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Chief Brand and Marketing Officer

PKD Foundation
Missouri, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Jul 21, 2022

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EFL Associates is excited to partner with our client, the PKD Foundation, in the identification and recruitment of their future Chief Brand and Marketing Officer (CBMO). The PKD Foundation is the largest private funder of polycystic kidney disease (PKD) research and the only organization in the U.S. solely dedicated to finding treatments and a cure for PKD.

The CBMO will serve as the lead for marketing and branding strategies, oversee audience engagement, content distribution, and user experience. The successful candidate will be a strategic and creative thinker, and an engaged listener that will evolve the way PKD presents itself by integrating programs and initiatives and creating user experiences that make sense to the “patient journey”. The CBMO will report to the Chief Executive Officer and manage a team of eight across marketing and community fundraising. This is a remote leadership role.

 Credentials we seek:

  • Minimum BS/BA degree (Master’s preferred) plus 15+ years of marketing or communications experience and ideally 7+ years of increasingly responsible leadership experience, to function as an executive leader.
  • Proven track record related to marketing & public awareness, volunteerism, and financial management and planning preferred.
  • Unquestioned knowledge and successful application of modern marketing techniques and platforms tied to social channels, SEO, lead generation, website management, collateral development, public relations, etc.
  • Demonstrated background combined with a strong ability to manage direct reports, ideally in a remote work setting, and create meaningful annual performance plans.
  • Strong vendor management expertise is a given – to effectively supervise third-party vendors such as agencies and marketing collaborators.
  • Provide effective leadership; exhibit passion and the will to do what it takes to achieve the organization’s mission.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively among highly diverse (geographically & professionally) team.
  • Registers a history in managing and directing event planning for an organization, including signature community fundraising and national public awareness events.
  • Has functioned as a strategic marketing advisor to the CEO; previous direct reporting to a CEO, Executive Director, or President will be viewed favorably.

To apply, please email your resume to Mari Kerwin at All applicant interest is appreciated. Following a review of a prospective candidate’s qualifications and background, EFL Associates will follow up with candidates who most closely match the position specifications.

EFL Associates, an executive search firm, is assisting the PKD Foundation with this important search.  All calls and inquiries should be made through the search firm. Nominations and applications will be held in confidence. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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