Director of Communications
Company: Fall River Group Inc
Location: Fall River
Posted on: January 17, 2022
Family Service Association is a comprehensive private,
non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and
implementation of services designed to provide strength and support
to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts.
Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to
increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the
stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a
positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a
leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast
region of Massachusetts, with a 130-year tradition of high
We are offering a $2,000 sign on bonus
Job Summary :
The Director of Communications is responsible for all marketing and
public relations activities as directed by the Chief Administration
Officer, and also works directly with the President and Chief
Executive Officer as requested. They also research and write grants
for a variety of programs and services.
We are offering a full time 35 hour per week position located at
our Fall River, MA Corporate office. The hours are 8:30 am 4:30 pm
and partially remote.
Duties and Responsibilities :
- Duties include the development and implementation of an overall
communication/marketing strategy for the agency in order to
heighten community awareness of the services it provides. This also
includes the development and dissemination of brochures, flyers,
annual reports, the agency website, social media, and other
marketing materials used to publicize the agency. Oversees agency
communications and branding in various online and print platforms
such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and industry magazines.
- Oversees the development and maintenance of the corporate
website including methods to deliver message, ease of navigation,
and clarity of information; ensures that all content is current and
- Represents the agency on a variety of community boards and
committees as directed by the Chief Administration Officer. Handles
all press relations including the writing and issuing of agency
news releases and serving as spokesperson for the agency when
information is sought by the local press. This also includes the
development of both paid advertising and free public service
announcements in local media in an effort to publicize agency
- Seeks out potential new sources of revenue for the agency
including private grants and foundations, state contracts, and
other possible sources.
- Identify and research grant funding opportunities that are
consistent with mission, and share information options with Sr.
- In collaboration with program leadership, determine proposal
concept by identifying needs, studying the requests for proposals,
and all related requirements. Coordinates requirements with
contributors, and ensures all elements of the proposal are
- Writes, revises, and edits drafts including executive
summaries, and ensures the submission thoroughly and appropriately
responds to all elements of the RFP. Ensures the final submission
is properly reviewed and submitted by the deadline.
- Monitor grant tracking requirements, and ensure all reporting
requirement deadlines are met.
- Responds to reasonable expectations of Agency and/or
Education and Experience:
The Director of Development should have a minimum of a Bachelors
Degree in a related field, or equivalent experience, as well as at
least 3 years of experience in marketing and grant writing.
Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, long term
disability and life insurance, 403(b), flexible spending account
along with a generous time off package.
Family Service Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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