ABOUT THE POSITION: As an integral member of the Advancement team, the Communications Manager (CM) will develop consistent, engaging, and high-quality content to build and maintain Compass Housing Alliance’s voice and brand across diverse audiences. This role will work with key stakeholders to develop external and internal communications, media outreach and management, and share stories of impact across various platforms and projects. They will manage assets to include print and digital newsletters, blog, website, social media, fundraising and event collateral, internal communications, and more. The Communications Manager will also be a key leader in support of the agency’s fund development efforts, including the agency’s 100th Anniversary in fall 2020.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: Compass Housing Alliance develops and provides essential services and affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in the greater Puget Sound region. We envision a world in which every person lives in a safe and caring community. We recognize the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization. To learn more about the agency visit www.compasshousingalliance.org.
LOCATION: Compass on Dexter building in South Lake Union Seattle, WA
REPORTS TO: Director of Advancement
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday days (plus evenings & weekends for media needs or special events)
SALARY RANGE: DOE and within Compass ranges
• A Bachelor’s degree is strongly desired, master’s preferred in communications, public administration, or related field. Or relevant work experience, certificate and/or equivalent continuing professional development or education.
• A minimum of 5-years of experience in a communications or marketing role, required.
• Proficiency in graphic design, a strong eye for visual elements, and/or experience working with a contract designer, strongly desired.
• Experience working on and in support of a fund development team, strongly desired.
• Familiarity with issues of homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, sexual assault, and/or domestic violence, desired.
How to Apply?
Please complete an online application at https://www.compasshousingalliance.org/employment/
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Compass Housing Alliance is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and treats all employees and applicants equally without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, creed, disability, familial status, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, parental status, political ideology, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, use of section 8 certificate, use of service animal, and all other groups protected by law, and promotes diversity in its workforce. Compass Housing Alliance takes affirmative action to implement programs and maintain practices and policies that eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunity. Our program is available for review by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources Office during regular office hours.
In compliance with the ADA Amendment Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at 206-474-1100 or via e-mail at HRInfo@compasshousingalliance.org.