Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 29-Mar-2018 to 28-Apr-2018
  • - St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Full Time

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul has been providing innovative, practical emergency assistance to Greater Cincinnati and Hamilton County residents in need for more than 149 years. The organization works personally with those in need to help bridge the spiritual, emotional and material gaps in their lives through home visits provided by neighborhood-based volunteer groups, and groundbreaking centralized social service initiatives like the Charitable Pharmacy. St. Vincent de Paul also operates a network of food pantries and seven thrift stores and donation centers across Cincinnati.

The Director of Community Relations is responsible for advancing St. Vincent de Paul's mission and programs through the creation and execution of a comprehensive communications and public relations strategy for all segments of the organization. This includes media relations, creating and executing annual media planning and purchasing, marketing strategies for and execution of seasonal drives, store advertising and parish-based public relations. The Director of Community Relations partners extensively with the Director of Development in event promotion and execution, and is a member of the leadership team.

Job Responsibilities: 
1) Strengthen St. Vincent de Paul's brand through a variety of public relations initiatives

2) Develop and execute annual media planning and purchasing

3) Promote all major events for St. Vincent de Paul, in partnership with Director of Development

4) Oversee management of dynamic website and social media forums as well as annual report and newsletters; communicate compelling stories to draw in a diverse audience

5) Maintain and expand press relationships serving as media contact for the organization

6) Arrange public appearances or exhibits to increase community awareness of the Society's mission and services

7) Serve as representative of St. Vincent de Paul on local committees and councils

8) Prepare and manage budget for the Community Relations Department

9) Oversee information systems and reporting related to the Community Relations Department:
 a. Prepare monthly reports for the Executive Director
 b. Report at Board and committee meetings as needed

10) Supervise staff
 a. Coordinate, develop and direct a cohesive team
 b. Plan for and coordinate hiring process
 c. Conduct evaluations and develop plans to develop employees' skills
 d. Coordinate training as needed

11) Act as primary staff liaison for the External Relations Committee and other subcommittees related to Community Relations

12) With the Member and Program Services Department, plan and execute seasonal drives to collect in-kind and cash donations to support St. Vincent de Paul's core mission

13) Create and execute an internal communications plan to leverage the strengths and resources of the St. Vincent de Paul Conferences, Stores and Outreach Centers  

Bachelor's degree; Five years of progressively responsible roles in communications/media relations/advertising/public relations; Strong organizational, management and interpersonal skills; Great writer with the ability to create a compelling narrative; Good visual design sense and ability to maintain brand consistency; Able to meet deadlines; Manage projects with many moving parts and great attention to detail;. Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office; Proficient in design of newsletter and marketing materials, including using Adobe Creative Suite; Photography and video skills are a plus.

Hours vary – some evening and weekend hours required.

Click the APPLY button to submit resume and cover letter to Denise Jewell, Executive Assistant. No phone calls please.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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