Content Coordinator

Location: Youngstown, Ohio

About America Makes

America Makes is the Nation’s leading public-private partnership for Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology and education. Our members from industry, academia, government, workforce, and economic development organizations, work together to accelerate the adoption of AM and the nation’s global manufacturing competitiveness, focusing on three core missions – Technology Development, Education and Workforce Development, and Ecosystem Expansion.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Hybrid – Youngstown, OH

Position Summary

As the Content Coordinator, you will be a valued and trusted member of the NCDMM and America Makes communications team, reporting to the Communications Manager. You will help with the development of written and visual content to shape the public perception of the Institute, specifically being responsible for drafting and editing thought leadership articles/editorials, improve our storytelling capabilities, layout and design of marketing materials and larger reports, as well as working closely with the team to update content as needed and maintain our brand guide.

The ideal candidate is a collaborative and creative team player with a passion for creativity, communication, and engagement. You bring demonstrated experience in creating and maintaining graphical content, as well as copywriting and editing of technical content. The candidate has strong attention to detail and is task-oriented with the ability to follow up and follow through. This role requires the team member to think creatively and execute tasks operationally.

The team culture is innovative, creative, and fast-paced. Members of the team need to be adaptive and thrive in an ambiguous environment. This role is part of a collaborative team, but a candidate with a “self-starter” personality who is highly motivated will thrive.

Essential Functions

  • Work with the larger America Makes team to develop content calendars that align with trade publication timelines, as well as the organization’s marketing goals.
  • Write and edit content for a variety of internal and external channels, including thought leadership articles/editorials for trade magazines, technical reports, one-pagers, etc. Assist with email marketing campaigns as needed.
  • Research and source information for content, such as data, quotes, and images to create engaging narrative- and visual-based content.
  • Coordinate and improve the success story process, including the creation of impactful success stories for long-term projects and initiatives.
  • Improve the storytelling capabilities of the Institute, including facilitating interviews and other information-gathering processes to identify storylines, and thought leadership content.
  • Create visual-based content, including infographics, and design engaging trade show booth graphics while ensuring consistency of brand and style guide.
  • Collaborate with writers and editors to ensure that content is clear, concise, and error-free.
  • Stay up to date on the latest trends in content marketing to drive audience focus and impactful messaging.
  • Work closely with the Communications and larger America Makes team to develop communications strategies that help advance the mission of the Institute.


  • You have a bachelor’s degree (communications/marketing/journalism / technical writing focused preferred) and 10+ years of experience in a communication-centric position.
  • You understand how to generate engaging content and know your way around strategic marketing, including brand guides, storytelling, and audience engagement.
  • You can take technical language and develop content that can be appealing to a broad, non-technical audience.
  • You have demonstrated the ability to manage and develop engaging content for diverse channels, including email blasts, websites, trade magazines, and social media.
  • You bring experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator) and consider yourself competent with visual design. You also have a firm grasp of print processes.
  • You have a knowledge of AP style.

Additional details about you:

  • You do what it takes to meet deadlines.
  • You are self-directed and have demonstrated the ability to prioritize and drive results.
  • You are mission-driven and have a passion for working in a collaborative environment on a team that drives U.S. manufacturing competitiveness and economic security every day.
  • You like to express yourself creatively and are organized, deadline-driven, and proactive.
  • You have an intrinsically positive attitude and like to collaborate with coworkers.
  • Operating in a Microsoft Office environment is second nature to you.
  • You are open to a hybrid working environment, with at least two workdays required in the Youngstown, Ohio, office.
  • You are “scrappy” and have intrinsic motivation to get stuff done.
  • Occasional travel (less than 25% of the time) is expected to capture content and insights from events, conferences, and programs/roundtables.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter at

If you have any questions please contact Diane Chesnutwood, Human Resource Manager at



NCDMM delivers innovative and collaborative manufacturing solutions that enhance the U.S. workforce and economic competitiveness by identifying the needs, stakeholders, technologies, and processes to achieve optimal solutions for the defense industrial base.  NCDMM collaborates with government, industry, and academia to bring the best solutions and technologies to meet client needs.

For information on NCDMM or America Makes, including employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at or

NCDMM is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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