Company: Preble Street
Posted on: November 16, 2023
Job Details Level Experienced Job Location Preble Street -
PORTLAND, ME - Description Based in Portland, Maine, and offering
services statewide, Preble Street's low-barrier, client-centered
programs provide casework, housing, shelter, food, and other
essential services to people in our community experiencing
homelessness, hunger, and poverty, while advocating for long-term
solutions to these problems.
Preble Street is seeking a Communications Manager to manage a
diverse portfolio of communications and engagement strategies,
assist with media and donor relations, and support the execution of
Preble Street's communications plans and strategies. In
collaboration with the Director of Communications, the
Communications Manager will generate, distribute, and maintain
branded agency materials, assist in creating collateral for
programs and events, manage incoming media inquiries, support
strategies to build and grow Preble Street's social media and
website traffic, and build relationships with program staff and
clients to source stories of program impact in alignment with the
agency's Ethical Storytelling model for use in agency
communications, advocacy, and development work.
This is a full-time (40 hours/week) position with a Monday -
Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm schedule, with evening and weekend hours as
Qualifications Qualifications for the position include a bachelor's
degree in communications, public relations, journalism, or a
related field with 3-5 years of experience in communications,
public relations, or a related field OR a combination of work
experience and relevant education and training likely to be
successful in the position.
A commitment to the agency mission is required. The successful
candidate will also have strong writing and editing skills; ability
to work on diverse projects simultaneously and to ensure accuracy,
timeliness, and effectiveness; experience with social media and
digital communications; excellent interpersonal and communication
skills; and an ability to work independently and as part of a
Compensation and Benefits
This full-time, salaried position offers competitive compensation
with a range of $50,000 - $57,000. Generous paid time off,
insurance, and retirement plan benefits include:
- 4 weeks (160 hours, accrued) vacation time, 12 days (96 hours,
accrued) sick time, 16 hours personal time, 12 Paid
- Health insurance w/ 100% employer-paid option; Dental insurance
w/ 100% employer-paid option; Vision insurance; Employer-paid Life,
STD, and LTD insurance
- 403(b) retirement plan w/ employer match
To Apply: We encourage applicants to apply via Preble Street's
website employment page. Applications (resume and cover letter,
preferred) may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or
mailed via USPS mail to Preble Street Human Resources, 55 Portland
Street, Portland, ME 04101.
If you need assistance or accommodation in the application process,
please contact us at email@example.com.
Please note that automatically generated confirmations of receipt
will be sent in response to applications sent via email. Only those
candidates selected for interviews will be otherwise contacted.
Preble Street, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, has been working since
1975 to provide best practice social services that meet urgent
needs and end hunger and homelessness for individuals and families
in Maine living in poverty.
Preble Street is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity
and are committed to equity and inclusion in our workplace. We
encourage applications from all qualified individuals and consider
applications for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, military status, age, disability, genetic information,
citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state, or local laws.
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