Director, Public Relations and Communications

Location
Washington
Posted
Feb 12, 2008
Closes
Mar 13, 2008
Contact
Ms. Alice Klages
Role
Writer
Duration
Full Time
Directs public relations and communications programs for 18,000-member professional association of landscape architects. Oversees media relations and directs staff in strengthening existing and developing new relationships with media representatives. Monitors and measures growth in media coverage and public awareness of the profession. Oversees staff in production and distribution of LAND Online, The Dirt, Business Quarterly, the website, and other key member communications vehicles. Directs National Landscape Architecture Month preparation and chapter public relations support programs to raise the visibility of the profession. Identifies and develops opportunities for public relations partnerships with allied organizations. Supports and serves as an advisor to the Board and volunteer committees as needed.

Requirements:
Eight-ten years experience in marketing and promotion, including demonstrated success in resource development, strong background in PR, budget management and supervisory experience, knowledge of the landscape architecture community and the design and construction industry.

About To Apply:
Please submit: 1. cover letter; 2. resume; 3. two writing samples; 4. salary history. Only candidates submitting all four items will be considered for interviews. Email is preferred: aklages@asla.org. Fax: 202-898-0342. Direct correspondence to: Human Resources Manager, American Society of Landscape Architects, 636 Eye St. NW, Washington, DC 20001. No phone calls, please.



Please submit: 1. cover letter; 2. resume; 3. two writing samples; 4. salary history. Only candidates submitting all four items will be considered for interviews. Email is preferred: aklages@asla.org. Fax: 202-898-0342. Direct correspondence to: Human Resources Manager, American Society of Landscape Architects, 636 Eye St. NW, Washington, DC 20001. No phone calls, please.