The Salvation Army exists to meet human need wherever, whenever and however we can. With our brand promise of Doing the Most Good, The Salvation Army offers employees a greater sense of purpose and an opportunity to be an essential part of a highly respected organization.
We are seeking a dynamic individual with demonstrated leadership and experience in external communications, brand management and strategy, and public relations. The Director of External Communications (DEC) works closely with the Territorial Director of Advancement (TDA) and is a vital member of the Community Relations and Development leadership team.
The DEC provides leadership direction and management of The Salvation Army Eastern USA Territory’s external communications strategies, initiatives, relationships and resources. The DEC advises leadership and key staff at the divisional and territorial levels and is the primary point of contact for divisional public relations professionals. The DEC seeks to continually enhance media coverage, positive public awareness, and brand competitiveness of The Salvation Army in concert with colleagues at all levels (local, divisional, territorial, national, international), as well as external consultants.
The successful candidate will also be responsible for the following:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.