The Greater Houston Community Foundation is currently seeking to hire a Communications Specialist. 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 our target audiences, to develop and implement identity and key message standards, and further our strategic vision to be “Houston’s leader in philanthropic solutions.” In addition, you will establish processes around communications content creation and you 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. You will have hands-on project management for digital and print communications, and programming. You will also serve as our primary copywriter for all external facing communications. In addition, you will be responsible for the production of communications, including but not limited to newsletters, brochures, annual report, news releases, special reports, etc. The selected candidates will be an exemplary, detail-oriented candidate who brings experience, skill, and passion to our Advancement & Donor Relations Department.

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

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

Proficient with Adobe Create Suite, Microsoft Office suite, and WordPress

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter and resume via email to: hiring@ghcf.org.