TSNE (tsne.org) is working to build to a more just, equitable society of belonging. We do this by providing capacity building services, consulting and training services, and operational support to hundreds of nonprofits, foundations, community-based groups, and others working for social change. We are partners, neighbors, and friends working collaboratively in a broad lane that includes everything from building management services to finance and accounting to human resources. We live by our values as an organization, and are committed to identifying, including, and valuing the unique skills, perspectives and knowledge of each member of our team—and we’re looking for the right people to do this work with us!
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The Director of Strategic Communications and Marketing (DSCM) has primary accountability for the creation and execution of digital and traditional communications, marketing, and public relations strategies through campaigns, events, and initiatives that continuously expand TSNE’s audience, enrich stakeholder experience, and inspire new levels of awareness of the scale and impact of TSNE’s mission. The DSCM is responsible for effectively allocating organization resources to maximize collaboration, efficiency, and creativity in the building and maintaining of consistent branding across all levels. The DSCM manages the strategy, production, execution, and measurement of all communications initiatives. The ideal candidate is a visionary and collaborative leader that brings exceptional communications and digital skills, partnership development, content production, marketing and narrative strategy together with creativity, innovation, and ease. The right candidate is equally comfortable with high-level strategy and translating it into implementation, while being focused on the details of managing multiple project deadlines and deliverables. As the lead member of the Communications and Marketing Team, this position supervises the Assistant Communications and Marketing Manager and works closely with the Chief Program and Impact Officer to develop, maintain, and implement a marketing and communications platform that is reflective of the organization’s brand strategy and vision. This includes creating and developing internal and external communication plans and materials and developing and managing communication campaigns.
Communications Strategies - 75%
Marketing Strategies - 25%
Complete other tasks and projects related to the position, as needed.
Many folks who are impacted by biased professionalism standards, such as women, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, and individuals with disabilities, tend to only submit an application if they meet every requirement listed. At TSNE, we are always looking for enthusiastic candidates who are the best fit for the role, both culturally and through experience. If you believe you’d be a good addition to our team, we look forward to your application!
You are someone who has at least six years of experience in communications, marketing, public relations or development, and with a few years of demonstrated leadership in nonprofit communications. You thrive in a multicultural setting with people of diverse backgrounds, traditions, customs, and personalities, and are able to develop and promote culturally sensitive communications. You are committed and have the ability to support and promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in all communications, both internally and externally. In previous roles, you have proven success in designing and implementing marketing and communications strategies, as well as developing creative collateral marketing and/or fundraising materials. Your experience working with the media and writing press releases is a plus, as is your experience utilizing creative visualization and design strategies. Your writing and editing skills are a huge value-add to lead the marketing and communications team.
You also believe in and embody our organizational values and the below core competencies:
And a strong combination of the following qualifications:
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described for this position are that of a typical office environment. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time in front of a computer screen is an essential aspect of the position. There may be a need to lift and/or move materials or equipment.
Location: Work will be performed between our office located at the NonProfit Center at 89 South Street, Suite 700, Boston, MA 02111 and your home office. This position is required to be on-site at least one time per month.
Schedule: This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week and hours are flexible within reason.
Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.
Compensation and Benefits
Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $110,000.00 and is commensurate with experience.
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:
TSNE strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.
TSNE's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.