Director of Strategic Communications

New York City, New York, United States · Communications

Description

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Echoing Green unleashes next generation talent to solve the world's biggest problems. Founded in 1987 by global growth equity firm General Atlantic, Echoing Green has invested over $33 million in seed funding in nearly 600 social entrepreneurs, the Echoing Green Fellows, and their innovative organizations across the globe.

Echoing Green is further driving social innovation through our Work on Purpose program by distilling the stories and lessons of its Fellows, research, and the field of social innovation to provide a generation of young people with the inspiration and framework needed to build meaningful, impact-driven careers.

ABOUT THE POSITION

We are seeking a Director of Strategic Communications who is a creative communications professional and a savvy leader.  S/he will help us develop and implement a best-in-class communications strategy that will fortify Echoing Green’s brand and streamline external messaging.  We believe this will inspire more loyalty with key stakeholders and generate new donors. Ultimately, the Director of Strategic Communications will prepare Echoing Green to be a true consumer facing brand that will spark a movement of people committed to solving the world’s toughest social problems.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy Development

Create and execute a strategic communications and marketing plan for Echoing Green that will:

 

Organization Communications

Lead team and programmatic goals by supporting/assisting the communication components of all major projects that will:

 

Leadership & Management

Serve on the organization’s executive team, bringing a media-savvy and brand-sensitive perspective to all major initiatives while simultaneously:

Requirements

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate will be a great thinker and an even greater doer, ultimate problem-solver and strategist.  S/he will have 10+ years proven communications experience with an entrepreneurial flair. This candidate will be an extraordinary writer and oral communicator who is passionate and articulate about Echoing Green’s mission and the field of social entrepreneurship/ social innovation.  S/he will be outcome oriented and have specific experience in:

Echoing Green is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, cultural heritage, ancestry, political belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability or veteran status.

Benefits

Echoing Green has a generous benefits package that includes major medical, dental, a matching
403(b) plan, paid time off, and other benefits.

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