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  • Director of Marketing and Communications

    Job Title: Director of Marketing and Communications 

    Weekly Hours: 35 

    Job location: Boston. MA 

    Schedule/Shift: Hybrid in office Tues-Wed 

    Reports to: Chief Development Officer 

     

    The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston (JCRC), JCRC is a coalition of organizations and individuals that represents and advances the values, interests, and priorities of the organized Jewish community in Greater Boston. Through our network of agencies, our programs, and our partnerships, we: 

    • Serve as a catalyst for building a strong and vibrant Jewish community in Boston and around the world; 
    • Advocate for a safe, secure, Jewish, and democratic state of Israel, and; 
    • Promote an American society which is democratic, pluralistic, and just. 

    Overview of position: Reporting to the Chief Development Officer the Marketing and Communications Director sets strategic direction for and coordinates all communications for the organization. The position oversees JCRC’s website, press releases, social media, email marketing campaigns, and print media to ensure effective communication to donors, lay leaders, volunteers, and other stakeholders. The Marketing and Communications Director will develop measurable goals and impact across medica platforms.   

    Please note that this is a hybrid position, working in the office Tuesdays and Wednesdays and remotely Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Develop and implement a strategic vision for communications across all platforms and departments. 
    • Strategic partner on communications and marketing to our five current program areas: Government Affairs, Advocacy & Organizing; Literacy; Holocaust Awareness and Education; Israel Engagement; Combatting Antisemitism 
    • Partner with senior staff to determine and articulate JCRC’s responses to current events and opportunities for op-eds, interviews, etc. 
    • Work with CDO and external contractor to create a media strategy to elevate coverage of JCRC’s work. 
    • Manage JCRC communications staff 
    • Work with the CDO to build the capacity of the board to become excellent ambassadors of our brand and messaging. 
    • Create content that ensures JCRC remains a thought leader in Jewish community. 
    • Oversee production of print materials, digital media outreach, newsletters, donor communications, social media, special event collateral, and other content with a keen eye to brand and voice. 

    COMMUNICATIONS KNOWLEDGE & EXPERTISE 

    • Previous experience implementing a comprehensive communications plan that advanced a mission-driven organization’s goals and achieved measurable results. 
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. This role excellent writing and editing ability able to produce final work products on deadline. 
    • Demonstrated ability to build a culture of effective communication and powerful storytelling. 
    • Understand evolving digital communications and social media trends. 
    • Proactive brand manager who can weave narratives from the field into print and digital platforms. 
    • Ability to transform knowledge, data, analytics, and experiences into powerful written, video, and digital marketing messages while disseminating them to appropriate audiences/channels. 
    • Experience with data and deadline-driven, detail-oriented project management. 
    • Can serve as an enthusiastic, visible, and engaging spokesperson for the organization. 

    CORE COMPETENCIES 

    Mission Alignment & Culture Fit 

    • You are passionate and committed to advancing Jewish life and the mission and goals of JCRC. 
    • You have a sophisticated, nuanced understanding of Jewish identities, experiences, and perspectives. 
    • You set high expectations for yourself and those around you. 
    • You can celebrate the victories in the work, big and small, while continuing to work for the long-term vision. 
    • You find joy in this work. 

    Leadership & Management 

    • You are a collaborative leader and gain input and buy-in from a variety of stakeholders when executing your vision. 
    • You are perceived by others as having presence, maturity, and expertise. You are decisive and can make hard decisions. 
    • You can translate strategy into plans and manage a team towards results. 

    To apply, email resume and cover letter to