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Communications Assistant — CASA of NH

The primary responsibilities of the Communications Assistant shall include assisting with the development of statewide marketing and communications materials that assist in recruitment and awareness of CASA of New Hampshire.

Assists in:

  • The development and implementation of a volunteer recruitment plan for the state of New Hampshire, including but not limited to:
    • Promoting CASA in statewide & local media outlets, i.e.: TV, radio & print.
    • Contacting businesses, service clubs, churches, etc. in an effort to disseminate information regarding CASA volunteer opportunities.
  • The writing, design and distribution of quarterly newsletter and press releases
  • Social media updates, advertising and analytics
  • Maintenance and development of  the CASA of NH website
  • Design and distribution of marketing materials
  • Track and maintain relevant marketing information in database.

Basic Qualifications
• Experience with InDesign, WordPress, Photoshop or other design programs
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree

Please note: resumes and cover letters are being accepted until Tuesday, Nov. 20. Details at https://www.casanh.org/jobs/

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Social Media Producer — SNHU

Southern New Hampshire University is currently seeking a Social Media Producer. Reporting to the Social Media Director, the Social Media Producer executes day-to-day community management needs for SNHU global social media platforms. Located within Marketing, the position’s primary focus is engagement, reputation and brand management, and customer service.

Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Community management of all SNHU global social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube and SnapChat
  • Respond to all admissions inquiries, student concerns and general questions posted on SNHU social media platforms. This includes monitoring and engaging with all organic and paid social media campaigns and initiatives via platforms and SalesForce Social Studio
  • Own the SNHU voice and persona as used on social media channels
  • Monitor and engage review sites posts such as Facebook, Google, Better Business Bureau, etc
  • Maintain FAQ sheets, interactions logs, crisis communication plans, tool kits and escalation process and contact list
  • Work with other team members to be familiar with all social media content calendars. This includes daily updates, review of weekly content calendar and planning meeting, submission and management of Always On content creative needs, scheduling and posting of Always On posts etc.
  • Assist with pulling and maintaining weekly social reports and analytics via SalesForce Social Studio
  • Stay up to date with new digital technologies and social media best practices. This includes applying new technologies and emerging trends and to communicate this knowledge clearly and concisely to the team

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-3 year’s social media, digital, marketing and/or customer service experience
  • BS in Communications, New Media, Public Relations, Business, Marketing or related degree/field
  • Professional experience with social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat
  • Knowledge with social media management, monitoring or analytics tools, such as HootSuite, bitly, Google Analytics, SalesForce Social Studio, Unmetric etc.
  • Working knowledge of Google Drive and tools
  • Working knowledge of Apple computers and software
  • Working knowledge Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and WordPress
  • Working knowledge of presentation software, such as PowerPoint and/or Keynote

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Copywriting experience
  • Promotion/paid features of social media platforms, such as Facebook Business Manager and Power Editor, Twitter’s Promoted Tweets, LinkedIn Sponsored Updates and paid ad unit options and capabilities
  • Graphic design, photography and video skills

Work Hours:

Typically Monday through Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm, alternating night/weekend coverage.

A background check is required for employment. Please submit a cover letter, in addition to your resume, with your application.

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Why Join SNHU?

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), founded in 1932, is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution located in Manchester, New Hampshire. We value teamwork, openness and diversity, and believe every employee has a voice in driving our success. We’re proud to have been recognized for 11 consecutive years as a Great College to Work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Our competitive benefits package includes tuition reimbursement, employer contribution to Retirement Plan, affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage, and generous paid-time off.  We’re constantly seeking creative, collaborative, and hard-working talent to join our team! Come be a part of innovation and education!

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Graphic Design and Marketing Specialist — Granite State Management & Resources

Granite State Management & Resources (GSM&R) has been helping students and parents plan and pay for college since 1962. Funds generated by the Organizations’ student loan operation help us fulfill our important mission and grow programs that benefit the citizens of New Hampshire.

