We’re Hiring! Full-time Communications Manager

The Southern Documentary Fund seeks a full-time Communications Manager currently residing in the South. 

Position Description & Responsibilities:

The Communications Manager reports to the Executive Director and oversees internal and external communications including SDF Branding, Outreach Marketing and Promotional Materials. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • General SDF Correspondences
    • Email & telephone communications.
  • Website Management
    • Works with designer to continue building out and managing SDF’s website.
    • Maintains and updates website content.
  • Brand Management
    • Oversees creation of promotional materials.
    • Works with designer to expand branding and establish SDF’s visual voice.
  • Social Media Management
    • Maintains & updates all social media accounts while creating a tone that reflects SDF’s mission and values.
    • Creates new ways to engage and build SDF’s following.
    • Stays up-to-date and socially engaged with partner organizations and Southern makers.
  • Create SDF Newsletters
    • Gathers information and sends out monthly newsletters to general email lists and SDF supported makers.
  • Creates & Issues Press Releases 

Desired Characteristics & Skills

  • Has a passion for the mission, vision, and values of the organization, an appreciation for its programming, and an enthusiasm for the South’s regional vibrant filmmaking community .
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create and maintain a cohesive voice for the organization. 
  • Creative eye in design with general knowledge of design software.
  • Expansive knowledge of the social media landscape. 
  • Experience working in film and/or non-profit arts organizations.
  • Experience working with Google docs. 
  • 5+ years experience in a similar role.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to: info@southerndocumentaryfund.org