Director of Organizational Advancement
BASIC PURPOSE & SCOPE:
Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for, but not limited to, direct supervision of Agency Relations, Development, and Admissions Information (marketing) staff; assuring coordination and enhancement of internal and external communication and marketing materials; development and implementation of marketing and advertising plans to meet agency goals; creative grant writing, request for proposal response, and coordination of special project development; oversight of development events and activities including assuring associated data management; representation of organization in appropriate community relationships, activities and events, working to advance public understanding and perception of agency programs and services. Supports administrative needs as a communications liaison, acting in the best interest of the organization. Promotes positive, productive relationships with senior management staff, the organization, and the public.
- Provides orientation, supervision, and evaluation of agency relations, development, admissions information, and other staff as may be assigned, including mutual development of goals and objectives.
- Coordinates and promotes positive interagency communications and relationships.
- Prepares advertising and marketing plans in response to identified needs and as part of developed agency goals.
- Oversees implementation of advertising and general marketing efforts.
- Identifies and prepares performance improvement plans (PIPs) for assigned marketing areas and approaches for measuring achievement, reporting on same.
- Assures timely and accurate preparation of creative marketing and communications materials.
- Researches and develops grant opportunities and special projects or proposals to address identified agency needs, both independently and as assigned, coordinating efforts with appropriate staff.
- Responds to routine funding opportunities and new proposals, representing the organization as needed with supporting organizations and foundations.
- Assists in identifying, and providing for, senior management staff training and development needs.
- Ensures appropriate representation of the organization at key events and activities to enhance community relations, including the establishment of a positive, productive intermittent liaison relationship with assigned committees, groups and other related entities.administrative support functions, acting as liaison for senior administration as necessary.
- Assists with inter-departmental communications and problem solving related to administrative support functions, acting as a liaison for senior administration as necessary.
- Recommends and prepares operational policy and procedure related to administrative functions of position.
- Prepares required reports and documentation in support of departmental activity or as assigned.
- Oversees planning and implementation of assigned agency events and communications systems.
- Acts as liaison to media in relation to assigned areas of responsibility and as appropriate.
- May supervise other staff, department areas, or special projects as assigned on an intermittent or routine basis.
- Adheres to and reflects organizational values in daily work.
- Serves on agency committees as may be assigned.
- Maintains an obligation to report wrongdoing/violation of agency policies, applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, pertaining to agency operations to immediate supervisor or identified compliance officer.
- Completes all mandatory inservice education programs and completes any other additional inservice hours that are minimally required for the position.
The above examples of work may not be a complete statement of all assignments/duties that are inherent to the position. Other responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary and appropriate by the CEO.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in journalism/communications, marketing, business management/administration, or other applicable field of study to overall job responsibilities;
- Three years related work experience, at least one year in a health or human services work environment; supervisory/management experience highly preferred;
- Demonstrated experience in public speaking, grant writing and preparation of public relations, marketing and other written materials;
- Familiarity and competence with community outreach efforts, innovative marketing of services or products, event planning and oversight;
- Effective written and verbal communications skills;
- Computer literacy, including word-processing, database, and publishing programs, including In-Design (preferred);
- Acceptable driver’s license and automobile available for use with current insurance;
- Availability by phone.
- Other requirements (physical) – see attached.