Pacific Standard is experiencing significant growth in readership and staff. This new leadership position will work with the executive director to develop and implement our long-term marketing and donor communications strategy for our award-winning magazine Pacific Standard (PSmag.com). We are committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse staff to help report on and advance a conversation about social and environmental issues in our society. People of all backgrounds and perspectives/life experiences are encouraged to apply.
Being an excellent writer and communicator, the director of marketing and donor relations will take an integrated approach to fundraising/securing donations and conduct activities with our donor base, including cultivation, retention, growth, and administrative aspects of our growth plan. They will establish and implement our fundraising strategy and set goals, manage the customer relationship system, and, working collaboratively with our audience desk, create effective marketing and social media campaigns that encourage individual donors and institutional giving; evaluate and elevate existing communications; develop and execute clear and consistent campaign messages for a variety of audiences; drive cross-department collaboration on the timing of communications to ensure well-timed engagement with key audiences; and oversee results.
Pacific Standard publishes stories that matter, stories that, by virtue of their ideas and craft, are capable of creating a better and more just society. With a methodology that mixes rigorous reporting and narrative journalism with peer-reviewed research, we are fiercely committed to covering social and environmental justice. We have offices in both Santa Barbara, California, and Washington, D.C.