Director of Communications


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

The Director of Communications and Public Affairs will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate True Connection Nonprofit's mission. The Director of Communications will ensure that True Connection Nonprofit is viewed as the primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information within this diverse network and constituent base. The Director of Communications will work closely with a senior peer group within the organization as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the ED and senior leadership to develop communications strategies that will broaden programmatic reach and deepen impact

  • Develop and refine True Connection Nonprofit's "core" messages to ensure organizational consistency

  • Identify significant media and public policy issues that can be leveraged to support True Connection Nonprofit's work, and create and implement plans to exploit them

  • Creating press kits and packets as needed

  • Assisting with the creation and distribution of press releases

  • Lead the generation of online content that engages audience segments and leads to measurable action. Decide who, where, and when to disseminate

  • Put communications vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness as well as to test the effectiveness of communications activities

  • Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, and True Connection Nonprofit's website

  • Mentor and lead a team member responsible for True Connection Nonprofit's website administration and coordination

  • Coordinate webpage maintenance-ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) is posted regularly

  • Track and measure the level of engagement within the network over time

  • Manage development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, annual report, e-newsletters, and True Connections Nonprofit's website

Skills

  • Journalism
  • Content Management Systems
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning

Good Match For

Kids Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 16-24 hours per week
  • Experience in Communications, Marketing and PR preferred.
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