At New Memphis we believe there is so much to celebrate about our city, but our very best asset is our people (that’s you!). So, we’ve made it our business to develop, activate, and retain talented professionals to our city for the past three decades. And we’re just getting started!
Because we understand that great people are what make a city successful, we intrinsically understand that great people are also what make a successful organization. We are currently looking to grow our team, and you might the leader that fits the bill.
Director of Communications and Community Engagement
Are you the type of person who agrees it’s never a question of “if” but “how”? Are you the person that everyone tends to gravitate towards due to your communicative nature and relatability? Are you a conscientious leader who can make decisions for yourself and others boldly and confidently? This position is the driving force behind New Memphis’ Community Engagement Team that helps activate, engage, and retain talent in the Memphis community – with a focus on program alumni, city newcomers, and other local professionals and emerging talent – by connecting them to local experiences, networks, and opportunities to make meaningful and impactful change in Memphis. This individual will be a creative self-starter who looks for ways to innovate, problem solve, and take initiative. A savvy communicator across platforms, this role will creatively develop a variety of relevant and impactful content, implement a successful communications strategy, drive New Memphis’ signature events, and proactively identify unique opportunities to elevate the New Memphis story. Reporting to the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives this person is responsible for interpreting our organizational needs and designing solutions with high impact. They will maintain, expand, and protect New Memphis’ creative vision and brand image, keeping it fresh, up-to-date and in accordance with strategic goals. This is someone who has a passion for Memphis and believes the people of this city and their stories are what makes lasting change possible.