Manager, Internal Communications (Urology and Pelvic Health)

Boston Scientific
Communication - Boston, MA

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Boston Scientific

Boston, MA 01752

Communication - Supports Remote Work

Manager, Internal Communications (Urology and Pelvic Health)

Overview

About the role:

Boston Scientific is recruiting for a communications manager, storyteller and advisor who can lead employee communications in support of the integration of the Lumenis LTD. surgical business into Boston Scientific, as well as other key strategic initiatives.

This position reports into the Corporate Communications team and will partner closely with communications colleagues and senior leadership within the company’s Urology and Pelvic Health (UroPH) business. UroPH is one of the fastest-growing business divisions at Boston Scientific, and with that growth comes significant organizational evolution and change. This person will make meaningful contributions through strategic communications that engage and empower our employees, tell our compelling UroPH growth story, and help drive the business forward.

Location: Preference to be on east coast to coincide with work hours of global business partners.  Flexibility to work remotely or in a hybrid capacity from our Marlborough, MA campus.
 
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop an integrated messaging platform and internal communication strategy for the Lumenis Surgical integration and other strategic business initiatives.
  • Serve as counselor and thought partner to integration leadership on messaging, communication strategies, tactics, and approach.
  • Develop and execute an editorial plan and ongoing cadence of milestone-driven communications for internal audiences that leverage and align to divisional, executive, and functional communication strategies and messaging.
  • Partner with senior leadership, HR business partners, and key internal stakeholders on organizational change communications, employee engagement efforts, and other business-critical change management communication efforts.
  • Advise project teams on change management communication approaches to support successful project outcomes.
  • Develop repeatable frameworks, tools, and resources to empower our people managers to effectively deliver communications to their teams. 
  • Enable new and effective methods for recognizing and celebrating integration milestone achievements and team successes throughout the change journey. 
  • Continuously measure, report on, and adjust communications messaging and tactics based on quantitative and qualitative data points.
  • Provide project management and tactical support to ensure the timely completion of high-quality deliverables.
  • Coordinate and manage the cross-functional review and approval of content with company executives, divisional marketing, clinical, legal and regulatory leaders.

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English or equivalent.
  • 7-10 years of relevant communications and employee engagement experience within a corporate or agency environment. Medtech communications experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrates broad experience developing, executing and cascading strategic communications plans focused on employee engagement and change management. Formal change management certification a plus.
  • Understands how to communicate differing “calls to action” amongst varying audiences with distinct viewpoints.
  • Provides strategic counsel at all levels of the organization to ensure tailored messages are delivered through a variety of communication channels.
  • Performs as a solutions-oriented professional willing to propose new ideas and maintain high productivity while balancing competing priorities.
  • Proven track record of collaborating with global, cross-functional teams at all levels to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Demonstrates business acumen and analytical skills with the ability to distill complex information into compelling and simple terms.
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal communication competencies with strong editing and proofreading capabilities.
  • Excels at project management, planning and time management skills.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence and is adept at consensus-building and incorporating differing viewpoints into recommendations.
  • Adept at working in a team environment while also displaying independence and initiative.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and Yammer. Video editing skills a plus.
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Account Executive

McPherson Strategies
Public Relations - New York, NY

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McPherson Strategies

New York, NY 11201

Public Relations - Supports Remote Work

Account Executive

Overview

McPherson Strategies is hiring an account executive who can help us drive meaningful results for our clients in the social impact space. We’re looking for a strategic, proactive thinker with strong project management chops who can jump right in and secure opportunities for clients.

Location: Anywhere! Our team is remote but we’re all about collaboration and communication.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This will vary account to account, but will include some combination of following.

  • Identify opportunities to get clients visibility among target audiences.

  • Contribute to strategic communications planning.

  • Manage implementation of elements of the communications strategy, which may include pitching media and speaking events, drafting op-eds, managing influencer outreach, developing social media campaigns, and more.

  • Participate in client calls and support account project management.

  • Contribute to new business proposals and firm’s marketing efforts.

