Marketing Communications Assistant (Bi-lingual Spanish)

Full Time
Posted On April 17, 2023


The Peconic Land Trust is celebrating our 40th anniversary. 40 years of protecting Long Island’s working farms, natural lands, and heritage. We are excited to offer an entry-level Marketing Communications Assistant opportunity for someone who wants to be a part of conserving what makes Long Island unique: fresh locally grown food; healthy woodlands and meadows and our beautiful shorelines. Come grow with us. The Trust has a strong track record of promoting from within.

The function of the Marketing/Communications/Events Department is to provide the Peconic Land Trust with support for all public facing interactions on a consistent and timely basis; deepen the connection between the community and the land trust by focusing on “impact” of conservation through storytelling; engage the community in the Trust’s work through fundraising and friend-raising events; educational and recreational programs; provide consistent messaging – and information – across multiple communication channels (Internal: print, online, social; and External/Press: print, radio, online, social);

Reporting to the Vice President and in close coordination with the Marketing team and other departments, the Marketing Communications Assistant will provide support for preparing materials and coordinating activities – including event production, collateral development, website development, maintenance and updates, social and electronic media, and public relations.

Primary Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Scheduling meetings, acting as a backup for phones and mail, and taking minutes for meetings.
  • Maintain collateral files – archive, update, purge materials.
  • Merchandise ordering and inventory tracking.


  • Update the database for Connections/Event registrations, as well as follow up post-events to update donor records.
  • Provide support leading up to special events and attend several throughout the year - some occur during the weekend.
  • Assist in outreach to volunteers and organizations to expand access to the Trust properties and programs.


  • Conduct a periodic review of the local press contacts to update our press list.
  • Manage placements of ads, monitor budget, assist with layout.
  • Assist with Spanish translations for websites and social postings, and for other communications, as needed.

We Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits relative to nonprofits and local companies.
  • 35 work hours a week Monday-Friday, with a hybrid work schedule.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, HRA and HSA.
  • Employee contributed 403b plan.
  • Profit-sharing pension plan.
  • Annual Bonus and salary increase potential.
  • Generous Paid Time Off.
  • And Other Benefits.



  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish).
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field preferred. Minimum HS Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior administrative experience is required.
  • Proven strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Computer skills, including MS Office Suite, social media platforms and email communications programs a must.
  • Experience in graphic design, web design, video editing and database a plus.
  • If no related marketing or communication experience, then related course study is necessary.
  • Must be 18 years old and possess a valid driver’s license with the ability to reliability commute to Southampton and attend several weekend events.
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