Associate Director of Marketing and Communications (Full-Time)

We are searching for an experienced, goal-oriented Associate Director of Marketing and Communications to guide and execute a strategy for all of Greater Cleveland Habitat’s branding strategies, including internal and external marketing, branding, and public relations to promote and enhance Habitat’s message and branding. This includes developing creative tactics to reach our target audience, media outreach, and guiding our advertisement campaign.

This professional ensures that the overall marketing strategy of Greater Cleveland Habitat, as a whole and as individual departments, are clear and concise. They ensure that these efforts accurately reflect the organization’s core message and tone and are delivered in a polished and timely manner. The Director works across all departments assisting each with their marketing efforts, ensuring that all efforts are integrated. They grow and maintain strong partnerships in the community that increase Habitat’s brand awareness and impact and manage public engagement-driven projects.

The ideal candidate has experience across disciplines, including some combination of strategic communications, visual design, and data, as well as experience in philanthropy. 


  • Design, implement and evaluate marketing strategies and activities, including, but not limited to: brand management; media relations; newsletters; annual report; social media; websites; email; branded collateral; announcements and invitations 
  • Develop Marketing and Communications goals 
  • Lead marketing and public relations efforts to increase awareness of key focus areas in program, ease of philanthropy, and capacity building 
  • Develop and implement brand strategy to reflect and clearly articulate Greater Cleveland Habitat’s mission and priorities 
  • Identify opportunities for online traffic growth
  • Set organizational objectives
  • Oversee content production to ensure messaging consistency
  • Manage marketing budget to ensure maximum cost-efficiency
  • Manage all aspects of Habitat’s social media presence (website, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
  • Lead content creation for Habitat’s social media, including written blog content, tweets, posts, and videos
  • Drive strategy to increase daily engagement on Habitat social media accounts
  • Monitor, report, and present on online engagement analytics (web, email, social media)
  • Develop and manage special projects as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
This role will supervise the Marketing and Communications Coordinator 

Experience, Abilities and Skills 

  • Leadership-level experience in a communications role (that includes a combination of marketing, advertising, brand management, and public relations functions), with direct responsibility leading the development and implementation of overall marketing strategy 
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and deliver against deadlines while maintaining the flexibility necessary to adapt, respond, and meet the needs of the organization
  • Ability to be self-directed, as well as succeed and thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and a willingness to “get in the trenches” to achieve goals 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive, productive professional relationships with diverse stakeholders 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively, while also implementing tactically 
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills 
  • Customer service commitment, interpersonal skills in working with colleagues and external constituents
  • Portfolio of successful marketing/branding projects
  • Ability to maintain effective cross-sector communication
  • Familiarity with current nonprofit marketing and fundraising practices
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Self-starting and an effective collaborator who works well with small teams and shared decision-making, embraces change, and is passionate about Habitat
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and judgment
  • Exemplary and meticulous writer who can capture and shape the voice of the organization through various communications channels
  • Retail marketing experience a plus
  • Good aptitude for Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Adobe Creative Suite, video editing and graphic design
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including some weekends and evenings as required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or Management 

To Apply: Submit resume and letter of interest on Indeed, LinkedIn or to: The salary range is $65,000-$70,000 depending on qualifications. This is a full-time exempt position. Priority will be given to those candidates who include a letter of interest and resume.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

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