Director of Communications & Marketing

Duluth, Minnesota
Nov 02, 2018
Nov 30, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

The Duluth Seaway Port Authority is seeking a seasoned professional to manage its marketing and external communications programs.

As a member of its leadership team, this individual will be responsible for coordinating marketing initiatives and communications strategies for the Port Authority and for Duluth Cargo Connect, maintaining consistent organizational messaging across multiple platforms.

The ideal candidate must have expertise in marketing, media relations, community engagement, public relations, publications and special event
coordination, and be proficient in managing digital content and photography files.

This individual will serve as the organization’s chief spokesperson and must possess highly effective communication skills, verbal & written; be confident in media interviews, particularly in front of a camera, and in delivering
presentations in public forums.

The selected candidate will be expected to monitor and collaborate on port-related projects and transportation issues being addressed at
city, state and federal policymaking levels.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits.


Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mass communications, journalism, public relations and/or marketing with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a related field. Demonstrated computer skills in everything from Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs to Adobe InDesign and Wordpress.Working knowledge of Great Lakes maritime and intermodal transportation a plus.

Email resume & cover letter by November 30, 2018 to:

Equal Opportunity Employer