Communications Manager

This role is responsible for the creation and execution of multimedia strategies that drive and support the success of the organization’s strategic framework.

Classification: Full-time, Exempt
Job Title: Communications Manager
Supervisor: Associate Vice President and Director of Special Projects
Supervises: No direct reports
Travel Requirements: Periodic travel may be required for training or business

Who we are looking for

This opportunity is for a creative self-starter who draws on a marketing or communication background to develop multimedia projects advancing the work of the Foundation and its partners.  The ideal candidate is:

  • Confident in their abilities, but always looking to learn more.
  • Thrives in a highly collaborative, team-based environment.
  • Has a flexible mindset, with the ability to change course and adapt to changing environments and work processes.
  • Ability to conceive and execute multimedia projects that contribute to an organization’s broader marketing and communication strategy.
  • Has a passion for the Foundation’s key purpose to empower Kansas to lead the nation in health.

Job Responsibilities

  • Works with the associate vice president to create and execute multimedia campaigns that drive and support the success of the organization’s strategic framework.
  • Manages content on the Foundation’s website using best practices in SEO and optimalization.
  • Works with the associate vice president to execute social media strategy and tactics across channels, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
  • Develops and creates multimedia content related to the work of KHF and its partners.
  • Responds to communication needs of other team members across the organization. 


  • A combination of relevant work experience, training and educational coursework, or a bachelor’s degree in marketing or communication-related field.
  • At least two years of experience creating multimedia content (e.g., videography and editing, copy writing, social media creation or management, web development, photography or audio design).
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate a high degree of initiative and willingness to accept responsibility.
  • Proven ability to work with a team in a highly-collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • A professional and positive attitude.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds on occasion.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package. Salary determined by candidate’s level of experience.
  • Insurance and benefits in addition to salary:
    • Retirement plan
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Flexible spending account
    • Paid time off

Application Process

Applications should be submitted through the Kansas Health Foundation’s website,  The KHF Careers page allows applicants to select their job of interest, learn more about the position, and then click the “Apply” button on the job posting. Applicants will be asked to complete and submit a short form (as seen below), and upload a resume and cover letter. Once the application is submitted and received, applicants will receive an e-mail confirmation.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Priority will be given to those who apply by May 12, 2023.

The Kansas Health Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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About the Kansas Health Foundation

The Kansas Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Wichita, but statewide in its focus.  We work each day to pursue three major goals: to empower Kansas to lead the nation in health; to eliminate the inequities that lead to major health disparities; and, to be THE model of philanthropic impact.  To achieve these aims, KHF uses a wide range of strategies, including grantmaking, policy efforts, impact investments and strategic communication.

KHF knows to make progress on the major health issues impacting Kansas, we must partner with numerous organizations and individuals.  For that reason, KHF actively cultivates relationships with nonprofit organizations, the business community, municipalities, universities, faith communities, public school districts, elected officials, advocacy groups, community coalitions and local institutions.

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