The Salvation Army Northwest Division
KEES has been exclusively retained by The Salvation Army (Northwest Division/Seattle) in its search for a new Director of Marketing and Communications: http://bit.ly/TSA_NW-Dir-Mktng-Comm
The Director of Marketing and Communications (the Director) is responsible for supporting the development, planning, and execution of all marketing and communications efforts. The Director 1) manages marketing and communications related to all fundraising efforts and 2) ensures solid multi-channel approaches to all advertising, public relations, media relations, and direct marketing. This position plays a strategic, collaborative, creative role with leadership, colleagues, agencies, and media partners to achieve its goals.
This position reports to Sara Beksinski, Director of Development, and plays a leadership role in the department by overseeing the following three roles: Project Manager – Digital Fundraising, Project Manager – Events and Marketing (currently vacant), and the Graphic Designer/Videographer.
Specific requirements include:
- Minimum of 8 years of progressive experience working in marketing, communications, media relations or another related capacity within a major media market.
- Excellent digital literacy skills, strong written/oral communication skills, all with an emphasis on communicating effectively to a wide range of audiences.
- Career track record that shows tenures long enough to demonstrate accomplishment and abilities to build and implement strategies.
- Capacity to develop and nurture relationships culminating in overall success as evidence by reliability and public interaction skills.
- Proficiency in social media platforms of Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, etc. is necessary.
- Work within or alongside a nonprofit development department is highly preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or a related field.
To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, applications will only be accepted via the application link on this page (in the KEES Applicant System). This position offers strong benefits. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.
The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a respectful environment for all applicants and employees that is free from unlawful discrimination or harassment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. Such equal opportunity for employment will apply to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, salaries and other compensation, transfers and layoffs or termination.
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To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, no applications will be accepted via email. ALL INQUIRIES WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.
This search is being managed by Heather Eddy, President and CEO, and Katie VanderKlok, Project Manager of KEES. Questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About The Salvation Army
The Northwest Division of The Salvation Army is part of the Western USA Territory, one of the Army’s four U.S. geographic service areas. Divisional Headquarters (DHQ) for the Northwest Division is located in Seattle and is comprised of the state of Washington, Northern Idaho, and western Montana. The main office (called Divisional Headquarters-DHQ) is located in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle, easily accessible to downtown and most modes of public transportation. The Division is further divided into geographic areas where services and ministry are provided. These locations often called Community Centers/Corps are led by a local leader. Additional programs are conducted in outlying areas (more remote areas) by dedicated volunteers.
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