Managing Director, Communications

Last Mile Health

About the organization

At Last Mile Health, we are all stewards of our reputation and our resources. Are you a highly-creative, strategic, professional with experience designing and implementing communications strategies? If so, you may be the next Managing Director, Communications at Last Mile Health. 

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Managing Director, Communications is a critical leader on the Partnerships & Communications team, and is responsible for designing and overseeing the implementation of Last Mile Health’s communication strategy for priority audiences. They will also provide strategic oversight of the Last Mile Health brand, with a focus on leveraging data and analytics. This position will support, mentor, and oversee a high-performing Communications team and will serve as the direct supervisor to the  Director of Communications. This position will also serve on Last Mile Health’s senior leadership team and represent the organization externally to priority audiences.


What You'll Do:

-Design and oversee the implementation of a comprehensive communications strategy, as aligned with Last Mile Health’s FY 20-23 Strategic Plan, to strengthen the organization’s brand, thought leadership, and impact communications to priority audiences
-In partnership with the Director of Communications, oversee the day-to-day operations of the Communications team and serve as final approver of content
-Identify challenges, risks, and emerging issues faced by the organization, and design and execute strategies to solve for them
-Build systems to collect and leverage data and analytics to strengthen Last Mile Health’s content and digital presence
-Cultivate and enhance relationships with priority, high-level external audiences, including the media and key influencers
-Proactively build relationships with top tier journalists for high-impact placements and serve as a spokesperson for the organization as needed
-Lead the creation and curation of an advisory function for the Communications division, with support from the Chief Development Officer
-Represent Communications team on the Executive Management Group and other relevant internal leadership bodies, including Advisory Council and Board of Directors
-Design the team’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as aligned with organization-wide priorities


What You'll Bring:

-Demonstrated success in designing and implementing communications strategies and overseeing content development of high-priority deliverables
-Several years of experience with the media and new technologies, along with demonstrated skill in proactively building relationships with top tier journalists for high-impact placements
-Strong project management and people management skills, with experience growing and leading teams
-Deep social justice experience, preferably from the community health space
-Experience supporting senior leaders for high-profile speaking engagements
-A commitment to supporting diverse, proximal leaders to represent the organization externally


$120,000 - $140,000

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