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The Trevor Project
Remote, NA, United States
28 days ago
The Trevor Project
Remote, United States
28 days ago

Description

Senior Manager, Executive Communications

Reports to: Vice President of Communications

Location: Remote

Hours: Full-time

About Trevor

The Trevor Project is the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. We are a non-profit that provides 24/7 life-saving support via phone, text, and chat. We also operate the world’s largest safe space social networking site for LGBTQ youth and run innovative research, education, and advocacy programs. We’ve been saving lives every day for over 20 years.

Overview of the role

The Senior Manager of Executive Communications is an exciting new role that will continue to position our CEO & Executive Director as a leader in LGBTQ mental health and suicide prevention. The role will lead executive communications strategy and execution, overseeing the CEO’s speaking engagements, awards and accolades submissions, social media presence, and support media relations. The Senior Manager will report to the Vice President of Communications, and will collaborate directly with the Office of the CEO and the Growth team to highlight the organization’s life-saving work. This role is ideal for a communications professional who is a critical thinker, highly organized, a strong writer with a sharp eye for editing, social media, and passionate about serving LGBTQ youth.

Who you are

  • Excellent writer. You are a fast, accurate, succinct, and experienced writer/editor who can communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Big picture thinker. You think strategically and love to brainstorm big bold ideas. You look at the way things are and then imagine 20 ways they can be improved.
  • Detail-oriented. You are a stickler for grammar, and would not let something go out with a typo in it.
  • Self-starter. You are motivated to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Collaborative. You have strong interpersonal and managerial skills that can help build internal stakeholder relationships. 
  • Organized and efficient. You know how to manage complex projects. You can multitask, prioritize, and adapt.
  • Culturally Attuned. You are up-to-date with what’s going on amongst all of our audiences. You understand what they care about and what news or media is relevant to them.
  • Action-oriented. You know how to get things done and are quick to capitalize on new opportunities as they emerge. 
  • Passionate. You care about LGBTQ youth. You care about saving lives. You want to come to work and feel inspired every day. You want to change the world.
  • Fun. You are overflowing with positive energy and make people around feel happy just by you being you. The work we do is very serious, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun. We know how to have a good time and you should too.

What you’ll do

  • Bring professional experience supporting our CEO with 360-degree communications strategies, including internal and external communications
  • Media relations with a focus on elevating our CEO’s profile, including the creation of a CEO media strategy, timely public statements, impactful op-eds, and more
  • Manage our CEO’s social media presence, including draft messaging, timely posting, and channel growth 
  • Monitor real-time trends in mental health, LGBTQ youth, suicide prevention, and more to offer timely expert commentary from CEO in press and social media channels 
  • Raise the organization’s profile via strategic speaking engagement and accolade opportunities relevant to our CEO 
  • Draft speeches and scripts, as well as talking points and briefing materials for conferences, panels, and interviews
  • Work closely with the Communications team and CEO to draft key communications to our internal audiences
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Campaign teams to identify relevant opportunities in owned marketing campaigns that promote the health and well-being of LGBTQ young people
  • Manage executive communications requests from corporate partners and vendors, including publicity, corporate speaking engagements, and blog posts 
  • Help manage agency partners to raise the public profile of our CEO & Executive Director
  • Work alongside our VP of Communications to ensure internal and external communications adhere to style guide

Benefits

  • Generous vacation and holidays (like a full day off to celebrate Harvey Milk Day!), including three half-day Fridays during the summer
  • Comprehensive health insurance (we pay 100% of your premiums for medical, dental, and life), including gender affirmation surgery
  • Flexibility to work from anywhere in the U.S. (we provide the technology, a monthly internet stipend and reimbursement to outfit your work-from-home space!)
  • Fun virtual office environment and passionate team 
  • Online Subscription to Headspace, a digital meditation platform
  • Meaningful work at an organization that is saving the lives of LGBTQ young people across America every day
  • The Trevor Project is an equal opportunity employer

Your application

We’re excited to hear from you! To join Team Trevor, please upload a resume and cover letter. Applications without cover letters will not be considered. Use this as an opportunity to convey why you want to be the next Senior Manager of Executive Communications  at The Trevor Project! Lastly, please include a writing sample from an editorial, press document, public speech,  or executive memo that you have previously written. This writing sample will be used for applicant evaluation only and will not be distributed by The Trevor Project.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 60496819
  • Location:
    Remote, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Manager of Executive Communications
  • Company Name: The Trevor Project
  • Industry: Non-Profit/Charity
  • Job Function: Public Relations
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

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