Communications & Marketing Manager

October 25th, 2019
Communications & Marketing Manager

Communications & Marketing Manager

  • Full Time
  • Mid-Level
  • Applications have closed
Job Category: Communications
Location: Manhattan
Job Sectors: Other

TITLE: Communications & Marketing Manager


REPORTS TO: Chief Operations Officer; President as necessary


BASIC FUNCTION:  Nonprofit New York’s Communications & Marketing Manager is a clear, direct, highly-motivated person with at least four years of nonprofit communications experience. The Communications Manager actively leads our team in efforts to strengthen our brand and improve our visibility and reach through online and offline channels.




BACKGROUND: Nonprofit New York exists to strengthen and unite New York’s nonprofits. We’re building a thriving community of extraordinary nonprofits — a relentless, collective force for good. With nearly 1600 member organizations, we’ve been building a powerful nonprofit community in New York for 35 years, driven by the belief that when one nonprofit is stronger, all of us are stronger. Nonprofit New York is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization based in Manhattan. Visit for more information.


With a Board representing all key nonprofit subsectors, and a full-time staff of ten plus one part-time employee, Nonprofit New York operates on a budget of $2.3 million per year. We launched our new name and brand in May 2019. In 2017, Nonprofit New York (then NPCC) announced an ambitious strategic plan with three primary goals: member building, movement building, and a stronger Nonprofit New York. We are a small, but mighty, team that likes to work strategically, have fun, and be inspired.






  • Develop and manage Nonprofit New York’s communications and marketing strategy to promote and advance Nonprofit New York’s robust member building and movement building work 

  • Lead the strategy to implement and promote Nonprofit New York’s brand in all communications and marketing 

  • Develop trainings, resources, and toolkits to support a consistent brand and voice in all of Nonprofit New York’s communications

  • Develop and maintain internal and external trust and support to achieve Nonprofit New York’s mission and goals through building relationships with media, vendors, and other organizations

  • Work with leadership to identify media opportunities and implement campaigns around key programs and issues

  • Serve as primary media contact and manage press outreach, inquiries, visits, and interviews

  • Develop and manage marketing strategy for Nonprofit New York’s Space Ads and Job Board, while working closely with staff to identify growth and revenue opportunities




  • Lead and manage all communications projects (e.g. editorial calendar, campaigns, advertising, branding initiatives, etc.), including setting timelines, assigning roles, facilitating meetings, and liaising with external service providers as needed

  • Lead communications strategies on any internal communications campaigns and/or projects, as developed by program staff

  • Work with the team to create strategic marketing campaigns; develop analytics to measure success and continually find ways to improve on those metrics through testing and new initiatives

  • Work with leadership to identify challenges and solutions to move organization-wide communications initiatives forward




  • Manage and support creation of all print and electronic materials, including: monthly newsletters for membership and policy; regular program emails; templates, and other visuals of Nonprofit New York’s work; event announcements and signage

  • Manage Nonprofit New York’s social media presence, including content creation and reporting on data and trends 

  • Manage Nonprofit New York’s website, including content updates related to programming and events, with Nonprofit New York’s external website vendor 

  • Measure and report on the effectiveness of communications activities, engagement levels, and progress

Assist with other internal and external communications duties as needed


Skills & Experience


  • At least 4 years of professional work experience in a similar role

  • Demonstrated experience with project management involving other team members

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal 

  • Experience with online marketing tools, social media platforms, and publishing software

  • Experience with email campaign management

  • Experience with email automation, Salesforce, and WordPress are a plus

  • Understanding of nonprofit management, infrastructure, and capacity building a plus




  • Demonstrated interest in Nonprofit New York’s mission

  • Excellent time and task management

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work effectively independently

  • Demonstrated success working in a team and developing effective working relationships with various programs

  • Ability to respond adeptly to rapidly changing priorities and successfully work on multiple projects at once

  • Commitment to organizational and personal growth on issues of inclusion and racial equity

  • Integrity, confidentiality, and discretion

  • Sense of humor a plus

SALARY: $58,500 per year. Excellent working environment and generous benefits (health insurance, dental, vision, vacation, sick, holidays, 401k retirement with 200% match contributions).

HIRING PRACTICES: Nonprofit New York is an equal opportunity employer.  We embrace applicants with diverse actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, including self-identified or perceived sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, transgender status, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, partnership status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, domestic violence victim status, credit history, unemployment status, veteran status, protected activity, uniformed service or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position is primarily a sedentary role. However, the person in this position may need to occasionally move about inside the office to liaise with internal staff, access files, office machinery and a copy machine/printer.

HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION PROCESS: This is a full-time position, starting immediately. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to [email protected]. Please use subject line: “Communications & Marketing Manager”. No phone calls please. Candidates will be notified if we are seeking an interview. Because of the high volume of responses we receive, it may not be possible to respond to all inquiries.

Prior to hire, candidates must complete up to two interviews. Interviews may include multiple staff members. Please inform Nonprofit New York within a reasonable time period prior to the interview of any reasonable accommodation needed.

Nonprofit New York

A relentless, collective force for good.

  • 320 East 43rd Street, 3rd Floor
  • New York, NY 10017
  • Phone: (212) 502-4191
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