Company: Sister Cities International
Title: Manager of Advancement and Communications
Salary: TBD, Full-time
Location: Washington, D.C.
This is a unique opportunity for an energetic and creative communications professional to join a globally minded organization in the role of Manager of Advancement and Communications. This person will work with leadership to develop and implement a dynamic marketing and communications plan for a growing organization with a powerful mission and strong brand.
The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, creative, astute and able to manage multiple projects. They will lead and create internal and external communication activities including website management, content creation, event marketing, and traditional media relations. They will tap into our vast global network to build our growing digital and social media influence across multiple platforms.
Bachelor’s Degree in communications or related field and 3-5 years’ experience in communications related field
Demonstrated successful execution of marketing and communications plans
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work with a diverse staff, external partners and stakeholders in a pleasant and professional manner
Excellent analytical, writing, and editing skills with strong understanding of English grammar
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher); WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite and Google Analytics
Experience managing Social Media content and utilizing on-line tools
Experience using Salesforce and email marketing services such as Mailchimp preferred
Positive attitude and ability to perform well under pressure and remain calm and pleasant
Ability to receive and give constructive feedback
Fluency in a foreign language a plus, but not required.
Develop and implement SCI’s annual communications plan
Ensure all messaging aligns with SCI’s mission and values
Manage and develop content for website and social media accounts
Develop and manage production of newsletters, annual reports, impact reports, blog posts, etc.
Produce press releases, press kits and manage overall media relations
Work with staff to develop communications needs for programming and membership services
Create and Review PowerPoint presentations
Work with CEO to create speeches, remarks and special contributing articles and editorials
Assist with various special projects as requested
May require occasional work on weekends and evenings
Qualified candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title referenced in the subject line. SCI is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.
No phone calls please. Please note, due to high interest in open positions at SCI, only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will receive responses from SCI.
About Sister Cities International
Founded in 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Sister Cities International (SCI) is a leading nonprofit membership organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to connecting communities and empowering partnerships worldwide. Our global network connects over 400 U.S. communities with nearly 2,000 sister city partnerships in 136 countries. We build long-term relationships where cities and citizens can learn, work, and solve problems together through educational, civic, business, cultural, professional and technical exchanges and projects.