Marketing Coordinator

Job Posted: 06/11/2022

Polaris MEP seeks a Marketing Coordinator to work collaboratively with the Marketing Manager and Project team implement, organize and run Polaris MEP’s communications.

Polaris MEP, a business unit of URI Research Foundation and an affiliate of the Hollings MEP National Network affiliate, guides Rhode Island manufacturers to sustainable growth, innovative technology strategies and cost-efficient operations.

Polaris MEP serves small to medium sized manufacturers (SMMs) by making connections and introductions to the appropriate resources and programs available to assist in their growth. We use multi-channel marketing to communicate with SMMs about programs and activities.

Polaris MEP believes in a team approach and, as such, each team member participates in development and strategic growth of the organization.


  • Develop and deploy marketing and communications materials and content for the website, social media platforms, email campaigns, newsletters, printed materials, programs, materials to support grant applications and deliverables, and events.
  • Identify and propose internal/external ideas and initiatives to help promote general awareness of company brand.
  • Collaborate with team in the creation of new services, projects, and events; develop strategy to communicate with the identified audience, generating responses and leads.
  • Assist with strategizing, developing and executing marketing communications plans.
  • Develop and coordinate event logistics to promote the organization to increase lead generation.
  • Research, pre-qualify and follow up on leads as deemed appropriate.
  • Build collaborative relationships with staff, partners and vendors.
  • Support all marketing strategies.

This position reports to the Marketing Manager.

Desired Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft productivity tools, Adobe Suite products, Salesforce, Pardot, and Word Press recommended.

Polaris MEP follows safe COVID practices and is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected].


Polaris MEP, a business unit of URI Research Foundation, recognizes that the field of manufacturing needs to be strengthened by contributions from a broad range of perspectives. The URI Research Foundation is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and seeks to serve as a representative inspiration for the next generations.

As such, we particularly welcome candidates from groups that are underrepresented, marginalized, and/or excluded in manufacturing who will support the mission of both URI and the URI Research Foundation to expose manufacturing to different perspectives. Candidates will demonstrate a commitment to inclusivity and will enhance a sense of belonging and success.

We are Equal Opportunity Employers. No persons will be discriminated against in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Every employee is expected to carry out and support these policies.

Our Vision

Polaris MEP, 401 Tech Bridge and the URI Research Foundation together have a clear vision: to be a community in which a diverse mix of talented people come together to make a lasting difference. Our success comes only through the dedication of our employees and thoughtful, creative collaboration. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.