Salary will be determined based upon qualified candidate’s skills and experience.
IPMA-HR was founded in 1906 and is a 501c3 association whose members work in public sector human resource management. The organization is at a pivotal point in recognizing and delivering recent programs and initiatives for its members. The Director of Membership, working with other key functional departments, will provide strong leadership in identifying, developing, and delivering programs and member benefits which enhance the membership experience.
Description: The Director of Communications and Marketing develops and implements the communications’ strategies and related marketing activities for IPMA-HR. These strategies raise visibility and revenue for IPMA-HR’s initiatives, products, and member services. This position is responsible for the key functions outlined below:
1) Communications, general marketing and branding for IPMA-HR.
2) Creation, development, and maintenance of all IPMA-HR’s publications.
3) Oversight of the development and implementation of content strategy. This includes coordination with the technology department and other departments to assure the website and other electronic communication technologies are integrated into the communications’ strategy.
4) All activities associated with handling and coordinating media relations.
This position reports to the Executive Director.
Work is regularly performed in a 3-story office environment with no elevator.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time benefited exempt salaried position. Occasional evenings and weekend work may be required. IPMA-HR has a 35-hour work week. Standard days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, usual weekday hours 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. During the pandemic, the position will be fully remote. Post pandemic, the position may remain remote with regular travel to the office.
During the pandemic, no travel is expected. Post pandemic travel may be required.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION STATEMENT
As an association representing the public sector human resource management profession, the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) embraces diversity and inclusiveness as a core value. IPMA-HR strives to be a culturally diverse organization that recognizes, supports, and values the inclusion of diverse groups and views in all parts of the association.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher required. At least 10 years’ experience, including managing at a department level, and at least 5 years in communications and/or external affairs. Additionally, the qualified individual must have demonstrated success in building brand equity and using marketing to support programmatic outcomes. It is essential for this individual to have extensive experience in overseeing and directing all activities performed by consultants in areas related to communications, both internal and external, as well as written and digital. The ability to make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis is essential. Prior association experience is preferred. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills and demonstrated project management skills.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IPMA-HR represents public sector human resources professionals at all levels of their careers and all areas of government, from small cities and counties to large cities, counties, states and federal agencies including special districts, and educational institutions.