From our excellent benefits and opportunities for growth, to monthly celebrations, volunteer program and casual environment, GSM&R is focused on creating a welcoming and supportive environment where individuals and teams thrive! Consider joining GSM&R and experience the nonprofit difference.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITY:    Graphic Design and Marketing Specialist 

FUNCTION

Responsible for the creation of effective communication and promotional tools to support the business and community engagement strategies of The NHHEAF Network Organizations.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate to execute the strategies and goals of the CPCE department.
  • Develop of a variety of marketing communication materials, including, but not limited to, brochures, direct mail, statement stuffers, web site content and advertising materials, utilizing desktop publishing and graphic design skills.
  • Compose newsletters, press releases, and annual reports.
  • Confer with print and promotional product vendors to assess a project’s print options, cost effectiveness and delivery schedule.
  • Maintain updated media list.
  • Prepare presentation materials needed for speaking engagements and draft correspondence upon request.
  • Collaborate with Web team to provide creative solutions to continually improve the design of web-based platforms.
  • Maintain a project log to provide up-to-date status and to meet critical timelines.
  • Maintain corporate logos and advise employees of proper use and specifications when incorporating corporate logos into any print or on-line materials.
  • Manage and maintain graphic files and archive records for future for use.
  • Represents The NHHEAF Network Organizations at community events, conferences, trade shows
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested.

QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in communications or related field.
  • 1-3 years experience in a corporate communications, public relations, media relations, basic video production or marketing role with proven experience in composing and designing marketing and communication materials.
  • Experience with corporate photography including editing and print for web preferred.
  • Proven ability utilizing Adobe Design Suite CS5 (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Premier, and Bridge.), CorelDRAW and MS Office required.  Working knowledge of HTML coding.
  • Some travel required for conference and events.
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance required.
  • Strong knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles.
  • Experience managing all aspects of print production.
  • Ability to work independently, be consistently creative and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to apply visual, comprehension, strong interpersonal, effective listening, problem solving, planning, prioritizing, organization, multi-tasking, analytical, negotiation and customer service skills in the performance of all essential job functions.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with or without the use of interpretive devices.
  • Ability to use general office equipment such as computer, phone, fax, copier, calculator, etc., with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time in order to perform essential job functions.

BENEFITS OFFERED:

  • Medical – Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare (80% company paid)
  • Dental- Delta Dental (100% company paid)
  • Vision – Delta Vision (80% company paid)
  • Life/LTD/AD&D Insurance (100% company paid)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with generous company match
  • Non-elective Employer Contribution to retirement plan after 2 years
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 11 paid Holidays/Floating holidays
  • Earned Time Off (ETO)
  • Free WiFi hotspots / Free onsite parking / Free Coffee
  • Casual days for Charity

Apply HERE.

Accessibility: If you need help accessing this page, please contact: Email: hrdepartment@gsmr.org or call (603) 225-5867 ext. 285.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Granite State Management & Resources (GSM&R) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. Click here to view the poster in: English – Spanish

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Account Supervisor – Boston, MA

Brodeur Partners is looking for an Account Supervisor to join its Boston team. If you are a skilled public relations professional with a strong commitment to client service, proven national and business media expertise, and a desire to grow your communications career, we want to hear from you. 

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work closely with a wide variety of business-to-business, non-profit and higher education clients.

The Account Supervisor (AS) is responsible for successful integration and collaboration among team members. The AS develops and drives communications programs while ensuring client service satisfaction and constant media relations results. Duties include: providing day-to-day counsel, strategy and tactics to clients; generating consistent earned media with business, trade, local, broadcast, consumer and financial media, analyst and blogger communities; implementing social media plans and programs; creating compelling content including press releases, social content calendars and syndicated articles; providing news, product launch and business communications counsel; conducting research and preparing competitive analyses; participating in new business efforts; and managing and mentoring junior staff.

Requirements include: a bachelor’s degree or equivalent; five to seven years’ experience in the communications field or related work experience in public relations or journalism; established media relationships and a track record of securing earned media coverage; active in social media channels; excellent writing and verbal skills; and a solid mastery of public relations tactics and strategies. Experience working in the tech space is a must have.

Brodeur Partners, named one of the BEST PLACES TO WORK by PRWeek magazine, is a strategic communications company that helps organizations become and remain relevant in a complicated world. Headquartered in Boston, the company has four U.S. offices and operates in 33 countries globally. It is differentiated by its focus on Relevance, behavioral change and ability to bring a discipline-agnostic approach to its non-profit, consumer and business-to-business clients. For more information, visit www.brodeur.com.

