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Director of Communications

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National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP)

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National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP)

This is a Virtual Volunteer Opportunity

Position Title: Director of Communications

Department: Communications

Reports to: Executive Vice President

Open Position/s: 1

JOB SUMMARY

The National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) is seeking a qualified person for the position of Director of Communications (DOC). The successful applicant is experienced and a self starter who will be responsible for professional media relations, public information activities, and internal communications. DOC will report to Executive Vice President.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews all marketing materials to ensure accuracy, compliance with NAAHP policies and appropriate tone, style, spelling, punctuation, grammar and overall alignment with project request and business needs.
  • Collaborates with graphics and advertising teams to ensure appropriate copy/graphic alignment and that marketing materials are on strategy, effective and consistent with branding.
  • Serves as trusted adviser to executive leadership by providing ongoing internal communications counsel and support, including messaging, announcements, speech writing and presentation materials that communicate value proposition
  • Coordinates annual update of materials to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
  • Leads the communications team to provide clarity of roles and responsibilities as well as professional development opportunities.
  • Researching and responding to inquiries from the media
  • Manages and executes all internal and external communication.
  • Advises the Executive Management Team on media strategy.
  • Advises Executive Team members on sensitive matters that require public disclosure and discussion.
  • Attends all Executive meetings to remain current on issues and decisions.
  • Oversees budgeting for the Communications Department.
  • Manages and develops procedures and plans related to public information initiatives.
  • Identifies opportunities to respond or advance organizational messages
  • Maintains organizational communications calendar
  • Generates well written web content on a regular basis
  • Leads and supports the implementation of new communications initiatives
  • Performs additional tasks as assigned to support the effective operation of the organization

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Four (4) years previous experience in Public Relations, Journalism, and/or marketing, preferably with Non-profit organizations
  • Two (2) years in a management or leadership role
  • Experience in developing, implementing and evaluating communication plans and materials
  • Must demonstrate strength in meeting deadlines and working in a consulting capacity with all levels of management
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • Highly organized with ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple individuals and manage several projects at once
  • Comfortable with working in a virtual environment
  • Ability to write and edit clear, engaging, and grammatically correct content
  • Must be comfortable working within a startup environment subject to ambiguity and change

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About National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP)

Location:

P.O. Box 5096, Hillside, NJ 07205, US

Mission Statement

To connect, empower, and mobilize students and professionals in the Haitian diaspora, and to facilitate diaspora contributions to Haiti’s economic and social progress.

Description

Founded in 2011, the National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established by diverse group of forward-thinking industry experts, youth leaders, faculty, public and nonprofit sector professionals from Haiti and its global diaspora. NAAHP is focused on connecting a global community of peers with career advancement resources as well as fostering transformative relationships between NAAHP members and committed stakeholders to strengthen Haiti through philanthropy and social entrepreneurship.

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