Managing Director, External Affairs Job Announcement
October 3, 2016

Managing Director, External Affairs, Prevent Cancer Foundation

The Managing Director, External Affairs is a full-time professional position responsible for handling all aspects of external communications of the Prevent Cancer Foundation from strategic planning, to coordination and successful execution. This includes, but is not limited to, planning, development, promotion and implementation of all marketing materials and initiatives, communication plans, traditional and digital media, policy and advocacy-related communications and campaigns that:

  • Support the Foundation’s mission and promote its programs.
  • Support the Foundation’s brand and create public awareness of the Foundation to enable continued organizational growth and help attract greater resources and opportunities.
  • Develop and create marketing strategies and vehicles for existing products and programs.

In addition:

  • Oversee the Foundation’s policy and advocacy work.
  • Serve as a member of the Foundation’s Management Team, whose purpose is to provide strategic direction for the organization and to ensure that staff members are working toward the same goals.

Salary range:  $95,000 to $105,000, with a good benefits package.

Qualifications:   Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s a plus, with concentration in communications, marketing, public relations, public affairs or other related field.

Experience: Eight to ten years progressive experience in communications and marketing field, including team management.  Health care and/or nonprofit experience a plus.

Special Skills: Demonstrated initiative and leadership qualities, interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills an essential. Proficiency in technology and use of social media. Must possess proven ability in handling all aspects of a communications/marketing program from strategic planning through execution, be able to juggle multiple tasks, work under tight deadlines and deliver projects on-time and within budgets.

To apply: Email cover letter with salary history and attached resume to Jan.Bresch@preventcancer.org with Subject: Managing Director, External Affairs.  Deadline to apply is 5 pm ET on Friday, October 21, 2016. The Prevent Cancer Foundation is located near the King Street Metro stop in Old Town Alexandria, VA; no moving allowance is available.

For further information about the Foundation, go to www.preventcancer.org. Please, no phone calls.