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!