Director Of Communications And Marketing

Literacy Partners New York , NY 10001

Posted 1 week ago

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and working closely with the Chief Program Officer, the CEO and members of the Board of Directors, this position will oversee the Development & Communications Team and provide organizational leadership to promote our brand, expand our base of financial support, and grow our network of influential friends and allies. Part of the Senior Leadership Team, the Director of Communications and Marketing will join our diverse, social justice oriented team of 14 staff and more than 50 interns and volunteers. Goals of this position include:

  • Develop and execute a cohesive organization-wide communications strategy (including digital marketing, collateral production, and crafting presentations/pitches) that promotes our programs and drives revenue-generating initiatives;
  • Implement data-driven strategies that result in measurable and sustainable growth of donors;
  • Oversee the execution of cultivation strategies that move people through engagement pathways to become donors and active supporters;
  • Expand organizational reach among corporate and institutional donors;
  • Establish and manage a robust network of media (print, digital) outlets, platforms, and contacts;
  • Lead initiatives that expand and deepen organizational efforts to build brand awareness and execute engagement strategies;
  • Produce engaging copy and graphic design for external communications (email, social media, print);
  • Create, distribute and track all digital and print marketing materials;
  • Oversee website management and development as a platform that supports fundraising;
  • Oversee the Development and Communications Team to successfully implement fundraising initiatives, such as special events and appeals; and
  • Execute effective communication strategies to promote community events organized by Program Teams.


Qualifications and requirements for this position include:

  • 5+ years experience in nonprofit print and digital communications and marketing;
  • Track record of data-driven strategies that result in measurable results in revenue growth and engagement pathway conversions;
  • Highly articulate and engaging communication skills across print, digital, and in-person mediums;
  • Excellent writer and graphic designer for diverse audiences;
  • Proficiency with digital platforms (e.g. Google analytics, WordPress, Constant Contact, social media);
  • 2+ years experience managing teams and vendors;
  • Leadership skills and ability to execute an ambitious agenda;
  • Strong ability to collaborate, work successfully in a team, and in partnership with other teams;
  • Familiarity with Raisers Edge a plus; and
  • Great sense of humor


Benefits include:

  • 20 vacation days, 3 personal days, 11 holidays (and up to 7 additional paid days off);
  • Excellent medical, vision and dental plan;
  • Employer-matched contributions to retirement plan
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Director Of Communications And Marketing

Literacy Partners