August 15, 2023 · We're looking for a Strategic Communications Manager

Educate Maine is a statewide nonprofit organization focused on championing career readiness by increasing the educational attainment of Maine people. Educate Maine advances education policies and practices that prepare Maine students to be the next generation of productive, engaged citizens. The organization administers four signature programs: Maine Teacher of the Year, Project>Login, Education Leaders Experience, and Maine Career Catalyst. In addition, Educate Maine facilitates policy, research, and data efforts focused on educational attainment in Maine. Educate Maine is also in the process of launching two new initiatives, a mobile education lab and the Maine Center for Teaching and Learning.

Join the Educate Maine Team if you are passionate about working for a nonprofit focused on improving outcomes for Maine students. Educate Maine invests resources to increase access, decrease barriers, and produce positive, measurable, equitable outcomes for Maine people.

The Strategic Communications Manager is a new position responsible for communications planning across the organization to meet key organization outcomes. This employee will report to the Development Director and will work collaboratively with program staff to execute high quality communications and public relations strategies. We are looking for someone who brings expertise in communication and public relations best practices to help tell our story to the public, the media, partners, and potential funders. 

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This position will require the candidate to commute to events throughout Maine and be available for in-person staff meetings in the Portland or Augusta area. Other day-to-day work can be done remotely. This position requires evening and weekend hours as needed.

The hiring range for this position is $55,000 - $60,000 per year. Benefits include a flexible work environment, 13 paid holidays, generous PTO, a competitive health insurance plan, including partial premium coverage for spouses and dependents, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, 5% employer retirement contributions, and annual professional development funding to support your professional growth. Employees may also elect dental and vision insurance.

If you interested in applying for the position, please provide a cover letter and resume to info@educatemaine.org with Strategic Communications Manager in the subject line. Position will remain open until filled.

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