YOU HAVE:

  • A self-starter, proactive attitude

  • At least four years of experience working in communications, with a preference for fast-paced agency experience

  • Effective team and project management skills and the ability to adapt to changing needs and numerous assignments

  • Savvy interpersonal skills and ability to manage a diverse set of client and external stakeholder relationships

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and strong attention to detail

  • Strong writing chops and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to present information in a digestible way

  • A deep curiosity and diligent following of current news events and media platforms

  • Experience and ability to work effectively with a remote team

  • A strong work ethic and a commitment to providing quality work to McPherson Strategies teams and clients

  • Passion for social impact, movement building, creating meaningful and progressive change

  • BONUS: Strong relationships in the social impact space

Sound like you? Please send your resume to info@mcpstrategies.com along with a brief note about why you think you’re right for the gig.


The salary range for this role is $60,000-$70,000. We offer healthcare benefits, paid leave, a flexible work schedule, and option to participate in the company’s 401k plan.

McPherson Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

Senior Digital Marketing Manager

Charity Navigator
Non-Profit - Newark, NJ

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Charity Navigator

Newark, NJ 07633

Non-Profit - Supports Remote Work

Senior Digital Marketing Manager

Overview

Senior Digital Marketing Manager 

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications 

Type: Full-time

Location: Remote 

 

What we’re looking for:

Charity Navigator seeks a talented individual to join the Marketing and Communications team. As a Senior Digital Marketing Manager, you will help grow and optimize Charity Navigator’s digital presence. This role is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of all aspects of digital marketing campaigns. Within the organization, you will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications, and have close interaction with the Chief Relationship Officer and members of the technology team. Beyond the organization, you will have frequent interactions with external agencies involved in branding, production, and paid media.

 

In this role, you will: 

  • Develop and execute digital campaigns with the goal of maximizing traffic while driving account sign up and donation activity
  • Create and publish web content through a content management system (CMS)
  • Manage Charity Navigator’s email program, including segmented, scheduled blasts and targeted, triggered emails 
  • Collaborate with external agencies to optimize SEM/PPC and display advertising campaigns
  • Launch and measure on-site tests, optimizing performance throughout the campaign lifecycle
  • Monitor web analytics and recommend strategic changes to enhance user experience and drive user engagement
  • Monitor search rankings and strengthen search engine optimization (SEO) via on-site enhancements and external link-building

 

What you’ll need to succeed in this role: 

  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • Strong technical aptitude with demonstrated HTML, CSS, and/or Javascript experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a digital marketing position, preferably in a nonprofit 
  • 5+ years hands-on experience managing web content within a content management system (e.g., Drupal, Wordpress)
  • 3+ years of experience with a CRM database and segmentation (e.g., Salesforce)
  • 3+ years experience with web/social media analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics) 
  • 3+ years experience with email marketing platforms (e.g., MailChimp)
  • Superior oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Intermediate graphic design and video production skills
  • Knowledge of nonprofit fundraising cycles and activities would be a plus
  • Prior experience working with or within external agencies would be an asset

 

About us

Charity Navigator is the world’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. The organization guides informed giving by evaluating the financial health, accountability, transparency and impact of charities and by providing data about 1.7 million nonprofits, accessed more than 10 million times annually. Charity Navigator does not charge the organizations it evaluates, ensuring unbiased evaluations, nor does it charge the public for this trusted data. As a result, Charity Navigator, a 501(c)(3) public charity itself, depends on support from individuals, corporations, and foundations that believe it provides a much-needed service to America's charitable givers.

 

Status

Base Salary Range: $70,000 - $85,000

This is an exempt position. Salary is paid on a bi-weekly basis in accordance with Charity Navigator’s standard payroll practices for employees. 

We have remained remote during COVID-19 pandemic. This position is currently remote, however, there may be occasional in-person team meetings.   

Charity Navigator provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, disability, genetics or anyother characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Research Manager, APCO Insight

APCO
Other - San Francisco, CA

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APCO

San Francisco, CA 94105

Other

Research Manager, APCO Insight

Overview

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Any North America locations (DC, NYC, Raleigh, Chicago, LA, SF, & Seattle)

APCO Insight®, the strategic research consultancy within global communication firm APCO Worldwide, is seeking a Research Manager to join its team in Washington, D.C., Raleigh or Chicago.

The Research Manager will be responsible for executing and overseeing research assignments on behalf of the organization and clients. While this position is predominantly an opinion research position, APCO Insight is increasingly involved in assignments employing secondary research techniques, digital and social media research, data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

This position is hands-on including day-to-day management of all aspects of our research projects. Core competencies include research design, developing survey and focus group protocols, overseeing external research partners, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of data collected, analyzing information collected and reporting findings.

