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Senior Director, Marketing, Communications and Engagement
JCC of Louisville
3600 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40205

Principal Responsibilities:

Purpose and Description:

With core values and a culture of convening, engaging and promoting the Jewish Community in Louisville and all that it has to offer, we are passionate about the recruitment, selection, development and retention of superior team talent. Reporting to the President and CEO, the Senior Director of Marketing, Communications and Engagement partners with key organization stakeholders including all members of the leadership team and external partners, including national organizations, to develop and execute comprehensive, integrated and elevating marketing and communications plans and programs. The Senior Director must be an experienced, strategic, creative, working leader that delivers and inspires team excellence.

Job Summary:

With a focus on strategic, elevating and inspirational storytelling, marketing, communications and engagement, the Senior Director is a working leader responsible for leading, driving action and producing results in key areas including strategy development, writing and storytelling, community engagement, marketing, branding, public relations, operational and program support, workflow development and related function budgets. The Senior Director leads a team of direct reports that includes Marketing and Advertising Director, Photography and Social Media Coordinator, Graphic/Web Designer, and Editor of Community paper plus a part-time Manager of Community Advertising Sales. The Senior Director also has oversight over related vendor partners.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

Job Requirements and Qualifications Include:

Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in marketing, public relations or business communications with at least 5 of those years in a leadership/team management role.

Bachelors Degree in marketing, public relations, communications, journalism or related field required.

Ability to convey accurate, detailed and complex messages in written and verbal communications. Demonstrated excellent written, verbal and presentation skills and experience across wide range of communications channels required.

Ability to lead multiple and concurrent projects on tight deadlines.

Demonstrated success leading web-based, digital and print marketing and communications programs including periodicals/newsletters.

Projects a highly credible and polished image on behalf of the agency. Strong executive presence and experience working with all levels of leaders in an organization and community partners required.

Excellent computer and office equipment skills including proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.

Must be a strategic communications thought leader used to working in a high-functioning, results oriented, collaborative environment.

Excellent project management and organization skills with the ability to develop creative approaches to communications challenges required.

Pro-active mindset with demonstrated initiative in previous roles beyond core responsibilities.

Experience preferred but not required:

Experience in marketing or public relations leadership in a not for profit, multi-disciplinary agency.

Experience with organizational change and transition communications, marketing and stakeholder engagement.

Familiarity with MAC OS and website design.

Cultural competency with Judaism or Jewish culture.

Work Requirements:

Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends as necessary.

Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision insurance, group life and AD&D, long term disability, employee assistance program (EAP), Colonial Life Insurance voluntary plans, generous holidays, vacation, sick time off, and a 403(b)-retirement savings plan with employer match.

Interested applicants should email cover letter with resume to

Agency Information:

The Jewish Community of Louisville represents the merged entity of the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Federation of Louisville. With a passion for excellence in everything we do and a commitment to superior marketing and communications to our stakeholders, leadership, executive presence and strategic thought leadership are critical to the Jewish Community of Louisvilles role of Senior Director of Marketing, Communications and


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