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REACH Strategies is a full-service communications strategy firm. Together we will work with the world’s leading companies, foundations, agencies and organizations to develop data-driven communications, campaign, organizational development, and business plans. We then can execute on their outreach components through tightly interlocked campaign and community engagement initiatives.

 

Open Positions

Events Lead

Communications Program Strategist

Events Lead

To Apply – 

Overview

REACH Strategies is offering a great opportunity to join a growing agency operating in the progressive social change space. We are looking for a passionate, creative and hard working Events Lead that can grow with our team and develop and lead our electric vehicle campaigns around the country. We have a wonderful team and are looking to add to our growing group of top-notch colleagues.

Our focus areas include the environment with a particular emphasis on clean energy and electric vehicles. We provide an excellent work environment and a strong emphasis on personal development and learning. You will work remotely from an agreed-upon location of your choosing.

REACH Strategies helps the world’s leading companies, foundations, government agencies and non-profit organizations reach their social change goals by developing data-driven communications, campaigns, and strategic plans. We then help our partners execute those plans, conceiving and implementing tightly-linked outreach and engagement strategies designed to win in today’s world. We work across four mutually-reinforcing arenas:

  1. Strategic Services
    We deploy a range of data-driven approaches to set outreach strategies that will help our partners reach their goals. We work with established and emerging major foundations, individual philanthropists, government agencies, and non-profits to develop a wide range of communications, campaign, organizational development, and business plans.
  2. Engagement Services
    Our experience design team develops engagement campaigns that create deep, life-changing and affirming user experiences. We help people gain first hand experience with the diverse, equitable and sustainable world we are helping foster with our work.
  3. Campaign Services
    From deep strategy work on leveraging the right mix of outreach tools to basic blocking and tackling to ensure that the most important work is completed, our campaign team ensures that our partners make steady progress towards their goals. We deploy a suite of custom-designed project management and monitoring tools to mark progress and support course corrections.
  4. Research and Reporting
    To scaffold our event support, we design and deliver data-rich results. This data is a result of custom design, analysis, and reporting for partners to strengthen proof points and keep an eye on industry trends. We produce reports for each event that capture success metrics, identify areas of improvement, and inform future event and communication approaches.

Summary of Position

As the Events Lead you will assist in the management of end-to-end design, planning, and execution of physical and virtual educational events. This position is a great opportunity for an experienced person interested in supporting positive change with demonstrated experience in planning and executing events.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute events from conception to completion, including:Partner with Program Leads to keep communication lines and ensure team alignment throughout planning and execution
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients, vendors, and partners
  • Work closely with sponsors and partners to effectively incorporate a multi-faceted approach to event preparation, production, and analysis
  • Research and initiate contact with potential event hosts, exhibitors, and vendors
  • Maintain campaign calendars and project plans
  • Prepare outreach communications and acts as the main point-of-contact for vendor/dealer responses, questions, and concerns
  • Create communications kits for event promotion
  • Lead event logistics planning
  • Manage event materials to ensure that all are up-to-date for each event
  • Support on-site event management
  • Provide strong leadership to team members supporting experiential events
  • Manage research and data analysis
  • Develop campaign marketing and reporting content
  • Evaluate campaigns to improve effectiveness, efficiency and quality of service
  • Draft, proof, and complete final reports and trailing survey reports as required

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of event planning experience for events of any size – virtual, hybrid, and in-person
  • Ability to travel to on-site locations around the country – estimated travel 35-50%
  • Excellent ability to work closely with a team, accommodate requests from team members, and work cross functionally to ensure success
  • Positive and professional approach to work
  • Service oriented and eager to provide people with great experiences
  • Ability to anticipate needs/issues and to execute sound decision making
  • Passion for creating engaging and educational experiences
  • Commitment to a sustainable future that includes both social and environmental values
  • Understanding of best practices for working remotely with a distributed team
  • Self-motivated with excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Clear communicator
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • Professional demeanor with the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Must be highly organized and have the ability to meet deadlines
  • Expert in MS Office and Google Suite
  • Demonstrated experience using cloud-based collaboration tools
  • Strong project management capabilities
  • Demonstrated communications & writing skills

Recommended Skills:

  • Some proficiency in the Adobe Suite
  • Interest/understanding of social media
  • Interest/understanding of sustainable transportation and the role of electric vehicles

Compensation and Location:

REACH Strategies offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience. This is a remote, work-from-home position. Qualified candidates will be considered regardless of location. Some travel will be required for program needs with consideration for public health and safety guidelines and protocols.

