The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization, led by volunteers, that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. It does this through services that are consistent with its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. The American Red Cross is the foremost volunteer emergency service organization in the United States with more than 590 chapters nationwide.
The American Red Cross of Illinois is seeking a passionate Regional Communications Manager to work in Chicago. This is a full time, salary exempt position and you must be willing to work on-call (at times) 24/7 as needed (potentially during a major disaster). This position will work from home until restrictions are lifted then day time travel through the region may be around 25%. A valid driver's license and good driving record is required.
The Regional Communications Manager will develop, plan and implement communications and marketing efforts to raise the visibility of the Red Cross, help support mission driven business objectives, and educate communities on how to access Red Cross services. As part of a communications and marketing team, implement the strategic plan that is aligned with broader corporate communication and marketing priorities that support service delivery efforts across all lines of service, including revenue generation across all parts of the organization. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers. Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures and other applicable Federal, State and local regulations.