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Digital Media Specialist

Job Category: Communication & Graphics
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Baltimore MD

*Attendance Requirement:  Must be able to obtain a 100% attendance for all scheduled hours.

Essential Position Functions:

(Other duties may be assigned)

  1. Oversee all internal and external communications for BISM to include quarterly newsletter, and weekly announcements.
  2. Coordinate and manage as well as design the creation of digital content across all channels (website, podcast, and social media channels.)
  3. Analyze BISM’s social media strategy regularly and identify strategic weaknesses, make recommendations for improvements.
  4. Set KPI’s for social media campaigns and measure digital campaign performance against set KPI’s.
  5. Assist with digital and print fundraising strategies such as donor communications, marketing campaigns, and fundraising materials.
  6. Uphold the BISM brand by assuring correct usage of brand guidelines in all external communications and marketing materials, signage, and displays.
  7. Develop a comprehensive digital media strategy
  8. Manage monthly podcast episodes, including all content related to podcast as well as filming.
  9. Oversee website for
  10. Collaborate with senior leadership and staff to implement an effective communications strategy that aligns with BISM’s mission and vision.
  11. Meet and conduct interviews with students, graduates, and associates to use for communication purposes.



  1. In-depth knowledge of social media platforms
  2. Basic Design Skills (Canva)
  3. Knowledge of Airtable and later platforms
  4. Effective and creative verbal and written communication skills
  5. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  6. Ability to manage multiple projects at once, collaborating with multiple stakeholders, juggling numerous time-sensitive projects simultaneously
  7. Up to date on industry trends
  8. Strong computer skills, including social media platforms and WordPress
  9. Bachelor’s Degree in marketing and communications with a concentration in digital media or relevant experience
  10. Demonstrated experience in nonprofit communications


Some positions require qualified candidates to pass a background investigation at Blind Industries and Services of Maryland’s expense.

Candidates must complete the position bidding form, take it to their current manager and have him/her complete the recommendation section, then give the form to the hiring manager.


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Reasons to Work for BISM

We offer a competitive salary based on education, experience, and other qualifications. BISM offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, 403(b) with match, paid time off, and more!

Each year BISM provide programs and services that serve over 2,000 blind citizens. Additionally, BISM employs 480 exceptional Associates at our twelve facilities in Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Kentucky and North Carolina where we manufacture the highest quality products.

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at (410) 737-2600.