Brodeur offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to careers@brodeur.com and indicate Boston-AS in the subject line.

 

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Account Executive – Boston, MA

Brodeur Partners is looking for an Account Executive to join its Boston team. If you are a skilled public relations professional who is excited about building new ideas, curious about new communications platforms, understands earned and social media strategies, and thrives in a collaborative, client-service focused environment, we want to hear from you.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work closely with a wide variety of business-to-business, healthcare, financial services and non-profit clients.

Account executive responsibilities include: providing day-to-day counsel and tactics to clients; generating earned media with business, trade, local, broadcast, consumer and financial media, analyst and blogger communities; implementing social media plans and programs; drafting sharable content for earned and social media strategies; providing news, product launch and business communications support; conducting research and preparing competitive analyses; and participating in new business efforts.

Requirements include: a bachelor’s degree or equivalent; three plus years’ experience in the communications field or related work experience in public relations or journalism; established media relationships and a track record of securing earned media coverage; active in social media channels; excellent writing and verbal skills; and a solid mastery of public relations tactics and strategies.

Brodeur Partners – recently named one of the “Best Places to Work” by PR Week Magazine, is a strategic communications company that helps organizations become and remain relevant in a complicated world. Headquartered in Boston, the company has four U.S. offices and operates in 33 countries globally. It is differentiated by its focus on relevance, behavioral change and ability to bring a discipline-agnostic approach to its clients. For more information, visit www.brodeur.com.

Brodeur offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to careers@brodeur.com and indicate Boston-AE in the subject line.

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Associate Director of Communications – NE College

Associate Director of Communications

Position Purpose
This position gathers and disseminates College news and supports the College’s public affairs goals and academic theme areas, and designs, produces and contributes to the production of various print and electronic writings. The Associate Director strives to expand NEC’s local, regional and national visibility and works to ensure that the College is frequently well represented in print, broadcast, and digital media and that, as part of that coverage, key messages are clearly communicated. The Associate Director supports major College events, oversees the production of key College publications and assists in the direction and supervision of student interns.

Essential Duties Summary

  • Works with leadership, faculty and staff to promote a positive image of the College by gathering and placing College news stories in a targeted manner;
  • Interfaces with the press on any issue concerning the College and supports an official College spokesperson on all relevant matters;
  • Helps promote the College to key audiences by preparing feature stories for College publications; Oversees the gathering and editing of material for key College publications including the New England College Magazine (produced twice per year);
  • Interviews featured individuals as needed in order to develop stories for College publications;
  • Works collaboratively to ensure strategic and consistent messaging;
  • Facilitates internal and campus communications as directed;
  • Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

Required Qualifications

  • Outstanding writing ability and communication skills essential;
  • Ability to interact positively with local and national media;
  • Ability to work with faculty, staff, alumni to develop positive stories for media, alumni magazine, etc.;
  • 3+ years experience in communications, public affairs or other related position;
  • 3+ years writing and/or proofreading content;
  • 2+ years project management experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • WordPress experience;
  • Master’s degree;
  • Experience in media relations.

New England College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed or religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy, veteran’s status or disability in regard to treatment, access to or employment in its programs and activities, in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with disabilities needing accommodation should contact the ADA Compliance Officer.

New England College is committed to providing equal opportunity in all conditions of employment and creating a welcoming and supportive environment that celebrates diversity. If an imbalance is found to exist, the College will make good faith efforts to recruit, hire and promote persons underrepresented in the workplace.

For more information/apply – https://nec.peopleadmin.com/postings/1223

 

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Communications Specialist — NH Sea Grant Program

The New Hamshire Sea Grant program at UNH is seeking a communications specialist to lead the NHSG’s communications program. Go to https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/29093 to see the full job description.

