Communications Manager (part-time)

Philadelphia 19106, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

The Pennsylvania Humanities Council is looking for a Communications Manager (part-time) to manage external communications and media relations to increase the visibility of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC), its programs, and its advocacy efforts.

This is an Exempt positon that reports to the Director of Communications and mantains other regular relationships with:

  • Executive Director
  • Director of Programs & Special Projects
  • Senior Program Officer
  • Director of Development
  • Senior Writer, Development
  • Program and Communications Associate
  • Outside vendors such as graphic designers, photographers, and videographers.
  • Immediate Subordinates: Interns when available

 


Essential Functions/Specific Responsibilities:

  • With the Director of Communications, creates and executes annual communications plans for PHC and its program areas.
  • Leads day-to-day production for and maintenance of PHC’s website.
  • Oversees PHC’s social media presence, including planning, posting, and monitoring content for all PHC social media channels.
  • Develops effective strategies to engage media.
  • Develops content for website, e-newsletters, media campaigns, and public presentations. Includes writing articles, blog posts, talking points, remarks, press releases, and other copy; enlisting internal and external authors as necessary; researching and/or selecting images; overseeing video production; and building web pages, newsletter layouts, and slide presentations.
  • With the Director of Communications, leads the planning and implementation of public meetings, webinars, and other events.
  • Represents PHC in meetings, events, conference calls, etc., as assigned.
  • Assists with administrative tasks as assigned.

 


Non-Essential/Other Responsibilities:

  • Participates in PHC sponsored events and other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Hiring Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience in public relations, marketing, communications, or media.
  • Excellent communication skills and visual sense, with the ability to speak, write, and design messages in various formats for different audiences.
  • Able to think strategically, juggle multiple priorities, and manage time effectively.
  • Able to work independently or in teams.
  • Passion for the humanities, and personal values consistent with PHC’s mission.
     

 

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume (and additional writing samples optionally) to [email protected]

Contact: Human Resources

E-Mail: [email protected]

Website: www.pahumanities.org

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Posted by Laura Otten, Ph.D., Director on 23 February 2018, 7:17 am

After leading recent board training, a board member apologized for what she considered to be the rude, disrepectful behavior of some of her colleagues and staff, who had held sidebar conversations throughout the training.  Sadly, I had to tell her, I was quite used to it, as it happens far more often than not, along with those constantly checking their phones. She went on to talk about the loss of manners in our society. And while our society has lost its appreciation for manners, I believe that is a sign of a loss of something far more fundamental:  respecting others. .

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