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Director of Communications

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LIGHTHOUSE EMPOWERMENT CENTER INC

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Reporting to the CEO/Executive Director, the Director of Communications will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate Lighthouse Empowerment Center, INC's mission. The Director of Communications will ensure that LEC, INC 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 other volunteer staff within the organization as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the annual communications plan across the network's discreet audiences in collaboration with the LEC, INC team and constituents
  • 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 LEC, INC website
  • 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 LEC, INC's website
  • Manage all media contacts

Qualifications

LEC Inc is seeking an accomplished Director of Communications who has at least 10 years of communications experience, ideally in an "in-house" leadership role within a complex (number and variety of constituents) nonprofit entity, and covering areas such as website content, newsletters, and donor communications. The ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is critical.

Specific requirements include:

  • Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
  • A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently
  • Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to "manage by influence"
  • High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives

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About LIGHTHOUSE EMPOWERMENT CENTER INC

Location:

16821 JED FOREST LN, WOODBRIDGE, VA 22191, US

Mission Statement

To provide a platform that cultivates resilience and transformation in youth and young adults. Within their communities, our scholars will recognize their distinctiveness through education and training and use those discoveries to influence the environments they are called to change.

Description

Lighthouse Empowerment Center goals are you help our youth to produce innovative contributions that will impact communities on a global level. With our assistance, they will have the foundation to be fruitful, self-sustaining adults that will strengthen their sense of identity and purpose.

Board Development
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 to 6 hours monthly.

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