Deputy Director for External Relations, Managing Director’s Office

Posted by City of Philadelphia on January 16, 2024

$120,000/yr – $140,000/yr On-site Full-time Mid-Senior level

Agency Description

The Managing Director’s Office (MDO) manages and oversees the operations of the City, including the Rebuilding Communities Initiative (Rebuild).

Rebuild is an MDO initiative to improve physical conditions in selected parks, recreation centers, and libraries. Rebuild is investing hundreds of millions of dollars over the course of the initiative. In addition to revitalizing neighborhood public spaces, Rebuild is focused on using funded projects to empower and engage with community members and to promote economic opportunity for diverse businesses and individuals. Rebuild projects are carried out by a variety of partners, including consultants, nonprofit partners, and other City agencies. Rebuild works closely with the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR), the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP), and other City departments.

To learn more about Rebuild, visit and rebuild.phl on Instagram.

Job Description

The Rebuild Deputy Director of External Relations will provide strategic direction and oversight for communications and fundraising efforts, and support interdepartmental and external relations on behalf of the Rebuild team. As a member of the leadership team the Deputy Director of External Relations is tasked with elevating and amplifying the work of Rebuild through oversight of staff and work of the Communications team and the Grants & Philanthropic Engagement team – working closely with the Executive Director to build and enact a strategic communications and fundraising plan to further support and grow the impact of Rebuild.

This position is exempt from City Civil Service requirements.

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