Senior Communications Manager

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General Information
US-TN-Memphis
$55,000.00 - $60,000.00 /Year
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
3 to 5 years
Negligible
False
False
Job Description

ProTech is seeking a Senior Communications Manager for a direct hire with a Non-Profit in Memphis



SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER JOB SUMMARY

Seeking a dynamic professional for the position of communications senior manager. The communications senior manager is responsible for the development and implementation of a strategic communications plan.  In this capacity, the communications senior manager will serve as project manager, editor, design advisor, and/or principal writer on a wide variety of print and electronic projects, including by not limited to press releases, annual reports, direct mail, web pages, magazine articles and other publications. Emphasis will be placed on communication pieces designed to support and advance the mission of the Foundation and donor cultivation and stewardship endeavors.



SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES


Project Management

  • Lead and coordinate content development for all communications with foundation team
  • Develop and adhere to annual communications plan that includes strategy for communications content, schedule for internal review process and long and short term strategic goals
  • Provide strong project management oversight and ensure accountability of foundation to meet deadlines
  • Collaborate with the sorority communications department to ensure cohesive sorority and foundation communications plans, continuity in messaging and brand integration
  • Review and edit all foundation communications, including direct mail and ensure adherence to style guide
  • Develop and execute tactics designed to support donor engagement and fundraising initiatives
  • Research key fundraising and communications practices and techniques that may be used to enhance foundation print and website content

  • General Communications

  • Manage the foundation’s presence in all communications channels, including strategic development, planning content, writing articles and proofreading content
  • Capitalize on the best uses of website, digital technology and social media
  • Write, edit and provide design direction for annual report
  • Write, edit and provide design direction for biennial impact report
  • Write/edit content for Planned Giving Newsletter
  • Write/ edit content for direct mail letters
  • Work with direct mail vendor to strategize distribution and content
  • Code and send emails when needed through email platform
  • Work with capital campaign consulting firm to develop campaign communications materials
  • Prepare press releases
  • Serve as liaison between foundation and planned giving newsletter vendor to strategize distribution and content
  • Prepare speeches for board members and executive director as designated 
  • Develop photo shot list for national conferences and special events
  • Develop video story board and script for foundation videos
  • Create, revise, implement and print foundation marketing and communication materials
  • Design materials as needed
  • Manage requests for foundation marketing materials to individuals and chapters
  • Work with programs manager to develop marketing plan for White Rose Garden fundraising initiative
  • Work with programs manager to design White Rose Garden signage and promotional materials
  • Manage National Convention foundation luncheon preparation and operation, including writing the luncheon flow
  • Job Requirements

    SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER REQUIREMENTS

    • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience
    • Strong writing and editing skills a must
    • Knowledge of AP Style
    • Expertise in key digital media disciplines/tools with an understanding of integrated media campaigns and social media
    • Positive attitude
    • Strong work ethic
    • Team-oriented professional work style
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to assess office needs
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and strong interpersonal skills
    • Attention to detail and deadlines with the ability to manage competing demands for time
    • Strong computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Adobe InDesign knowledge and graphic design skills a plus
    • Ability to learn new technology quickly
    • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
    • Ability to travel occasionally for national conferences