Careers

Manager, Communications

About Nazareth Housing

Nazareth Housing, Inc. is a community-based organization committed to the promotion of housing stability and economic mobility among low-income families and individuals of New York City. We provide homelessness prevention services, emergency family shelter, supportive housing, and urgent needs assistance. Our vision is to empower families and individuals to build a pathway out of poverty and prevent homelessness in our communities. Since 1983, we have been opening doors, transforming lives, and unlocking human potential.

Position Summary:

Nazareth Housing has an immediate opening for the Communications Manager position, a critical member of the organization’s fundraising and marketing team. Reporting to the COO/Deputy Executive Director, the Communications Manager is responsible for Nazareth Housing’s communication strategy relating to event planning, fundraising, marketing, and partnership building.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced communications professional to make a big impact at a well-established, respected, and growing community-based organization while contributing meaningfully to the lives of vulnerable and disenfranchised New Yorkers.

Responsibilities:

Strategic Communications & Marketing

  • Develop dynamic and data-based storytelling collateral that communicates organizational accomplishments to external audiences, including data sheets, one-pagers, slide shows, email newsletters, and mailers 
  • Collaborate with key members of the organization to create annual reports, one-pagers, brochures, and program specific materials
  • Design, maintain, and enhance Nazareth Housing website and social media presence ensuring brand consistency across all platforms
  • Write copy, design, and schedule marketing and fundraising emails through Constant Contact 
  • Spearhead production of engaging mission-focused photo/video shoots including drafting script outlines, creating shot lists, screening potential subjects, editing footage, and approving final product
  • Optimize Google AdWords grant account to maximize impressions, CTR, and conversions 

Development

  • In conjunction with executive leadership and an event planner, support the production of three fundraising events each fiscal year including  the Annual Benefit.
  • Strategize, design, and coordinate several multi-channel fundraising campaigns throughout the year
  • Manage all online fundraising and digital marketing activities by integrating Constant Contact, WordPress CRM, and donation platforms to promote campaigns and program successes

Partnerships

  • Cultivate relationships with volunteer groups and corporations, assisting them in developing a fulfilling volunteer or donor experience with Nazareth Housing
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the organization to identify volunteer needs and develop strategies to fill these needs
  • Assist with in-kind donations from first donor contact to client distribution
Qualifications:
  • Strong interest in Nazareth Housing’s mission of serving disenfranchised New Yorkers. 
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in communications, marketing or related discipline preferred. 
  • 4-5 years of relevant professional experience in communications, marketing, or event planning role(s). Bilingual English / Spanish is a plus. 
  • Stellar written and verbal communications skills. 
  • Excellent project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Motivated self-starter; comfortable working alone and in teams.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Workspace (especially Google Drive) required. 
  • Highly skilled with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere)
  • Skilled in WordPress CRM
  • Experience with Constant Contact or similar email marketing tool
  • Experience with Google Analytics Suite (AdWords, Analytics)

Industry: Not-for-Profit – Housing & Homelessness 

Department: Communications

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer / Deputy Executive Director

Salary: Commensurate with experience 

Benefits: Medical, dental, 403(b), FSA

Location: Remote during the pandemic with possibility of a flexible on-site (NYC) / off-site schedule thereafter. 

To apply for this position send a current resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the position and how you see yourself contributing to our mission to jobs@nazarethhousingnyc.org

Nazareth Housing is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status.


If you are interested in joining a team of passionate individuals fighting for a better New York, send your resume and cover letter to:

jobs@nazarethhousingnyc.org.

Our Values

  • Self-Sufficiency

    Responsibility

    Well-Being

  • Integrity

    Diversity

    Compassion