A successful candidate will have proven opinion research project management skills, including experience overseeing and managing data collection vendors, have exceptional attention to detail and strong time management and organizational skills. In our current virtual work environment, candidates must be comfortable working independently and remotely with a supervisor and colleagues located across the U.S.

Responsibilities:

  • Make recommendations to support opinion research studies using qualitative, quantitative or other research methods;
  • Support the design of research studies, through such activities as survey questionnaire and focus group discussion guide construction, sample design, data collection management, analysis planning, data analysis and reporting;
  • Communicate effectively with internal teams to plan projects, set expectations, and create project deliverables;
  • Managing domestic and/or international research projects;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with tight deadlines;
  • Oversee and coordinate with external data collection partners;
  • Participate in the creation of analysis plans;
  • Coordinate data reporting needs including the creation of crosstabulation banners, custom PowerPoint slides, narrative memos and online dashboards;
  • Oversee development of dashboard visualizations;
  • Conduct and/or guide ad-hoc analysis to leverage the dataset to answer specific questions;
  • Cultivate a comprehensive knowledge of internal capabilities and processes;
  • Lead efforts to improve processes including data integration, processing, and visualization;
  • Ensure best-in-class quality deliverables for client;
  • Support account managers; and,
  • Mentor research analysts.

Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of relevant research experience;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field;
  • Master's degree and/or graduate work in a relevant field (survey research, mathematics, statistics, sociology, psychology, political science) is preferred, but not required;
  • Uncompromising attention to detail;
  • Ability to draw insights from data and communicate them – either in narrative or visuals - in a compelling way to a reader;
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative team inclination; and,
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter, take initiative and set priorities

Furthermore, the ideal candidate will have some experience working on public affairs issues management, crisis management, political campaigns, corporate reputation, brand strategy or communication research, but this is not required.

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and many top Fortune 500 companies. The firm is a majority women-owned business.

APCO Worldwide, named one of the Best Agencies to Work For in North America by PRovoke Media for four consecutive years and a 2020 Top Places to Work in PR by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. 

Associate Director – Data Science

APCO
Other - Los Angeles, CA

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APCO

Los Angeles, CA 90815

Other

Associate Director – Data Science

Overview

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Any North America locations (DC, NYC, Raleigh, Chicago, LA, SF, & Seattle)

APCO Insight®, the strategic research consultancy within global communication firm APCO Worldwide, is seeking an Associate Director, Data Science (account executive or director of research equivalent) to develop and lead client accounts. The position may be based in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago or Raleigh.

In this hands-on role, the Associate Director will work with APCO Insight data science team members in executing advanced data analytics assignments on behalf of the organization and clients. APCO Insight® works with many of the world’s leading companies, associations, nonprofits and public-sector organizations on a diverse range of challenges. Our core research capabilities support reputation management, corporate brand and campaign communications, issue and crisis management, message and creative development, and thought leadership programs.

APCO Insight’s data science team is increasingly involved in assignments employing statistics (e.g., linear/logistics regression, clustering) to develop insights for communication strategy. The candidate will be involved in secondary research techniques, digital and social media research, and structured/unstructured data analytics. Data science 

assignments involve four core areas: (1) Software Knowledge, (2) Analytics Methodology Selection, (3) Analytics Execution and (4) Data Storytelling.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as lead relationship manager to clients and oversees research assignments
  • Confidently engages with senior-level colleagues and clients, including leading meetings and making presentations
  • Mentors and coaches mid-level and junior research team members
  • Recommends end-to-end research solutions from an “insights from anywhere” perspective, selecting research methods based on the research objective, audience and resources
  • Delivers high-quality domestic and international data science-based research studies through hands-on activities, such as developing the research approach, using digital research tools to analyze the conversation landscape and identify target audiences and influencers, conducting analytics, reporting on results, and delivering insights to the client
  • Enjoys telling stories about the “why” of people and issues to inform richer strategies
  • Anticipates and monitors client industry trends, strategic needs, and objectives.
  • Develops new data-driven research and insights products that can be sold into clients
  • Demonstrates performance in growing clients organically and actively pursues new opportunities with prospects, including leading business development activities
  • Participates in thought leadership activities
  • Engages in annual business planning efforts
  • Qualifications

