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Director of Outreach and Engagement

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Published 8 days ago

Director of Outreach and Engagement

Full Time

The Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership (MAP) is seeking diligent, confident candidates for the role of Director of Outreach and Engagement. This Director will act as the liaison between our organization and our partners in the field, and in collaboration with the CEO will direct communications strategy across a diverse set of stakeholders including program partners, funders, advocates, advisors, and elected officials. The Director of Outreach and Engagement will manage day to day communications, including social media, and will serve as the primary point of contact for new and existing program partners.  

The Director will interact with stakeholders to effectively deliver our message to the public and the media through multiple channels. The Director will help create promotional materials, contribute to the development of the organization’s website and other online content, and organize meetings and presentations. Duties will be diverse and multi-faceted. Candidates must possess superb written and verbal communication skills, have a talent for building strong relationships, and demonstrate a willingness to become a content expert on targeted areas of impact within OST. Candidates must also work well independently and with limited coaching to be able to jump into this role and hit the ground running. 

Responsibilities:  

  • Developing and implementing a cohesive communications strategy across advocacy and education efforts.
  • Create content for both print and web including the MAP website, collateral materials, and newsletter.
  • Nurture new and old relationships with collaborative partners and other stakeholders, including leading organizational media relations.
  • Manage MAP's social media and online presence.
  • Oversee organizational community relations, including maintain and updating partner records, collecting data, tracking statistics, and preparing reports.
  • Organize and curate events, trainings, and resources for OST programs.
  • Assess and report on effectiveness of communications and outreach strategies.
  • Participate in annual budgeting process and ongoing fund development work, as needed.
  • Assist with administrative responsibilities of the organization.

Required Qualifications:  

  • Enthusiasm for becoming an issue expert, especially within areas of interest and impact for OST
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at once.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively, including in settings requiring facilitation of larger conversations & meetings.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn communications and technology apps.
  • Confidence to build and maintain relationships.
  • Willingness to travel, primarily in Massachusetts.
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Familiarity with education and education policy.
  • List of media contacts.
  • Experience working in a communications, community outreach, and/ or member management position

Compensation  

This is a full-time position. The salary range is $45,000-55,000 per year based on qualifications and experience.  

Contact & Application Process  

Please contact MAP's Creative Research Director Patrick Stanton with questions at pstanton@massafterschool.org. Applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter and a current resume or CV via email to pstanton@massafterschool.org, listing "MAP Director of Outreach and Engagement" in the subject line.  

ABOUT MAP

MAP was founded in 2007 to to improve the lives of all children and youth by supporting and expanding high quality and enriching afterschool and summer learning. We strive for equity and inclusion so that every child has the opportunity for a full and fair education, in and out of school.

Director of Outreach and Engagement

Full Time

The Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership (MAP) is seeking diligent, confident candidates for the role of Director of Outreach and Engagement. This Director will act as the liaison between…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 45,000 - USD 55,000

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Boston, MA
Associated Location
Boston, MA, USA

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