To Apply – 

REACH is an equal opportunity employer.

Communications Program Strategist

To Apply – 

Overview

REACH Strategies is offering a great opportunity to join a growing agency operating in the progressive social change space. We are looking for a Communications Program Strategist with a demonstrated agency/client management background that can grow with our team and develop and lead campaigns around the country.

Our focus areas include the environment with a particular emphasis on clean energy and electric vehicles. We provide an excellent work environment and a strong emphasis on personal development and learning. You will work remotely from an agreed-upon location of your choosing.

REACH Strategies helps the world’s leading companies, foundations, government agencies and non-profit organizations reach their social change goals by developing data-driven communications, campaigns, and strategic plans. We then help our partners execute those plans, conceiving and implementing tightly-linked outreach and engagement strategies designed to win in today’s world. We work across four mutually-reinforcing arenas:

  1. Strategic Services
    We deploy a range of data-driven approaches to set outreach strategies that will help our partners reach their goals. We work with established and emerging major foundations, individual philanthropists, government agencies, and non-profits to develop a wide range of communications, campaign, organizational development, and business plans.
  2. Engagement Services
    Our experience design team develops engagement campaigns that create deep, life-changing and affirming user experiences. We help people gain first hand experience with the diverse, equitable and sustainable world we are helping foster with our work.
  3. Campaign Services
    From deep strategy work on leveraging the right mix of outreach tools to basic blocking and tackling to ensure that the most important work is completed, our campaign team ensures that our partners make steady progress towards their goals. We deploy a suite of custom-designed project management and monitoring tools to mark progress and support course corrections.
  4. Data Services
    To scaffold our event support, we design and deliver data-rich results. This data is a result of custom design, analysis, and reporting for partners to strengthen proof points and keep an eye on industry trends. We produce reports for each event that capture success metrics, identify areas of improvement, and inform future event and communication approaches.

Summary of Position

As the Communications Program Strategist you will contribute to and manage strategic communications and outreach using social media, digital platforms, and a range of educational materials that you help create. This is a wide-ranging role well-suited for a self-starter who likes to do a variety of content-rich, engaging work. 

The candidate should possess creative drive and be able to articulate and document ideas to internal teams as well as external partners and stakeholders. The candidate should have experience managing communications campaigns, events, and ongoing initiatives and bring a sound understanding of campaign & engagement principles and associated measurement metrics. This position requires occasional travel and may require work outside of the traditional work day/week.

Responsibilities:

This is an important role in a growing organization and the ideal candidate will be responsible for defining how it is developed further:

  • Develop, contribute to, and execute ongoing campaigns to grow electric vehicle adoption.
  • Provide strong leadership for team members to help develop their knowledge and understanding of communications campaigns.
  • Manage multiple digital media platforms
  • Plan and deliver targeted communications campaigns using an appropriate suite of marketing tools.
  • Partner with colleagues to keep internal communications lines open
  • Liaise with and manage design, print teams, and suppliers
  • Conduct baseline and benchmark research
  • Evaluate outreach programs to improve effectiveness, efficiency, and quality of service
  • Plan and execute a variety of promotional events
  • Manage and develop external relationships
  • Travel 25%-30%

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of communications industry experience
  • Interest in promoting clean vehicles and sustainable economic development nationally
  • Understanding of digital/social marketing and engagement marketing principles and social platforms
  • Ability to anticipate needs/issues and to execute sound decision making
  • Understanding of user-centered design principles and the ability to apply them to communications campaigns
  • Self-motivated with excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to handle a fast paced environment and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Presentation and public speaking skills
  • Strategic thinker, creative, and innovative
  • Team player, willing to help others grow
  • Proficiency with cloud-based collaboration tools
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Suite is a plus
  • Understanding of best practices for working remotely with a distributed team
  • Demonstrated PR skills are a plus
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to perform well in a virtual office and be highly productive while working in a remote setting
  • Demonstrated capacity for critical, independent, and creative thinking and strategy
  • Must write, develop, edit, and publish content and copy for a variety of digital platforms, including websites, blogs, videos, email marketing campaigns, advertising campaigns, social media posts, infographics, whitepapers, and more.

Compensation and Location:

REACH Strategies offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience. This is a remote, work-from-home position; successful candidates will be located in the Chicago area. Some travel will be required for program needs with consideration for public health and safety guidelines and protocols.

To Apply – 

REACH is an equal opportunity employer.

REACH Strategies provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

CONTACT

Address: 100 Shoreline Hwy. | Building B Suite 100 | Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: 415-917-3224
Email: connect@reach-strategies.org