13FEB - Communications Manager - Charity: Water - Deadline: N/A


Organization Description
Charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. Learn more at https://www.charitywater.org/about/mission.php.

Location - 40 Worth Street, Suite 330, New York, NY 10013

Job Description
As the Communications Manager, you will own and drive media coverage for charity: water. You will play a key role in helping the organization promote its work and spokespeople; re-enforce & extend its position as an influential and trusted voice in the charity sector; and help to grow audiences, traffic and engagement in social communities and media channels. In this role, you will collaborate with a team of highly talented marketers and agency partners, while building an industry-leading media presence. Clear, concise and differentiated communication skills are essential. This is a hands-on role requires commitment and dedication to innovation and teamwork as the pathway to success.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the day-to-day relationship of the PR Agency of Record and determine the right strategy to create awareness and consideration for charity: water.
  • Develop PR-related materials including press releases, media kits and biography profiles. 
  • Draft talking points for charity: water spokespeople that align to overarching content strategy. 
  • Align with Marketing to identify ways to elevate brand awareness campaigns.
  • Develop road shows and speaking events for CEO, Executive and Key Relationships teams. 
  • Manage all speaking engagement inquiries and proactively identify speaking opportunities for the organization.
  • Manage speaking engagement calendar and liaise with decision makers on securing speaking opportunities while building dedicated communications campaigns around speaker appearances.
  • Assist in the creation of targeted content for presentations.
  • Establish relationships with key bloggers, blogger networks and influencers.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Director on integrating social media activities.
  • Lead PR plan development and execution for new product launches.
  • Measure & report on media engagement and success, and proactively suggest projects & strategies for continual program improvement.
  • Promote coverage achieved to internal audiences, and articulate the impact.
  • Keep an up-to-date schedule of work, news, and thought-leadership pieces in order to track the communications pipeline.

Job Requirements

  • Four years minimum PR experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong writing skills for internal and external communications.
  • Able to concept and write perceptive, relevant PR-related content for a diverse set of audiences.
  • Experience in social media strategy.
  • Organized self-starter, able to prioritize and deliver under pressure.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Able to demonstrate previous experience, including a portfolio of work examples.
  • Willing to travel nationally and internationally as needed.

How to Apply
Please apply at https://my.zartis.com/Public/Job/20909?title=communications-manager-new-york

Deadline – N/A