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Manager, Communications – Tory Burch Foundation

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JOB SUMMARY

JOB DESCRIPTION
COMPANY DESCRIPTION
Founded by designer Tory Burch, the Tory Burch Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that empowers women and entrepreneurs in the United States by providing access to capital, education and digital resources.
ToryBurchFoundation.org
@ToryBurchFoundation

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Tory Burch Foundation is looking for a skilled content creator and writer versed in editorial strategy, brand building and communications. In this role, you will be responsible for the creation and delivery of entrepreneurial-focused content to the Tory Burch Foundation’s online and social media community. Additionally, you will work closely with the Director of Marketing and Digital to shape public communications, and event content related to our mission and purpose.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Create compelling content:
Strategize, shape and execute editorial and content strategy for ToryBurchFoundation.org
Write, edit and publish all articles and online tools for ToryBurchFoundation.org
Interview entrepreneurs and business leaders to create original content for site and social
Oversee social media content strategy and write captions for all social media content
Craft email marketing messages, copy decks and produce monthly newsletter programming
Develop programming for virtual events and small business webinar series, including outlines for live talks, conversations, audience questions and event related communications
Ensure all web content is easy to find, read and is effective in its message
Aid with stage programming and content for live events
Develop innovative content for new media platforms to spread awareness and drive engagement with wider audience

Spread the word about our impact:
Work with Director of Marketing and Digital, in-house PR team and outside agencies to shape press strategy for the Foundation
Write, edit and prepare press releases and media pitches for distribution
Collaborate on writing and crafting communications for articles, Op-Eds and other interview related materials

Advise on creative communications:
Work closely with small team of freelancer graphic designers to ensure visual content is meeting the needs of the brand voice and messaging objectives
Co-produce relevant video content, livestream and video related communications
Monitor brand tone and message across all digital channels

Support Foundation team and leadership with communications:
Edit messaging for all public facing communications from Foundation team including but not limited to campaign and program emails, applications for various programs, and general messaging
Shape talking points and executive communications for events, presentations and more
Work cross-functionally to ensure all projects are executed with excellence and in timely manner
Other duties as assigned by manager

Qualifications:
Excellent writing, interpersonal/communication skills and managerial level of strategic thinking
Senior experience in marketing communications, campaign development and execution
Detail oriented and sharp editing skills
Ability to work independently and move projects forward under tight deadlines
Thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast-moving environment and are open to change
Passion and knowledge of women’s empowerment landscape
Clear focus on delivering results
Team player with a positive attitude
Proficient in communication and message for social media platforms: Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
Experience with WordPress or comparable CMS system a plus

 

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES
Please note any skills/qualities you would want someone to have in this role in addition to our core skills:
• Adaptable – Change before you have to
o Changes course easily – Knows when to be patient and when to push – Works well in the gray – Shows grace under pressure – Owns mistakes and learns from them – Balances multiple priorities
• Entrepreneurial Spirit – Own it
o Takes initiative, doesn’t wait for direction – Builds for the future – Takes personal ownership and accountability – Is resourceful in getting things done
• Collaborative – No “I” in Tory
o Is self-aware and open-minded – Integrates the perspectives of others – Is direct but respectful – Communicates cross functionally – Knows when to get people involved and when to make a decision – Takes an inclusive approach
• Client & Brand Focus – Put yourself in Tory’s shoes
o Passionate about the brand and the work – Creates a transformational client experience – Makes decisions in the best interest of the company and our customers – Focuses on internal and external customers
• Live the Values – Being “Buddy”
o Keeps the “Buddy Values” alive (Kindness, humility, warmth, honesty, loyalty, compassion, integrity, and passion) – It’s not just what you do, but how you do it – Contributes to a positive and productive environment
• Functional Expertise – Know Your Stuff
o Has the skills necessary to perform the job – Keeps current on trends, skills, and practices – Puts learning into practice
• FOR PEOPLE MANAGERS: Team Builder – It’s all about “We”
o Sets team goals and roles – Develops, motivates and empowers – Delivers constructive and encouraging feedback – Holds people accountable for results – Recognizes high performance
• FOR PEOPLE MANAGERS: Change Leader – Change is the essence of life
Challenges the current point of view – Puts changes in context for the team – Executes changes that impact the business – Is proactive and positive – Listens to and keeps the team up to speed.

 

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

 

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact talent@toryburch.com.

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