Catholic Charities
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • $71,000 - $75,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Catholic Charities

• 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and alternative care benefits for the employee. • 100% employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance. • Paid vacation, sick, personal and 12 paid holidays. • Retirement benefit with employer match and discretionary contribution. • Employee Assistance Program. • Catholic Charities of Oregon employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness government-sponsored education loan repayment program. • Full list of benefits can be found on Careers home page under Resources link. Please note these benefits are subject to change.


2021 Most Admired Company Portland Business Journal


Communications Director


Department: Development

Employment Type: Full Time (40hrs/wk.); Exempt

Reports to: Director of Development

Location: SE Portland

Compensation: $71,000 - $75,000 / annual salary


At CCO We Take Care of Our People

  • 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, and alternative care benefits for the employee.
  • 100% employer-paid long-term disability and life insurance.
  • Paid vacation, sick, personal and 12 paid holidays.
  • Retirement benefit with employer match and discretionary contribution.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Catholic Charities of Oregon employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness government-sponsored education loan repayment program.
  • Full list of benefits can be found on Careers home page under Resources link. Please note these benefits are subject to change.

Our Culture:

We are proud of our healthy work culture at Catholic Charities of Oregon. We care for our employees so they can take care of others. Our approach includes everything from support for continued training and education to a strong focus on allowing each employee to own their job and become a thought leader in their area of service. Together, we work to make a concrete, hands-on difference in our community.


Who We Are:

Catholic Charities of Oregon was named by the Portland Business Journal as the #2 Non-profit in their list of 2021 Most Admired Companies. Founded in 1933, Catholic Charites of Oregon is one of Oregon's oldest nonprofit social service agencies whose mission is to assure that essential, life-saving services and supports are accessible to the most vulnerable Oregonians.


Who You Are:

The Communications Director will represent Catholic Charities with external partners, including media, and will build the agency's reputation and brand recognition to drive increased participation, partnerships, and revenue. This is a highly visible and collaborative role requiring the Director to have a strong understanding of Catholic Charities' core mission and strategy, and where public relations and engagement activities drive key outcomes.


What You Will Work On:

  • Manage Catholic Charities' brand and reputation via all communications strategies, including, but not limited, to annual fundraising gala, special appeals, targeted newsletters, and other fundraising activities.
  • Execute and maintain an effective communications and public relations strategy that builds on the strong brand of Catholic Charities.
  • Ensure that Catholic Charities is regularly and meaningfully featured on the external media platforms, including print, radio, TV, internet, and social media.

What You Bring:

Education, Certifications, and Licensure Requirements/Preferences

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, Public Relations or related field or equivalent worked and or lived experience.

Experience Requirements/Preferences

  • Must have seven to ten years' experience in a marketing and communications leadership role, preferably for a social service or health care organization.
  • Outstanding leadership skills with 2-3 years supervisory experience showing progression, required.
  • At least two years' experience managing social service-related programs, including experience with staff supervision, program development, and budget management, required.

VACCINATION POLICY

Catholic Charities of Oregon requires all employees to confirm they are fully vaccinated, or in the process of receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. Employees can submit the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) request for exception form for medical or religious accommodation. COVID-19 testing in lieu of being vaccinated or having an approved medical or religious exception is not an option.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/VETERANS/DISABLED

Catholic Charities of Oregon is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion across our agency. Catholic Charities of Oregon recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, equal pay, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. Applicants and employees need not be Catholic.

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