Director of Communications
Job Details
Statewide - Ohio
Fully Remote
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$65,000.00 - $75,000.00 Salary/year

As a socially responsible health care employer and provider, we require our associates to show proof of annual influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations.

*Position is remote but open to residents of Ohio only. Must reside in Ohio as of start date*


Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio is seeking a mission-minded Associate to join us as a full time (37.5 per week) Director of Communications.




Our Mission

We protect, promote, and provide empowered health care for people throughout Ohio.

  • We respect and honor all people
  • We are committed to a diverse and inclusive environment for patients and staff
  • We provide health care - without judgment
  • We maintain responsible business practices
  • We regularly demonstrate our shared organizational workplace values and standards in order to educate and care for the communities that we serve



  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Medical 90% employer-paid base medical plans for single coverage
  • Dental
  • Vision 100% employer paid
  • Life Insurance 100% employer paid
  • Accidental Death & Disability 100% employer paid
  • Long Term/Short Term Disability 100% employer paid
  • 401(k) with matching employer contribution up to 4%
  • Nine (9) paid holidays per year



  • In collaboration with the Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Communications, create a vision for a comprehensive strategic communications plan that fulfills departmental communications goals for our diverse audiences.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Vice President of Marketing and Communications to define and refine our value proposition through messaging, visual style, tone, and editorial direction.
  • Collaborate across departments and with all organization-wide content creators to build a deep understanding of the messaging needs of each unique audience to build successful and interconnected communication strategies for each audience.
  • Build a strong media outreach strategy and develop strong relationships with statewide media outlets with an emphasis on pitching stories, hosting press conferences, building media trainings, and managing the coordination of subject-matter experts to serve as spokespeople and thought leaders about PPGOHs work, and track the results of these efforts.
  • Oversee the development and execution of key communication materials including strategic messaging documents, editorial calendars, style guides, the annual report, press releases, media alerts, op-eds, talking points, event communications, speeches, brochures, donor communications, one-pagers, and other key communication collateral.
  • Embody a culture of storytelling and collaborate with staff and vendors as needed to develop PR strategies to promote our stories as consumable multi-platform content for the media, donors, patients, community leaders, partners, and staff.
  • Collaborate closely with the Marketing team to build strategic and results-driven advertising and social media campaigns.
  • Coordinate content of all external and internal communication and marketing materials with respective departments to ensure consistency.
  • Liaise with Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) on key messaging, communications strategies, and the latest PPFA talking points, and incorporate as appropriate in building affiliate communication campaigns.
  • Lead mission-related communication campaigns and counsel on crisis communications as needed.
  • Stay on top of marketing and communications trends to inspire the team to build creative, strategic, effective, and timely communication activities and tactics that maximize giving and support the long-term building of relationships.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelors degree preferably in communications, journalism, marketing or other related field
  • 5 years of experience in communications, marketing or other related work
  • 3 years of management/supervisory experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, team-building, and external relationship building skills
  • Must be able to work independently with the ability to prioritize and lead with minimal supervision.
  • Strong writer with significant storytelling aptitude, including strategic direction setting, campaign conceptualization, and communication strategy development.
  • Strong business acumen with proven strategic planning and a track record of success
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Strong collaborator, highly strategic and creative
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, team-building, mentoring, and external relationship building skills
  • Ambitious goal setter with the ability to give evidence-based feedback to help others excel
  • Informed decision maker who can be flexible in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Strong analysis skills, with the ability to consider options, build and manage plans appropriately; while holding self and team accountable for achieving goals




Planned Parenthood has served Ohioans with safe, accessible, and affordable health care for 100 years and welcomed more than 100,000 patient visits to our health centers in 2020. Every day, we fight to provide this care to everyone, no matter their income level, insurance status, zip code, color, creed, or country of origin.


As a mission-driven health care provider, Planned Parenthood is dedicated to ending health disparities and achieving health equity among all races. We work on all levels through our health centers, educational programming, and public policy to make the greatest impact on the communities we serve.


In order to become the leading organization for high quality reproductive health care, we continuously strive to create a supportive work environment that results in a positive experience for patients and associates alike. We find this support in our In This Together workplace values and service standards that bring associates together and foster an inclusive culture.


Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio (PPGOH) is an equal opportunity employer. We care for our business by ensuring that all of our decisions regarding the employment relationship, including the terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, are in accordance with our principles of equal opportunity.


As a matter of PPGOH policy we affirm that we respect and honor all people and we will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.


In addition to the above commitments, PPGOH seeks to have employees that reflect the broad diversity of those that we serve and we encourage all who are ready to be In This Together to apply.