Director of National Communications

Redwood City
May 08, 2014
Jun 07, 2014
Michelle Heath
Full Time
Position Summary:
BUILD is currently seeking a forward-thinking Director of National Communications (DNC) to oversee and maintain all of BUILD’s external communications and branding efforts. This position is a member of the National Development Team and reports directly to the Managing Director of Partnerships & Investments. The DNC will: design and execute the national communications strategy; maintain BUILD’s social media and traditional media plans; engage staff in maintaining brand management and oversee recurring PR projects such as the Annual Report and collateral updates. The DNC will ensure that BUILD’s digital & traditional media presence, marketing, branding and communications are modern, consistent and representative of a dynamic, growing, national non-profit organization. Successful candidates will demonstrate key competencies such as Strategic Thinking, Persuasive Communication and Initiative through a combination of previous education and work experience.

Candidate Requirements:
•Bachelor’s degree required; advance degree preferred
•Minimum of 5 years of professional experience with at least 3 years of direct experience in managing a diverse communications strategy of a highly effective national organization
•Successful background of crafting, refining and/or managing a well-respected brand across a variety of communications platforms
•Some familiarity with standard graphic design (Adobe Creative Suite) and electronic communications programs required

Position Details:
•Location: Redwood City, California (San Francisco Bay Area)
•Full Time/Exempt
•Travel may be required to other regions and locations in pursuit of national projects.

BUILD offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. This includes comprehensive health benefits, a retirement plan with employer match, a generous paid time off program, and performance bonuses.

Application Instructions:
To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume. Please be advised that you will receive an automated acknowledgement of your application. We will only contact applicants who are selected for an interview. BUILD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.

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