Position Summary:

New Hampshire Sea Grant’s mission is to promote the wise use, conservation and sustainable development of marine and coastal resources in the state, region and beyond. The NH Sea Grant Communications Leader will be responsible for leading the NH Sea Grant communications program and serving as the lead connection with the National Sea Grant College Program and Sea Grant Association communications networks. The incumbent will serve on the NHSG Executive Committee and will work directly with NHSG’s extension, education, research and management personnel to update, implement and maintain our strategic communications plan for the program that will maximize the impact and visibility of NHSG and NHSG supported research, extension and education activities. The incumbent will also be responsible for leading communications partnerships with the University of New Hampshire UNH) Cooperative Extension (CE) and UNH Communications and Public Affairs (CPA) offices, state and federal legislator offices, state Sea Grant program offices, and various environmental, academic and research groups statewide. The NH Sea Grant Communications Leader will be responsible for producing high quality, audience-focused and impact driven communications products in both written and online forms. The incumbent is also expected to possess proven communications expertise in one or more communications skills (e.g. science writing, social media, graphic design, etc.) that will complement existing communications capabilities within NH Sea Grant, UNH Cooperative Extension and UNHCPA.

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Digital Marketing Specialist — NH Electric Co-op

NHEC is the largest member-owned electric cooperative in New England, providing electric utility service to consumers and businesses in 115 communities throughout New Hampshire.  Serving our members is at the heart of everything we do and every decision we make, and our mission is to provide our members access to affordable, reliable electric service options that support and simplify their lives.  The electric utility industry is currently undergoing enormous change as consumers look for new ways to manage energy costs through renewable energy, distributed energy resources such as solar arrays and battery storage, energy efficiency, electric vehicles.

In June 2017, we completed a five-year strategic plan, identifying four areas of strategic focus with actionable goals within those areas completed by the end of 2022.

  • Business Model. NHEC provides superior service to its members, with systems that are sufficiently flexible to capitalize on ongoing changes in technology and programs that enable members to better manage their energy usage and costs and take advantage of other opportunities as they become available in the marketplace.
    Voice of the Member. NHEC is a member-driven organization where every employee consistently strives to better understand and meet our members’ expectations and has access to the information necessary to do so.  We are committed to an ongoing dialogue with our members, and we focus intently on making it easy and convenient for our members to interact with us.  As a result, every interaction with NHEC is a delight.
  •  Organizational Effectiveness. NHEC is described by its employees and members as nimble, collaborative, responsive to changes in the industry, constantly learning and having employees who share the drive to achieve the organization’s vision.
  •  Financial Stability. NHEC remains financially strong and has the resources necessary to provide excellent service to our members as the energy industry and related services are transformed.
  • Headquartered in Plymouth, New Hampshire, NHEC currently has 200+ employees.  There is much to be proud of in our existing organization, and a genuine enthusiasm for what the future holds.  It is an environment in which individual leadership and initiative are highly valued and encouraged, and success is viewed as a shared accomplishment to be celebrated by all.  Ensuring our members have the energy they need, the information they want, and a partner they can trust is what makes us different.

The Position

Reporting to the Public Relations/Marketing Supervisor, this position will work with all NHEC departments to determine marketing needs; coordinate and implement NHEC’s marketing programs and activities for both internal and external audiences.  In addition, this position will plan, develop, and implement NHEC’s digital marketing objectives in order to support NHEC’s programs/services; maintains NHEC’s website and social media presence.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Create and execute strategies to drive online traffic with the purpose of increasing member engagement, education, and brand awareness.
  • Develop, execute, and monitor social and online media campaigns to drive company objectives.
  • Translate marketing objectives into actionable and measurable digital marketing initiatives, including online media, social, blog, email, website strategy, SEO, and other digital components.
  • Effectively manage internal and external resources as needed for campaign development including email, web advertising, and social media.
  • Design and implement digital marketing methods to increase awareness and engagement; write marketing content, including editing content from others.
  • Ensure content optimizes web usability, ADA WCAG 2.0 compliant and SEO standards.
  • Supports the cultural goals of NHEC by exhibiting self-leadership, developing and maintaining effective working relationships, being results oriented, being innovative, and seeking feedback.
  • Accomplish tasks by prioritizing and scheduling work on daily and monthly basis.
  • Coordinate effective communications and marketing by identifying short-term and long-range objectives.
  • Develop a deep understanding of NHEC’s membership by planning, implementing and participating in specific communications/marketing “events” such as surveys, Annual Meeting, public forums, business meetings, conventions, trade shows, seminars, etc.
  • Ensure communications effectiveness by identifying short and long-term issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing directives.
  • Enhance NHEC’s image by developing and promoting programs and services to improve member services/communications and member engagement.
  • Develop digital promotions for programs by utilizing advertising, direct mail, social media and website.  Support NHEC’s products and services programs by developing digital marketing campaigns, scheduling and monitoring promotions and other projects in coordination/cooperation with department managers; by determining production time requirements; maintaining process and tracking projects through completion.
  • Increase competencies and capabilities and those of the department by developing a continuing learning and growth program which may include educational classes, training seminars, reading professional magazines, and/or participating in professional societies.

