The vice president of marketing and communications will work in close collaboration with the president and the executive vice president to create and implement an integrated communications strategy primarily focused on engaging and capturing the imagination of America’s leading philanthropists. This communications specialist should be a master communicator who can creatively leverage The Philanthropy Roundtable’s world-class publications, events, and all other programmatic resources to educate and involve philanthropists in the most bleeding-edge philanthropic strategies and innovations that are renewing our nation’s civil society and fostering a culture of human flourishing, personal responsibility, and liberty. The vice president will additionally oversee the creation of a broader communications strategy to key constituencies that fosters a deep appreciation for philanthropic freedom and philanthropy’s unique role in American life. He or she may have past experience in public relations or in either communicating to high net worth individuals or high-level corporate customer communications. This individual should have a deep commitment to The Philanthropy Roundtable’s mission, principles, and goals.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Developing a deep and ongoing understanding of The Philanthropy Roundtable’s content and resources in order to create strategies to communicate with and excite the nation’s leading philanthropists
- Running and creating donor-focused conference calls, direct mail, e-mail, and customized publications distribution strategies
- Crafting and distributing communications to various customer segments
- Managing and constructing an internal team to implement an integrated strategic communications capability primarily focused on leading philanthropists
- Building out and maintaining a new world-class website that becomes the nation’s leading online resource for philanthropists interested in strengthening America’s free and civil society
- Developing program specific communication strategies that both engage philanthropists already involved in each respective program area while also capturing the attention of donors not yet involved
- Working with the vice president of publications to maximize communication opportunities and help ensure optimal publication distribution occurs on schedule
- Collaborating with the vice president of public policy to help respond to threats and opportunities within areas related to protecting philanthropic freedom
- Capacity to juggle multiple projects at once
- Ability to meet deadlines while leading and mentoring staff
- Deep knowledge of the high-net-worth donor community
- Experience building communications strategies focused on top customer segments, high-net-worth individuals, and/or the foundation community
- Demonstrated success in delivering and achieving strategic objectives
- Past managerial experience with a strong record in project management (including on-time completion of tasks), and preparing and managing budgets
- Ability to multitask and manage professional staffers and consultants
- Strong communicator
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Good judgment, tact, and demonstrated ability to maintain confidences
- Outstanding interpersonal skills, with a strong record of good relationships with multiple clients, constituents, and board members
Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF with your name in the file:
- Cover letter explaining your salary requirements and why you are interested in the position
- Writing Sample
Please include “VP of Marketing and Communications, PR – Your Name” in the subject line of your email.
Materials should be emailed in one PDF document to Lauren Skiver, talent manager at Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: firstname.lastname@example.org.
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls, please.