United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
Director of Marketing and Communications
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, serving communities in Pennsylvania’s Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, and New Jersey’s Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May and Cumberland counties, is part of a national network of more than 1,300 locally governed organizations that work to create lasting positive changes in communities and in people’s lives. United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. In Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, United Way fights for youth success and family stability because we LIVE UNITED against intergenerational poverty. For more information about United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey visit www.UnitedForImpact.org.
The role of the Director of Marketing and Communications (DMC) will be to lead all of the UWGPSNJ’s communications and marketing efforts (internal and external) and report directly to the CEO. The DMC will be charged with raising the reputation of the UWGPSNJ as an “investible, knowledgeable and influential organization” in the region’s quest to reduce poverty and augment social mobility among our neighbors. This individual will lead all organizational strategies that are intended to create and uphold a positive public image, all while working with their team to deliver measurable and impactful results.
Four-year Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related background required. A Master’s degree in communication or business and/or a professional accreditation is highly preferred.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible experience and technical knowledge in strategic communications in support of marketing and business goals for a complex environment; direct experience in the nonprofit sector would be a plus. Proven, successful experience in leading a broad base of internal and external communications functions including key message management, employee communications, speech and presentation support, copywriting and editing, script writing, and multiple forms of electronic communications including interactive and social networking.
One Commerce Square, 2005 Market Street, Suite 3300, Philadelphia, PA 19103
The United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.
For more information, visit www.UnitedForImpact.org.
About United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey