CAMFT is looking for a Managing Director of Clinical Affairs to provide leadership and direction for a communications strategy designed to promote and strengthen the Association's reputation. The position is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing various communications strategies and programs that effectively describe, inform, engage, and promote the organization to both internal and external audiences. This position oversees all aspects of organization’s magazine (including advertising, editorial, and production), social media, websites, newsletters, and press releases.
Duties & Responsibilities
Design strategy for communications and public relations of CAMFT to a variety of audiences (clinical, pre-licensed and associate members; clients/consumers; and stakeholders)
Work collaboratively with staff to create and implement communications strategy
The Therapist: Write, manage content, supervise production, oversee budget of bi-monthly magazine
Websites (CAMFT.org and CounselingCalifornia.com): Write and manage content
Newsletters: Write, coordinate, and oversee production of monthly newsletter to CAMFT membership
Press releases: Write timely press releases on clinical topics for CAMFT and CounselingCalifornia.com
Social media platforms: Write content for CAMFT and CounselingCalfornia.com’s social media accounts
Staff volunteer committees: Coordinate and assist with facilitating meetings for the Clinical Editorial Council and the Crisis Response, Education, and Resource Committee
Research and synthesize information and translate complex, clinical information into plain language
Interface with various departments for content vetting, clarification, and concept maturity
Coordinate multiple documentation reviews, incorporate feedback and changes with different departments while adhering to timelines and due dates
Perform other duties or special projects as requested
Salary commensurate with experience.
This is an in office position. Telecommuting may be considered for the right candidate.
Travel may be required for staff and committee meetings.
Internal Relationship: Report to the Executive Director. Supervises magazine production staff. Frequent contact with Executive Director, the Managing Director of Marketing and the following departments: Legal Affairs, Government Relations, and Education and Events.
External Relationship: Communicate with individual members, committee members, production vendors
We are proud to offer a competitive compensation plan with an excellent benefits package including vacation; 401k; medical, dental, vision plans; and much more!
Master’s degree in marriage and family therapy or a degree that typically results in licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist; MFT license preferred
Strong copywriting and copy-editing skills, with an ability to think strategically
Interpersonal communication skills with an ability to remain flexible in a fast-paced environment
Detail-oriented multi-tasking with the ability to balance concurrent projects
Ability to work well within a team environment and independently
Self-starter who is assertive, enthusiastic, and highly motivated
Must be available and willing to occasionally work extended hours or weekends as needed (during crunch times) to meet business needs
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience. We are proud to offer a competitive compensation plan with an excellent benefits package including vacation; 401k; medical, dental, vision plans; and much more!
About California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) is a state-wide member association representing the professional interests of more than 32,000 mental health professionals in California. CAMFT has 28 chapters and a staff of 22 people.