Senior Manager of Communications

Posted Date: 
Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Senior Manager of Communications

Experience: 5-7 years
Education: B.A. in English, Politics, History, Communications, Government or related field.
 
Key Responsibilities:
Lead organization’s outreach to press. Develop and maintain reporter relationships. Write and place op-eds, columns, blogs and letters to the editor. Provide communications support to government affairs team. Coordinate grasstops communications. Lead social media on public affairs. Support events team and serve as key point of contact on sponsor relationships and sales.
 
Qualifications:
Exceptional written and verbal communications skills. Experience building press lists, pitching stories and placing content. Skilled at developing and managing communications campaigns. Familiarity with graphic design software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), social media platforms and tools (Twitter, Facebook, Canva) and email marketing (MailChimp). Experience with events and securing sponsorships a plus. Strong organizational and management skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple tasks.
 
About the organization:
Lutheran Services in America is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit organizations—connecting over 300 health and human services nonprofit service providers located throughout the country. Together the network lifts up the nation’s most vulnerable people from children to seniors—making a difference in the lives of one in 50 Americans every year. Learn more at lutheranservices.org.
 
To Apply:
Send a cover letter, resume and single, well-chosen writing sample to Rachel Kerestes, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, at rkerestes@lutheranservices.org. No calls please. 
 
 
 
Contact Name: 
Rachel Kerestes
Job Category: 
Manager/Administrator

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