YMCA of the Chesapeake

Position Announcement

Writer: Cause Driven Content

Career Connections Job ID Number 14429


Position Description

Under the leadership of the VP of Membership and Program Development, this individual will be responsible for researching, creating, writing, scripting, editing and posting content across multiple platforms. S/he must ensure consistent adherence to YMCA brand guidelines for all marketing and communications materials and activities.



Along with a highly competitive pay structure, the YMCA of the Chesapeake provides exceptional benefits which include the following:

•Affordable and quality healthcare (medical, dental, vision options).

•Long Term Disability and Life Insurance provided at no cost to the employee.

•12% Employer funded retirement plan after two years of service with immediate vesting and the ability to add additional earnings from first day of employment.

•YMCA membership for employee and household.

•Generous paid time off package.

•A challenging and fun work environment with creative, talented and diverse individuals!



•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; communications, marketing, journalism or related field of study.

•Exceptional writing, scripting, editing and proofreading skills required.

•Experience or interest in writing brand & cause driven content for Y programs and services. Sample work may be required.

•Demonstrated experience executing communications programs.

•Ability to work effectively with all levels of senior leadership and staff; within a fast-paced corporate office marketing & communications team.

•Microsoft Office proficiency required; including a high level of skill in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Adobe required.

•Outstanding interpersonal and professional communication skills.

•Ability to prioritize projects, work within short time frames and meet deadlines.

•Well organized with ability to multi-task and think outside of the box.

•Self-starter; Able to work independently.

•YMCA or related cause-drive industry experience, highly preferred.