Director of Marketing and Communications

Erie Neighborhood House

Posted: 7/30/2019

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Marketing/Communications

Primary domain: Other

City: Chicago

Postal code: 60622

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Organization Information:


Not Available


Mission statement:

To empower our community—Latinx immigrants alongside individuals and families of all backgrounds—through education, access to critical services and advocacy, working together to create a just and inclusive society. 

Position Details:

Job Description:

BASIC FUNCTION Reporting to and working with the Senior Director of Development & Communications, the Director of Marketing & Communications is a strategic thought partner of the Development and Communications team who develops, manages, and implements a marketing and communications strategy to advance the mission of Erie Neighborhood House. The Director of Marketing & Communications is responsible for the brand of the organization and leads external and internal communication to invite agency engagement and investment. The Director of Marketing & Communications oversees the Associate Director of Marketing & Communications.   
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  Manage the brand of Erie Neighborhood House and lead in communicating that brand to and with external and internal audiences.   Develop and manage overall marketing and communications strategy based on quantitative and qualitative analysis. Create systems and processes to implement strategy.   Manage marketing and communications budget.   Develop metrics for marketing and communications activities.   Manage and maintain website.   Develop and manage social media strategy.   Develop and manage fundraising appeals for the agency, including but not limited to, year-end appeal, Giving Tuesday, and Annual Report.   Manage production of content and design of, including but not limited to, newsletters, website, media, events, collateral, etc.   Support stewardship and reporting for institutional and individual giving, including but not limited to, donor proposals, impact reports, stewardship letters, e-acknowledgements, etc.    Serve as point of contact for and actively engage with media.   Serve as external voice writer for senior leadership, including but not limited to, developing talking points/speeches for press conferences, events, interviews, press releases, etc.   Develop templates and tools, including but not limited to, case statements, presentations and scripts, to utilized by staff, participants, and external audiences.   Attend Erie Neighborhood House events and serve as communications point person.     Provide monthly marketing and communications report.   Input marketing and communications activities into Neon CRM.   Other duties as assigned. 



Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business administration or related field required. 



Experience Required:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in nonprofit marketing, communications, fundraising, and/or public relations. 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills for a variety of media and audiences. Creative and daring mind.
  • Strong organization skills with ability to create and manage large volumes of content with tight deadlines and in a fast-paced environment. Able to manage projects from conception through completion.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.
  • Experience as a manager.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe, CRM Software, & other desktop publishing programs/software a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with social media outlets including Facebook and Twitter. 



Not Specified


Commensurate with Experience

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How to Apply:

Please send resumes to [email protected]


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