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Communications & Marketing Administration – NH Dept of Natural & Cultural Resources


Job Description:
Department of Natural & Cultural Resources
Division of Parks & Recreation
172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301

Communications and Marketing Administrator
Labor Grade 27
Position # 18155

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The State of New Hampshire, Department of Natural and Cultural Resources has a full-time Communications and Marketing Administrator position available effective immediately. Information about the position can be found at the following link, COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING ADMINISTRATOR #18155

Administers a comprehensive strategic marketing and communications program for the Division of Parks and Recreation.

Develops and executes the Division’s Public Relations strategy including writing/editing press releases, op-eds, blogs, newsletters, presentations and website content. Ensures timeliness, usefulness, and accuracy of content.
Oversees development and execution of the division’s content management strategy and strategic social media program to promote, engage, and grow the division’s presence.

Serves as the Division’s primary media spokesperson and advises the Commissioner, Division Director, and others on media interactions and crisis management. Responds to media queries to provide timely, accurate, and consistent information to the press.

Cultivates, manages, and maintains relationships and supports Director and Commissioner with both traditional and emerging external stakeholders including media, bloggers & industry influencers, volunteers, and strategic partners, creating visibility and buzz for NH State Parks, Bureau of Historic Sites, Bureau of Trails, and State Park Plate program, while building and protecting reputation and awareness.

Develops the division’s content management strategy to promote, engage, and grow the division’s owned channels, while continually reviewing and recommending areas for adjustments.

Develops and oversees Division marketing budget. Manages external marketing and digital vendors to develop programs in-line with the State’s tourism marketing strategy and brand.

Coordinates marketing programs with the Division of Travel and Tourism Development, Cannon Mountain, and various bureaus within the Division.

Supervises the Digital Marketing Manager and others as assigned. Recommends hiring and firing. Develops and executes media training for assigned and other appropriate staff.

Researches, develops, and evaluates programs and products that will promote and enhance the visitor experience and increase revenue at or in NH State Parks, Historic Sites, and/or Trails. Analyzes, evaluates, and provides annual performance reports relative to the Division’s marketing, communications, social media programs to ensure that they continue to meet the Division’s mission.

Represents the Division at conferences, trade shows, committees, meetings, and presentations and responds to requests from general public, businesses, communities, and other state agencies.


Education: Master’s degree from a recognized college or university with major study in marketing, communications, social media or digital marketing, business administration or related field.

Experience: Five years’ experience in promotion, digital communications, hospitality industry, tourism, journalism, public relations or marketing, three years of which must have been in a management level position involving administrative or supervisory duties concerned with program administration, program planning and evaluation, business management or related management experience.
Education: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university with major study in marketing, communications, social media or digital marketing, business administration or related field.
Experience: Six years’ experience in promotion, digital communications, hospitality industry, tourism, journalism, public relations or marketing, three years of which must have been in a management level position involving administrative or supervisory duties concerned with program administration, program planning and evaluation, business management or related management experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have excellent writing, communication and creative skills; good knowledge of public relations, marketing and social media; and good organizational and time management skills. In addition, must have experience in developing and managing budgets. Must able to flex schedule to work nights and weekends, if required.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The supplemental job description lists the essential functions of the position and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. An employee may be required to perform other related duties not listed on the supplemental job description provided that such duties are characteristic of that classification.

Employees may be required to pay an agency/union fee.Agency conditions of employment for classified positions: Selected candidates subject to criminal background check, and if required to drive as part of the position responsibilities, candidate must provide a current Division of Motor Vehicle record post offer.

Prior to applying, please be sure that you have completed your profile including your complete employment history, education history, credentials and contact information. Please bear in mind that your education and experience must be relevant to the specific position for which you are submitting an application. You are encouraged to provide a copy of your current resume, but resumes will not be accepted in place of a fully completed application for employment.

All paper applications must be sent to the above address.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Amy Bassett at 603-271-2665 ext. 694

In order to receive credit for post-secondary education, a copy of official transcripts with a seal and/or a signature MUST be included with this application. If copies of have been requested, please reference this and have them forwarded to Linda McFarland, Human Resources Administrator at the above address or to


TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964

Johanna Lyons
State Park Planning and Development Specialist
Division of Parks and Recreation
172 Pembroke Road
Concord, NH 03301


Public Relations Analyst

Strategic Communications, LLC is seeking a freelance / independent contractor dedicated to news and social media monitoring, research, measurement, analysis, and reporting.

Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Daily news and social media monitoring (using public relations monitoring software)
  • Daily news and social media activity reports (using public relations monitoring software)
  • Contact with client to determine monthly impact of PR efforts on client’s business (e.g. sales)
  • Compilation of all data, and design of monthly/quarterly/annual reports (varies by client)

This individual will track and measure the following data for client reports:

  • Output (news releases, media pitches, etc.)
  • Outcomes (news stories, social media posts/shares, etc.)
  • Web traffic (Google analytics)
  • ROI (impact on client’s business)


  • Mid-Level experience (minimum 3 years) in Public Relations reporting and analysis
  • Report design experience (portfolio/sample work required)
  • Public Relations software experience (Cision, Meltwater, or similar)
  • Thorough understanding of business ROI

While Strategic Communications, LLC is based in Syracuse, NY, the Analyst is not required to reside in the Syracuse area.

For more information, contact Crystal DeStefano.


Director of Academic Communications – SNHU

Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education (COCE) is currently seeking a Director of Academic Communications to promote internal culture through communication and training while growing COCE Academics’ thought leadership presence and reputation for academic quality internally and externally.

Essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Aggressively promote internal culture through communication and training, while growing thought leadership presence externally
  • Design, pilot and implement a methodology to assess the effectiveness of academic communication and training
  • Consult on and/or lead the design, development and implementation of communication plans for selected strategic academic initiatives
  • Build Academics’ reputation for quality internally and externally via an internal NEASC preparation campaign, academic blogs, Academic Spotlights, pursuit of a national award, sharing academic achievements and other activities TBD
  • Provide expertise and guidance in developing and executing strategic communication plans and tactics for COCE Academics initiatives
  • Maintain brand consistency with message and voice
  • Manage a small team
  • Assist with the development of COCE-wide communications as needed
  • Produce accurate, high-quality communications within tight deadlines
  • Incorporate the university’s look, feel and brand in all publications
  • Maintain currency with evolving communication strategies and tools

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, English or a related field

Experience with social media and digital publishing, editorial services and crisis communications required

3 to 5 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s preferred; experience in higher education is desirable but not required

Prior management or leadership experience.



Public Information Officer – City of Concord

WE ARE HIRING! Public Information Officer

The award-winning City of Concord, New Hampshire is seeking a high-energy individual to be the voice of our community as its first-ever Public Information Officer (PIO). As the State Capital of New Hampshire, the City of Concord is a vibrant community located an hour from Boston with a thriving downtown, great outdoor recreational opportunities, and an outstanding quality of life. Interested candidates should have excellent writing and presentation skills, the ability to plan strategically, proficiency with all types of social media, and be able to work with people from all backgrounds. This person will be on the forefront in implementing the use of new and effective social media platforms as they emerge. The PIO will interact with all City departments, City Council and will report directly to the City Manager.

Candidates should have a BA in Communications, Public or Media Relations, Journalism or related concentration and four years’ experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.

Salary range is between $51,064 to $73,965.

Medical benefits start the first of the month after 30 days and deductibles are as low as $250 per person with the employee paying as little as 10% of the premium.



NH Community Relations Manager — IINE

Reports to: Chief Development Officer Supervision: AmeriCorps Member Status: Exempt


The New Hampshire Community Relations Manager drives fundraising and community education efforts in Manchester and surrounding communities in New Hampshire. With support from an AmeriCorps member, s/he oversees the volunteer program in our Manchester office. S/he is a member of the International Institute of New England’s six-person development team, which is responsible for raising funds to support IINE’s mission. Working closely with the Manchester Program Director, the Community Relations Manager maintains and cultivates relationships with faith-based and other community groups interested in providing financial, in-kind and volunteer assistance to the Manchester site. S/he identifies, cultivates and stewards individual and corporate donors and manages all New Hampshire fundraising events. S/he is the point of contact for media requests for information and commentary from the Manchester Program Director, IINE Chief Executive Officer and other staff and is responsible for promoting IINE-Manchester’s events in the local media. The Community Relations Manager recruits volunteers who can support our work in Manchester and supervises an AmeriCorps member who assists in the coordination of the volunteer program.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience with fundraising, sales and/or customer service
  • Event management experience
  • Volunteer management experience
  • Experience coordinating individuals and groups towards a common goal
  • Highly organized, responsive and collegial
  • Outstanding communication skills including written, verbal, and presentation skills required
  • Demonstrated cultural competency and attunement to working across languages and cultures
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of welcoming refugees and immigrants to New Hampshire
  • Flexibility in hours available including willingness to work evening and weekends as required
  • Ability to travel to meet with donors and prospects; the job requires two trips to Boston per month for meetings with the full IINE development team
  • Experience using a relational database, like Salesforce, is a plus

