Reporting to the President & CEO, the Director of Communications is responsible for developing and executing the foundation's internal and external communications strategies.
A project and people manager, as well as an originator of new opportunities, their work increases the breadth and value of the Foundation’s relationships with key stakeholders--including current and prospective grant recipients, the philanthropy sector and prospective programmatic partners--using a combination of established and non-traditional communications tactics. The Director of Communications manages a small internal team and external contractors to orchestrate integrated communications projects and campaigns in service of the goals of the Foundation and its President, overseeing the implementation of strategy, messaging, deployment across channels, creative editorial and design
LOCATION: Currently, all staff members are working remotely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. When it is safe to gather again, the Director of Communications will be expected to be able to report to our headquarters in Seattle, WA.
APPLICATION CLOSE DATE: Friday, June 4, 2021
1. Manage the Creative & Storytelling team and consultants, providing consistent coaching and support to staff.
2. Develop and execute public relations priorities on behalf of MCF and our grant recipients.
3. Lead MCF’s partnership strategy with content creators, media, and other leading communications
SKILLS AND QUALITIES
SALARY RANGE: $150,000 - $190,000
BENEFITS: Marguerite Casey Foundation offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent medical/dental/vision coverage for employees and their families, retirement benefits, generous and flexible paid time off, paid family and medical leave, a transit pass, and ongoing professional development.
Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles at the Marguerite Casey Foundation, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individuals' capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, affectional preference, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.