Communications Manager

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Job: Communications Manager
Organization: Third Sector New England
City: Boston, MA
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Field: Community Development
Position Type: Full-time Job
Minimum Experience: 4-5 years
Deadline: N/A/N/A/N/A

Organization Description

Third Sector New England provides management and leadership resources to help nonprofits support strong, healthy communities. With a staff of nonprofit professionals, TSNE is an effective fiscal sponsor, convener, consultant and grantmaker, offering a unique blend of capacity-building programs and services. Our work also complements that of the funding community and other capacity builders.

Job Summary

This position has primary responsibility for developing and implementing an integrated marketing and communications strategy for our broad range of nonprofit capacity building services.
Essential Job Functions

Review and revise TSNE’s overall marketing and communications plan as appropriate; manage implementation
Work with program managers to develop and implement coordinated programmatic marketing plans and activities
Ensure consistency of TSNE image and message by all programs to all constituencies; maintain organization-wide media protocols
Working with outside vendors as needed, develop promotional materials for TSNE services and products
Oversee website content and design, ensure that online content is written in a consistent style engaging target audience and increasing TSNE’s exposure and reputation and calls for service
Develop and implement and maintain policies and best practices for online communication
Work with program staff to create content for online vehicles such as TSNE’s website, social media sites and other e-communities and support the editing and production of the annual report and other written documents and concept papers emerging from TSNE programs
Manage TSNE’s online marketing initiatives; coordinate production and scheduling of e-blasts and general e-campaigns in order to ensure best practices in constituent engagement
Track and analyze web statistics
Work closely with IT and other staff to coordinate the structure and data of Salesforce contact database with e-communication needs
Over see the general technical upkeep of the backend of TSNE and related websites performed by the online communications specialist
Perform other duties as required


Five or more years of relevant communications experience required, including at least three years working in a nonprofit setting
Experience in and with grassroots, community based organizations, plus a clear understanding of how these organizations grow and develop
Proven success designing and implementing marketing strategies
Professional writing experience a plus (journalism, corporate communications, etc.) a plus
Experience creating collateral marketing or fundraising materials required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities and to meet deadlines
Ability to pay close and accurate attention to details
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work in a fast-paced organization that values cultural diversity and inclusion
Commitment to the work of social and economic justice organizations



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