Aug 28, 2014
- A minimum of seven years’ experience in marketing and communications, including at least two in a managerial role.
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Master’s Degree in communications, marketing, journalism or related field desirable.
- Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills, public speaking, as well as knowledge of web-based communications strategies.
- Experience producing print publications.
- Experience producing permanent signage
- Experience managing websites, and generating website and social media content.
- Solid organizational and interpersonal skills; a self-starter with the ability to collaborate with others.
- The ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet tight deadlines.
- Background in nonprofit communications.
- Experience creating and managing a budget
- Knowledge of Lower East Side history
- Local and national media contacts preferred.
- Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
- Ability to lead and inspire staff, and work with outside vendors, including graphic designers, printers and sign fabricators
- Sense of humor
- Implement a strategy to continue to communicate the mission, programs and accomplishments of the agency to a broad array of audiences, including active and prospective funders, elected officials, government agencies, media, local community, internal constituents and the broader New York population.
- Work closely with individual program leaders to create and implement marketing plans that serve their needs.
- Manage the writing, design, production and distribution of all print materials including brochures, newsletters, flyers, postcards and annual reports.
- Ensure consistent communication of the organization’s image and position both within the organization and externally to all constituencies.
- Oversee the design and production of all official merchandise.
- Oversee the production of the bimonthly employee print newsletter
- Provide training to agency staff on communications strategies, key messages and use of materials.
- Responsible for overall online strategy and implementation, including agency websites, and social media accounts.
- Oversee the purchase of digital advertising
- Oversee or write and approve all written and visual website content, email content, monthly eNewsletter, calendar postings and more.
- Oversee the employee intranet
- Manage all media inquiries and visits.
- Proactively pitch stories about Settlement people and programs
- Oversee the creation and purchase of print and digital advertising.
- Oversee the upload of all agency events to local online calendars
- Maintain and develop relationships with local and foreign language press. Write and circulate press releases, letters to editor, op-ed pieces.
- Monitor all media coverage.
- Oversee the continuation of the online and onsite exhibition, walking tour app and public programs.
- Oversee the work of the public historian
- optional field 1
- Friday, May 11, 2018
Department: Marketing & Communications
Start Date: June 1, 2018
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Program Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.
We are seeking an accomplished, creative and enthusiastic professional to serve as our Deputy Officer of Marketing and Communications. He/she/they will manage a marketing team and work in tandem with the Development Department, the Community Outreach Team and the Abrons Arts Center to communicate the mission, programs and accomplishments of Henry Street to all audiences. The ideal candidate will tell the Henry Street’s multiple stories through a variety of mediums and embrace the agency vision of innovation, integration, inclusion and excellence.
Communications and Brand Management:
Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.