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Communications Manager

California Humanities

  • CATEGORY Admin
  • LOCATION Oakland, CA
  • DATE JULY 10, 2018
  • JOB TYPE Full Time
  • COMPENSATION Competitive nonprofit salary + benefits
  • POSITION LEVEL Senior (5+ yrs exp)
The Communications Manager’s primary duty is to develop strategic and measurable communications plans; create and maintain effective and positive community and media relations through print, digital, and social media efforts; and is responsible for the day-to-day marketing of California Humanities, a statewide nonprofit, in alignment with its strategic goals and activities and the advancement of its mission.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • A successful track record and 5 or more years of experience in developing and implementing a successful communications plan and managing a nonprofit communications function.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with social media and website content management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in different circumstances and through different means with a wide variety of stakeholders .
  • Excellent and engaging writing and editing skills.
  • A creative and innovative approach to raising the visibility of California Humanities and its partners and grantees.
  • A strong interest and aptitude in developing and maintaining relationships with the media and a familiarity with the California media landscape.
  • An understanding of and appreciation for the humanities and experience with cultural organizations, libraries, nonprofits, educational institutions, or philanthropy a plus.
  • A willingness to see the big picture while paying close attention to details.
  • A flexible, supportive, and collaborative work style, and a good sense of humor.
Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@calhum.org  by July 27, 2018.
California Humanities is an equal opportunity employer and believes in a diverse work force, and applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


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