Vice President of Communications

The Center

About the organization

Established in 1983 as a result of the AIDS crisis, New York City’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center has grown and evolved over the last four decades, creating and delivering services that empower people to lead healthy, successful lives. The Center continues to serve the LGBTQ community through virtual support services, launched almost immediately after our building closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We offer a wide range of services including virtual one-on-one counseling; substance use treatment and support groups; virtual youth drop-in space; online arts and culture programming; health insurance navigation and a virtual “front desk” open seven days a week to respond to community inquiries. To learn more about how The Center is serving the community during this time, please visit


Communications Strategy and Execution:

*Create, lead, and implement a marketing and communications plan that is intentionally inclusive and far-reaching, which includes activation and engagement targets relevant to The Center’s goals, and contains measurable goals and objectives based on a comprehensive analysis of Center offerings, resources, financials, internal and external stakeholders.
*Oversee and ultimately approve all marketing and communications outputs including digital media, direct mail, onsite communications, and advertising.
*Plan and execute press outreach and campaigns including releases, strategic media placement and press conferences as needed.
*Manage all media relations to positive effect.
*Lead and execute all crisis communications, as they arise.
*Develop, coordinate, and communicate with a communications advisory board, composed of community members and communications experts.
*Obtain input from members of The Center’s constituency to ensure all types of campaigns and outreach reflect and/or incorporate the community's diverse voices, identities, and experiences.

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Qualifications are comprised of six key areas:
1) Mission and Values Alignment
2) Communications Expertise
3) Activation and Engagement Expertise
4) Team Leadership
5) Collaboration and Relationship Building
6) Project Management

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Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To Apply:
This search is being managed by Axis Talent Partners, a boutique executive search and talent strategy firm which partners with social justice-focused organizations. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter detailing their interest in our mission and qualifications for the position to:

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