The Communications Director reports to the CFO and is a senior-level professional position at the Foundation. The Director will be a seasoned communications professional who is expected to bring high-level communications strategy to the Foundation, working with other Foundation staff to craft communications that advance the Foundation’s desired results within its four priority areas, funding strategies, and advocacy agenda. This position will lead the development and implementation of the Foundation’s annual strategic communications plan, serve as liaison with our external communications consultant, draft/review internal and external communications, and manage the Foundation’s media outreach, public events, website content, and social media accounts.
The Foundation will consider qualified candidates who are seeking to work a consistent schedule of between 30 – 40 hours/week. The position will remain open until filled.
Qualifications and Experience:
The ideal candidate will be well-grounded in strategic and day-to-day communications. She or he will be adept at setting a vision for the Foundation’s communications, and seeing to it that the vision is realized. She or he will have experience advancing multi-channeled communications and designing and implementing campaigns to promote key messages/initiatives. She or he will possess a proven ability to synthesize and communicate complex data to a wide range of audiences. Finally, the Director will be someone with a working knowledge of policy issues associated with the Foundation’s work.
As importantly, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the success of the Foundation’s mission and goals versus individual accomplishment. She or he will be willing to work as part of a larger team to support all of the Foundation’s priorities. She or he will be committed to the values and principles of the Foundation and be able to demonstrate that commitment in his or her work. The ideal candidate will be flexible and comfortable with the complexity sometimes associated with a growing organization.
Starting salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. A strong benefit package will be provided as well.
How To Apply:
To apply, please submit all of the following: a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and your desired work schedule/number of weekly work hours (between 30-40) to email@example.com by January 26, 2018.
The John T. Gorman Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.