Director of Communications

Washington, DC, | Job #317864
Job Title: Director of Communications
Location: Washington, DC,
Type: Full-Time

Our non- profit client is seeking a Director of Communications to support external communications, marketing, digital and branding efforts. This role is required to be onsite in the office full time! Seeking a strong background in proofreading coupled with the ability to develop and implement marketing communications plans! 

Director of Communications Responsibilities: 
  • Serves as Managing Editor for organizations magazine 
  • Writes news releases, media advisories, presidential statements and other external communications 
  • Drives strategic email, content strategy and social media efforts to promote member engagement 
  • Will be reasonable for leading future plated website redesign with the support of executive team coupled with vendors
  • Monitors and measures analytics for all written communication across all marketing platforms and channels 

Director of Communications Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred in communications, public relations, journalism, or a directly related field
  • Minimum 8-10 years of professional experience in communications, public relations or marketing, preferably in nonprofit higher education 
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Proven success producing association publications
  • Proven success developing and implementing successful marketing plans
  • Demonstrated success producing compelling print and digital marketing collateral
  • Strong conceptual, planning and organizational abilities; attention to detail and effectiveness in managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to understand a variety of perspectives, manage priorities, and decisively meet expectations

Job ID: 317864LM
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