The Director of Marketing and Communications (DMC) is responsible for furthering the mission of Loaves & Fishes Community Services by evaluating, developing, monitoring and promoting short- and long-term strategies and actions to build awareness and a positive image of Loaves & Fishes in the community. The DMC also promotes the awareness and positive image of Loaves & Fishes by supervising the Special Events Manager and Graphic Designer.
The DMC designs, executes and analyzes marketing and communication platforms and methods (concepts, tools and materials) to positively promote the organization. The individual utilizes consumer and community research data to identify key strategic targets to build community awareness and support for the Loaves & Fishes mission. The DMC keeps abreast of: a) general trends impacting the not for profit marketplace, b) competitive factors including digital/mobile/e-commerce data trends, and c) a deep understanding of both community values and competitor differentiation. Managing and mentoring direct reports in design and event planning is integral to the position. All communication design and promotion will embody the values of community, compassion, dignity, hope and service. The DMC reports directly to the Vice President of Advancement.