Posted On: May 20, 2019
Media Organization: Non Profit
University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 32 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.
The Door is an unparalleled model for youth development, offering a comprehensive range of integrated services within a single site for nearly 11,000 New York City youth each year. Our mission is to empower young adults to reach their full potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment. At The Door, youth can access health care and education, mental health counseling and crisis assistance, legal assistance, college preparation services, career development, housing supports, arts, sports and recreational activities, and nutritious meals – all for free and under one roof. By providing participants with our suite of integrated services, we seek to provide any motivated young person with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to successfully transition to adulthood.
In partnership with and co-located at The Door, Broome Street Academy is a unique charter high school that prepares New York City’s most vulnerable youth for a successful future through rigorous academics paired with supports of The Door. Broome Street Academy serves 330 students annually in grades 9 – 12.
If you want an opportunity to impact the lives of over 40,000 New Yorkers every year, look no further. You’re the kind of person we need to help lead our fast-paced, energetic, and committed team.
You’re best in class with demonstrated skills in social, digital, and traditional marketing and communications developed over of 5+ years of full-time experience.
We’re looking for someone who’s a doer with superb writing skills, thrives in a rapidly changing, team-based environment, and skillfully juggles many competing priorities while working effectively under deadline. You think strategically, take the initiative, enjoy managing and inspiring your colleagues, and are a seasoned manager of complex projects.
You’re the project manager for all communications activities. You dive in and execute daily responsibilities and long-term projects. You’re committed to meeting deadlines and developing high-quality content while working with numerous internal departments.
This is a pivotal role on a three-person team that supports University Settlement, The Door, and Broome Street Academy. We work hard, move fast, and never know what today will bring while making sure to have fun. And don’t forget the great benefits.
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Required submissions: resume, cover letter, and 2 writing samples of communications materials such as blogs, op-eds, press releases, emails, or social media content.