Regional Communications Program Manager
Regional Communications Program Manager Job Description:
The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees shares a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here and around the world, through five key service areas: disaster preparedness and relief; supporting America's military community; lifesaving blood services; international services, and health and safety services.
We are currently seeking a Regional Communications Program Manager to join our team in Baltimore, MD.
Regional Communications Program Manager Job Summary:
The Regional Communications Program Manager is responsible for carrying out communications, media relations, social media and some government/community relations to help drive successful programs and services in our state. In times of disaster and in periods of calm, your work will raise the visibility of the Red Cross at local, state and national levels; help communities understand how to access our services, and support revenue-generation. This position recruits, trains and leads volunteers in support of communication goals. It collaborates with local leadership, fundraising, disaster cycle services, bio-medical services, health and safety services, service to the Armed Forces and the volunteer services management team.
Regional Communication Program Manager Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism or related field required.
Experience: Minimum 3 years public relations experience required. Experience working with media as an on-the-record spokesperson is preferred. Demonstrated experience managing and interacting with the public social media platforms for an organization is required.
Management Experience: Minimum 1 year staff management experience.
Skills and Abilities: Must have stellar communication skills (oral and written), social media skills and a strong focus on teamwork and collaboration.
Travel: Must be able and willing to travel, regionally, up to 25%.
The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
As one of the nation's premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:40:20 PST