Job Title: Director of Communications and Development
Status: Full Time – (40 + hours)
Supervisor: Chris Rawlings
Hours: Days/Other Shifts As needed
Reporting to the CEO, the Communications and Development Director serves as a member of the senior management team and will oversee the planning and implementation of all Communications and Development activities. Responsible for collaborating with other senior management team leaders to raise the profile of the organization among HospiceCare’s target audience. Will dramatically grow the outreach of the organization to ensure that HospiceCare is communicating consistently and effectively with its current audience, the community, and board leaders while also engaging the new target audience outlined in the yearly strategic plans. The Director will be responsible for developing and executing an integrated and comprehensive communications and development plan in conjunction with the CEO and the Board of Directors. Will be required to travel to multiple locations. Performs other related duties as required.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, or related field. Minimum of 5 years of experience in development and/or communications/marketing. Versatility to be both a self-starter who takes initiative and a strong and innovative team member. Strong attention to details, highly organized and able to meet strict deadlines. Ability to interface well with a diverse community and to represent HospiceCare in a highly professional manner. MBA or other applicable Master’s degree is preferred.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Have hearing acuity sufficient to hear verbal instructions and communication from clients, respond to emergency alarms, and answer the telephone. Ability to concentrate on moderate details with frequent interruptions, attend to specific functions for 10-25 minutes, remember multiple tasks and assignments over an 8-12 hour period, and understand and relate specific ideas and concepts. Deal effectively with stress, patients and their families, multiple tasks, noise, interruptions, and emotional loss, and to work cooperatively with other members of the interdisciplinary team while maintaining a pleasant and professional demeanor. Will be required to travel to multiple locations using personal vehicle.
For questions, please contact Chris Rawlings at (304) 768-8523.
If you are interested in applying for this Career Opportunity:
1 – Fill out the online application below with resume and/or cover letter and submit OR
2 – You can print out our application by clicking here, fill it out, and mail to: HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd W., Charleston, WV 25387 OR
3 – Visit Human Resources at HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd W., Charleston, WV 25387 and pick up a career Opportunity Application.