Director of Communications

Published

10/10/2018

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Address

P.O. Box 5096
Hillside
NJ
07205
United States

Description

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

Remote

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