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Associate Director, Marketing and Communications 

Description

The Associate Director, Marketing and Communications, serves as the senior leader of the marketing and communications team with full oversight of the team and direction. The Associate Director helps work towards organizational goals by developing marketing strategies from proposal through program delivery and managing all marketing and communications aspects of new and existing programs including project planning, staffing, budgeting, branding, and client engagement activities.

The Associate Director is a leader who can tackle complex issues and is willing to learn from and lead a skilled team of marketing and communications staff. Success in this role means efficient operation, program growth, strong internal and external customer relations, client satisfaction, and a collaborative and curious team dynamic. The Associate Director is organized, confident, creative, and has strong interpersonal management skills.

The Associate Director reports to and co-creates with the Director, Strategic Communications, Marketing, and Outreach. This position is virtual for the foreseeable future.

Responsibilities

  • Lead all marketing and communications efforts organization-wide in furtherance of Elevate's mission, vision, and values.
  • Lead and manage a growing Communications and Marketing team and provide training or guidance to others; support, encourage, and collaborate with the team to model the best of Elevate communications practices and culture including wellness and self-care.
  • Manage budgets with program teams to ensure marketing budgets align with overall program budgets; provide input and data to create the departmental budget with the Director.
  • Establishes and manages effective program metrics.
  • Participate in Elevate's leadership team meetings, and provide strategic support, insight and take an active leadership role in the development of new business and existing clients.
  • Collaborate with other leaders to understand the needs of the organization and guide a long-term communications strategy that reflects Elevate's inclusive and collaborative narrative.
  • Partner with Elevate program staff to advise them on how to leverage the power of communications to advance our work and identify opportunities to do so.
  • Develop and implement integrated and aligned strategic marketing and communications with the Director and Senior Leaders.
  • Set creative direction for marketing pieces, generate new ideas for messaging, tactics, audiences, partnerships, and create environment where others feel encouraged to share ideas.
  • Stay up-to-date on best practices and new developments in marketing and communications, and educate team on relevant topics.
  • Adhere to timelines, budget, and quality standards.
  • Perform additional duties as necessary.
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Skills

  • Relevant college degree preferred, relevant experience will be considered
  • Minimum of 10 years of leadership experience preferred
  • Management experience with a focus on team development preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of best practices and recent developments in digital marketing, branding, and communications
  • Highly organized and able to make high-quality, fast-paced, and time-sensitive work fun
  • Ability to manage and monitor data for digital marketing strategies and budgets
  • Ability to collaborate, inspire, and engage internal and external colleagues
  • Confident and enthusiastic speaker in any setting, and with diverse audiences
  • Experience integrating learnings for an iterative process of improvement.
  • Exemplifies Elevate’s core values and advances Elevate’s vision in all aspects of work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient in a CRM platform such as Salesforce
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to work weekend and evenings as needed
  • Experience in the nonprofit landscape preferred

Organization Description

We design and implement programs that reduce costs, protect people and the environment, and ensure the benefits of clean and efficient energy use reach those who need them most.

At Elevate Energy, the greatest asset of our organization is the kind of people we attract. Elevate Energy employees co-create our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take priority. We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of innovation and we seek dynamic, hardworking team members who are inspired to work with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Every day we make a difference by placing our team, clients, and community partners first. From our mission to our focus on staff wellbeing and career development opportunities, there’s no better place to grow your career than Elevate Energy.

Anti-Discrimination Policy

Elevate Energy is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or marital status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, termination, promotion, transfer, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Post Internal Days 0  
Location Chicago  
About the Organization We design and implement programs that reduce costs, protect people and the environment, and ensure the benefits of clean and efficient energy use reach those who need them most.

At Elevate, the greatest asset of our organization is the kind of people we attract. Elevate employees co-create our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take priority. We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of innovation and we seek dynamic, hardworking team members who are inspired to work with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Every day we make a difference by placing our team, clients, and community partners first. From our mission to our focus on staff wellbeing and career development opportunities, there's no better place to grow your career than Elevate.

 
EOE Statement Anti-Discrimination Policy

Elevate is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or marital status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, termination, promotion, transfer, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.



 
Number of Openings 1  
Close Date  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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