Communications/Editorial, Government Relations, Marketing
4 Year Degree
BLM is seeking an experienced individual to fill the role of Vice President of Marketing & Communications. Our ideal Executive will have:
•Strong political judgement and sensitivity •Understanding of public policy •Excellent written and verbal communication skills •The ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations •Experience working with policy-makers and C-suite executives •Strong relationships with media outlets •The ability to manage multiple projects and vendors
This role is a critical part of our mission-driven environment and the ideal candidate must be results-driven to fulfill the responsibilities of the job. BLM is a premier employer in the nonprofit segment and offers a great work environment as well as a competitive salary and benefits package. Learn more about us at www.businessleadersformichigan.com
•Develop and execute a communications program to increase awareness and build support for the organization’s priorities and events •Execute earned, paid and social media public awareness campaigns •Manage and update the organization’s website •Produce publications, collaterals, talking points, videos, op-eds, PowerPoint presentations, e-newsletters, press releases and related materials •Work with member companies and partner organizations to promote various priorities •Serve as spokesperson for the organization, including routine interaction with the media
•Expert-level written and verbal communication skills •Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and demonstrate the highest level of customer/client service and response
Education and Experience Requirements: •Bachelor’s degree in marketing or communications •Experience working with a variety of media outlets •Experience working with elected officials and C-suite executives •Experience serving as spokesperson •Experience managing multiple projects and vendors
About Apparatus Solutions, Inc.
Business Leaders for Michigan, the state’s business roundtable, is dedicated to making Michigan a "Top Ten" state for jobs, personal income and a healthy economy. The organization is composed exclusively of the chairpersons, chief executive officers, or most senior executives of Michigan's largest companies and universities. Our members drive nearly one-third of the state’s economy, provide 390,000 direct jobs in Michigan, generate over $1 Trillion in annual revenue and serve nearly half of all Michigan public university students.