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Director of Marketing and Communications

Website Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates

To apply for this job please visit www.linkedin.com.

Join our team and have an opportunity to make a real difference in the world!


Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates (JGA) is an employee-owned firm and a collaborative team of experienced professionals committed to helping our nonprofit clients make the world a better place. Our people-first culture extends to our staff and our clients, as we partner with them on fundraising and strategies to advance their goals.

We are growing and are currently seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications to join our team. Read on to consider an incredible opportunity for personal and professional growth.

The Director of Marketing and Communications leads JGA’s efforts to engage potential and current clients with a passion for advancing the missions of our nonprofit clients nationwide. This position has the primary responsibility for managing the marketing, communications, and public relations for JGA and reports to the CEO.

The successful candidate will be motivated to work in a team-oriented and mission-driven environment. Creativity, strong communication, and self-motivation are crucial to success on our collaborative team. JGA takes a thoughtful approach to philanthropic consulting and acts as a guide in philanthropy. We work with a diverse group of nonprofit organizations, and this position requires a high level of adaptability and considerations in daily work.

This is a full-time, hybrid position, with expected travel to some in-person meetings in our office just south of Indianapolis in Greenwood, Indiana.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Co-create and implement marketing plans that support the goals of the JGA strategic plan, to build our presence in the nonprofit leadership space and help accelerate current and future partnerships.
  • Implement strategy on marketing, public relations, communications, and brand presence.
  • Coordinate content development, daily marketing outreach, and website and social media presence, in close partnership with the Director of Business Development.
  • Strategize with JGA consultants regarding thought leadership blogs, speaking opportunities, publications, and cross-industry collaborations. Monitor the effectiveness of core marketing channels and shift resources to maximize return on investment.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Passion for philanthropy, for accelerating the missions of nonprofits and the good they do in the world.
  • A commitment to inclusive and purposeful engagement in the nonprofit world.
  • A strategic, mission-driven leader who can execute with persistence and overcome hurdles to meet goals.
  • An action-focused team player who is energized by meeting goals creatively and collaboratively.
  • Excellent organizational skills (oral and written) and the ability to excel at details, multitasking, and working under pressure.
  • Fearless teamwork, up and down our company’s high-energy leadership chain.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field.
  • Familiarity with constituent CRMs, web content management, and email communication platforms. (JGA utilizes Hubspot, WordPress, Microsoft, and Adobe products).
  • Five or more years of marketing experience with a variety of marketing channels, like web, digital, social media, email, and print.
  • Experience across various marketing functions such as brand identity, demand generation, sales pipeline, thought leadership, and events.

Physical requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at desk and working on a computer and talking on the phone.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.


JGA’s Commitment to Diversity:

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We work to advance equity, access, and inclusion of diverse people and perspectives in our work as a team, with our clients, in the philanthropic sector, and in the community.

Guided by our JGA values, we are authentically engaged in this work and monitoring, reflecting on, and adjusting our approaches when needed. We are focused on:

  • continuing to diversify our team;
  • strengthening our DEI competencies in our work with clients; and
  • ensuring our partnerships and work in the community meaningfully reflect and advance our DEI priorities.


Compensation, Benefits, and Perks:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Medical/dental/vision options for employee and dependents
  • Voluntary benefit options
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k)
  • Generous PTO plan that increases with tenure
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Holiday break during the week between December 25th and December 31st
  • Paid parental leave
  • Volunteer time off
  • Hybrid working options
  • Individualized onboarding plan
  • Individual development plans (IDP)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • $100/month cellphone reimbursement


This job description is an overview of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. We value agility, flexibility, and growth potential, so this job description is not inclusive of all duties you might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.


To apply for this job please visit www.linkedin.com.