CityLink Center

Communications Manager

CityLink Vision: Working Together. Reducing Poverty. Changing Lives.

CityLink Mission: To show God’s love to those in need by providing an integrated path to holistic life change.

 

CityLink Center Communications Manager

Position & Description:
If you are looking for the ability to use your design and communication skills to inspire and impact the
lives of our neighbors, this job is for you. The Communications Manager is responsible for establishing
and executing the strategy for internal and external communications. The position will perform regular
communications to stakeholders via e mail, print media, social media, and video communication. The
position will also design and create visual assets for communication, events, posters, and other
mediums. Additionally, the position will manage the content for CityLink Center’s various website
presences.

Mission and Vision Support:
The Communications Manager directly supports CityLink’s vision and mission through creating a
network of engaged constituents. Through amplifying CityLink’s voice the role can engage and uplift
clients, volunteers, supporters, and our mission to drive greater engagement. Through engagement and
communication, we will help to educate, inform, and enlist the support of a broad range of individuals
and entities for a sustainable long-term path for the center and its operations.

The role directly leads to more clients engaging in services, more volunteers involved in serving, more
donors fueling this work.

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned as appropriate):

Communication:
● Manage all external and internal communication, including:
● Email distributions
● Printed Materials
● Press Releases
● Social Media content
● SEO

Web Presence
● Drive marketing and communications to support organization goals
● Develop and design all marketing materials (website, annual reports, press releases,
newsletters, etc.) to heighten visibility among key constituents and community
● Identify opportunities to heighten awareness and support of center
Design:
● Create visually compelling graphic design for web and print to communicate key concepts
Web Development:
● Maintain and support CityLink’s web presence www.citylinkcenter.org
● Develop and support additional web sites for other programs, partners, and initiatives
● Drive continuous improvement of the website through collaboration with and management of
CityLink’s contract software developer

Event Support:
● Support CityLink Events through creation of collateral and communication
● Support CityLink Events through coordination with vendors, suppliers, and guests

Position Qualifications:
● Mature in faith and committed to continuous growth
● Possess extremely strong relational skills, able to easily engage with broad range of individuals
● Ability to think strategically across multiple priorities and initiatives
● Self-starter and solution-focused
● High organizational skills and follow-through
● Works well with diverse groups of people and able to lead collaboration
● Ability to work through challenging situations

Education and Experience:
● Demonstrated success in designing and implementing communication
● Additional experience with organizing events a plus

Skills:
● WordPress
● Mailchimp
● Adobe Illustrator
● Adobe InDesign
● Writing
● Photography (desired but not required)
● Organization and planning skills
● Ability to create narrative and shape story of our mission and progress

Capabilities:
● Demonstrated capability to conduct one’s self in a professional demeanor
● Demonstrated capability to effectively communicate orally and in writing
● Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job
● Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities
● Ability to work productively in an unstructured environment with frequent interruptions
● Ability to simultaneously work on multiple initiatives in a dynamic environment
● Ability to inspire and mobilize individuals to carry out initiatives, events, and other engagements

Time Commitments:
● Minimum Part Time ~24 hours/week up to Full Time – 40 hours /week
● Hours as determined, typically Monday – Friday with some Saturdays, between 8am and 9pm
● Must be available for special events, meetings, and training

Salary and Benefits:
● Salary commensurate with experience and education
● Full benefits including health insurance, retirement, paid time off, and more

To Apply: Send email with “Communications Manager” in the subject line to [email protected]
Include a cover letter and resume

Think you'd be a good fit?

We'd love to hear from you.
Please send your resumé and cover letter to [email protected]