POSITION: Director, Communications
LOCATION: Washington, DC
UnidosUS, previously known as NCLR (National Council of La Raza), is the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Through its unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico, UnidosUS simultaneously challenges
the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos at the national and local levels. For 50 years, UnidosUS has united communities and different groups seeking common ground through collaboration, and that share a desire to make our country stronger. For more information on UnidosUS, visit www.unidosus.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
UnidosUS is seeking a Director of Communications for its Washington, DC office. The Director will lead multi-channel and cross-institutional integrated marketing and communications efforts to drive visibility and establish a strong brand identity, while aligning with UnidosUS’s mission and vision. The Director will report directly to the Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing.
UnidosUS is looking for a passionate, strategic, creative, and energetic individual with a desire to help improve opportunities for Latinos. The Director will lead a comprehensive strategy across all marketing and communications efforts, including content, marketing, assets, messaging, events, digital, and organizational campaigns to drive target audience awareness and engagement via external marketing communications.
UnidosUS offers a collaborative, team-based environment that fosters a culture of ideas and debate. We approach our work from multiple perspectives and methods, understanding both the specific issues and their larger interrelated systems. We’re looking for a strong leader and counselor with the ability to think across platforms by contributing to an integrated team. The Director will also have frequent contact with staff members at all levels of the organization, the UnidosUS’s Board of Directors, and other key external stakeholders.
Please note: Only those applicants who submit a cover letter and writing sample along with a résumé will be considered for this opportunity. Please include “Director, Communications” in the subject line.
SEND COVER LETTER, WRITING SAMPLE, AND RÉSUMÉ TO:
Raul Yzaguirre Building
Attn: SVP, Communications and Marketing
1126 16th Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036-4845
No phone calls please!