Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities with Michigan Fitness

The Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) is a nonprofit located in Old Town Lansing. Our mission is to improve lives and strengthen communities by promoting healthy eating and active living.




Position:  Communication Manager

FTE:  1.0 FTE

Education:  Bachelor’s or advanced degree in communications or digital marketing preferred. Experience may substitute for degree requirement.

Starting Salary: Commensurate with experience and education

Description:  Development and management of social and digital marketing campaigns. Channel management of digital content hubs and all supporting social channels including email/newsletter distribution. Additional community engagement projects as assigned. This role requires an editorial mindset that seeks to understand what audiences consume and how to create it, along with a brand publisher mindset to create the content our audience is looking for and optimize the path to conversion. 


Essential Functions:

  • Manage a portfolio of health and wellness projects, especially projects related to community engagement
  • Design digital media campaigns aligned with program goals
  • Accountable for defined content marketing initiatives to drive traffic & engagement and effective digital brand advocacy
  • Develop digital content (e.g. website, blogs, press releases and videos)
  • Development and management of social presence
  • Content distribution and measurement
  • Stay current in marketing trends and news e.g. Google updates, changes in algorithms, etc.
  • Participate in evolution of brand guidelines for the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF)
  • Coordinate multiple projects and varying deadlines
  • Distill health and wellness concepts into information for general, public consumption



  • Ability to plan, create and implement a marketing strategy
  • Ability to execute, monitor, and optimize paid social media and digital ad campaigns
  • Understanding of key measurement tools available
  • Ability to analyze and present content and social performance
  • Experience with WordPress, Google Analytics, social channels
  • Experience developing and managing editorial/content calendars and organization workflows
  • Experience with creation and management of digital ad campaigns across multiple platforms, including Facebook, Google AdWords, and Twitter
  • Digital editing experience preferred
  • Must possess basic SEO understanding
  • Experience with digital marketing in publicly-funded grant program and non-profit environments
  • Experience with project management and oversight of team members working on assigned projects
  • Ability to work with teams in a matrix-based organization


Other Information:

  • Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other standard office machines, and constantly communicate with internal staff as well as external partners.
  • Must be able to frequently remain in a stationary position as well as move about in the course of general duties.
  • Some travel on weekdays and weekends. Must possess valid driver’s license and auto insurance.


Please send cover letter, resume, references, and portfolio (or links) to:

Michigan Fitness Foundation

Attn:  Pamela Bartig

P.O. Box 27187

Lansing, MI 48909

Or by email to:    Subject Line: MFF Communications Manager position


The Michigan Fitness Foundation is an at-will employer. The above position description describes the position currently available and is not intended to be an employment contract. The Michigan Fitness Foundation reserves the right to modify the duties or position description at any time.  This position is considered to be exempt according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.