Director of Marketing & Communications


JOB DESCRIPTION
Summary/Objective:
The Director of Marketing & Communications manages the communications department, including publications, public relations and graphic design, and oversees all written projects produced by the USPTA and its Divisions. This position is also responsible for the maintenance of USPTA websites and the coordination of all member communications.

Essential Functions:
  • Update and maintain all USPTA websites
  • Produce and send out USPTA e-news & e-blasts
  • Serve as Editor for all USPTA communications including monthly ADDvantage Magazine 
  • Serve as national staff contact for 17 Division Executive Directors regarding all communication and marketing sent to the membership
  • Monitor our content management system (Divisions Online) for email communications 
  • Oversee the merchandise and trade show as well as the awards program at annual USPTA World Conference
  • Work with our endorsees to communicate benefits and product promotion 
  • Manage communications department staff and oversee all department projects
  • Develop marketing plans for association 
  • Serve as a member of the senior staff 
  • Serve as a liaison for the national staff on several association committees
     
Required Competencies:
  • Communication expert
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Performance management
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong editing skills
  • Keen attention to detail 
  • Flexibility
  • Teamwork capacity
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Time management
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Project management
  • Strategic thinking
     
Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field
  • 7-10 years of experience working in a management capacity in the communications field
  • Advanced computer knowledge including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience creating and maintaining websites
  • Skilled in all forms of social media
  • Knowledge/experience using AP style guides
     

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with iMIS association management software
  • Advanced Degree
  • Tennis experience 
     
Supervisory Responsibility:

The Director of Marketing & Communications manages the public relations coordinator and graphic design specialist and is responsible for the performance management of those employees.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, printers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets.

Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and typical hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Some night and weekend committee conference calls are required.

Travel:
Limited travel

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply, please email send your resume and cover letter to careers@uspta.org
  

EEO Statement:
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