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Job Posting: Vida Seeking Applications for Marketing Communications Manager Position

Interested in being a part of the growing Vida team and playing a key role in helping to advance our mission and serve our clients, patients, and communities?

Vida Medical Clinic and Support Services is seeking applicants for the Vida Marketing Communications Manager role. View the job description and details below, and to apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to atretinyak@vidasupportservices.org.

 

Job Title: Marketing/Communications Manager

General Summary

Develops, plans, and orchestrates all marketing, public relations, and fundraising programs that will encourage, maintain, and increase philanthropic and community support to meet the short-term and long-term needs of Vida. All duties and responsibilities are performed in support of Vida’s Mission, Vision and Statement of Faith.

Primary Responsibilities

Marketing and Public Relations

  • Assists with the planning and design of marketing and public relations plan to promote Vida to the public, to increase awareness of the organization and its mission, and to promote an increase in the number of partners, donors, and resources.
  • Oversees and assists with the implementation and orchestration of the marketing and public relations plan. The plan should include publication of articles about the organization in relevant publications and increased media presence (social media, news releases, etc).
  • Oversees the review, revision, and/or design of marketing publications to address and compliment marketing objectives.
  • Designs and/or works with graphic designer, marketing vendors, marketing contractors, or other staff to create hardcopy and electronic publications and materials, including the websites and a newsletter.

 

Fundraising and Resource Development

  • Oversees, directs, and evaluates all donor relations programs in conjunction with the strategic plan. Possesses a good understanding of the organization’s financial and resource needs when setting goals and developing strategies and action plans.
  • Devises and implements creative and unique strategies to; develop donor prospects and promote and/or assist with development of relationships with individual donors, community partners and foundations; cultivate these relationships to strengthen and expand the ministry’s donor base.
  • Develops and ensures implementation of tactics for sponsor and donor recognition and promotion aligned with the marketing and public relations plan.

 

Secondary Responsibilities
  • Works with the other departments/staff cooperatively to oversee and develop policies that promote the success of marketing/development projects and goals and protect the integrity and security of all historical and current data.
  • Represents the organization in public forums that will enhance marketing and development efforts
  • Oversees the organization’s commitment to excellence and confidentiality regarding information, including but not limited to financial support, notepad comments, appropriate maintenance of hard files, and accuracy of computerized donor and prospect information.
  • Reports, in a timely manner, the monthly and annual progress, effectiveness and efficiency of marketing and development programs. Identifies problems in meeting objectives and recommend solutions.
  • Accepts assignments not specifically delineated above as requested by Vida’s Executive Director.
  • Serve as a media contact for Vida and media spokesperson when requested/approved by the Executive Director.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and information.

 

Supervises 
  • Assists with strategic planning and executes responsibilities to achieve/support overall plans and goals and Vida’s Mission, Vision, and Statement of Faith. Resolves non-routine problems. Confers with the Executive Director regarding major program and activity results/outcomes/evaluation as well as situations that have significant impact on the organization.
  • Supervises development staff and completes annual performance evaluations.
  • Oversees marketing/development/event budget.
  • Ensures that the organization is complying with and abiding by all fundraising and charitable solicitation laws.

 

Qualifications
  • Expertise in the non-profit development field, must be able to orchestrate all aspects of marketing and development plan.
  • Experience in public relations and/or marketing.
  • College degree in business, finance, marketing, or the arts and sciences is desirable or related professional experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and dynamic human relation skills for interfacing with and inspiring staff, Board, and other constituencies to support the organization’s mission.
  • A working knowledge of fund-raising computer software is preferred.
  • Must have independent, sound judgment; must understand and adhere to the high standards of excellence required for public relations and development professionals regarding all aspects of marketing and development work, especially donor confidentiality and discretion.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Good administrative and organizational skills/abilities
  • Ability to work cooperatively – with a Christian servant heart – as part of a team
  • Demonstrated commitment to the organization’s mission and its Christian values and principles
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate commitment to the organization’s mission, vision, core operational values, and core beliefs in the execution of position responsibilities
  • A willingness to share the gospel of Jesus Christ by word and example to all organization constituents and to contribute to an office environment conducive to supporting the organization’s ministry.

 

The above describes the general nature of the job and is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions.

Job Type: Full-time

Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Organizational skills: 2 years (Required)
  • Leadership: 1 year (Required)

Apply: Send a resume and cover letter to atretinyak@vidasupportservices.org to apply. 

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