About Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles:
The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles is leading the fight to END EPILEPSY and overcome challenges created by seizures by focusing on Care, Advocacy, Research and Education. Through these areas of focus, we offer a range of services and programs to help, support, advocate for, and empower those who are affected by epilepsy and their caregivers. We also support research to accelerate cures for the epilepsies, support the training and work of new pediatric epilepsy specialists, and also seek to educate the general public to better understand epilepsy/seizure disorders, and fight to END EPILEPSY.
We are looking for a full-time Communications Manager to lead public and media relations for the annual Los Angeles Walk to End Epilepsy in November 2017. This position has the potential to evolve into a full-time role with our national organization, Epilepsy Foundation, to create and execute a consistent and engaging nationwide brand communications strategy.
The Communications Manager will be immediately responsible for all PR support surrounding the Walk to End Epilepsy on November 5th, 2017 held in Los Angeles. The transition to the national position will be dependent upon a mutual agreement and the working relationship evolving in scope of work and outreach to different markets throughout the nation. This future role would involve working closely with our marketing team to develop a long term communications/brand strategy to amplify key foundation moments, building and maintaining our database of media contacts, celebrity and influencer contacts, and acting as a liaison for internal communications across our national team, including doctors, partners, sponsors and board members.
As we are a passionate and caring team, our ideal candidate shares compassion for the cause, and has a desire to tell inspiring and uplifting stories from our community.
Below is an overview of essential duties:
Skills and competencies:
Based on experience. Potential to expand scope and advance with the company.