Job Title: Community Education Assistant

Reports To: Community Education Director (CED)

Salary: $25,000. This is a part-time position for 30 hours/week, and no benefits will be offered. The CEA will be compensated for travel related to job functions.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in social work, public health, or a related field with one year youth-focused teaching experience;
  • Experience in public speaking and/or presenting workshops in diverse communities;
  • A passion for social justice issues and commitment to ending violence;
  • Experience in the field of primary prevention preferred;
  • Experience in the field of sexual assault and/or intimate partner violence preferred;
  • Computer skills required, including Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work independently as well as part of a team; and
  • Strong organizational skills, punctuality, cultural competency, professionalism, and written and oral communication skills.

General Summary of Duties:

To assist with the implementation and evaluation of practice- and evidence-based violence prevention strategies and awareness activities to youth-focused audiences throughout Lexington, Richland, Newberry, and Sumter Counties.

Job Expectations:

  • Uphold STSM’s mission to advocate for and support survivors of sexual assault and abuse and educate the community to prevent and recognize sexual violence.
  • Provide superb delivery of prevention education curriculum in a variety of settings, including youth and adult audiences.
  • Assist CED in contacting and contracting with schools and community groups to implement Prevention Education Programs;
  • Administer assessments to program participants and maintain data entry and documentation for each presentation;
  • Represent agency at education and outreach events on weekends or after hours; and
  • Other duties as assigned or required by grantors.

*Resumes accepted until position is filled. If interested in the Community Education Assistant position, please email a cover letter, resume, and references to Kayce Singletary, Community Education Director at ced@stsm.org. No phone calls please.                

 

Job Title: Abuse in Later Life Project Coordinator

Reports To: Director of Crisis Services (DCS)

Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in public health, education, criminology, sociology, social work, or related field;
  • Experience in public speaking and/or presenting workshops in diverse communities;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work independently as well as part of a team; and
  • Strong organizational skills, punctuality, cultural competency, professionalism, and written and oral communication skills.
General Summary of Duties:
To oversee and manage the Abuse in Later Life (ALL) Program and coordinate the Collaborative Community Response Team (CCRT). The mission of the ALL Program is to train professionals across disciplines throughout Lexington County on recognizing and responding to elder abuse and engage in a review of systems’ responses to incidents of elder abuse.
 
Job Expectations:
  • Organize and facilitate CCRT meetings;
  • Organize and facilitate ALL Program trainings for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and direct service providers, including travel, hotel, and compensation for national experts to conduct local trainings;
  • Attend national trainings on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation and assist in registration and travel arrangements for CCRT members;
  • Assist the CCRT in creation and implementation of a community needs assessment regarding elder abuse;
  • Assist the CCRT in creation and implementation of a strategic plan to enhance community response to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation and services to older victims;
  • Promote the agency’s services within the community;
  • Assist crisis staff in hospital accompaniment and crisis calls as needed in the office and in the after hour on-call rotation; and 
  • Other duties as assigned or required by grantors.
*Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands advocates for and supports survivors of sexual assault and abuse and educates the community to identify and prevent sexual violence. Resumes accepted until position is filled. If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, and references to Ginny Waller, Executive Director at ginny.waller@stsm.org. No phone calls please. 
 
 
Thank you for your interest in Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands. Please visit our site again for future job postings that may relate to your experience and talents. We are always accepting new volunteer applications. Volunteering can be a great way to get to know more about STSM and gain experience to benefit your career path.

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