Communications and Marketing Director

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit

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5 - 7 years

Posted 17 days ago

The Communications and Marketing Director supports HHFH's mission, vision and values by:


increasing community awareness and maintaining the favorable public image of HHFH through public relations, communications, marketing, events and other representation of HHFH; and

exhibiting a commitment to our community, social perceptiveness, excellence, collaboration, innovation, respect, accountability and ownership.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and implements communications strategies and tactics to engage the community, supporters, volunteers, staff and other stakeholders
  • Leads or supports implementation of fundraising and other events such as the Building a Dream Luncheon, homededications, donor/volunteer appreciation and Global Village and helps ensure that they are within budget and meet revenue objectives
  • Identifies and solicits prospects for in-kind donations for events, materials and other communications and marketing related services
  • Creates and promulgates press relations, including content creation, promotion and tracking and image protection
  • Collaborates with other HHFH staff to create, execute and manage marketing collateral and initiatives including direct mail and thematic builds
  • Creates and manages website, social media and other online content to enhance the image of, raise funds for and promote events and programs of HHFH, including the HHFH ReStores
  • Creates and manages email communications to stakeholders, including regular newsletters
  • Assists management in preparation of image/brand initiatives to promote HHFH and respond to concerns that may impact the positive image of HHFH
  • Assists management in communications with staff, Board, sponsors, volunteers and general public
  • Coordinates home dedications and other homebuyer and/or homeowner events and/or programs
  • Adheres to the budget set by management and the Board of Directors
  • Supervises communications and marketing staff and works with the entire management team
  • Performs other duties, projects and activities as assigned by management

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor's Degree in journalism, communications, marketing, business or related field
  • At least five (5) years' experience in communications, marketing or related field
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Willingness to engage in "hands-on" work as needed to meet objectives
  • Excellent event planning skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to set and adhere to schedules
  • Strong customer service and people skills
  • Analytical and organizational skills
  • Creativity and flexibility to adjust to new situations and changing needs
  • Ability to work extended hours, including some weekends and evenings
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Ability to perform essential functions of job which include both indoor office and outdoor settings

TECHNICAL SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Exemplary MS Office skills
  • Website management a plus
  • Working knowledge of basic graphics design and CMS platforms
  • Working knowledge of current social media platforms and interactive marketing


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to perform essential functions of job. Reasonable accommodation is available
  • Regular and frequent exposure to outdoor weather conditions (hot, humid, rain, and cold)