  • 7-9 years of relevant experience, preferably at a communications, public relations or advertising  agency
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or Data Science from an accredited college or university
  • Proficiency with digital and social media research tools such as Quid, Affinio, Brandwatch, Talkwalker or other similar programs, and statistical and analytical programs like SPSS, R, other comparable statistical programs or programming in Python and related languages
  • Ability to write complex Boolean language queries for advanced searches in software data
  • Exceptional presentation, writing, and analytical skills including the ability to write strategically under tight deadlines
  • Incredibly detail-oriented and deadline driven
  • Experience managing budgets
  • Experience managing individuals and/or a team
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative team inclination

Furthermore, the ideal candidate will have an interest in working within a start-up group on an entrepreneurial team within APCO Insight to help develop and grow the data science group.

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and many of the top Fortune 500 companies. The firm is a majority women-owned business.

APCO Worldwide, named one of the Best Agencies to Work For in North America by PRovoke Media for four consecutive years and a 2020 Top Places to Work in PR by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package.

 

Marketing Manager

The Phillips Collection
Marketing - Washington, DC

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The Phillips Collection

Washington, DC 20009

Marketing

Marketing Manager

Overview

Department:      Marketing and Communications
Reports to:         Chief Communications Officer and Director of Marketing
Status:                Full Time, Exempt
Salary Range:    $52,000 - $56,500

The Marketing Manager works with the Chief Communications Officer and Director of Marketing to ensure maximum positive visibility for The Phillips Collection, attract and retain visitors and members, by devising strategic museum marketing efforts through research, writing, promotions, digital communications, and social media engagement.

As 2021 marks The Phillips Collection’s 100th anniversary, a critical moment in the museum’s trajectory toward its next century, promotions marketing, communications, social media, and other initiatives will be designed to demonstrate the museum as a forward-thinking institution that is committed to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion (DEAI) by maximizing visibility through varied outlets.

DUTIES:
Promotions Marketing
  • Serve as Phillips representative in neighborhood and citywide entities, including but not limited to: Destination DC, Washington Area Concierge Association, Dupont Kalorama Museums Consortium, National Cherry Blossom Festival, and Capital Pride.
  • Work with Chief Communications Officer and Director of Marketing to execute exhibition and program-related marketing promotions to engage existing, targeted, and new audiences, and promote diversity and inclusion.
  • Manage follow through and maximize museum visibility in partnership terms, including review and approvals for brochures, ads, and other materials prepared by partners.
Marketing Communications
  • Manage and create email newsletters marketing The Phillips exhibits, programs
  • Serve as primary contact for iContact vendor, ensuring best practice for all e-communications
  • Create and maintain marketing timelines.
  • Create and/or edit copy for promotional and marketing materials.
  • Write, edit, and/or approve institutional copy submitted both to and by travel guides, directories, other publications, and Web sites.
  • Research current innovative marketing strategies to implement for museum.
  • Communicate with senior management about marketing initiatives and project metrics.

Social Media
  • Create and maintain all social media calendars.
  • Create and schedule social media content based on institutional priorities, audience engagement, and current events.
  • Work interdepartmentally to source social media and blog content from museum experts, including Education, Registrar, Conservation, Curatorial, and others.
  • Track performance and respond to inquiries and activity on social media platforms daily.
  • Analyze statistics and provide reporting on social media performance and trends.
  • Research new and emerging platforms; create and implement launch plans for the museum’s presence when applicable.

Other responsibilities
  • Edit and proof marketing materials from department colleagues.
  • Serve as consultant to other staff on matters of social media, advertising, and external partnerships and communications.
  • Represent Marketing and Communications Department at internal meetings.
  • Perform other duties as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BA in communications, marketing, or related field or 5 years relevant experience.
  • Experience managing social media platforms for an institution, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and tools such as Facebook ads, Hootsuite, Sprout Social and Iconosquare.
  • A strong understanding of arts marketing practices including, but not limited to, pricing, creative strategies, digital strategies, and the full marketing mix.
  • Art history and museum background a plus.
  • Excellent writing skills, with impeccable degree of accuracy.
  • Superlative organizational ability and attention to detail.
  • Ability to track and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Proven record of creating, executing, managing, and reporting on integrated marketing campaigns, including brand management.
  • Knowledge of Canva, and Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as member of a creative team.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills (verbal and written) and ability to work at all levels.

