The Institute has an extensive number of projects and programs that produce data and outcomes relevant to policymakers and early childhood stakeholders in New York City, New York State, and around the country. We are seeking a Director of Communications to elevate the Institute’s initiatives, building and implementing communications strategies tailored to key audiences and stakeholders. In conjunction with Institute colleagues, the Director will produce content that will include policy reports and briefs, policy position statements, project descriptions, newsletter and blog articles, annual reports, and social media content. The Director of Communications will produce content that is proactive, based on our work and outcomes, as well as statements in response to announcements and changes in the field. The content will include storytelling aspects and be used for fundraising and outreach purposes as well as driving attention to the Institute. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating, implementing, and circulating all campaigns. An effective candidate will be a storyteller, able to meet with the Institute leadership team, discuss early childhood-related research questions, draft an outline based on ideas discussed, conduct background research as needed, and synthesize everything into a compelling narrative.
The Director of Communications will collaborate and align strategies with colleagues across the Institute’s programs. The Director will produce communications strategies with program and executive staff to distribute communications to their target audiences effectively. This position will report to the Senior Policy Advisor.
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