• Manager, Mission Communications

    About this Job

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Location: Dallas, TX

    Job Description:

    Basic Function
    The Manager, Mission Communications manages all content related to Susan G. Komen’s mission, including preparing and disseminating external and internal communications strategies, identifying and shaping the mission narrative for campaigns, selecting (and developing as needed) appropriate channels for storytelling, and working cross-functionally to support ongoing and special campaigns with the goal of enhancing Komen’s brand positioning and driving revenue. He/she serves as primary developer of content and materials development across a wide range of media to tell our mission impact.

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Work as a partner with the Mission department, working cross-functionally and with outside consultants and agencies, to develop proactive and reactive communications programs serving all Komen constituencies.
    • Work to develop content that highlights Komen’s Mission impact across all Komen channels and department audiences (Mission, Marketing, Finance, Development, Operations), and to support improved brand perception to help drive revenue.
    • Manage a mission editorial calendar to leverage opportunities for proactive outreach on Komen mission impact, for example, annual research grants announcements, science profiles, advocacy work, Komen funding of research developments, Komen thought leadership on issues and current events.
    • Supports media relations efforts on mission-related inquires, including print, broadcast and online media, by providing relevant information and messaging, preparing spokespeople, providing talking points. 
    • Develops or oversees development of press releases, talking points, op-eds, blogs, publications, collateral materials, business letters, articles, website related content, social media copy and related content pieces to support mission initiatives. 
    • Works closely with mission stakeholders to understand relevant trends, internal partner needs and future opportunities.
    • Edits content produced by cross-functional/cross-departmental colleagues to ensure mission, brand and message alignment.
    • Oversees the update and maintenance of the mission content in guides and toolkits for the Communications department, as well as press kit materials, etc.

    Job Qualifications:

    Minimum Experience Required

    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field but will consider others.
    • 3-5 years of experience in public relations, journalism, communications or related field.
    • Previous Health writing experience a must.
    • Strong writing skills and knowledge of a variety of communications formats (print, broadcast, online) is required.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage assignments, meet multiple, competing deadlines and coordinate with supervisors, subordinates, external partners and Komen Affiliates.
    • Occasional Travel Required.

    Preferred Experience
    • Prefer experience with Microsoft Office Suite and video equipment.

    Specialized Knowledge Requirements
    • Knowledge of AP Style and social media formats preferred. Media relations experience required.


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