The Phillips Collection is an equal opportunity employer and administers all employment decisions and personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, veteran status, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

To apply, please visit https://www.phillipscollection.org/opportunities/employment and submit your cover letter, resume, and writing sample.

Associate Consultant, Corporate Advisory & Global Issues (Spanish-speaking)

APCO
Communication - Seattle, WA

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APCO

Seattle, WA 98101

Communication

Associate Consultant, Corporate Advisory & Global Issues (Spanish-speaking)

Overview

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We are looking for a Spanish-speaking Associate Consultant to join our Advisory team. We are open to the location for this role, with a preference for Washington D.C., or New York City.

As an Associate Consultant in APCO’s corporate advisory group you will work with a diverse group of talented and collaborative colleagues across the U.S., as well as globally.  You will play a key role in coordinating and driving client projects, and support execution and engagement of high-profile communications programs.

The selected candidate must have the ability to support inter-disciplinary teams, manage competing priorities and deadlines, and ensure flawless client support under tight deadlines while staying abreast of current events at the national and international level.  You will have the opportunity to work across disciplines: corporate affairs, public affairs & policy, geo-commerce, litigation and crises, issues management, ESG, communications, financial, media relations, and digital engagement.

Responsibilities

  • Support the team on complex geopolitical, corporate affairs and reputational issues, developing a strong understanding and analysis of client issues 
  • Produce high-quality, client-ready written deliverables, such as messaging, white papers, issue briefings, strategy presentations, press materials, communication toolkits and/or social media strategies, often under tight deadlines
  • Support proactive outreach and engagement with current and future external partners that may include media, policy, NGO and business leaders, supporting both client and APCO team efforts
  • Manage clients’ expectations, earning their respect, trust and confidence through proactive account management to successfully maintain and grow client relationships
  • Develop and manage project programming, including implementation plans, staffing plans, budgets, timelines and measurement/evaluation
  • Manage day-to-day activities to support team and client mobilization 
  • Monitor and stay abreast of external developments in key client issue areas, and identify opportunities for further client engagement
  • Make recommendations for connections and synergies across various APCO clients or between clients and effective, reputable partners who are active in relevant issue areas
  • Collaborate with APCO teams across practice areas and geographies and lead on new business development initiatives, including drafting written proposals, developing new business presentations and participating in pitch presentations

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3-4 years of relevant experience.  Experience in a consulting/advisory firm is a plus
  • Keen interest in and understanding of the issues faced by global businesses, domestically and in international markets, particularly in the context of U.S.-China relations
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree from an accredited university in International Affairs, Business, Journalism, Political Science, Communications, or other related fields
  • Solid project management experience and a proven ability to manage multiple projects and client initiatives and teams of both junior and senior colleagues in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience developing and supporting public affairs / strategic communications plans (corporate communications, issues management, internal communications, crisis communications, etc.) across various industries and subject areas (technology, food & consumer goods, energy, healthcare, etc.)
  • Excellent client management and interpersonal skills; ability to manage independent client relationships and communicate effectively by phone, email, and in-person
  • Exceptional presentation, writing and analytical skills with the ability to think strategically and creatively under tight deadlines.

APCO Worldwide, named one of the Best Agencies to Work For in North America by PRovoke Media for four consecutive years and a 2020 Top Places to Work in PR by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package

Associate Director – Sustainability & Social Impact

APCO
Other - Washington, DC

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Washington, DC 20004

Other

Associate Director – Sustainability & Social Impact

Overview

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Any North America locations (DC, NYC, Raleigh, Chicago, LA, SF, & Seattle)

The Associate Director, Social Impact & Sustainability will be joining a team of global professionals who operate across sectors and geographies to support clients in igniting transformational change. You can expect that no day will be the same, and there will be limitless opportunities for creativity, alongside a lot of hard, fun and meaningful work. We are committed to our clients and expect nothing short of excellence.

The Associate Director, Social Impact & Sustainability will have primary responsibility for managing daily client interaction, workflow, timelines and deliverables. She/he/they will also work hand-in-hand with senior leaders across the West to drive business development. This is an ideal position for someone who is passionate about social impact, sustainability and progressive issues, and wants to bring the qualitative and quantitative rigor of management consulting to bear on solving the major issues of our time.

