The HR Team
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

RIF offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision plans, generous annual leave, a 403(b) plan with company contribution and company paid life and disability. RIF supports our employee's work life balance and offers a hybrid work model along with flexible work schedules.


Reading Is Fundamental is committed to a literate America by inspiring a passion for reading among all children, providing quality content to make an impact and engaging communities in the solution to give every child the fundamentals for success. As the nation's largest children's literacy non-profit, Reading Is Fundamental maximizes every contribution to ensure all children have the ability to read and succeed.


Are you entering the workforce and want to make a difference in your community? Do you care about reading, kids, and their access to education? Are you looking for an opportunity to join a fast-paced non-profit organization's headquarters to launch your marketing career and put your creativity to work? Join our team as the Marketing Coordinator and help fight the children's literacy crisis impacting communities across the country! Reporting directly to the Vice President of Marketing & Partnerships, the Marketing Coordinator will support the Marketing team's efforts to support partnerships, program engagement, and special initiatives through creative executions and exceptional organization of marketing deliverables and assets.


Graphic Design

  • Provide entry-level graphic design support on print and premium collateral, under the guidance of RIF's Creative Director

Print Production

  • Manage all logistics related to print and premium production, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders to effectively and efficiently manage proofs, quantities, specs, deadlines, shipping, and invoicing, with guidance from RIF's Creative Director
  • Source and produce branded premiums and event materials

Asset Management

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining database of record for images, videos, quotes, milestones, awards, and organizational timeline.

General Marketing Support

  • Conduct and gather research on influencers, authors/illustrators, advertising opportunities to enhance the organization's pathways for reach, awareness and engagement
  • Development of decks and talking points for external meetings, conferences, and presentations.
  • Provide support, as needed, related to partner activations, special initiatives and campaigns.
  • Collect, analyze, and present metrics across RIF's communications channels for internal and external audiences.


  • Interest in marketing, communications, design and/or youth & education.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Basic design skills through introductory courses in college or self-driven. Creative portfolio and/or examples requested.
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Consistently demonstrate professional verbal and written communication skills, in both one-on-one and group settings.
  • Self-motivated (a "self-starter"), innovative, and having the ability to work with considerable independence within the context of a team environment and a network of relationships.
  • Communicate directly with internal & external stakeholders regarding tasks or projects directly related to project coordination responsibilities.
  • An interest and aptitude to learn about basic print production processes, design principles, and brand requirements
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced work environment
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel; open to training on Adobe, Canva and Salesforce.


  • RIF supports our employees' work-life balance. You'll enjoy a hybrid work schedule with at least three days in our Washington, D.C. office and telework available on Wednesdays and Fridays.
  • RIF offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental & vision plans, generous annual leave, including company paid family leave, professional development opportunities, a 403(b) plan with company contribution, and company-paid life and disability.
  • To protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate, we follow CDC, federal and local guidance to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. RIF requires employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date. Proof of vaccination is required and will be kept confidential.

To Apply

Please submit your cover letter, resume and creative sample or portfolio for consideration.

Reading Is Fundamental is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity, equality, and inclusion with all hiring and employment practices. Our goal is to create an inclusive environment in which all candidates and employees are treated with respect. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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