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Senior Manager, Communications

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Amref Health Africa
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New York, NY
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Published 10 days ago

The Opportunity: Amref Health Africa in the USA (Amref) is seeking a Senior Manager, Communications to join our team in NYC. This person will be primarily responsible for implementing strategies for all external and internal communications and events marketing as well as providing graphic design skills for all digital and print materials. The ability to multi-task and be flexible with changing priorities is essential to the success of this position. The ideal candidate for this job will operate effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Communications

  • With support and direction of the Deputy Director, Development and Communications, develop, coordinate, lead and implement a communications strategy and workplan that includes the curation, production, and dissemination of internal and external content via web, social media, print and other marketing channels (including text, graphics, and videos).
  • Write, design, and manage production vendors (where applicable) for Amref marketing materials, including direct mail, annual report, one-pagers, presentation decks for potential partners and donors, annual newsletters, and updates.
  • Write, design, and manage all marketing emails including the monthly e-Newsletter, informational blasts, and online fundraising appeals sent through Mailchimp and online fundraising campaigns using the Classy platform.
  • Manage outside Social Media consultant, and work with them to develop and execute social campaigns for key days, themes, and upcoming events. Manage social editorial calendar, creating and curating themes and posts and digital design assets accordingly.
  • Ensure the consistency of brand messaging internally and externally.
  • Lead digital content marketing strategy, including conceptualizing, planning, creating, placing, and repackaging content to build awareness, drive engagement, and improve conversation with audiences such as existing supporters, activists, donors, and influencers, etc.
  • Regularly monitor performance across all channels (including social and web analytics), suggesting tactical adjustments as necessary and providing weekly, monthly, and annual reports.
  • Maintain, generate and post regular content and updates to Amref website. Work with website developer to update and ensure proper hosting, accounts, and services.


Events

  • Assist with event preparation, including design of creative assets, mailings, printed event materials, and more.
  • Provide general onsite event support.


General Administrative Support

  • Maintain Amref email database and ensure it is updated regularly.
  • Maintain organizational files on server and other record keeping.
  • Manage the organization’s general email box, route requests to appropriate staff, and take initiative to handle elementary requests.
  • Maintain communication with marketing-related vendors including ordering printed materials as needed.



 Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a mid-level or higher communications role, ideally in a nonprofit or NGO setting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or experience equivalent.
  • Strong commitment to Amref’s mission, vision, values, and beliefs, including a deep commitment to creating an inclusive environment for all colleagues.
  • Exceptional writing and editorial skills with high attention to detail and understanding of voice, nuance, brevity, and audience.
  • Exemplary project management skills with ability to lead multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with vendor and consultant management.
  • Strong user abilities in graphic design and email marketing software/platforms, preferably MailChimp and Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Experience in the management and implementation of graphic design and creating printed pieces such as invitations, collateral, brochures, newsletters, and videos.
  • Expertise and interest in managing different social media and networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.
  • High level of proficiency using all Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • High degree of flexibility and ability to problem solve.

Preferred Skills

  • A “roll up your sleeves and do what’s needed” attitude.
  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail.
  • Ability to edit photographic and video content.
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge processes and how it applies to role and communication strategy.
  • Familiarity with public health topics.


Application process:

Please send a PDF version of your resume to careers@amrefusa.org, using the subject line “Senior Manager, Communications – Application”. Please include your portfolio or website if applicable. Writing samples are preferred and will be asked for during the interview process. A traditional cover letter is not necessary.

The interview process will take into consideration the time and labor the applicant is asked to give.


Applicant must be able to work in the U.S. without Amref sponsorship.

Amref is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.


Supervisor:               Deputy Director, Development and Communications

Working Hours:         40 hours/ week, some nights and weekends may be required at times

Salary Range:             $75,000 - $80,000

Location:                      New York, NY (temporarily remote). As a result of COVID-19, the Amref staff are working fully remote through Tuesday, September 7th, 2021, although staff do currently have the option to work from the office if desired.

The Opportunity: Amref Health Africa in the USA (Amref) is seeking a Senior Manager, Communications to join our team in NYC. This person will be primarily responsible for implementing strategies for all external and internal communications…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    July 12, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 5, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

$75,000 - $80,000

Benefits

Generous benefits package included

Generous benefits package included

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
Associated Location
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

Please send a PDF version of your resume to careers@amrefusa.org, using the subject line “Senior Manager, Communications – Application”. Please include your portfolio or website if applicable. Writing samples are preferred and will be asked for during the interview process. A traditional cover letter is not necessary.

The interview process will take into consideration the time and labor the applicant is asked to give.


Applicant must be able to work in the U.S. without Amref sponsorship.

Amref is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Please send a PDF version of your resume to careers@amrefusa.org, using the subject line “Senior Manager, Communications – Application”. Please include your portfolio or website if…

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