JOB POSTING – COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

This is at Delta Waterfowl’s Headquarters – Bismarck, ND

The Communications Director will lead and manage all organizational communications including the development and implementation of a communications strategy and a broad and diverse range of business communications.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Collaborates with executive leadership to develop and implement a communications strategy for the organization that builds and maintains a positive brand image.
  2. Oversees communication messaging in various online and print platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and industry magazines.
  3. Oversees the messaging materials of Delta’s website including the clarity of information and ensuring that all content is current and relevant.
  4. Provides consistent, accurate and timely information to others through various communication platforms.
  5. Acts as corporate spokesperson and responds to members of the media in a timely manner
  6. Develops and maintains positive professional relationships with various members of the media.
  7. Assists executive leadership in developing presentations, speeches, and other important corporate messaging materials.
  8. Provides suggestions concerning graphics, clarity, distribution, and press releases to Finance and Accounting departments for preparation of the corporation’s annual report.
  9. Develops, implements, and adheres to communications budget.
  10. Develops, composes, distributes, and implements polices to enhance the efficiency of the communications department and to further develop the building and maintaining of a positive corporate brand.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or related field and at least five years of professional experience required.
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  3. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  4. Organized with attention to detail.
  5. Superior ability to write in a journalistic style that is customary for corporate and external publications.
  6. Ability to offer sound media relations advice to senior leadership.
  7. Excellent managerial and organizational abilities.
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  9. Ability to work with corporate management, employees, media, and the larger community.
  10. Ability to coordinate efforts of various teams in order to present a coherent message.

For more information about the position, please contact Joel Brice at 701-222-8857 ext. 5225 or jbrice@deltawaterfowl.org.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Please submit the following documents to jobs@deltawaterfowl.org:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three professional references

Delta Waterfowl Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.