The Senior Marketing & Communications Manager oversees all Habitat Chicago and ReStore Chicago marketing and external communications efforts, driving effective and engaging messages and visuals across media outlets and contributing to Habitat Chicago’s voice, presence, and reputation in the community.

In collaboration with the Development Director, the Senior Marketing & Communications Manager will drive big-picture strategy for Habitat Chicago’s marketing and communications efforts annually, including developing best practices for content development and dissemination, leading external communications/media relations, refining our local brand and messaging, and overseeing Habitat Chicago’s website and social media presence.


Who We're Looking For

We are looking for an enthusiastic, curious, and organized candidate to organize and ensure the smooth operation of marketing efforts and events, from planning to implementation.


Key Responsibilities

Strategy Development and Branding Management (30%)

The Senior Marketing & Communications Manager in conjunction with the Development Director and other members of the team will develop strategic organizational messaging, and identify and develop compelling stories and content that reflect Habitat Chicago’s strategic priorities, messaging, and image.


Marketing Oversight (30%)

The Senior Marketing & Communications Manager will oversee and contribute to the creation of accurate, compelling marketing materials, ensuring assets are disseminated and leveraged through all appropriate channels. In addition, they will monitor performance of marketing tactics, constituent feedback, and market trends; and interpret results to inform fundraising and marketing strategies.


Media Relations & External Communications (30%)

The Senior Marketing & Communications Manager will act as point person for media inquiries and proactive media communications, draft all media advisories, press releases, opinion pieces, and build and maintain relationship with press and media contacts.


Leadership and Teamwork (10%)

As part of the Development team, the Senior Marketing & Communications Manager contributes to our organizational health through enthusiastic collaboration, leadership, and personal integrity.

  • Maintain a “team first” outlook, supporting the success of the team and the mission in attitude, ideas, and actions; lead by example and with active, creative input for growing and improving the organization
  • Participate in organizational investment strategy decisions, helping to define direction and team needs
  • Contribute to organization events, helping as necessary with set up/take down, management, networking, various tasks, etc.
  • Engage with all members of team, program participants, and core volunteers



Salaried; ranging from $70,000 to $75,000 annually, depending on experience, 30+ vacation/sick/personal days per year. 90% employer paid health insurance; access to dental, life, and 401k plans.


To Apply

Please submit compelling cover letter and resume to helen.quach@habitatchicago.org with “Senior Marketing & Communications Manager – Your Name” in the subject line by 7/08/2022. Successful applicants will be contacted for interviews. 


Full Description


Habitat for Humanity Chicago values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

Habitat for Humanity Chicago is an equal opportunity employer. This organization does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



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