Employment

  
     

We seek individuals that personify the personality traits that BBB represents:

  • In-Touch/Insightful;
  • Un-Intimidating;
  • Vocal;
  • Fair-minded;
  • Seasoned, and
  • Ardent.

In return, our employees enjoy an opportunity to contribute to advancing trust in the marketplace on a daily basis.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT STATEMENT

This Equal Employment Opportunity Policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

It is our policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or marital status. Discrimination or harassment on any of these bases in the workplace, including business trips and official functions, is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.

Current Availabilities:

Job Title: Communications Director

Reports to: President/CEO

Status: Non-exempt/salary

Position Goal:

Provide leadership in the creation and implementation of major communication initiatives in support of the missions of both BBB|Northwest Florida and the BBB Foundation Serving Northwest Florida; oversee and implement external and internal communications; represent BBB Serving Northwest Florida in the media and in the community;

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, direct and implement all stages of communication strategies for BBB and the BBB Foundation for both internal and external audiences
  • Comply with branding standards as set by the Council of Better Business Bureaus and the Wise Giving Alliance
  • Write news releases and articles for public release; respond to media (television, radio, print and online) inquiries; proactively approach media outlets for coverage
  • Maintain BBB’s online presence through regular maintenance of BBB’s website (via a content management system), and sites including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest
  • Design, write and produce communication pieces including, but not limited to, print newsletters, electronic newsletters, ads, brochures, flyers and business cards
  • Conduct presentations and workshops for community, civic, senior, business and other organizations, utilizing existing curricula or creating new curricula as needed
  • Develop and maintain community partnerships with media outlets, chambers of commerce, financial crimes task force, local military installations and other organizations
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports to track outreach efforts, as requested by the president/CEO

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to plan and prioritize work
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Experience with content management systems
Familiarity with utilizing social media outlets for business

Education and Experience:

Position prefers bachelors in Communication Arts with emphasis on marketing, public relations or journalism and previous marketing/communications experience. Familiarity with Northwest Florida media a plus as well as working with the military community.  

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle and feel objects, tools and controls, and reach with hands and arms. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions:

Normal office working conditions using standard office equipment

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, the do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.