Every day at The Possible Project, our team wakes up to make the world a more equitable place. Our belief is that by unlocking the true potential in our students that we can ignite meaningful and lasting change in the wider world. At TPP, we’re doing this one young entrepreneur at a time. We believe this passionately and see the results concretely.
– Brenda C. Sanchez, Vice President, Development & Communications
The Possible Project
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Communications is responsible for overseeing and implementing The Possible Project’s (TPP) communications and marketing activities. The Director of Communications will own and maintain TPP’s brand standards and guide overall messaging and positioning. The Director of Communications will also assume primary responsibility for many of the organization’s communications activities, including its digital (electronic, web, social media) and print communications, and media relations and outreach working closely with other members of the external engagement team. As necessary, the Director of Communications will engage partner organizations and external stakeholders to develop messaging that advances TPP’s thought leadership, philanthropic and earned revenue opportunities.
As an ideal candidate for this role, you understand the nonprofit sector, hold a passion for entrepreneurship and are energized by a role that balances strategy and implementation. You have experience in communications, public affairs and/or media relations in-house for a nonprofit organization. Success in this role will require you to draw on experience being proactive, ensuring that you are planning and moving projects forward with foresight and care. You care deeply about the success of the organization and view messaging and targeted communications as the way to bring to life the passion and commitment TPP holds for the young people and communities it serves.
We are excited to share more about our organization and our fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture. Our ideas and mission are bold because we intend to drive transformative change by leading the nation in using entrepreneurship as a vehicle for learning-by-doing. Please review the information below and follow the link to apply.
Communications Strategy, Vision and Leadership:
QUALIFICATIONS & MINDSET & MINDSET
While there is no perfect resume, we will likely be most interested in your application if you fulfill most or all of the following:
In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrates the organization’s key values:
ABOUT THE POSSIBLE PROJECT
The Possible Project is working to close the skills and opportunities gap facing our students by providing resources and support that make them more likely to finish high school, complete education and training beyond high school, and enter careers that will provide them with a living wage.
The Possible Project is a youth entrepreneurship center that teaches students with untapped potential how to start and run their own businesses. In the process, students acquire a host of personal and professional skills that propel them to long-term success in life.
Through a combination of curriculum, support, and STEAM projects, students are empowered with the knowledge and skills necessary for success beyond high school—including resiliency, hope and self-confidence.
The Possible Project is a 501(c)(3) organization. For more information, please visit www.possibleproject.org.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
The Possible Project offers a robust compensation and benefit package including high quality health benefits and an employer contribution to your 401(k) plan.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Possible Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services.