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Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Seattle, WA 98040

Principal Responsibilities:

The Director of Marketing and Public Relations (PR) is responsible for all marketing and promotional efforts for SJCC activities, events, and programs. With agency-wide strategic goals as the guide, this position sets marketing and PR strategy, and has direct oversight for all design, content development, publication, and distribution across marketing and media channels. Additionally, this person will set a Public Relations strategy and manage all PR resources to support the growing presence of SJCC across the region. The Director of Marketing and PR is an integral partner in the senior management team, linking the various agency elements in to a unified and compelling story.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university in communications, journalism, or related field is required. Five to seven years of experience with copywriting, editing, media relations, broadcast e-mail, and mail house management along with three to five years of experience in a senior-level administrative position, with experience supervising professional teams, required.

Previous experience and/or current skills must include: brand management; ability to work with high attention to detail; stellar customer-service orientation with a high level of professionalism with a strength in diplomacy and discretion; proficiency with project management and effective organizational skills; ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team; managing multiple projects to achieve program and project goals; and the ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and successfully work within deadline-driven environment.

Computer Skills:

Experience with design software (Photoshop and InDesign) is required. High competency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and digital/social media tools is required.

Agency Information:

Stroum Jewish Community Center Vision

The Stroum Jewish Community Center will inspire connections that build community and ensure Jewish continuity.

Stroum Jewish Community Center Mission

Together we create outstanding programs, partnerships and spaces that welcome everyone to learn, grow and celebrate Jewish life and culture.

Stroum Jewish Community Center Values

K'lal Yisrael - Jewish Peoplehood
Hachnasat Orchim - Welcoming Everyone
Limud - Learning
Simcha - Joy
Derech Eretz - Respect and Common Courtesy
Shmirat haNefesh v'haGuf - Taking Care of Oneself, Body and Soul
Kehillah shel Chaverim - A Community of Friends

The Stroum Jewish Community Center has been serving the greater Seattle Jewish and general community since 1949. With our 92,000 square foot main campus located on Mercer Island, the SJCC offers a wide range of programs and services throughout the greater Seattle area, serving infants to older adults, including a highly acclaimed Early Childhood School with nearly 200 children , summer day camp welcoming over 1100 kids, youth and family programs, recreational leagues, aquatics and much more. The SJCC is a warm and welcoming community center open to everyone, and a place where lifelong friendships are forged.