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Senior Communications Officer

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Inclusiv
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New York, NY

Inclusiv


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Published 25 days ago

December 4, 2020

Inclusiv has an immediate opening for an experienced Senior Communications Officer to join our marketing and communications team. We seek a dynamic communications professional to execute our national marketing and communications strategy, and to engage and cultivate stakeholders among the media, a diverse practitioner field, and social impact investors. The Senior Officer will be an excellent writer, effective at communicating clearly with diverse audiences and stakeholders across multiple channels. S/he will have the ability to coordinate multiple projects and priorities and bring assignments to successful, timely completion. The Senior Officer will be effective at synthesizing and drafting information and materials gathered from multiple sources

The Senior Officer must be able to develop and manage against project timelines as well as respond to changing priorities. S/he will be able to develop strong relationships and work collaboratively with Inclusiv staff across the organization and with members and contacts at external partners from funders to vendors.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to social and economic justice issues and have 5-7 years of progressive experience in a communications role at a fast-paced and growing organization.

The Senior Communications Officer reports to the VP of Marketing and Communications.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create content for communications and marketing campaigns, including marketing collateral, emails, newsletters, press releases, talking points, PPT presentations and announcements about Inclusiv and its member community development credit unions; must also have experience in writing and producing briefs, summaries, case studies and reports
  • Develop and execute a strategy for Inclusiv’s digital presence that advances the organization’s broader strategic objectives; manage Inclusiv’s website and social media campaigns
  • Develop compelling campaigns for multiple audiences, including Inclusiv members, potential members, industry supporters and allies, government officials, investors and funders
  • Engage members for interviews to develop impact stories, and document and share best practices
  • Manage a variety of graphic design tasks
  • Develop and build relationships with press (both credit union trades and mainstream publications) to develop stories, follow-up on press releases and announcements and ensure coverage of how community development credit unions are helping low-income Americans achieve financial independence
  • Track and further develop the Inclusiv’s communications and marketing metrics and analysis to inform improvements and decisions for digital and offline strategies
  • Oversee contact management strategy across multiple brands
  • Support Inclusiv’s Annual Conference and other virtual and in-person events

Required Skills

The successful candidate is passionate and well-versed in social and economic justice issues. S/he is highly motivated, energetic, and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. Must be a self-starter and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. S/he must possess strong organizational skills with attention to detail. A team player, the ideal candidate will be comfortable in working across multiple areas of expertise, backgrounds and skills to develop, hone and refine messaging for the organization and the credit union movement. A bilingual Spanish/English speaker is desired, but not required.

  • Must have superb writing skills and the ability to edit the writing of others
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products, databases, website CMS, email platforms, and image editing
  • Experience with WordPress is required
  • Must have experience designing materials using Adobe Creative Cloud applications, including experience with Photoshop and InDesign
  • Experience managing and growing social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, is required; experience with Facebook advertising is preferred
  • Experience in developing multi-channel, external-facing communications is required; experience in both B2B and B2AC communications is desired
  • Must be comfortable working in a matrixed environment, working with cross-functional teams
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; a minimum of five to seven years of communications experience is needed, including a minimum of three years in the nonprofit field

About Inclusiv

At Inclusiv, we believe that true financial inclusion is a fundamental right. Our mission is to help low- and moderate-income people and communities achieve financial independence through credit unions. We dedicate ourselves to closing the gaps and removing barriers to financial opportunities for people living in distressed and underserved communities. Inclusiv is a certified CDFI intermediary that transforms local progress into lasting national change. We provide capital, make connections, build capacity, develop innovative products and services and advocate for our member community development credit unions (CDCUs). Inclusiv members serve over eight million residents of low-income urban, rural and reservation-based communities across the US and hold over $99 billion in community-controlled assets. Founded in 1974, Inclusiv is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices in Madison, WI and Atlanta, GA.

Inclusiv is an equal opportunity employer that works with member credit unions that serve ethnically, economically, and geographically diverse markets and communities. We value our diverse staff and membership and seek to maintain that tradition of diversity in all of our recruitment efforts. It is the policy of Inclusiv to provide equal opportunity in all aspects of employment to all employees or applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and any additional categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Inclusiv has an immediate opening for an experienced Senior Communications Officer to join our marketing and communications team. We seek a dynamic communications professional to execute our national marketing and communications…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Inclusiv offers all full-time employees a health and insurance benefits package.

Inclusiv offers all full-time employees a health and insurance benefits package.

Level of Language Proficiency

All candidates must be comfortable communicating in English. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are a bonus.

All candidates must be comfortable communicating in English. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are a bonus.

Location

New York, NY

How to Apply

To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, salary requirement, three (3) writing samples (must include at least one consumer-facing communication), and the names and contact information for three professional references to hrcom@inclusiv.org.  

Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

To Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, salary requirement, three (3) writing samples (must include at least one consumer-facing communication), and the names and contact…

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