The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) seeks a skilled communicator to serve as the Marketing and Outreach Manager for the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA). The FCRHA is the preeminent provider of affordable housing in Fairfax County and is a nationally recognized innovator with respect to the development of new affordable housing, as well as providing safe and affordable housing to thousands of households in Fairfax County involving crafting strategic messaging, designing collateral and delivering to intended audiences through the appropriate channels and analyzing results and feedback. It also includes working with Fairfax County partners to develop video and online content to illustrate organizational stories for social media, website, and marketing to inform the community about the FCRHA’s programs, services and events.
The successful candidate will be committed to learning about the affordable housing industry and the programs of the FCRHA; will develop and cultivate relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including FCRHA Commissioners, HCD Executive Leadership, development partners, cross-departmental staff, and the media; and will develop communication strategies that align with the specific marketing needs of the FCRHA’s projects and programs. Most importantly, the successful candidate will tell the stories of the FCRHA’s residents in a way that emphasizes the importance of affordable housing and further elevates the work of the FCRHA in the community and at the national level.