The Greater Houston Community Foundation is currently seeking an exemplary, detail-oriented Communications Specialist who brings experience, skill, and passion to our Advancement & Donor Relations Department. In this role, you will be responsible for driving the overall communications content strategy, development, and implementation for the Greater Houston Community Foundation (GHCF), working closely with all departments. You will help raise the visibility of GHCF among its target audiences, to develop and implement identity and key message standards, and further GHCF’s strategic vision to be “Houston’s leader in philanthropic solutions.” In addition, you will establish processes around communications content creation and will work inter-departmentally to create, execute, and measure content across several channels to include, printed publications, digital newsletters, website, social media, emails, blogs, presentations, etc. The selected candidate will also have hands-on project management for digital and print communications, and programming. This individual serves as the primary copywriter for all external facing communications of GHCF.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate and execute the organizations content strategy to help drive awareness, interest, and engagement in Greater Houston Community Foundation. 

Ensure all content aligns with already-built brand and messaging guidelines and monitor the quality and consistency across the organization.

Partner with the Director of Marketing & Communications to write and produce, or oversee third-party design and production of all printed materials by the Foundation, including newsletters, annual reports, collateral materials, event materials, and other marketing needs.

Produce high-quality content pieces that effectively reach and engage stakeholders.

Maintain editorial calendar for the organization.

Proofread and help edit other content that the team produces prior to publication.

Make strategic recommendations for the best format for content and develop distribution plans for appropriate stakeholders

Production of communications, including but not limited to newsletters, brochures, annual report, news releases, special reports, etc.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in English, marketing or communications

Minimum five years of experience in copywriting, content marketing and/or journalism communications

Ability to work efficiently with strong attention to detail

Exceptional editor and proofreader with the ability to provide constructive editing feedback

Experience working across various marketing channels including print, social media, email, and SEO

Ability to interview stakeholders to craft a compelling story

Demonstrates superb written and verbal communication skills

Embodies a “growth mindset” (unafraid of challenges; adaptable to change; willingness to learn)

Experience in creating content to drive engagement and demand generation

Values accuracy and commitment to excellence

Good sense of self with demonstrated qualities of self-motivation, integrity, loyalty, discretion, and reliability

Strong project management skills with the ability to prioritize work and adjust to multiple demands

Confident, driven, and dynamic leader

Knowledge of Adobe Create Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter and resume via email to: hiring@ghcf.org.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.