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • With a primary focus on New Hampshire, responsible for meeting fundraising targets for IINE- Manchester by identifying and soliciting support from new and existing individual, corporate and faith-based donor prospects.
  • Secure support from faith-based and other community partners by:
    • Speaking at local churches and other groups about our work.
    • Securing monetary and in-kind contributions from local faith-based and other community groups, ensuring that their giving aligns with their interests and the needs of IINE-Manchester.
    • Following up with faith-based and community partners, identifying individuals within each organization who may be able to contribute individually to our work.
  • Support individual giving efforts by identifying individual prospects, crafting a strategy for each, accompanying the Program Director, President and other staff as appropriate, and following up with prospects.
  • Responsible for daily data updates and maintaining accurate data and meeting notes with donors and prospects.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge in the development field by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and participating in associations of fundraising professionals.
  • Participate in weekly meetings with the full development team, with an expectation of attending meetings in the Boston central office twice per month.


  • Responsible for management of IINE events in New Hampshire, including:
    • Serving as the primary point person for the Bob Baines Blarney Breakfast, at least one Suitcase Stories Live performance each year in New Hampshire, and any other events designed to generate revenue for IINE.
    • Working with donors and prospects to organize house parties to raise funds.
    • Supporting event committees and leveraging their relationships to secure corporate underwriters for IINE events.
    • Event follow-up, including acknowledging attendees, identifying and soliciting personal contributions from officers and employees of IINE corporate partners, and executing a follow-up plan with individual donors and prospects that attend IINE events.
    • Executing a follow-up plan with representatives of corporate underwriters that attend IINE events to engage them in IINE’s mission, including on-site presentations about our work, volunteer engagement, and further corporate contributions.


  • Through presentations to churches and community groups, recruit individuals to volunteer at IINE-Manchester while working closing with the Program Director to ensure the site’s needs align with volunteers’ interests.
  • Oversee the day-to-day implementation of the Manchester volunteer program.
  • Supervise and evaluate an AmeriCorps Member who assists in managing volunteers.
  • Organize, support and recruit membership to the Manchester Advisory Council, leveraging the Council to support fundraising, job procurement, and other efforts that help further program work in Manchester.
  • Responsible for setting the agenda and the taking of minutes of all Advisory Council meetings, supporting members in any follow-up duties they may assume.
  • In coordination with the Program Director, attend community meetings in Greater Manchester as appropriate to help bring awareness to IINE’s work.
  • Serve as the initial point of contact for media requests to the Manchester office.

Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor.


Marketing Associate — Yankee Publishing

POSITION: Marketing Associate; Full Time, Salaried, Exempt


POSITION AVAILABLE: October 30, 2017

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for digital advertising programs for Yankee, including client communications, creative development, inventory and delivery management, and performance analysis. Works closely with advertising sales, marketing, and digital departments to ensure achievement of advertising sales objectives. Also works closely with Marketing Director to promote Yankee to consumers and the media, including updating press materials, fulfilling TV partnership deliverables, and event coordination and participation.

SCOPE: This is a hands-on marketing position that supports advertising sales, marketing, and communications initiatives on behalf of the Yankee brand. It requires close coordination with the sales, marketing, and digital production teams, as well as regular communication with advertisers, agencies, media partners, and the public.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Communications or equivalent work experience, with 2-3 years in advertising sales environment preferred. Exceptional organizational skills essential; must be multi-tasking and service-minded; able to balance multiple priorities and deadlines. Exhibit a keen attention to detail; a self-starter with the proven ability to coordinate a project from beginning to end. Candidate must be a team player with consistent, clear, and concise business and marketing communication skills. Expertise with PC applications, including Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Web and database management. To be successful in this position must have strong problem solving, decision making and project management skills. Occasional travel.

If you are interested and meet the requirements for this position please apply Online:



Public Outreach Coordinator – Hooksett, NH

Are you a legislative aide, constituent services or public relations professional looking for a fun job that blends field and office work?  Would you enjoy a work day that blends being around construction sites and participating in office meetings?  This could be the job for you.

You will assist with a public outreach effort to support ongoing maintenance and construction projects for our client. The electric utility projects span several areas of New Hampshire, with an office based in Hooksett.

