United Way of Greater Cincinnati
Position: Communications Director
United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC), has an immediate opening for a creative, dynamic, energetic leader to join the Marketing Team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Lead strategy in the marketing department to drive alignment across all copy and content in the manifestation of the communications direction and brand positioning of United Way Worldwide.
Manage team of ten communications professionals.
Manager Volunteer Connections Team overseeing UWGC volunteerism efforts.
Direct web/online engagement strategies and tactics and content creation and integration efforts across channels including uwgc.org, affiliated micro-sites, social media, etc.
Direct and coordinate purchase and/or negotiate paid and donated media placements across multiple channels.
Lead marketing and communications for all UWGC critical products and organizational positioning in the region.
Develop strategy for all signature events for organization including kick-off, annual meeting and campaign finale.
Lead in the development of all organizational campaign materials, major giving and individual engagement collateral.
Lead and develop the United Way Speakers Bureau Training and Relationship Manager Training.
Support to Senior Vice President in overall team management and leadership to the overall team in the absence of the Senior Vice President.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferred.
Minimum of eight years of art/creative direction, design, multimedia experience.
Management experience, including recruiting, training and building teams required.
Advanced computer skills, including experience with Microsoft office products (specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), required.
Competency in Adobe Creative Suite and other design platforms for print and digital, web development, HTML and CSS experience preferred but not required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, including public speaking and presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to listen effectively and solicit information from others.
Excellent project management skills, including the ability to balance multiple projects in varying degrees of implementation and understand and manage priorities.
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and flexibly as part of a team.
Creative portfolio of results-oriented work that shows a diversity of experience across both online and offline media.
Human-centric approach to design that evokes trust, collaboration and innovation.
Various experiences building a brand in multiple markets, keeping in mind cultural differences across audience segments.
Ability to work under deadline pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously and set and execute on priorities is critical.
Strategic thinking and ability to apply marketing/communications tactics to broad organizational strategies required.
Demonstrated writing, editing skills required.
Must have strong planning and relationship management skills.
Creativity, Marketing, Measurable impact, Leadership, People Management, Accountability, Initiative
Applicants should apply by Friday, March 15, 2019 via the link below:
UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion