Director of Communications

Employer
Seed Global Health
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Oct 11, 2022

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Position Type
Executive, Fundraising, Capital Campaigns, Direct Marketing, Fundraising Administration, Other Fundraising, Administrative, Public Relations and Communications, Sales and Marketing
Fields
Advocacy, Education, Health, International
Employment Type
Full Time
The Director of Communications will be a mission-focused, well-rounded, and creative

communicator. S/he will have experience building the brand and telling the story for a dynamic,

expanding and inspiring enterprise. The Director of Communications will report to the CEO and

provide support across the organization. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Department Management:

● Set a vision for the role, strategy, and implementation of professional

communications within Seed

● Position Seed as a leader in HRH, health workforce strengthening, and global health

● Oversee country-level communications activities (i,e, local advocacy planning) in partnership

with country directors, staff, and consultant(s)

● Create an annual work plan and communications budget that defines Seed’s communications

activities, in alignment with annual organization work planning and Seed’s strategic plan

● Manage relationships with external vendors/consultants

Media and Messaging:

● Develop and maintain an organization-wide messaging platform, including creation of casespecific

messaging as needed for use by members of the Seed team and Board of Trustees.

● Maintain a Seed visual identity and advocate for its consistent use across the organization

● Serve as lead media point of contact and relationship manager for Seed

● Pitch and place stories in targeted media markets, including in-country media

Events and Thought Leadership:

● Advise on CEO’s speaking calendar and public engagements, preparing the CEO

appropriately for activities with briefing information, talking points, etc.

● Advance understanding of Seed’s unique model and help equip and train internal

Position Description

stakeholders - staff, board, and alumni - with needed information and materials to serve as

effective surrogates and ambassadors

● Manage Seed’s membership in various membership organizations/advocacy groups and

participate actively on Seed’s behalf in support of Coalition communications activities

Online Presence and Fundraising Support:

● Manage and maintain all digital platforms, including Seed’s website (Wordpress), email lists

(MailChimp) and social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

● Create a social media approach that increases Seed’s visibility and builds our community of

online supporters and oversee its implementation

● Compile and disseminate organizational newsletters

● Create and maintain metrics dashboard tracking engagement and growth across properties

● Support identification of funding opportunities through research, social listening, etc.

● Oversee deployment of digital communications assets for online fundraising, crowdfunding,

and development-related social and web campaigns

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