Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Full-Time Position 40 Hours Per Week + Benefits Compensation commensurate with experience


Arizona Forward is seeking a Director of Marketing and Public Relations to develop and implement marketing and communication plans and strategies including public relations, media relations, digital communications, key messaging, storytelling and brand experience. Now in its fifth year as a statewide organization, Arizona Forward was founded in 1969 as Valley Forward Association. It mobilizes the state’s business leaders and policymakers to leverage their collective power to influence how we best grow our communities, stimulate our economy and enhance our environment.

Key Responsibilities: • Direct and manage all aspects of AZF’s marketing communications and outreach • Direct and manage AZF’s media relations • Provide content management and administration of AZF’s website • Execute social media plans and posts on multiple platforms • Promote signature events/key programs to drive membership and engagement • Draft event scripts, speeches, guest blogs, presentations and other written materials as needed • Draft collateral and sponsorship materials for AZF events/programs • Support diversified fundraising efforts including Annual Giving campaign, sponsor solicitations and related programming • Organize and implement marketing campaigns, both traditional and digital • Monthly e-mail blast communications with members • Manage e-mail database and communications • Execute Emerging Leaders Program

Qualifications • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with at least 4 years of progressive experience in a similar role • Comprehensive knowledge in nonprofit fundraising and marketing • Experience and knowledge of project management and coordination • Ability to maintain knowledge and professional development in market research, business trends and fundraising trends that may impact needs and resources • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office and other software • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Ability to supervise, work both independently and in a team environment

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Send Resume: Angela Shope | | 602-240-2408