Communications Manager, Congreso de Latinos Unidos
Posted by Congreso de Latinos Unidos on January 30, 2017
Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking a Communications Manager within the Administrative Division. The Communications Manager plans and executes initiatives designed to increase knowledge and favorable perception of Congreso and its services. These include internal and external communications, signature events, and community relations strategies. The Communications Manager will work with Department and programmatic staff to obtain content for the purpose of creating internal and external communications, including press releases, brochures, newsletters, annual reports, and donor communications materials. The ideal candidate is a well-organized, detail-oriented, resourceful individual who enjoys a workplace that is fast-paced and varied. The Communications Manager position combines strong relationship-management skills with the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing to help the organization achieve its goals.
The Communications Manager will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
Three+ years in marketing or PR required
Fully bilingual in Spanish and English, both written and oral
Demonstrated ability in written, oral and persuasive communication.
Strong interpersonal skills with proven expertise in working effectively and collaboratively with a diverse range of constituents: donors, funders, partners, staff, board, and community residents.
Copy writing and editing experience
Experience with email marketing platforms, CMS platforms, and Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign and Photoshop, is preferred.
Proficiency with MS Office is required
Proficiency in Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms
Event planning experience required.
Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate with opinion leaders, executive staff and constituents.
BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in communications, English, social work, or other related field of study. MA/MS degree preferred, but not required.
Congreso is a multi-service nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development and advocacy. Founded in Philadelphia in 1977, Congreso has grown into a national thought leader on nonprofit performance management with an expert focus on the Latino community. Congreso is anchored by its innovative Primary Client Model (PCM™), and provides direct services to residents of the Philadelphia region while providing consult to other nonprofits and government systems nationally.
A Career with Congreso: Your talent and passion + our mission = outcomes
Come grow our reputation. Employees come to Congreso because they hear the positive things our clients, employees, and supporters say about us. Congreso has served the neighborhoods of eastern North Philadelphia since 1977. We have built our reputation on trust and high-quality human service delivery. And now our expertise in client-centered, outcomes-informed service delivery is extending our reputation beyond local borders to regional and national renown.
Come serve the community. Employees come to Congreso because of their passion to work directly with members of a vibrant and diverse community towards greater self-sufficiency. We have grassroots in Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican community and a commitment to strengthen all who live in the communities we serve. Our campus is located in the heart of the Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods we serve and includes a charter school that houses college courses at night.
Come celebrate culture. Employees come to Congreso because of the diversity of our employees, clients, and community we serve. We seek to serve all clients through practices that show inclusion, empathy and understanding regardless of cultural identities.
Come be part of our “familia.” Employees come to Congreso for a working culture that reflects our family-centered service approach and our commitment to balance work and family. Our “mi casa es su casa” welcome extends to employees and all who seek services from us. Our employees value the feeling of being “like family” and the close and supportive relationships they have with co-workers.
Come grow professionally. Employees come to Congreso to gain experience, learn new skills, and grow professionally. Our Primary Client Model™ provides employees with continuous education and professional development in client-centered, data-informed, and culturally appreciative service delivery. We recognize supervisors as leaders and an essential link between retention and service quality. All supervisors engage in regular professional development and organizational strategy conversations with Congreso’s President/CEO. Congreso has a reputation for leadership development, with many former employees now in leadership positions at the local, regional and national level.
To apply for this position please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements here.
For more information about Congreso and other career opportunities please go to http://www.congreso.net.
Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.
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