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Who We Are:

At New Memphis we believe there is so much to celebrate about our city, but one of Memphis’ greatest qualities is its people. We’ve made it our business to develop, activate, and retain talented leaders in our city for the past three decades. Because we understand that great people are what make a city successful, we intrinsically understand that great people are also what make an organization successful. 

Our Team: We are a diverse, collaborative and agile group of people invigorated by sharing ideas and setting them into motion. We believe each team member’s unique experience adds value to the New Memphis mission, and that the impact of our voices can carry well beyond the walls of the office.

New Memphis believes deeply in building competitive compensation packages around experience and talent.  We offer excellent benefits that include: a hybrid work schedule, flexible hours, more than 20 paid holidays annually, generous PTO, half-day summer Fridays, medical/dental/vision insurance, and generous retirement contribution plan.

New Memphis' Work:

  • Celebrate our City - We showcase why Memphis is a livable and loveable city.
  • Lead the Way - We don't shy away from opportunities, we unite varying perspectives, and we problem-solve together to inspire community growth.
  • Make an Impact - We aren’t afraid to roll up our sleeves and put in the work to plant seeds of innovation for the future. We drive positive transformation by training, empowering and deploying inclusive leaders to make change.

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Director of Communications and Community Engagement

Are you the type of person who agrees it’s never a question of “if” but “how”? Are you the person that everyone tends to gravitate towards due to your communicative nature and relatability? Are you a conscientious leader who can make decisions for yourself and others boldly and confidently? This position is the driving force behind New Memphis’ Community Engagement Team that helps activate, engage, and retain talent in the Memphis community – with a focus on program alumni, city newcomers, and other local professionals and emerging talent – by connecting them to local experiences, networks, and opportunities to make meaningful and impactful change in Memphis. This is someone who has a passion for Memphis and believes the people of this city and their stories are what makes lasting change possible. Be a part of something bigger than yourself while working to activate, develop and retain the talent of our city. Learn more here.

We're looking to fill this position immediately. Qualified applicants should send an email to jobs [at] newmemphis [dot] org by September 23rd with their resume and cover letter attached and with subject line “Director of Communications and Community Engagement” Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.