• The Social Changery

Seeking Senior Consultant (Position Filled)

Updated: Jun 4, 2019


** Position has been filled. **


Are you ready to join our team? The Social Changery is looking for an energetic, problem solving, self-directed individual who brings exceptional technical, organizational, communications and project management skills to their work and thrives in a fast-paced environment.


We are looking for a Senior Consultant to successfully execute our clients’ public health marketing campaigns and plans. In this role, you should be an excellent communicator and effective leader who can supervise multiple programs and team members (including both our internal team and external vendors). Experience working on public health initiatives, as well as a background in account management, marketing and media are highly desirable.


Responsibilities:

  • Lead team of internal project staff members and external vendors.

  • Allocate tasks to team members.

  • Monitor team performance and give guidance when needed.

  • Provide strategic insight to clients’ programs.

  • Oversee execution, analysis and optimization of marketing plans.

  • Communicate with clients regularly to ensure satisfaction.

  • Review recommendations for advertising and communication campaigns.

  • Manage accounts’ financial aspects (budgets, contracts, fees, etc.).

  • Provide regular reports on activities and accounts to Changery’s Principals.


Regular Duties:

  • Plan, execute and close projects and manage budgets, tasks, and timelines.

  • Identify project objectives, tasks, activities, and necessary resources.

  • Determine project methodology, processes and procedures.

  • Develop project plan/framework for project activities/tasks.

  • Establish project schedule, set milestones, and determine project phases.

  • Manage expectations, align projects to business goals, and manage stakeholders.

  • Coordinate necessary project staff members and resources providers/vendors (team members).

  • Manage project deliverables and ensure project completion in accordance with plan, budget and timeline.

  • Coordinate, plan, and schedule project activities and tasks.

  • Oversee project day-to-day execution and progress.

  • Monitor, document, and control project scope creep.

  • Identify project complications and implement solutions.

  • Facilitate communication with clients and company leadership to maintain project scope, avoid scope creep, and safeguard fidelity, including communicating project status, milestones, and unexpected difficulties effectively.

  • Lead and manage project teams members including facilitating commitment and productivity, removing obstacles and motivating.

  • Initiate all project activities/tasks to ensure successful project completion.

  • Coordinate and assign activities/tasks to team members.

  • Ensure all team members contribute and benefit.

  • As a team member, provide expertise and perform tasks as needed and fill in gaps

  • Coordinate and lead project meetings (be on time, take notes, follow through with actions/next steps and send out meeting summary notes, etc.).

  • Model professionalism at all times.

  • Provide timely and regular updates to company leadership.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, social science or community development field, or five years of relevant professional experience in similar field.

  • 3-5 years experience as a Campaign Manager, Account Supervisor or equivalent position.

  • Solid account management and customer service experience.

  • Past experience supervising staff and vendors.

  • Experience in project management.

  • Familiarity with budgeting and reporting.

  • Knowledge of traditional as well as digital/online marketing and advertising

  • Demonstrated expertise in communications for marketing, community organizing, education, advocacy, and policy campaigns.

  • Strategic thinking.

  • Exceptional organizational skills, including time and task management.

  • Demonstrated advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, G Suite, MailChimp, video and audio conferencing, databases and social media platforms.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and work independently while managing multiple projects and deadlines.

  • Shows initiative, determination, and follow-through on all tasks and projects.

  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills.

  • Highly determined and committed to learning and improvement.

  • Ability to integrate new content and research into social justice, public health, and community development projects.

  • Ability to collaborate and work well on a team, as well as establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Positively and professionally manage client relationships.

  • Ability to prepare and maintain clear, accurate, and concise records and reports.

  • Highly skilled in effective speaking, reading, and writing in English.

  • Able to work with individuals from a variety of socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Past experience in outreach and education of diverse cultural/ethnic communities of California.

  • Genuine respect for economic and cultural diversity.


Position Summary:

  • Full-time 40 hours per week, salaried, exempt position.

  • Position start date June 1, 2019.

  • Based in co-working office in Sacramento or Alameda, with flexibility to work remotely as workload allows.

  • Transportation needed for meetings and events.

  • Some travel to client meetings and events required.

  • Primarily standard business hours (e.g. M-F, 9am-5:30pm), with option for negotiated flexible hours as workload allows. Some evenings and weekends required for special events or conferences.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to work at a laptop workstation for periods up to 4 hours at a time.

  • Ability to speak on the telephone for 2 hours at a time.

  • Ability to sit for up to 3 hours without breaks at meetings.

  • Ability to walk and stand for up to 4 hours without breaks at client events and meetings.


Salary and Benefits:

  • A job at The Social Changery is unlike any you’ve ever had. Our work is driven by strong values, dedicated passion, visionary principles, and community-led change. You will be challenged to think outside the box, expand your comfort zones, and succeed in a fast-paced team. We believe in hard work, valuing our staff for their skills and talents, and providing a work environment and hours that allow for healthy work-life balance.

  • Benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, and vacation and sick leave.

  • Starting salary: $65,000 - $80,000 per year, commensurate with experience.


Application Must Include:

Cover letter

Resume

Relevant writing samples in English

Submission via email to Vicky@thesocialchangery.com

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