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Director of Culture and Engagement

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The Director of Culture and Engagement reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer. The Director of Culture and Engagement will oversee communications involving the organization including the development and implementation of a communications strategy to promote organizational identity.  The Director will develop, implement, and maintain an internal communications system.   This position involves social media engagement, external & internal relations, and oversight of email & web-based information systems. The position is an integral part of NEXUS Community Support Society’s senior leadership team.

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Key Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate the internal and external communication strategies to advance NEXUS’ Vision, Mission, and Values.
  • Oversees communications and branding in various online platforms such as NEXUS’ website, social media accounts, communications to stakeholders, etc.
  • Manage media relations activities
  • Manage the writing, editing and production of print and online publications, e.g., fact sheets, newsletters, reports, handbooks, brochures, etc.
  • Coordinate and/or support a variety of special events
  • Participate in fundraising activities
  • Assists with grant or RFP writing.
  • Collaborate with internal and external colleagues, volunteers, families, and others to cultivate meaningful relationships with our communities and stakeholders.
  • Develops and maintains positive professional relationships with various members of the media.
  • Assists executive leadership in developing presentations, speeches, and other important organizational messages.
  • Develops, implements, and adheres to communications budget.
  • Assist with writing of policy, plans and accreditation support.
  • Organize paper and online files.
  • Oversee email and information systems.

Requirements

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Google, media, and desktop publishing software.
  • Organized with attention to detail.
  • Event management skills.
  • Superior ability to write in a professional style that is customary for publication.
  • Strong knowledge of multimedia, social media, and traditional media- including best practices.
  • Ability to coordinate efforts of various teams to present a coherent message.

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Business, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, or Communications. Master’s Degree is an asset.
  • Experience in marketing, publications, or a related field required.