The Person

  • First and foremost, someone who will be energized and excited about NHEC’s mission and will thrive with the opportunity to enhance an already great organization.
  • An inquisitive, open mind – someone who is interested in finding creative solutions and new ways to support the organization.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or Communications required.
  • A minimum of four years working experience in digital marketing is desired. Proven work experience as a digital media/marketing specialist is preferred.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office-Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.  Proficiency in HTML, Google Analytics, Word Press and Gravity Forms is required.  Has complete working understanding of ADA WCAG 2.0 website standards.  Graphic design experience desirable.  Web design, layout, editing, and writing experience preferred.
  • Must have practical working knowledge of digital marketing techniques/strategies, web writing, editing, layout, and design. Must have analytical skills and proven ability to analyze quantitative and qualitative data, draw conclusions and develop actionable recommendations.  Should have working knowledge of email marketing and social media.  Must be detail-oriented with attention to accuracy and have exceptional organizational skills.  Within a comparatively short time should be able to develop a basic knowledge of utility generation, transmission, and distribution.  Should have an ability to acquire basic knowledge of electricity and the terms used in energy utilization.
  • Must be skilled in web design, digital content writing, digital layout, newsletters, email campaigns, and social media campaigns. Must have experience in developing strategy, managing, targeting, and executing digital marketing programs.  Must demonstrate success in traditional and digital channels (email, direct mail, print, website, and social media).  Experience developing effective inbound/content marketing strategies including podcasts, webinars, infographics, blogs, video, mobile and social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).  Ability to multitask and perform under tight deadline while working in a team environment comprised of stakeholders from multiple disciplines and interact effectively with various departments.  Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.  Must have keen attention to detail, be well organized, and have the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Some day-to-day travel within the utility system may be required. Occasional overnight travel.  Extra hours when necessary during evenings and weekends.
  • Assistance with power restoration efforts is required of all employees. It may be required during regular business hours that employees will be assigned functions to support power restoration and for some employees that may be different from their normal duties. In addition, such assistance may require working nights, weekends and holidays which may involve considerable extra hours. In order to meet this working condition, all employees are required to provide a personal phone number where they may be reached after hours. This number will only be used for internal purposes.

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Director, Communications, American Heart Association and American Stroke Association

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people’s lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Responsibilities

About Us:

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives. Our nationwide organization includes 156 local offices and more than 3,000 employees. We moved our national headquarters from New York to Dallas in 1975 to be more centrally located. The American Stroke Association was created as a division in 1997 to bring together the organization’s stroke-related activities.

What We Do:

To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We’re the nation’s leader in CPR education training. We help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients. We educate lawmakers, policymakers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities.

The Job:

The Founders Affiliate of the American Heart Association is recruiting for a Director – Communications position to be based in our Manchester, NH office. This position will be responsible for implementing a comprehensive communications program for our New Hampshire and Vermont market to increase the public’s awareness about cardiovascular diseases and stroke in support of the American Heart Association’s missions and in support of our critical fund-raising events.

Your Key Responsibilities will include:

Developing plans to reach the media, general public and target audiences through social media, press releases and other relevant materials and sources; develop communications plans and timelines for core fund-raising events, including Heart Walk, Go Red For Women Luncheon, and social events; cultivating media sources both internal and external; providing spokesperson training to volunteer leadership and staff; working with media and other third-party vendors to provide traditional and non-traditional media sponsorship opportunities; coordinating all promotional activities with media sponsors, including, PSA’s, interviews with AHA spokespeople; and monitoring the use of AHA’s name and logo by media sponsors.