You will be responsible for:

  • Evaluating upcoming project work and prioritizing needs and next steps to ensure that outreach efforts to abutters and municipalities are conducted in a timely manner.
  • Effectively notifying and detailing construction activities to abutters in advance of work occurring.
  • Addressing concerns raised by communities and abutters along the project routes.
  • Scheduling and facilitating face-to-face meetings with project abutters to detail and coordinate upcoming work schedules and property specific details.
  • Hand-delivering notices in advance of work and coordinating mailings.
  • Responding to issues and conflicts as they arise.
  • Regular on-site presence with project team members.
  • Reviewing project mapping to identify sensitivities and proactively determining needed coordination.
  • Thoroughly documenting all efforts and correspondences.
  • Attend planning and scheduling meetings to spearhead needed coordination efforts.
  • Professional and comprehensive communication and updates to client.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills as well as solid presentation and document organization skills.  The candidates would spend approximately 50-60% of their time out along the project routes informing residents of upcoming work and working with the contractor to achieve resolution with any conflicts that arise.  The other 40-50% of time would be spent documenting outreach, attending project meetings, presenting sensitivities to crew members, and researching and planning upcoming work.  This is a good position for people that enjoy a mix of office and field work. Driver’s license is a must.

Prior experience handling constituent services or public relations within the construction field including experience on a utility/construction project is a plus.  The candidate would have several years of experience with proven experience in customer interaction, constituent services, and solid issue/resolution skills.

Candidate would be a full-time employee with competitive salary and benefits. Salary will be based on experience level. Apply with cover letter and resume to   This is an immediate need.  Company website is


Director of Marketing and Communications – Rivier University

Under the direction of the Vice President for University Advancement, the Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for all external and internal marketing and communication functions that support enrollment and advance the institution. The Director manages and executes advertising, public and media relations, publications, the website, social media, and electronic communications. The Director works closely with admissions and recruitment staff, as well as external partners, to develop and execute marketing and communications plans and strategies.

  • Develop and execute integrated marketing, advertising, and communication strategies to support recruitment and position the University strategically with its diverse constituents.
  • Execute the Rivier University brand through all internal and external communications. Advise campus departments on use of Rivier brand.  Direct the development, design, and production of a variety of print and electronic publications produced in-house and by external partners.
  • Write, edit, proofread, and approve content for a variety of recruitment and campus publications.
  • Manage effective relationships with key vendors and partners to optimize marketing initiatives; Oversee campaigns, branding, and creative development.
  • Track and report results of advertising campaigns and initiatives.
  • Work with a variety of campus constituents to develop effective communication materials and strategies; Foster collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and administration.
  • Develop public relations and media strategy to expand coverage in local and regional markets; Develop strong media relationships and oversee media outreach.
  • Maintain the University website and lead a variety of website development projects and initiatives.
  • Report website analytics and assess and enhance search engine optimization.
  • Develop and execute University-wide social media strategy using, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
  • Under the supervision of the Vice President for University Advancement, coordinate the University’s response and messaging for crisis communications.
  •  Monitor and administer recruitment and marketing budgets, ensuring projects are within approved budgets.
  • Maximize efficiency of marketing and communications operations, files, databases, archives, and records.

Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) and 3-5 years of experience in marketing, communications, public relations, or advertising (preferably in higher education).
  •  Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  •  Solid experience in graphic design and advertising with demonstrated creative talent; strong knowledge of website design and development.
  •  Proficiency in graphic design software including Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign and PhotoShop) and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  •  Proven project management experience and ability to multi-task a heavy volume of short- and long-term projects in a deadline driven environment.
  •  Highly organized and detail oriented with excellent follow through.
  •  Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  •  Experience directing the work of graphic artists, freelancers, and agencies.
  •  Supervisory experience preferred.


Interested individuals are invited to apply. And, while we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter stating pay expectations, resume and the names of 3 professional references to or Office of Human Resources, Rivier University, 420 South Main Street, Nashua NH 03060. No agencies, please. EOE


External Affairs Representative — ISO New England

Work as a member of the ISO’s External Affairs team based in Holyoke, MA and be responsible for building relationships with policymakers and regulators who are responsible for energy policy in New England, and communicating the ISO’s priorities and initiatives to these public officials and other external audiences. The External Affairs Representative must possess strong writing and presentation-delivery skills to help the team be successful in conducting this outreach.


