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Enterprise Community Partners
New York, NY, United States
24 days ago
Enterprise Community Partners
New York, New York, United States
24 days ago


Job Description

What you will do:


  • Partner with internal teams and leaders across Enterprise to create and execute communications strategies for national and local programs, policy work, impact investing and capital products, and community development.
  • Work closely with the SVP, Development and Communications, to implement Enterprise’s brand refresh and messaging across all stakeholders.

Public Relations

  • Collaborate with senior leadership and program leads to find the hook and develop the story that will engage our key stakeholders and position Enterprise as a leader in affordable housing.
  • Lead the generation of both original content and earned media (stories, Op-Eds, interviews, podcasts, etc.) that puts Enterprise at the center of the national conversation about housing and how it relates to racial equity, resilience, mobility, etc. Determine how to share content for measurable impact.
  • Develop roadmaps for senior leaders to be the voices and subject-matter experts across key issues relating to Enterprise’s mission and strategic plan.
  • Cultivate strategic relationships with key media influencers and journalists to ensure Enterprise has a prominent voice in all areas of housing.
  • Provide strategic counsel to senior leaders to help Enterprise manage sensitive communications situations.


  • Lead Enterprise’s editorial services which includes supervising media relations and a PR consultant; overseeing a social media manager; and directing a team of communications managers who work with multiple internal teams to create, pitch and position content across platforms.
    • Direct and collaborate with the communications team to create human-centric stories that convey Enterprise’s priorities, approaches, expertise and unique value in creating lasting change in housing and economic equity.
    • Work in partnership with the creative team to influence our core story assets, as well as visually represent our story across all mediums.



  • 10+ years of related experience; at least 3 years of management experience in a communications role/department.
  • High energy, mature leader with the ability to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels.
  • A team leader with high standards who motivates and coaches colleagues but also digs into the work themselves.
  • Exceptional writing, editing and verbal skills; experience preparing leaders for external communications.
  • Hands-on media-relations experience, including an excellent reputation with reporters and a demonstrated experience in gaining media coverage and in media response.
  • A proven understanding of a story and the ability to package and repurpose information, events and research findings into stories across channels and platforms.
  • Demonstrated experience in how to use social media to benefit an organization including its value in amplifying a public message.
  • Experience in procuring and managing consulting services.
  • Experience working on issue advocacy communications; a track record working with government agencies, political leaders and non-profits; knowledge of housing and community development is a plus.
  • Demonstrated personal and professional commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Highly collaborative.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59610385
  • Location:
    New York, New York, United States
    Los Angeles, California, United States
    Columbia, Maryland, United States
    San Francisco, California, United States
    Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
    Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Director, Communications
  • Company Name: Enterprise Community Partners
  • Industry: Applied Communication
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time

We believe opportunity begins when people have a safe, healthy and affordable place to call home. It grows with access to good schools, jobs, transit and health care. Enterprise’s mission is to create opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through affordable housing in diverse, thriving communities. We are driven by our mission, fueled by business discipline and sustained by donors and investors. Since 1982, Enterprise has worked with partners in communities nationwide. One of America’s original social enterpr...

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