Director of Communications

Based in Albany, NY

CSEA, one of New York State’s largest labor unions, is seeking resumes for the senior staff position of Director of Communications. The position is based in our downtown Albany, NY headquarters and requires travel throughout the state working with regional union leadership, staff, members, and media representatives. The position collaborates with union leadership to develop strategic communication and marketing objectives with various audiences both external and internal. The Director is responsible for the implementation of all plans on statewide and local levels with the assistance of regional communications associates under his/her supervision and a high-volume print shop. The Director is also the official spokesperson for CSEA and oversees and implements CSEA’s community relations presence. A wide range of skills and responsibilities are required including the ability to effectively articulate positions involving labor relations and public policy; communicate through various media; and supervise a statewide staff.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in journalism, communications, marketing or a related field and six years of professional experience which regularly involved, writing, editing, developing messaging and brand strategy, including two years in a supervisory capacity; OR a satisfactory combination of the foregoing education, training and experience. Candidates must possess a New York State drivers’ license and a car for business use. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package.

To Apply: Submit resume and salary requirements to Director of Human Resources, PO box 7125 Capitol Station, Albany, NY 12224 or email: cseajobs@cseainc.org. Please note DC-UJ on all correspondence.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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