Monday, April 23, 2012

Manager, Communications -- National Grocers Association

Manager, Communications The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.), a national trade organization representing the nation’s independent retail grocers and wholesalers, seeks a detail oriented self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills to fill the position of Manager of Communications. The Manager of Communications has the responsibility to develop and implement communication strategies to broaden the impact of N.G.A.’s programs and oversee organizational messaging. He/She will be responsible for all communications and public relations messaging, content management, and message continuity. The Manager will establish and cultivate relationships with the news media and will formulate, draft, edit and pitch various forms of communication. Send cover letter, resume, writing samples, and salary requirements to Responsibilities: • Raise the profile and visibility of independent grocers and N.G.A.’s outstanding programs through enhanced outreach and collaboration and partnership initiatives. • Actively engage, cultivate, and manage press relationships to ensure coverage surrounding N.G.A.’s programs, meetings/events, public announcements, and other projects. • Exercise judgment to prioritize media opportunities - prepare talking points, presentations and other supporting material as needed. • Serve as primary point of contact with all media and work with the Vice President, Public Affairs and the President & CEO to research and develop appropriate responses to media inquiries. • Manage the development, distribution and maintenance of newsletters, action alerts, recalls, annual report, press releases, and e-newsletters. • Collaborate in the development and implementation of communication strategies as they relate to government relations, public relations and other related programs. • Utilize social media tools including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. to increase N.G.A.’s presence and engagement with its members and the community. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in related field of study. • Three to five years of related background, training and management experience. • Strong knowledge and skills relating to the latest applicable software and technology including leading social media tools. • Excellent oral and written communications skills. • Detail oriented self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills. • Team player with proven ability to collaborate with staff on projects. • Proven customer service experience. • Ability to multitask on simultaneous projects while meeting assigned deadlines. • Ability to travel (less than 25%)

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