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The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, now in its 65th year, is one of the top 10 foundations in Los Angeles with more than $1 billion in assets and $115 million in grants awarded last year. As a workplace, it offers competitive salaries, an enjoyable work environment, time off for Jewish holidays as well as national holidays, early closure on Fridays, and the deep satisfaction of working for an organization committed to making the world a better place.
The Marketing Communications Department plays a key role in helping to attract new donors and promoting The Foundation’s good work in the community locally and in Israel. Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications, the Marketing Communications Manager is responsible for enhancing The Foundation's brand identity in the marketplace and employing creativity and vision to help grow the organization. Primary duties include overseeing print publications and collateral, directing The Foundation's website, managing numerous marketing initiatives, and supervising a Project Manager as well as external vendors.
Develop marketing communications strategies that help to build donor loyalty, attract new donors and elevate The Foundation’s brand in the marketplace
Create compelling content across all platforms that strengthens brand recognition and tells The Foundation’s story in a compelling fashion
Ensure consistent branding/corporate identity across marketing communications channels
Work strategically and collaborate effectively with a dedicated team of colleagues and senior level executives while exhibiting flexibility and adaptability with challenges
KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Writing, Editorial and Publishing
Manage the strategizing, writing and timely/cost effective production of suite of newsletters, collateral and corporate communications:
Direct content strategy for the website
Working with web consultant, oversee continual enhancements of website
Ensure integration between print and online efforts
Edit content for website and other electronic communication usages
In concert with PR agency, help to generate publicity for The Foundation through op-eds on charitable giving authored by senior management
Uncover new PR story angles/topics on philanthropy
Serve as Foundation resource for relevant industry news stories and trends
Oversee direct mail efforts, including shaping messaging, writing content, organizing lists and directing mailhouse
Oversee datamining efforts of Foundation database
Working with videographer, develop story ideas and conduct interviews
Supervise editing process
Oversee distribution of videos via marketing communications channels
Supervise Marketing Communications Project Manager
Manage vendor relationships including graphic designers, freelance copywriters, photographers, printers, and other consultants; expand pool of freelance talent
Help manage department budget
Other duties as assigned
Education/Work Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field preferred
Minimum 7 years’ experience in marketing communications, preferably in a nonprofit environment
Superior writing, editing, communication, and presentation skills, as well as strategic thinking ability, and creative problem-solving skills
Experience overseeing direct reports and administering annual employee reviews
Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet multiple deadlines
A keen eye for design; experience with graphic design and a plus
Experience with Drupal and Asana a plus
Familiarity with Jewish community and philanthropy preferred
Apply by submitting your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. No phone calls or third-party submissions. It is The Foundation's policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.