  • Develop and maintain an active network of legislative and executive branch staff and prepare timely briefing materials to keep ISO staff apprised of energy policy developments in assigned state(s)
  • Identify opportunities to serve as an information resource to state officials on the ISO’s core responsibilities (i.e., planning and operating the power system and administering the wholesale electricity markets), priorities and initiatives
  • Collaborate with team members to prepare talking points, remarks, and presentations for use by the organization’s representatives at external briefings and conferences, and develop a monthly issues memo for the New England states
  • Support plans to provide timely communication to public officials during power system emergencies
  • Organize tours and training opportunities for public officials, business and industry organizations, and academic groups


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public policy or related field
  • Articulate, self-starter, task-oriented, stays on top of assignments, personable, relationship builder, team player, and an ability to work independently when needed
  • Experience working in a state policy or regulatory environment  – either as legislative staff, executive branch staff, or state agency staff involved in energy policy  – preferably in New England.
  • Working knowledge of the electric industry and origins of the wholesale electricity markets
  • A desire to work in a highly technical environment that is guided to a great extent by processes and procedures, and that is characterized by a culture of compliance to fulfill state and federal regulatory requirements

Location and Benefits

ISO New England is located in Holyoke, MA. The company provides a base salary plus bonus, competitive Medical and Dental plan, paid vacation, 401k with company match, retirement plan and more. All benefits start on your first day.

Equal Opportunity

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard.

Drug-Free Environment

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Social Networking Notice

ISO New England reserves the right to review the candidate’s postings on any social networking site accessible in the public domain as part of the candidate assessment process.



Public Affairs Specialist — Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration

Employment Opportunity

The Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(FWS), Northeast Region in partnership with the Wildlife Management Institute (WMI) is seeking
a highly motivated public affairs specialist to conduct outreach and communications. The public
affairs specialist will be a limited term employee of Wildlife Management Institute and on
assignment to WSFR in Hadley, MA. WSFR works through partnerships to fund conservation and
connect people with nature by annually administering more than $200 million in Federal grants,
primarily to state fish and wildlife agencies and other entities. Grant-funded activities include
conserving fish and wildlife species and their habitats, providing for aquatic resource and hunter
education programs, and expanding and improving fish and wildlife-oriented recreation and
boating access opportunities for the public. The public affairs specialist will communicate the
work of WSFR in a manner that increases support and relevancy of this work with priority
audiences and be guided by WSFR Northeast Region’s Strategic Communications Plan.

Location: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Northeast Regional Office, Hadley, MA with travel
throughout the 13-state Northeast Region

Work Hours and Duration of Service: 37 hours per week for 12-month period with possibility of
6-month extension

  • Duties:
  • Collaborate with FWS staff in the Northeast Region to execute elements of WSFR
    Northeast Region’s Strategic Communications Plan to communicate key messages to
    priority internal and external audiences
  • Use creative approaches and platforms to reach priority audiences, including internal
    FWS staff and leaders, state fish and wildlife agencies, Congress, and firearms,
    ammunition, archery, fishing and boating manufacturers and their representative
  • Develop and manage content for a variety of purposes including traditional and social
    media, web pages, news releases, radio and television scripts, feature articles, personal
    appearances, new conferences, exhibits, brochures, pamphlets, etc.
  • Support WSFR staff with grant announcements and story development
  • Work collaboratively with key partners, including media representatives and NGOs, to
    communicate effectively
  • Assist with evaluating effectiveness of communication efforts


  • Degree in journalism, communications, public relations, biological sciences or natural resources. Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) desired but not required.
  • Significant skills and experience in public affairs including planning and implementing communication strategies, and developing and delivering key messages.
  • Skill and demonstrated experience in media relations including media pitching, developing news releases and materials for press events, and serving as spokesperson on the record.
  • Expertise in developing diverse tools and products for communications and storytelling, including print and television media, web-based communications and social media
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at one time
  • Experience working with diverse audiences, including WSFR priority audiences
  • Experience preferred with natural resource issues, fish and wildlife conservation, and hunting, archery, target shooting, fishing, and boating.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with evaluating the effectiveness of communications efforts

Salary and benefits: Limited-term employees are defined as employees of WMI retained to provide a specific scope of services. As a limited term employee:

  1. Your annual salary is based on you working an average of 37 hours per week in any 12-month period. The type of work you perform, and work schedule including annual leave, sick leave and holidays, is at the discretion of the FWS.
  2. You will be eligible for WMI 401(k) retirement benefits and WMI will provide workers’ compensation, general liability protection, professional liability protection and unemployment insurance benefits. WMI will withhold taxes including social security. You will be entitled to make voluntary contributions to your 401(k) retirement plan.

Total annual compensation will reflect your base salary plus the amount contributed to your 401(k) by WMI. Your base salary will be $63,376.56. The amount contributed by WMI to your 401(k) will vary between 3-8% of your base salary.

To Apply: Please email letters of interest and a resume highlighting relevant communication work experience to Scot Williamson, WMI Vice President at Applicants are encouraged to include weblinks to previous communication work and products. Questions about the position may be directed to Scot Williamson at 802/563-2087.