Position Title: Communications & Marketing Manager
Reports to: Director of Public Affairs
Position Summary: The Communications & Marketing Manager provides a wide range of support to the Director of Public Affairs including, but not limited to writing, editing, digital content management (website and social media) and strategy, managing general internal and external communications, photography, video and graphic design.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Public Affairs. This is sedentary to light work requiring limited physical effort and position requires moderate to extensive travel. Manual dexterity to operate standard office, data entry and word processing equipment is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to flexibly manage multiple projects with competing priorities and shifting timeframes; operate independently and strategically with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines; skilled storyteller who communicates in concise, compelling and persuasive ways across formats - formal and informal, written and verbal; experience leading and executing communications strategies; applied knowledge working with online communications, social media and content management; proficient in Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and knowledge of PR/Social Media tools; strong organizational and project management skills; thorough knowledge of modern principles, practices and techniques of professional communications, targeting and marketing; working knowledge of the design, layout and printing of communications material; thorough knowledge of the methods, procedures and techniques of communication development; knowledge of League programs and services; knowledge and ability relating to website management; knowledge of interviewing, writing, layout and editing techniques; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, elected officials, member agencies and the general public; and skilled use of photographic and video equipment.
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations or a related field. Minimum of 3 years of job-related experience.
Special Requirements: Possession of an appropriate driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.