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VP of Communications - mental health non-profit/hybrid role

Company: UCare Staffing, LLC
Location: New York
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

PLEASE NOTE: All interviews and applications are kept confidentialJob Title: Vice President, Communications JOB SUMMARYUCare Staffing LLC has partnered with a non-profit organization that has a need for a Vice President of Communications. The ideal candidate must be innovative, have an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrate natural leadership capabilities, and be compassionate. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is looking to be a strategic partner. Also, this candidate will be serving as an integral member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President of Communications is responsible for the development and execution of a best-in-class communications strategy that will promote the organizations visibility, enhance, and protect its brand reputation, and position the organization as a practice and thought leader in the healthcare and social services spheres.THIS POSITION OFFERS THE FOLLOWING:

Competitive six-figure salary plus and bonus structure Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance PTO, sick leave, and vacation package Retirement & Pension Plans (Generous Employer matching) Commuter Benefits Employer-paid life insurance Short-Term Disability Insurance Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account Flexible hybrid work schedule ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Strategy and Leadership
Develop and implement an integrated strategic communications plan which as brand identity; broaden awareness of its programs and priorities; and increase the visibility of its programs across key stakeholder audiencesCreate a marketing and public relations strategyPartner with the leadership team and staff to recognize internal and external communications opportunities and solutions, and define and execute appropriate strategies to support themFunctional Operations
Oversee and partner on the development of the organizations print communications including the annual report, marketing collateral materials, and electronic communications including the organizations website and new media; manage relationships with associated vendorsServe as a spokesperson and lead point person on media interactions that help promote and/or impact the organizationExercise judgment to prioritize media opportunities, and prepare talking points, speeches, presentations, and other supporting material as neededActively engage, cultivate, and manage press relationships to ensure coverage surrounding the organizations programs, special events, public announcements, and other projectsOversee the day-to-day activities of the communications function including budgeting, planning, and staff developmentTeam Management
Recruit and manage a communications team to support the development and execution of the communications strategyPromote a culture of learning, high performance, and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to qualityMentor and develop staff using a supportive and collaborative approach on a consistent basisEstablish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, conduct annual performance appraisals, and administer salary adjustmentsREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES
Fluent or conversational in Spanish is a plus but not mandatoryBachelors degree in journalism, communications, or a related fieldProgressive communications experience in a leadership capacity with team management experienceDemonstrated expertise in developing, executing, and managing comprehensive strategic communications, media relations, and marketing programs to advance an organizations mission and goalsExpert and extensive successful writing and editing experience (externally focused) with a variety of print and online communications media with a minimum of five years of experience in planning, writing, editing, and production of newsletters, press releases, annual reports, marketing literature, and other print publications and directoriesSkilled relationship manager to proactively build connections with top-tier reporters and editors to achieve high-impact placements of subject matters with the mediaCollaborative, credible, and confident to gain the respect of stakeholders, including the Board of Directors.Driven and possessing creativity to translate strategic thinking into action plans and leverage resources to achieve outcomesExcellent judgment with the ability to make sound decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needsCreative problem solver and skilled negotiator with the ability to make decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needsDynamic leader with a high emotional quotient and superior management skills to build, coach, influence, mentor, and coach a cohesive, diverse, and high-performing team, while influencing peersExceptional and persuasive communicator with exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, Board of Directors, and staffEnergetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive to positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical communications, development, finance, and administration initiativesAbility to prioritize and handle multiple projects on an ongoing basisAbility to work well independently within a team environment.Working knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis position supervises the Communications team.WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.UCare Staffing, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and the candidates we represent.Powered by JazzHR

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