The Salvation Army

  • Director of Communications, Marketing and Public Relations

    Job Locations US-MA-Canton
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army is hiring!  

    The Director of Communications, Marketing and Public Relations will lead the day-to-day activities of the Massachusetts Division’s communications, marketing and public relations functions, including but not limited to:

    internal and external print and electronic communications  

    marketing and brand identity  

    media relations and community relations functions.  

    Oversee strategic planning and implementation of corporate partnership programs including third party marketing, service collaborations and the volunteer program.  

    Establish and implement annual communications, marketing and public relations strategies that enhance donor relations, increase fundraising revenue generation  

    grow awareness for the programs and services of the Division  

    Ensure coordinated, clear and consistent communications throughout the organization 

    The pay range for this position is $80,000 to 89,000 per year.


    Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s Degree Preferred in related field  

    Minimum of eight (8) years experience working in marketing, communications and public relations, preferably for a non-profit organization  

    Minimum three (3) years of experience supervising staff with the ability to maximize the talent and capabilities of staff  

    Successful agency or in-house corporate marketing and communications experience.  

    In-depth experience with media relations  

    Experience with copy editing and/or writing material for publications, press releases, newsletters, Annual Reports or other formats  

    Experience with public affairs and community relations  

    Experience as a spokesperson on-camera, radio or written interviews a plus.  

    Experience with the full scope of communications functions including web design, electronic media and social media.  

    Experience managing graphic design, printing, fulfillment and other related vendors.  

    Established media contacts  

    Strong customer service, leadership, organizational and problem solving skills  

    Excellent verbal and written communications  

    Capacity to produce high quality presentations and expertise with Adobe Creative Suite, ProPresenter, Keynote (or similar publications and presentation software).  

    Highly organized and detail oriented with experience in project management;  

    Effective at relationship building with key stakeholders including staff, members, donors, and/or volunteer leaders;  

    Flexible and able to maintain priorities while managing multiple projects and a large volume of responsibilities  

    Ability to remain tactful and flexible under pressure  

    Uniformed Salvationist preferred  

    The Salvation Army offers an excellent benefit package to eligible employees including:  

    Generous paid time off every year that includes: holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time and sick time.  

    Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)  

    Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles  

    Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life  

    Flexible Spending Accounts  

    Eligibility for the Federal Government’s Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program  

    Most importantly – a job with a good purpose! 



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