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ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Founded in 1991, Living Cities is a collaborative of prominent foundations and financial institutions. We foster transformational relationships across sectors and connect leaders, stakeholders, and policy influencers committed to closing racial income and wealth gaps in America’s cities. We partner with cross-sector leaders in cities across the country to imagine and create an America in which all people are economically secure, building wealth, and living abundant, dignified, and connected lives. Our staff, investments, convenings, and networks support efforts that operationalize racial equity and inclusion in local government, create inclusive narratives, bring communities together to strategically address systemic racial inequities and build wealth among BIPOC communities through specific tactical pathways, i.e., entrepreneurship, homeownership, and access to capital.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Director of Communications is an essential role that positions and communicates our vision, mission, messaging, programs, and initiatives to external and internal constituents, partners, and stakeholders. They are an experienced leader who will be excited by the immediate objective of building out our communications function to advance our strategic aims; deepening effective practices; and narrative change that envisions equitable economic opportunity as our nation’s future and insists upon positive asset framing of BIPOC people in the present, as well as the need for systems change to achieve equitable economic opportunity for all.
The ideal candidate is an exceptional communicator with a proven track record in large scale, national in scope, mission-driven, and social impact environments.
A FEW ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Managing the day-to-day operations of a newly formed and developing communications function, including budgeting; staff recruitment, management, and development; and managing consultants and vendors.
- Digital and social media expertise including strategy, editorial development, planning, and execution.
Cross-organizational and team Support
- Advising and supporting internal teams, campaigns and projects with communications objectives and priorities.
- Positioning and supporting leadership, board/membership, and the organization to influence a broader audience.
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Nonprofit HR is committed to fostering and maintaining a work environment where equity, diversity, inclusion & justice (EDIJ) are fully integrated into everything we do for the benefit of our employees and the clients that we serve. To fully realize our goal, we prioritize our understanding of the complexities of DEI within our workforce to inform our approach to talent management. We believe that this guides how we do our work, advise our clients to operationalize EDIJ and position our content and educational opportunities to help strengthen the talent management capacity of the social impact sector. See the full statement.