Managing Director, Marketing and Communications

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Managing Director, Marketing and Communications


Position Overview

The Managing Director, Marketing and Communications oversees all facets of the organization’s brand, storytelling, communications and marketing. The position reports to the Chief Advancement Officer and works in close collaboration with the Executive Director and members of the Senior Leadership Team to manage and integrate marketing and communications initiatives across the organization, positioning KID Museum as a regional community resource and a national leader in maker learning and education innovation. The incumbent will also work closely with the Board of Directors, Board Committees, key audiences, and stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field and/or a minimum of 8 years of experience, including at least two years in a senior management role, in marketing and communications for nonprofit organizations, an educational institution, corporations, and/or agencies. The position requires demonstrated expertise leading a team to develop, execute and measure an effective communications and marketing strategy that advances brand visibility and supports audience/partner engagement across multiple platforms and events. Fluency in Spanish and/or other languages is a plus.

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead the organization’s strategic marketing and communications efforts to clearly articulate KID Museum’s impact model and enhance KID Museum’s brand visibility and recognition among key stakeholders and constituents, including local and national funders, family audiences, and school and community partners.
  • Establish and lead departmental strategy to achieve organizational objectives related to audience engagement, thought leadership, and brand visibility.
  • Lead efforts to develop and implement messaging to support the organization’s positioning and reflect the breadth of our work and vision for impact.
  • Build, manage, and continually develop a team of marketing and communications professionals and consultants.
  • Grow and oversee the organization’s digital strategy, including social media presence and positioning, the KID Museum website, monthly newsletter, blogs, and email communications.
  • Manage outside vendors, agencies, consultants, freelancers and other supplier relationships, including contract negotiation and performance management.
  • Serve on KID’s Leadership Team, guiding the education/program, operations, community engagement, and development teams on communications strategy and implementation.
  • Work with the Board of Directors and key Board Committees to support fundraising communications, advocacy initiatives, and strategic positioning that advances the organization.
  • Manage the marketing and communications budget.
  • Successfully complete other duties as assigned.

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Job Category: Executive (CEO, Director, President)
Position Type: Full Time
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