JOB ALERT: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) seeks Director Audience Engagement, Princeton, New Jersey

The following employment opportunity was posted on Friday, January 10, 2014

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The RobertWood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) seeks a seasoned, innovative campaign builder to serve as a key architect for the Foundation’s new communications efforts to engage new audiences in a movement to build a national culture of health. To foster this culture, RWJF is creating tools to help people understand both personal and community health data and strategies they can use to move from education to action and strive to create a society in which everyone can lead healthy lives. The director will be a strategic advisor to the communications and program teams to unify and amplify the voice of the Foundation and propel a national movement. The director will work strategically to define, segment, and target new audiences; develop targeted messages and platforms; and coordinate the Foundation’s efforts to engage people and build support at the community level.

This position provides a unique opportunity to work collaboratively to help define and reach new audiences for the Foundation’s work, develop consistent and targeted core messages and outreach platforms, and conceive of and implement strategies to change the way the public thinks about health and wellness. In defining and implementing this new strategy, the director will serve as a leader and partner in developing engagement efforts critical to the movement’s success.

The ideal candidate is a creative, strategic, and innovative thinker with a demonstrated track record of developing targeted campaigns that reach niche markets. S/he will possess superior collaboration capabilities and the aptitude to work across content, delivery platform and program teams to execute plans and maximize results. S/he will be have highly developed interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to work in a complex team matrix environment. A collegial, collaborative and accessible leadership style is a prerequisite, as is the creativity, energy and political savvy needed to introduce and champion new ideas.

For a detailed position description, please visit: http://nonprofitprofessionals.com/searches/RWJF-AE.pdf

Additional information about Robert Wood Johnson Foundation may be found at: www.rwjf.org.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has retained Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group to assist in this recruitment; vice president, Tracy Welsh and managing associate, Tahsin Alam are leading the search. Applications, including a cover letter, describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word format), salary history and where you learned of the position should be sent to: rwjf-ae@nonprofitprofessionals.com. In order to expedite internal sorting and reviewing processes, please type your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail. RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.