Vitalant (formerly Lifeblood) is currently hiring a Communications Manager for the Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana regions.

Under limited direction, this position is responsible for the management and coordination of media, public relations, crisis communications, government affairs, community affairs, special event planning, and volunteer management in support of the organization’s plan to achieve annual collection goals for assigned area/region. This position may serve as the primary spokesperson for a location or a specific corporate program. The incumbent is also responsible for working in a highly collaborative manner with divisional leadership and the national marketing and communications team and following national direction for processes and execution. 

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