Core responsibilities:

  • Lead day-to-day execution of client engagements, taking ownership of the overall project and its end products. You will make an important contribution to the analysis, design, and implementation of client strategies and approaches, working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results
  • Scope and manage work-streams, closely manage progress against objectives, highlighting roadblocks as soon as they arise and taking responsibility for high-quality, timely execution of deliverables (e.g. client presentations, research briefs, memos)
  • Research, gather and analyze information, formulate and test hypotheses, translate research into recommendations for client presentations
  • Lead weekly problem-solving sessions to align on client work planning, facilitate decision-making, iterate on solutions and find work-arounds as needed (both internal and with clients)
  • Support the ongoing growth and success of APCO Impact, including business development and proposal writing
  • Expand a growing internal database of consulting tools, templates, research, and case studies
  • Attend social impact networking events, do outreach and communications to build relationships, contribute to marketing and thought leadership
  • Coach and support junior members of the team

About you:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree with an outstanding academic record; Advanced degree or MBA is preferred  
  • 6-8 years of professional experience; at least two years in management consulting
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem solving skills, experience building financial models, analyzing complex data sets, and distilling into key insights
  • You thrive in complexity, are a natural problem-solver with an entrepreneurial sensibility, and dig deep for patterns and paths, even amidst a great deal of ambiguity
  • You love structure, organization, and are detail oriented, but never miss the big picture
  • You have a ‘no task too small’ mentality and know how to collaborate effectively within a distributed fast-paced team
  • You are comfortable developing project scopes and deliverables in industries and project areas you don’t necessarily have deep expertise in
  • You have a confident presence and strong writing, communication and presentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively, including with senior leaders
  • You enjoy the variety and sometimes-chaos of managing a wide range of client projects from “tip to tail"
  • You bring an understanding of the landscape, and connections across the worlds of  sustainability and social impact, international development and progressive issues, and you have had success building and/or contributing to organizations that drive social impact
  • You have a high level of proficiency with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Founded in 1984, APCO Worldwide is an award-winning, independently owned global communication and business strategy firm with offices in major cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. APCO combines a global perspective with local expertise to help clients around the world manage challenges, opportunities, perceptions and reputations. APCO clients include corporations and governments; industry associations and nonprofit organizations; and many top Fortune 500 companies. The firm is a majority women-owned business.

APCO Worldwide, named one of the Best Agencies to Work For in North America by PRovoke Media for four consecutive years and a 2020 Top Places to Work in PR by PRNews, offers a collegial work environment, countless training and development opportunities, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. 

Associate Director – Equity & Justice

APCO
Other - New York, NY

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APCO

New York, NY 10010

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Associate Director – Equity & Justice

Overview

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Any North America locations (DC, NYC, Raleigh, Chicago, LA, SF, & Seattle)

The Associate Director, Equity & Justice will have primary responsibility for managing daily client interaction, workflow, timelines and deliverables. She/he/they will also work hand-in-hand with senior leaders across the firm to drive business development and help expand work with existing clients. Our work ranges from “traditional” DE&I communications and corporate communications to advising on how to engage around social justice issues and building racial justice-centered philanthropy strategies. This is an ideal position for someone who is passionate about racial equity, social justice and DE&I.

Core responsibilities:

  • Lead day-to-day execution of client engagements, taking ownership of the overall project and its end products. You will make an important contribution to the analysis, design, and implementation of client strategies and approaches, working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results
  • Scope and manage work-streams, closely manage progress against objectives, highlighting roadblocks as soon as they arise and taking responsibility for high-quality, timely execution of deliverables (e.g. client presentations, research briefs, memos)
  • Research, gather and analyze information, formulate and test hypotheses, translate research into recommendations for client presentations
  • Lead weekly problem-solving sessions to align on client work planning, facilitate decision-making, iterate on solutions and find work-arounds as needed (both internal and with clients)
  • Support the ongoing growth and success of APCO Impact, including business development and proposal writing
  • Expand a growing internal database of consulting tools, templates, research, and case studies
  • Attend social impact networking events, do outreach and communications to build relationships, contribute to marketing and thought leadership
  • Coach and support junior members of the team

