Manager of Marketing and Communications

Heritage Community Initiatives

Braddock, PA, USA



Full time

Aug 2


Heritage Community Initiatives is offering a unique opportunity for a marketing professional to develop and support all elements of the organization’s internal and external marketing and communications efforts. This position – reporting directly to the President and CEO – will work with our agency of record to craft our strategy as well as implement all aspects of the plan including digital media campaigns, social media, traditional public relations, direct mail, outreach, and teammate communications. The Manager of Marketing and Communications will play a pivotal role in the organization as Heritage approaches its 40th year of service.

 RESPONSIBILITIES (include but not limited to)

  • Develop, implement, and evaluate annual communications plan.
  • Manage development, distribution, and maintenance of all marketing materials, print, and electronic collateral.
  • Serve as joint liaison, alongside President & CEO, with an external marketing agency.
  • Serve as project manager and lead contact for graphic designers and printers.
  • Generate and coordinate media interest; initiate contact with target media; maintain media list.
  • Lead outreach events that achieve business and program goals.
  • Trained to assist in Salsa Labs donor database, fundraising, event, and marketing automation tools.
  • Create and update posts and pages on the WordPress website.
  • Create and implement a social media plan for the organization.
  • Create and manage ad campaigns for Facebook, Google, etc.
  • Analyze and report on appropriate social data/metrics, insights, and recommendations.
  • Re-establish a year-round volunteer program.
  • Assist Director of Business Development and President & CEO as needed.


  • 3-5 years related project management experience in the marketing field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related field/experience.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communications, writing, and editing skills.
  • Proficient working knowledge of WordPress, and Microsoft Office Suite, ability to learn new software and online applications as needed.
  • Clear familiarity with social media platforms, best practices, and current trends.
  • Experience in basic SEO and ability to extract KPI’s.
  • Current FBI, Child Abuse, National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR), and State Criminal Background clearances as well as applicable Out of State Clearances (State and Child Abuse).
  • Current health assessment and TB test.  
  • Ability to frequently lift or move weight as in lifting, carrying, or holding children 20+ lbs.

Note: Heritage provides a robust benefits package, which includes:

  •  UPMC Health Plan coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) plan with match
  • Short-term, long-term disability, and life insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Child Education Benefit at Heritage Community Initiatives’ Education programs

For 39 years our distinctive combination of the highest-quality and respected programs in Transportation, Education, and Nutrition has afforded Heritage Community Initiatives to be uniquely positioned - and privileged - to continue our long-standing mission to enhance the social mobility of thousands of under-resourced individuals, families, and children in Allegheny County.

We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our team of dedicated professionals - nearly 20% of whom have been with us for more than a decade. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing our robust compensation and benefits package as well as how Heritage Community Initiatives can play a key role in your career path.

Applicants are asked to send a cover letter and a copy of your resume to and please visit our website for additional information about Heritage Community Initiatives –

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