Company Info




Community Renewal Team, Inc.
555 Windsor Street
Hartford, Connecticut (United States)
Phone:8605605600
Web:https://www.crtct.org

Communications Director

Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Job Category: Other
Job ID: 6187
Employment Type: Full time
Salary:
Posted: 09.13.2021



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Job Description:

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
 
The Communications Director is the primary interface between CRT and multiple external audiences including elected and appointed officials, funders, partner organizations and the general public. This individual will work with others in CRT leadership to enhance the agency’s reputation as thought leaders, valued partner and effective manager of services. After assessing threats and opportunities, s/he will shape public perceptions of the agency through strategic use of communications channels including print, digital and broadcast media; public statements; legislative testimony; white papers; correspondence; and more. As primary manager of media relations for CRT, responsible for the development of all public statements, press releases and working closely with the Development & Marketing Director and or other staff to publicize events and on all public relations initiatives. The position will be responsible for managing relationships with reporters, editors, editorial boards and representatives from other agencies.
 
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
 
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
  
To apply for this position please go to CRT's website at https://www.crtct.org/about/careers/ and complete the online application. Please upload your resume to the application along with your credentials and writing sample.

Job Requirements:

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
 
Education: Bachelor Degree required; Master Degree in Public Relations, Communications or related field preferred.
 
Experience:  Eight (8) years of experience in the field(s) of communications, public relations or public affairs, or a combination of training and experience which provides the required skills and abilities. Experience in developing and executing communications programs for a large agency/company. Experience in writing and editing various forms of communication. 
 
Demonstrated Skills: 
Driving Requirement:  YES    Agency Vehicle: NO      Employee’s Own Vehicle: YES
Active driver license required upon hire and throughout employment. Some use of personal vehicle required.
 
ADA COMPLIANCE
 
Physical Ability: Tasks involve sedentary to light work, involving some reaching, handling, fingering and/or feeling of objects and materials.
 
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination. Some tasks require oral communications ability.
 
Environmental Factors: Tasks are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, animals/wildlife, toxic/poisonous agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances.


To apply for this position please go to CRT's website at https://www.crtct.org/about/careers/ and complete the online application. Please upload your resume to the application along with your credentials and writing sample.