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Director of Communications

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POSITION SUMMARY

The National Indian Health Board is seeking a highly skilled, confident candidate with substantial national-level media relations experience for our senior level Communications Director role. The Director is responsible for staffing and managing the Communications Department, overseeing all organization-wide external and internal communications and messaging, and providing high-level leadership on content and materials that are in line with the organization’s vision, brand, culture, and purpose. The Director will generate excitement about NIHB events, conferences, and initiatives through marketing materials creation as well as outreach strategy development and execution. The Communications Director is the main media contact for the organization and is effective at garnering earned media coverage. The Communications Director is driven by a commitment to NIHB’s mission and strives to cultivate media perception of the organization that is aligned with the organization’s mission, audiences, and priorities.  

The successful candidate will possess political acumen in both Tribal and mainstream settings. They must also be an expert at communications in varying forms; from written press releases to policy position statements; from social media to public health, legislative and fundraising campaign materials; as well as writing speeches in the authentic voice of senior staff, for delivery during a variety of public events. The successful candidate will be versatile and quick-thinking,; they must be a highly-effective communicator in both written and spoken formats; they will be creative and productive in a high-pressure, fast-moving environment. In short, the successful candidate will be able to “make things happen.” 

This is a full time, Washington DC-based position; travel will be required. 

QUALIFICATIONS

• Master’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, political science or English preferred; a combination of education and requisite experience may be substituted.

• Demonstrable successful track record in managing people and projects.

• 7 to 10 years of related media or communications work experience with a national nonprofit organization, on Capitol Hill, or as a political appointee.

• Specialization in communications, media relations, journalism with a focus on healthcare, health research, or health policy strongly preferred.

• Proficiency in social media tools used for media relations.

• Experience with Tribes or national Tribal serving not-for-profit organizations strongly desired.

POSITION SUMMARY

The National Indian Health Board is seeking a highly skilled, confident candidate with substantial national-level media relations experience for our senior level Communications Director role. The Director is…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Educación
    Licenciatura
  • Nivel Profesional
    Directivo

Compensación

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. NIHB offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to:

• Medical, dental, and vision coverage with premiums fully paid by NIHB

• 401(k) plan with 10% company match

• Annual leave and sick leave

• Federal holidays

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. NIHB offers an excellent benefits package, including but not limited to:

• Medical, dental, and vision coverage with…

Ubicación

Temporalmente A Distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Washington, DC
Ubicación Asociada
Washington, DC, USA

Cómo aplicar

Qualified candidates, please send your current resume, cover letter, and writing samples to jobs@nihb.org, including salary requirements. Your cover letter must specify why you would be a great fit for NIHB and the work we do. In the subject line, please include your last name and the title of the position for which you are applying. 

Qualified candidates, please send your current resume, cover letter, and writing samples to jobs@nihb.org, including salary requirements. Your cover letter must specify why you…

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