AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Integrated Communications is a multimedia, service-focused communications operation that leads in shaping the impression of AARP by providing communications planning, support and execution for AARP’s strategic business units.
AARP, the nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people turn their goals and dreams into Real Possibilities, is looking for a dynamic public relations professional to provide senior-level planning and supervision for various aspects of the organization’s media relations work. The Vice President will be a highly visible member of the Media Relations team leading campaign development for key enterprise priorities, providing strategic guidance for internal partners, and supporting the Senior Vice President in the day-to-day management of operational functions. As a vital member of AARP’s Media Relations team, the Vice President will also serve as a senior liaison for multiple external agency/vendor contacts.
More broadly, the Vice President will develop and lead innovative public relations strategies and campaigns that generate positive earned print, broadcast and online media coverage of AARP enterprise priorities in new and creative ways. This professional must also effectively ameliorate reputational risks to the AARP brand by curtailing negative press coverage.
The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience providing leadership and management oversight for large public relations teams. Finally, the Vice President will support the Senior Vice President in managing the daily operations of the Media Relations department.
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AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401K, 100% company funded pension plan, health, dental, vision and life insurance, STD/LTD, paid vacation and sick, and other benefits.
AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.