POSITION: Program Communications Manager
DEPARTMENT: Community Engagement
SALARY: $65,218 to $87,881 (Grade 14)
TIME-LIMITED: 12/31/2023 (Extension pending renewed funding over 3-year grant)
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
Reporting to the SVP, Community Engagement, the Program Communications Manager is responsible for gathering information, editing, and/or writing a variety of internal and external communication materials. Passionate about our work with a proven ability to articulate – both in writing and verbally – our activities and positions in a cohesive and compelling voice to our audiences, including leaders of Jewish and other faith communities, public officials, diverse community leaders, and the public. The Programs Communications Manager manages projects in regular coordination with staff across the agency, serving as the liaison between Community Engagement and Creative Services.
• Responsible for overseeing the implementation of both internal and external communication strategies for Community Engagement Team, including newsletters, website copy, and social media.
• Consult with SVP, Community Engagement but be responsible for creating content and executing on communications vision, from inception to completion.
• Assist in editing, proofreading, and fact-checking.
• Collaborate with Community Engagement team members to develop strategic communications to promote events, programs, and initiatives.
• Generate cross-department synergy by fostering best practices for future projects.
• Work closely with Creative Services (CS) project managers, initiating meetings, ensuring all request forms are properly filled out, routing materials to appropriate stakeholders, compiling and sharing feedback.
• Serve as the primary liaison for Creative Services and attend key CS meetings.
• Ensure timelines are being adhered to while following established guidelines and policies.
• Design, create, or layout images for print and digital media in line with the Federation’s brand.
• Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including other Federation initiatives and events, and assisting with the Campaign.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION
• Bachelor’s degree required; 3-5 years related experience in communications, nonprofit, creative or other relevant entity.
• Excellent strategic thinking, writing, analytical, communication and editing skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively and to incorporate or share feedback on written materials.
• Strong communication skills, with a proven ability to write clear, compelling, and persuasive materials
• Proficiency with social media and other digital communication platforms
• Ability to design images and graphics for newsletters and other event marketing
• Excellent organizational and project management skills, with strong attention to detail
• Proven ability to work collaboratively and collegially with colleagues.
• Skillful in building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
• Able to develop project/work plans and execute them with minimal supervision.
• Good judgment and the highest level of integrity.
• Able to problem-solve and manage complex and sensitive issues with tact and great skill.
• A hybrid work model will be implemented for certain positions during transition back to worksite(s). This position must report to the worksite on non-remote workdays, as determined by the Federation.
• All staff and building occupants must be fully vaccinated and proof of vaccination status will be required. Please disclose if accommodation to the Federation’s vaccination policy is sought for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the subject line.
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If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the Subject line.