21 Jul 2022

Marketing and Communications Director of Communications and Engagement

Denver Preschool Program
 Denver, Denver County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Denver Preschool Program’s (DPP) vision is that every child in Denver enters kindergarten ready to reach their full potential. Our mission is to increase access to quality early childhood education programs for all Denver children in their last year of preschool before kindergarten and, in collaboration with preschool providers across the city, to raise the level of quality preschool programming.


DPP is a nonprofit organization committed to constantly improving the early childhood education system by championing, funding, and increasing access to quality early childhood education opportunities for all of Denver’s young learners. Staff work collaboratively on shared goals while also executing in high quality and efficient ways on independent streams of work. We are a small staff with a big impact.


The Director of Communications and Engagement reports to DPP’s Chief Operating Officer and is a critical member of the DPP leadership team. They oversee and implement mission-critical work that identifies and empowers community partners, connects with families of young children, and reaches out to neighborhoods with the highest need and where DPP can make the greatest impact.


The successful Director of Communications and Engagement will be highly organized, have outstanding project management and communication skills, and be extraordinarily skilled in shifting seamlessly between providing strategic counsel and executing detailed, routine daily tasks. Ideal candidates will value the learning environment, manage teams with empathy and flexibility, and create an environment of learning, not perfection. This person must be a team player and eager to work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations for their work, and also know that with these high expectations also comes a healthy work-life balance.


The Director of Communications and Engagement’s primary responsibilities are to create an integrated and comprehensive strategic communications and engagement plan and then lead     and ensure effective collaboration across multiple facets of communications and outreach implementation. These facets include, but are not limited to: communications strategy; event promotion, coordination and execution; marketing and advertising; public relations; copywriting and content development; provider relations: website maintenance; early childhood education research; and social media strategy and platform management. They will also build connections with DPP’s customer service and enrollment teams and create communications strategies specifically geared towards families and preschool providers, and they will manage DPP’s partnership efforts to expand preschool capacity in Denver. The Director will be responsible for all reporting related to this engagement and tuition support.

How to Apply

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Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Marketing and Communications. Job Tags: Communications, community, director, Engagement, marketing, nonprofit, outreach, and Preschool. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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