Hiring: Communications Manager

One Omaha creates strong, connected communities through training, engagement, and place-based initiatives. Our work with neighborhood leaders and residents position us to help grassroots community organizing efforts. We provide strategies, tactics, and methods for people to take collective action.

We are looking for a communications manager to lead the development and execution of all communication activities in alignment with our newly launched 3-year strategic plan. Our primary audience over the years has been neighborhood associations. In recent years, One Omaha has engaged grassroots organizers, advocacy groups, and philanthropic organizations while increasing our investment in community organizing and platforms for systems literacy. Therefore, we need to rightsize our communications so that our tools and resources reach the core audiences to achieve our mission.

One Omaha has struggled to consistently communicate with our audiences over the years. We have engaged in a limited way through social media (Facebook, Instagram), email newsletters, and having a presence at neighborhood meetings. We also maintain a website with blog posts written by staff members and a podcast focused on civic engagement. We are seeking a much more consistent and powerful set of communication approaches, tools, and strategies that are bold and engaging.

Responsibilities

  • Takes ownership and lead on executing all strategic plan objectives relating to communications
  • Oversees all aspects of the organization’s marketing and external communications. Enforces brand standards; conceives and executes marketing campaigns; creates and distributes paid, owned and earned content; manages communications budget
  • Builds systems, processes and workKows to ensure effective internal and external communications
    Maintain One Omaha’s social media presence, email newsletters, and blog posts
  • Define key performance indicators for each communications channel which will indicate a campaign’s level of success
  • Oversee the creation of marketing and communications collateral to ensure that it is consistent with the organization’s brand, including white papers, website copy, and more

Qualifications

  • 3+ years prior experience working in marketing or communications
  • Proven success designing and implementing marketing or communication strategies and campaigns
  • Up to date on trends and able to stay ahead of the curve
  • Capable of working as part of a small team and independently
  • Strong critical thinking skills, ability to Nnd creative solutions, and to be adaptable while working with diverse groups across multiple sectors
  • Highly organized, exceptional at verbal communications, and superior writing skills

Compensation

This position will earn an annual salary of $55,000. We provide 100% coverage of health, dental, and vision insurance premiums for full time staff and their dependents. Our vacation policy provides unlimited PTO.

To Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio or writing samples as a single PDF to Alexis Bromley at alexis@oneomaha.org by May 27, 2021.

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