Employer: Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy
Job Title: Manager, Communications and Marketing
Job Location: New York, NY
The nonprofit Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy’s (CECP) mission is to lead the business community in raising the level and quality of corporate philanthropy. Co-founded in 1999 by civic leaders including Academy-Award-winning actor and philanthropist Paul Newman and Former Deputy Secretary of State and Co-Chair of Goldman Sachs John C. Whitehead, the organization has grown to prominence with an invitation-only membership of more than 180 CEOs and chairpersons of Global 500 firms. CECP advances best practices in corporate community engagement by: publishing in-depth thought leadership and research reports; providing forums for members to discuss emerging trends and implementation strategies; and working with national media outlets to spotlight exceptional corporate social engagement initiatives. Members of CECP’s highly engaged Board of Directors include the current CEOs of Alcoa, Bloomberg, Deloitte, Holsman International, Interpublic Group, KPMG, McGraw-Hill, PNC Financial Services, salesforce.com, Sempra, and State Farm. CEOs in the CECP membership represent companies including: Best Buy, Dow Chemical, GE, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, JPMorgan Chase, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Target, Time Warner, Verizon, and Xerox. Website: www.CorporatePhilanthropy.org
The Manager, Communications and Marketing will employ new and traditional media and marketing tools to inspire and equip its member companies to realize the full potential of their community engagement initiatives, and to advocate for the positive role of corporate involvement in solving societal problems. Reporting to the Director, s/he will advance the Committee’s reputation among external constituents and promote CECP’s resources to the Committee’s CEO and giving officer communities. The incoming Manager will be responsible for media outreach, content development, and the integrated use of various electronic and print communications channels. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven, creative professional to build CECP’s communications strategy and to own the organization’s voice and brand to both its members and to outside constituents. Please review the full description before applying: http://www.cgcareers.org/jobs/detail/communications-and-marketing/
· 5+ years of experience developing and leading comprehensive communications, media relations, and marketing strategies to advance an organization’s mission and goals.
· Exceptional written, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interface with CECP’s Board of Directors, CEO members, corporate giving professionals, and staff.
· Experience advancing an advocacy message, presenting complex ideas clearly and in an engaging manner.
· Commitment to excellence and accuracy, with an ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment.
· Self-starter with a sense of humor and an entrepreneurial, roll-up-your-sleeves approach.
· Experience with website management, email marketing platforms, and social media preferred.
· Interest in CECP’s mission; knowledge of key issues in corporate philanthropy.
· Advanced degree in communications, journalism, or related field preferred.
Preferred Start Date: Fall 2011
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Sponsor International Candidates: No
AA/EOE. Please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter addressed to Ms. Margaret Coady, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, both in Word format, at http://jobs.cgcareers.org/application.aspx?id=1810. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please direct all inquires to Commongood Careers.
Margaret Coady, Director, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy
c/o Commongood Careers
99 Chauncy Street, Suite 910, Boston, MA 02111