About you:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree with an outstanding academic record; Advanced degree is preferred  
  • 6-8 years of professional experience; at least two years in relevant positions including internal DE&I, multi-cultural communications, corporate communications or experience within racial equity focused organizations
  • Possess a broad-based knowledge of diverse populations including, but not limited to ethnic and racial cultures, faith traditions, and LGBTQ orientations
  • Willing to bring your lived experience to the table when advising clients and engaging with teams internally
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills, inquisitive by nature, adept researcher
  • Radically inclusive, values a diversity of perspectives and understands the importance of understanding issues from multiple perspectives to lead to the most effective counsel
  • You thrive in complexity, are a natural problem-solver with an e
  • ntrepreneurial sensibility, and dig deep for patterns and paths, even amidst a great deal of ambiguity
  • You love structure, organization, and are detail oriented, but never miss the big picture
  • You have a ‘no task too small’ mentality and know how to collaborate effectively within a distributed fast-paced team
  • You are comfortable developing project scopes and deliverables in industries and project areas you don’t necessarily have deep expertise in
  • You have strong writing, communication and presentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively, including with senior leaders
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Manager, Internal Communications

Smile Train
Non-Profit - New York, NY

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Smile Train

New York, NY 10017

Non-Profit

Manager, Internal Communications

Overview

Smile Train is changing the world one smile at a time. We’re always on the hunt for curious, passionate, and innovative thinkers to join our team, to help us do what we do better. If that’s you, please read on.

Smile Train is an international nonprofit headquartered in New York. Our mission is to transform the life of every person impacted by cleft lip and palate. We train and support doctors and medical professionals to provide free life-changing comprehensive cleft treatment to our beneficiaries. Our sustainable model has allowed us to reach 1.5 million children in 90+ countries to date and we’re just getting started. We are truly changing the world one smile at a time.

We are looking for a Manager, Internal Communications to join our team. The Manager will work to ensure our entire team is kept informed and motivated. They’ll do this by crafting compelling content aligned to our organizational strategy, listening to and amplifying employee voices, and continually striving to foster an engaged and inclusive work environment.

The incoming Manager will closely work with our Leadership, Programs, Communications, HR, and Operations teams to develop and roll out internal communication strategies that build shared understanding of organizational goals and priorities, foster employee engagement, and champion team contributions.

Our ideal candidate is excited to help communicate our unique company culture at a global level and connect employee work to our vision. They understand how to tell narratives that actively engage internal stakeholders. They are an exceptional writer and presenter, and able to efficiently write messages for a diverse and global team. They must be organized, detail oriented, flexible, and have a good sense of humor.

The Manager, Internal Communications will report to the Senior Vice President, Communications and will work closely with colleagues across the organization and around the globe. This is a full-time role based in New York City, starting as soon as possible. Note: the COVID-19 vaccine is required for all US-based staff.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the SVP, Communications and others to develop and launch a global internal communication strategy that supports the organization’s strategic plan and strives to keep employees informed, engaged and connected
  • Support the identification, implementation, management, and measurement of all organization-wide internal communication tools and platforms
  • Lead the creation of compelling and engaging content across our internal channels, such as our intranet (SharePoint), email, newsletters and announcements, quarterly staff meetings and our annual Global Staff meeting.
  • Collaborate with colleagues around the globe to ensure internal engagement during major communications moments (e.g., World Smile Day, United Nations General Assembly, etc.)
  • Partner with our HR team to deliver organization-wide events, recognition initiatives, and action planning following employee engagement surveys
  • Partner with the leadership team, including the President and CEO, to provide internal communications support keep the team engaged and informed
  • Be a champion of our culture and identify ways to celebrate and showcase team members living our values

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate has/is:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field
  • 5+ years of communications experience; experience working at a global and diverse not-for profit an asset.
  • Exceptional communications skills. Experience with short and long-form creative content development, and experience in storytelling and proactive communications
  • Experience customizing communications for a global audience, using multiple channels and mediums; familiarity with email marketing an asset
  • Highly sophisticated in delivering sensitive messages in a culturally appropriate manner to help build understanding and empathy in the organization
  • Experience in the diversity/cultural competency field and lived multicultural experience preferred.
  • Strategic mindset, self-starter, and results-driven
  • Outstanding judgement, discretion, and attention to detail
  • Superb problem-solving skills and poised and comfortable working up and across the organization to deliver timely communications
  • An excitement to work on high-visibility projects in a fast-paced environment

Application details:

Smile Train is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

To apply, please complete the application through this link below. Include your CV and a cover letter that describes why you believe you would be a good fit for Smile Train and this role.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but we encourage interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.