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Director of Marketing

About Delivering Good (formerly K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers):

Delivering Good, Inc. is the charity of choice for new product donations made by hundreds of companies in the fashion, home and children’s industries. Donating new merchandise provides these companies with a simple and effective way to help people in need. Founded over 30 years ago, Delivering Good is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that unites retailers, manufacturers, foundations and individuals to support people affected by poverty and tragedy nationally and abroad. Since 1985, over $1.6 billion of apparel, accessories, shoes, home furnishings, toys, books and other useful items have been distributed through our network of community partners.

Delivering Good was created from the 2014 merger of Kids in Distressed Situations and Fashion Delivers. In May 2017, the organization rebranded as “Delivering Good” to reflect focused, ongoing support for children and families facing poverty and disaster. The organization is governed by an actively engaged 34 person board of directors who are industry leaders in the apparel, juvenile products, fashion, shoe, home and related enterprises respectively.

Position Description: The Director of Marketing develops internal and external communications strategies for Delivering Good, and oversees execution of work for all communication channels (publicity, paid/donated advertising, social media, newsletter, website, direct mail and electronic campaigns and appeals). The goal of this work is to promote and enhancing our brand with donors, community partners and the public. The Marketing Director is also responsible for raising money and product donations through the creation and execution of cause marketing, corporate social responsibility and sponsorship programs. The Director of Marketing is a member of the Delivering Good Leadership Team.


  •   Provide strong, effective and highly visible leadership to the Marketing and Communications team, which includes a communications manager.

  •   Develop and execute marketing strategies and collateral materials that effectively market the organization, attract product and financial donations, communicate the impact of the organization, recognize supporters, and maximize the organization's fundraising efforts.

  •   Develop and execute strategies for disaster relief and recovery communications.

  •   Develop and maintain a strong and productive relationship with both print and

    electronic media. Ensure that the organization is understood by the media and the

media are interested in presenting information to the public in a manner that informs

and educates them on the organization.

  •   Oversee all digital properties including the website, social media, multi-media production, image and video libraries.

  •   Provide ongoing media training to the management team and volunteers.

  •   Direct market research activities in order to keep abreast of changing demographics

    and other relevant issues in order to evaluate marketing and communication activities

    and to monitor emerging issues.

  •   Ensure the development of advertising and promotional plans and manage the annual

    advertising and promotional budget.

  •   Maintain Delivering Good’s intellectual property assets.

  •   Manage the use of external resources as they pertain to the marketing and

    communications function (e.g. pro bono advertising agency, printers, etc.)

  •   Keep abreast of trends in the retail, fashion, children’s, home and philanthropy


  •   Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Cause-related Marketing/Sponsorships

  •   Cause-related marketing leverages a specific product or brand in a partnership to support the mission of Delivering Good. Corporate social responsibility programs provide a benefit to society, with the program sponsored by overall company support.

  •   Working with the President/CEO, the Director of Marketing will set an annual goal for financial revenue to be raised through cause-related marketing, corporate social responsibility and sponsorship programs with identified and cultivated prospects, and successfully achieve goals.

  •   Prepare program pitches for each target, present the plans, execute and steward the programs and stakeholders.

    Special Events

 Participate as a member of the Developing Good events team to provide video and other assets that contribute to the communication of the Delivering Good message.

Planning and Budgeting

  •   Develop and achieve marketing/communications/public relations mission, goals and financial objectives. Ensure that evaluation systems are in place related to these goals and objectives, evaluate and report progress to the President and CEO and the Board.

  •   Develop, implement and monitor systems and procedures necessary to the smooth operation of the marketing/communications/public relations function.

  •   Keep informed of developments in the fields of marketing, communications and public relations, not-for-profit management and governance, and the specific business of the organization and use this information to help the organization operate with initiative and innovation.

  •   Participate in/lead strategic planning initiatives. Qualifications:

 Passion for community service and social justice.

  •   Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or related experience.

  •   7-10 years’ experience with record of increasing responsibility.

  •   Excellent project management skills with ability to prioritize.

  •   Experience managing and mentoring staff; and negotiating with and managing vendors.

  •   Budget allocation and management experience.

  •   Experience in and knowledge regarding at least one of the Delivering Good product industries (examples: retail or wholesale, apparel, footwear, toys and juvenile products, home goods) highly desirable.

  •   Demonstrated success in lead generation and/or direct marketing desirable.

  •   Experience with commercial co-venture and other charitable partnerships desirable.

  •   Knowledge of the digital landscape including best practices and basic understanding of

    website and email marketing.

  •   Excellent decision-making and leadership skills.

 Experience with direct mail a plus.
Compensation and benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience. Attractive benefits available.

To apply, please submit your resume, together with a cover letter describing your interest in the position, to [email protected], with the subject line: Director of Marketing.

Delivering Good is always looking for part-time Interns who can assist our New York office staff with various projects from our organization. We have internship opportunities in Development (Fundraising), Marketing and Social Media, Special Events and other areas. We are looking for bright, creative and hard-working individuals who can reach children and families living in poverty. These are not paid positions, but we are happy to work with your school to arrange for course credit. Please send your resume and cover letter, including your area(s) of interest to [email protected]