Associate Director of Communications
Company: University of Tennessee
Posted on: February 26, 2021
Job Title: Associate Director of Communications Company Name:
The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District Location:
Washington, DC United States Position Type: Full Time Post Date:
02/19/2021 Expire Date: 04/19/2021 Job Categories:
Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations Job Description Associate
Director of Communications
The Golden Triangle BID is looking for a strategic, high energy,
results-oriented, and experienced communications professional to
complement its mission driven staff. The Associate Director of
Communications will develop and manage a comprehensive program that
promotes the BID's many programs to a wide group of audiences. This
is an ideal position for a strategic self-starter who loves cities
and has a natural curiosity about the central business district and
the innovative work that business improvement districts undertake.
The Associate Director of Communications reports to the Senior
Director of Finance and Administration.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Develops and manages a strategic and comprehensive communications
program that includes marketing, media relations, digital media,
and community relations to support BID goals.
-Tells the story of the BID area and organization to a wide range
of audiences and through a wide range of outlets, including the
media, print collateral, social media, annual reports, and visual
identity/branding on the street. Audiences include property
owners/investors, government stakeholders, large tenants, funders,
restaurants and retailers, tourists, and the general public.
-Manages one direct staff and several contractors including graphic
designers, media relations firm, website support, and others.
-Manages, organizes, and rolls out communication projects and
programs according to deadlines.
-Writes a variety of documents such as:
*new releases and media advisories
*communications plans and creative briefs to align messages across
*annual reports, fundraising brochures, and other stakeholder
*other collateral materials
-Reviews and approves all BID messages, events, promotions, and
partnerships to ensure that they align with the BID's strategic
goals and brand, and consistently reflect communications plans.
Rewrites, proofreads, and edits copy.
-Responsible for working with designers and other stakeholders for
BID's brand look on publications, presentations, street
-Works with BID personnel to understand the BID's many programs and
initiatives to identify communications opportunities. These
programs include planning, economic development, operations,
emergency preparedness, sponsorship and development, and events and
-Advises senior leadership on new initiatives and campaigns that
would move forward the BID's brand and goals.
-Works with the real estate community, including developers and
brokers, to support economic development and attraction of office
and retail tenants.
-Builds relationships with retailers, media, government agencies,
and other key partners such as Washington DC Economic Partnership,
Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), and
-Undertakes special projects and performs other duties, as
Qualifications & Requirements
-7+ years of related professional experience that includes a
mixture of public relations, electronic communications, and
-Prior experience must demonstrate excellent project management
ability with a strategic, detail-oriented, and deadline-driven
approach to assignments.
-At least 2 years of experience directly managing employees and/or
contractors, and projects.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong editing
and proofreading skills; strong eye for design.
-Demonstrated ability to produce high quality, well designed
marketing materials on a tight timeline.
-Strong leadership skills, a self-starter, passionate communicator,
and a strong commitment to the BID's mission.
-Website and social media management experience required; website
development experience preferred.
-WordPress, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Mail Chimp
Must enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and
creative environment on a variety of initiatives ranging from
operations to marketing to strategic planning to safety and
Must have a strong commitment to the Golden Triangle's mission and
a desire to learn all facets of the BID's various programs.
-Bachelor's Degree in journalism, communications, marketing, or a
Work Expectations: Post-COVID, this position is based out of the
BID's office on a daily basis during standard work hours. As a
member focused position, in-person presence is essential.
Apply: Please send resume to email@example.com. Please note
"Golden Triangle BID Associate Director Communications" in subject
line Share - Company Description:
Founded in 1997, the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District
(BID) encompasses 43 square blocks in Washington DC's central
business district. Situated just north of the White House, the BID
implements a wide variety of programs and initiatives to support
the neighborhood's status as a premier business destination and a
global attraction. The BID's programs include fundamentals such as
street cleaning, emergency preparedness, and homeless outreach, as
well as others such as events and activation, capital projects,
urban planning, retail attraction, and economic development.The BID
is a non-profit 501(c)(6) corporation with twelve employees and a
broad mission. It is funded by assessments on commercial properties
and is governed by an elected Board of Directors. The Golden
Triangle is currently one of 10 business improvement districts in
the District of Columbia. It also maintains an affiliate
relationship with the Golden Triangle Charitable Corporation, a
newly formed 501(c)(3) charitable corporation.
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