Senior Manager, Communications

Washington D.C.
Jul 11, 2017
Aug 15, 2017
Full Time


In 2010, the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC), a grassroots advocacy organization, launched Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®, with a goal of knowing how to end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. NBCC’s blueprint for Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® is a strategic plan of action for knowing how to prevent the development and spread of breast cancer. Since 1991, NBCC has been at the vanguard of the breast cancer movement – elevating breast cancer to an issue of national significance, leveraging billions of federal dollars for research and care, and empowering tens of thousands of breast cancer survivors to become effective advocates for themselves, and for all those at risk of breast cancer.


Reporting directly to the Director of Advancement, this Senior Manager, Communications position will work with the Director of Advancement to develop, direct, and evolve a strategic, comprehensive and best-practices marketing and communications plan in support of the Coalition as a whole, its mission, goals, initiatives, agendas, priorities and leadership, and its individual efforts, activities and events.  The Senior Manager of Communications is responsible for the internal and external communications strategies for NBCC. These responsibilities include creating a cohesive communications and media outreach strategy that enhances the visibility and support of NBCC. The Senior Manager of Communications will develop integrated, actionable electronic communications, marketing and development campaigns and collateral that engages the public and engenders loyalty and support for NBCC’s mission.


Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred. Seven or more years of strategic communications and media outreach experience, preferably serving nonprofit organizations or public interest groups at a national level. Quantifiable success in developing, executing and evolving comprehensive and proactive communications strategies and campaigns.

Experience leading, motivating and mentoring a small team of direct reports, as well as utilizing cross-functional and external resources. Outstanding overall communications skills, written and verbal.


Email cover letter with resume and salary requirements to  with “Senior Manager, Communications” in the subject line. No calls please. NBCC is an equal opportunity employer that especially welcomes applications from breast cancer survivors, women, and people of color.

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