Vice President of Communications and Marketing – The Port – an Ohio Port Authority – Cincinnati, OH
The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority (The Port) is seeking a new Vice President of Communications and Marketing to plan, develop, integrate, and implement the organization’s overall marketing strategies, communication, branding, and public relations activities both internally and externally. As a dynamic leader and change agent, the Vice President’s goal will be to strengthen existing communication efforts and develop a marketing and communications plan that reflects The Port’s mission and goals, addresses target audiences and key stakeholders, and ensures alignment and consistency of communications throughout the organization.
The Vice President of Communications and Marketing is an integral member of The Port’s leadership team and reports directly to the President & CEO. As a strategic advisor, the Vice President serves as the primary communications and marketing resource for the President & CEO as well as The Port’s senior leadership. This position currently supervises a staff of two including a Marketing Manager and a Visual Communication Associate.
Established in 2000 as the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority, The Port is an economic development agency that initiates projects to improve property value and promote job creation throughout Hamilton County. The organization currently focuses on three key strategies – industrial revitalization, neighborhood revitalization, and public finance. In support of these initiatives, The Port offers partnerships, programs, and services to support the advancement of Hamilton County.
Experience and Education
The minimum qualifications for this position are a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing, public relations, advertising, or a closely related field; five (5) years of progressively responsible communications and marketing or related experience with at least two (2) years’ experience directly supervising or leading a team. The successful candidate must have experience developing and implementing comprehensive communication and marketing strategies and be familiar with the use of social media platforms.
Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree, ten (10) years of communications and marketing experience, and five (5) or more years of supervisory experience. Experience in developing complex communication and marketing plans, brand development, community engagement and outreach, crisis communication, and working with executive leaders and boards/governing bodies is also preferred.
The salary range is $115,000 – $130,000, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefits package.
How to Apply
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group at thenovakconsultinggroup.com. Applicants complete a brief online form and are prompted to provide a cover letter and resume. Open until filled with the first review of applications on February 21, 2020.
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