Vice President, Communications & Marketing
About American Forests
American Forests connects, educates, and inspires people to restore and protect rural and urban forests. We are looking for a star communicator and innovator who can help the organization achieve a new level of recognition and prominence, both among the general public and within the conservation community.
American Forests is changing fast and positioned for growth. We are looking for a smart and savvy communications leader who thrives in a dynamic environment, is able to deliver clear results on a wide variety of communications challenges, has a great attitude and a collaborative spirit, and is committed to our mission (a passion for trees and forests is a big plus!).
As a key member of our senior management team, your responsibilities will include 1) overall management of communications, marketing and branding for the organization; 2) organizational publications and collateral; 3) the development of content for the website and other electronic communications technology; and 4) media relations for American Forests.
Skills and Experience
Candidates must have excellent writing, editing and public speaking skills, and demonstrated experience in managing strategic communications, media relations and marketing programs; project planning and implementation; and successfully developing content for highly integrated websites. Occasional travel may be necessary.
This challenging and exciting opportunity requires a minimum of 7-10 years of communications management experience, as well as a Bachelors Degree in communications, marketing, journalism or public relations (with a Masters Degree preferred). Experience in the conservation community and the demonstrable ability to attract national attention and build a national following among the general public for the organization is strongly desired.
American Forests offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a dynamic team environment, and the opportunity to make a real difference. For confidential consideration, please forward resume and cover letter with specific salary history and requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org.