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Communications Director

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Our client is a premier membership organization for North America and is looking for a Communications Director.

This position will work across all aspects of communications including articulating the strategic roles of the communities they serve, developing and implementing bold national communications and marketing campaigns for key initiatives, creating and integrating strong key messages across multiple media platforms, developing and managing media relations, and developing an online and social media presence.

The Communications Director will report to the Strategic Initiatives and Program Development Executive and will work in a team environment to create communications initiatives. The position will be located in Washington D.C. and is an exciting opportunity to join and develop a growing D.C. staff team working to enhance high profile national research and programs.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
• Develop complex, multi-year communications campaigns to heighten visibility and understanding their role as leaders in the community.
• Develop and direct communications strategy including key messages and brand awareness, and ensuring integration of messages across the organization.
• Develop and lead ongoing member and key local leader communications campaigns to promote strategic focus areas of learning, digital inclusion, civic engagement, and sustainable communities as well as the association's conferences, research, member innovations, and awards.
• Develop and direct media relations and create a national presence and for its members.
• Manage and direct the social media and online presence including website, twitter, and facebook.
• Establish and direct an effective communications team composed of staff and external consultants as needed.
• Create resources, materials, publications, online resources, and toolkits to support activities.
• Manage and direct the production of the weekly e-newsletter including development of articles, interviews, and overall content schedule.
• Serve on a cross functional teams for programs, strategic initiatives, membership development, and conference activities.

Qualifications:
• Minimum 7 years’ experience in communications/marketing
• Bachelor’s degree in Mass Marketing Communications, Journalism,or Marketing. Master’s preferred
• Experience developing and leading organization wide communication strategies
• Experience creating and implementing national communication campaigns
• Experience with association communications and working with national media
• Experience in website content management and data collection and analysis
• Excellent writing, visual, and verbal presentation skills

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