Approach
You are a strategic creative thinker and a focused impeccable executer. You’re a passionate driver of our message with expertise in varying communication mediums. You’re an exceptionally strong writer and you can adjust your voice to match the leader you’re scripting for. You are multi-talented and have experience in press, design, social media, light video editing, print and digital media, and crisis communications. You are an inspiring team leader and a motivating and supportive supervisor.

 

The Position
You are responsible for leading and executing Out & Equal’s Marketing and Communications strategy. You will plan, organize, and direct our Communications work including but not limited to working with the press, supporting Out & Equal leadership with media briefings, shaping our social media voice, driving the creation of all printed and digital collateral, speech writing, and owning the brand of the organization. This role will have a unique opportunity to drive our Regional Affiliate program and organize a team of passionate volunteer leaders in expanding Out & Equal’s brand and visibility. The position supervises, coaches, and mentors two full time staff members in the Communications Department.

 

About the Organization
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the world’s premier nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer workplace equality. We partner with Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies to provide executive leadership development, comprehensive training and consultation, and professional networking opportunities that build inclusive and welcoming work environments.
Since 1996, we have worked with executives, human resources professionals, Employee Resource Groups and individuals to provide leadership and professional development, education, and research to create workplaces free of discrimination. Out & Equal hosts the annual Workplace Summit where employees and experts from around the world gather to share strategies and best practices to create diverse and inclusive workplaces that foster belonging for LGBTQ people around the world.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Working under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Communications will:

 

Qualifications

 

Compensation

Competitive compensation is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits include four weeks paid vacation in addition to 12 office holidays; medical, vision and dental insurance for staff members, their dependents and spouse or domestic partner; life insurance; and, 401(k) plan with employer match and safe harbor.

 

To Apply
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will be evaluating applications on a rolling basis. Applications must include (1) a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position and the ways in which you satisfy the qualifications specified above, (2) resume, (3) salary expectations. Please submit your application to rrubin@outandequal.org – applications submitted through auto-applying via job search site will not be reviewed.

 

Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on any of the following: race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or gender characteristic, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.