USA - PA, Philidelphia - Marketing & Communications Manager

At Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia (“HFHP”) we are builders who work alongside, not for others. We are driven by accountability and defined by our stick-to-itiveness. The Marketing & Communications Manager will work on a wide range of external communications that contribute to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s voice, presence, and reputation in the community. Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is one of the leading local non-profits working to improve housing options for families in need, with a well-known brand and an ever-growing audience of volunteers, donors, and supporters. This is a great opportunity to drive powerful communications work at the heart of a dynamic non-profit organization in a period of strategic growth.

This position’s responsibilities center primarily on driving the big-picture strategy for Habitat’s marketing and communications efforts annually. This includes the strategy and execution of large-scale fundraising campaigns and events, marketing for the ReStore, and a strong focus on attracting earned media for Habitat’s programs, partnerships, and initiatives.

To Apply

Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements through the Indeed application portal by October 9, 2019. Applicants without cover letters will not be considered. No calls, please.
Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia’s (HFHP’s) overall Communications Strategy and Content Calendar.
  • Coordinate with Development and Executive Teams to develop strategic organizational messaging. Identify and develop compelling stories and content that reflect the organization’s strategic priorities, messaging and image.
  • Manage outputs of the Marketing and Communications Associate through communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching and developing employees

Media Relations
  • Communicate with media regularly. Build and maintain relationships with press and media contacts, and act on opportunities for earned media with a focus on print stories.
  • Create all media advisories, press releases, opinion pieces, etc.
  • Manage media inquiries and arrange interviews, statements etc.
  • Serve as the point person for development and implementation of media-based crisis communications plans.

  • Maintain and use HFHP’s website to develop and reinforce the organization’s mission and vision by creating content for social media platforms.
  • Supervise Associate to implement social media strategies: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube Monitor and optimize online performance data using Google Analytics and other analytics insights tools.
  • Ensure appropriate communication and marketing strategies for HFHP events and manage all online components.

  • Develop, produce and publish print and digital communications pieces and campaigns, including but not limited to: annual report, annual appeal, print newsletters, event and campaign-specific publications, press releases, website, e-newsletters (general and ReStore), blog, social media, etc.
  • Develop strategy and produce content for promoting the organization’s fundraising initiatives.
  • Develop and execute on a three-year capital campaign communications plan
  • Create, project manage and execute online fundraising campaigns (Giving Tuesday).
  • Serve as key team member in planning and execution of HFHP’s large annual fundraiser, the Building Hope Luncheon, including helping to secure a speaker, write and edit scripts, develop a theme and key messaging, manage the design and print of all collateral, manage video production, and develop all day-of visuals for the event.
  • Consultant relations
  • Develop and coordinate in-house and paid marketing, including advertising campaigns, website, and social media content, blogs, Google Ad words, etc.
  • Manage external vendors (printer, mail house, web designer, video production company).

To Apply
  • Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements through the Indeed application portal by October 9, 2019. Applicants without cover letters will not be considered. No calls, please.

Philidelphia, PA
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About Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity, founded in 1976, is a global, Christian-based nonprofit organization that grew out of an intentionally multi-racial community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith to build homes, communities and hope. Working alongside each other, we help families and individuals build and improve places to call home and achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Habitat seeks individuals who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.


Habitat for Humanity International is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.