In this role, you will report to Kevin our Regional VP Communications and Marketing. You will have the opportunity to work with NH/VT staff as well as Kevin’s team of Communications Directors throughout the region.

Qualifications

Ideal Candidate:

As the ideal candidate for the Director Communications position we need you to bring your 2 plus years of experience in public relations, communications, marketing or journalism and your ability to build powerful partnerships internally as well as externally with media sources and the public. To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

Requirements:

If this sounds like you, review the preferred skills we are looking for below: ( Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

You should have excellent written and verbal skills, superior interpersonal skills, knowledge of not-for-profit healthcare organizations with a focus on medical-related issues, experience working with groups and/or volunteers with the ability to train, manage and guide them to achieving program goals; and be able to handle multiple assignments in a fast paced, diverse professional setting. You must be willing to travel within your territory on a daily basis as well as occasional travel to other locations in the affiliate and to our National Center in Dallas, Texas for meetings or training.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in communications, public relations, journalism or related field preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years experience equates to 1 full-time year of higher education.

Experience: Must have at least 2 years of experience in public relations, communications, marketing, or journalism. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

Salary/Benefits:

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

If you have questions related to the salary for this position, please feel free to e-mail me at recruiter.founders@heart.org .

While we can only contact/interview those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. In most cases you can expect to hear from us within one week from the receipt of your completed application.

Click on “Apply for this job online” to submit your online application or “Log back in!” if you are a returning applicant. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

 

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American Heart Association — Director, Communications 

Overview

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people’s lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

Responsibilities

About Us:

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives. Our nationwide organization includes 156 local offices and more than 3,000 employees. We moved our national headquarters from New York to Dallas in 1975 to be more centrally located. The American Stroke Association was created as a division in 1997 to bring together the organization’s stroke-related activities.

What We Do:

To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways. We’re the nation’s leader in CPR education training. We help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients. We educate lawmakers, policymakers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities.

The Job:

The Founders Affiliate of the American Heart Association is recruiting for a Director – Communications position to be based in our Manchester, NH office . This position will be responsible for implementing a comprehensive communications program for our New Hampshire and Vermont market to increase the public’s awareness about cardiovascular diseases and stroke in support of the American Heart Association’s missions and in support of our critical fund-raising events.

Your Key Responsibilities will include:

Developing plans to reach the media, general public and target audiences through social media, press releases and other relevant materials and sources; develop communications plans and timelines for core fund-raising events, including Heart Walk, Go Red For Women Luncheon, and social events; cultivating media sources both internal and external; providing spokesperson training to volunteer leadership and staff; working with media and other third-party vendors to provide traditional and non-traditional media sponsorship opportunities; coordinating all promotional activities with media sponsors, including, PSA’s, interviews with AHA spokespeople; and monitoring the use of AHA’s name and logo by media sponsors.

In this role, you will report to Kevin our Regional VP Communications and Marketing. You will have the opportunity to work with NH/VT staff as well as Kevin’s team of Communications Directors throughout the region.

Qualifications

Ideal Candidate:

As the ideal candidate for the Director Communications position we need you to bring your 2 plus years of experience in public relations, communications, marketing or journalism and your ability to build powerful partnerships internally as well as externally with media sources and the public. To help you be successful you will have access to our award-winning learning platform the Heart U as well as various other training and support mechanisms locally and through our National Center.

Requirements:

If this sounds like you, review the preferred skills we are looking for below: ( Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

You should have excellent written and verbal skills, superior interpersonal skills, knowledge of not-for-profit healthcare organizations with a focus on medical-related issues, experience working with groups and/or volunteers with the ability to train, manage and guide them to achieving program goals; and be able to handle multiple assignments in a fast paced, diverse professional setting. You must be willing to travel within your territory on a daily basis as well as occasional travel to other locations in the affiliate and to our National Center in Dallas, Texas for meetings or training.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in communications, public relations, journalism or related field preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.

Experience: Must have at least 2 years of experience in public relations, communications, marketing, or journalism. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.

Salary/Benefits:

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.

Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.

If you have questions related to the salary for this position, please feel free to e-mail me at recruiter.founders@heart.org .

While we can only contact/interview those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. In most cases you can expect to hear from us within one week from the receipt of your completed application.

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At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

 

 

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