Director of Communications

The California Wellness Foundation is seeking an experienced, creative, strategic communications professional to serve as its new Director of Communications. The position is a key senior member of the Public Affairs team and a key resource to the new VP of Public Affairs, to whom the position reports. The foundation is at an exciting inflection point under the leadership of a new President & CEO who envisions Cal Wellness stepping more fully into its role as a disruptive force that pushes the boundaries of traditional philanthropy, advocates fiercely for racial and social justice, and uses its voice and influence to improve health and wellness for Californians. The Director of Communications will have the opportunity to amplify Cal Wellness’ work using finely honed strategy, storytelling, and influence, collaborate across the organization, and serve as a senior communications consultant to the management team and Board of Directors.

The ideal candidate will be well-versed in strategic communications, media relations, and the full range of communications tools and tactics (e.g., branding, messaging, events, convenings, and digital, social, and print media) and passionate about social justice, social change, health, wellness and the mission of the Foundation. The Director will have substantial management expertise, a reputation as a connector and a strong colleague, exquisite writing skills, and exceptional interpersonal, collaboration, and communication skills.

This is a hybrid position based in Los Angeles or Oakland, CA. The target starting salary for the newly hired Director of Communications is $200,000 annually. The full salary grade for the role is $173,800 to $260,800 annually.


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Martha Montag Brown & Associates, LLC has been retained to conduct this search. Interested and qualified candidates should apply by emailing their resume and a targeted cover letter to [email protected].

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  • Nadira Fant
    published this page in Job Board 2024-04-10 12:21:35 -0400