Public Relations and Marketing Manager

Location
New York
Posted
Oct 24, 2013
Closes
Nov 23, 2013
Contact
Ms. Ashley Womble
Duration
Full Time
Position Description:

The Public Relations and Marketing Manager is responsible for coordinating press outreach and creating marketing materials for all of the Mental Health Association of New York City and Link2Health Solutions’ programs. S/he will assist the Communications team and Executive team in efforts to increase visibility and awareness of the organization and mission.

Major duties and responsibilities:

-- Write educational and engaging marketing materials that are consistent with the agency’s mission. Materials include, but are not limited to, the agency’s annual report, quarterly newsletters, gala materials, and program brochures.
-- Assist the Communications Director in the development of a strategic press outreach plan to educate the public about mental health.
-- Collaborate with program directors and executive staff in the creation of press releases, op-eds, and letters to the editor.
-- Establish and maintain positive relationships with national and local media.
-- Field responses to media-related inquiries and prepare staff for interviews.
-- Assist the development team in planning and promoting events.
-- Develop talking points and press kits on key policy and programmatic issues.

Qualifications & Required Skills:

-- Excellent writing skills and ability to generate copy under tight deadlines
-- Superior organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities
-- Significant experience creating printed marketing collateral
-- Experience pitching to media, preferably on health topics
-- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in journalism, public relations, communications, or a related field.
-- 2-5 years of professional work experience in a public relations role
-- Experience in mental health and/or health communications strongly preferred.


Please submit resume and cover letter to AWomble@mhaofnyc.org