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$120,000 - $140,000 Per Year
Full Time Non-Remote
Seattle, WA, United States
19 days ago
Senior Director of Marketing & Communications - Job Description/Job Opportunity An experienced, high-performing, marketing & communications leader committed to racial equity and furthering equitable educational outcomes by illuminating the impact, stories and thought leadership of Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS). The Senior Director of Marketing & Communications role for EOS will be involved with every facet of the organization and all of its internal and external stakeholders. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, this individual will drive the overall messaging, content, and narrative of EOS for all public facing online communications, press relations, collateral, conference presentations, and events. The Senior Director will set and guide EOS’s long-term marketing strategy while executing a set of urgent near-term communications needs. We are seeking a professional with at least ten years of experience who is excited about the opportunity to make both immediate and lasting contributions to EOS. This person can be work out of our Seattle, Washington office or be remote. Responsibilities The Senior Director of Marketing & Communications will be responsible for delivering the following services: Developing long-term marketing and communications strategy. Design, build and implement a national communications plan for EOS along with some urgent near-term communications. Position EOS as a national leader on issues of race and equity in education. Manage external vendors for the development and design of new sales and program collateral. Create a consistent, high-quality brand identity system and guidelines to guide the development, delivery and improvement of the organizations public facing documents, presentations, and messaging. Oversee all content on the EOS website and lead the development of a new website Develop content, case studies, feature articles, and creative opportunities to amplify EOS impact. Create, manage, and grow the company’s presence social media and other strategically relevant online and digital properties. Manage incoming media requests and build relationships with journalists. Create, execute, and measure the impact of external communications campaigns. Will manage and supervise staff. Develop senior level communication for EOS CEO and Board of Directors. Qualifications Minimum of ten years prior experience, preferably with a nonprofit organization. BA Degree and accreditation preferred (GCCC, APR, ABC, etc.) Knowledge or experience with the Education market a plus. Experience with CEO /Executive Communications. Demonstrated leadership in setting communications strategy for both internal and external programs with a wide range of stakeholders that includes staff, clients, prospective clients, external stakeholder groups and media. Strength in storytelling for the development and publication of effective stories of impact through multiple channels. Experience managing and developing social media and traditional media content. Applicants should apply if they bring: A highly flexible and collaborative style in developing and implementing communications strategies. An entrepreneurial spirit that enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently Skills as a relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to “manage by influence” at both the strategic and tactical levels. A high energy level. Commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, program participants and other supporters Alignment to our mission: identify, engage, enroll and support lower income students and students of color in high schools’ AP/IB classrooms. Interested applicants should submit a resume’ and cover letter describing the personal importance of the issue of racial equity and how their skills and experiences are well-matched to this role. Cover letters should not exceed one page, single spaced. Second round selections should provide excellent references. Equal Opportunity Schools® The Equal Opportunity Schools® organization (EOS) is an early-stage, education-reform not-for-profit that changes lives and narrows the achievement gap by collaborating with superintendents and principals to address an inequity in our schools: under-enrollment in the best academic programs – especially of students who are Latino, African-American, or low-income. EOS identifies these “missing students” – who we have shown can succeed at the highest academic levels within their schools – and works to transition them into the best, college-bound classes. Because our mission is to find all two-thirds of a million “missing students” within the decade, EOS seeks to hire candidates who have the skills to succeed on a rapidly growing, continuously improving, high-impact, mission-driven team.
$120,000 - $140,000 Per Year