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Now Hiring Director of Communications

Nov 4, 2021 | Categories: Announcements

Title: Director of Communications
Number of Employees this Position Supervises: none
Reports to: Executive Director
Status: Exempt

General Summary:

The Director of Communications provides support for the Executive Director, Grand Council and National Office Staff as needed, and is committed to maintaining brand integrity and building affinity throughout the organization through strategic marketing and communications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implement communications strategy for the Fraternity
  • Serve as creative director, designer and editor for all communications and marketing projects:
    • www.thetaphialpha.org public and private website content
    • Events and educational programs
    • Extension and recruitment materials
    • Digital marketing including social media, blogs, and monthly newsletters
    • Direct mailings
    • Print publications
  • Customize key messages for intended audience and tailor communications appropriately including:
    • press releases for internal and external audiences
    • official policies, memos and announcements from the Fraternity
  • Responsible for developing and posting social media content and graphics (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Support the editor of The Compass magazine with articles, photos, and supporting content
  • Educate and train all staff and volunteers on brand standards and style guide
  • Maintain current website content and routinely evaluate for effectiveness
  • Create and manage the communications calendar and event/story list
  • Oversee the Fraternity’s crisis communications plan
  • Work closely with printers, designers, and vendor partners
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the executive director

Minimum Requirements:

  • Previous nonprofit Marketing and Communications experience preferred;
  • 2-3 years of previous Marketing and Communications experience required;
  • Must have strong PC proficiency;
  • Must have basic graphic design abilities using Canva or Adobe Creative Suite;
  • Must have excellent organizational skills;
  • Strong understanding of AP Style guidelines with ability to create, proof, and edit following the AP Stylebook.
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently in order to complete tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Must be able to handle and keep sensitive information confidential;
  • Must be able to work for more than one individual at a time, prioritize and multi-task;
  • Must have good interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to diverse groups and people on all levels.
  • Ability to oversee volunteers, and a commitment to the mission of Theta Phi Alpha

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

  • May be expected to work evenings and/or additional hours as needed
  • Intermittent physical activity including walking, stair climbing, prolonged sitting, lifting of office supplies;
  • Hold a valid state ID
  • Possible background check
  • Possible drug testing

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume/vitae, and at least three references for review and consideration to [email protected]. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

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