The National Cyber Security Alliance seeks a Director of Small Business Outreach and Engagement reporting to the Executive Director. This role is responsible for building and maintaining NCSA’s newest initiative, CyberSecure My Business™, which promotes the adoption of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework by small and medium-size businesses through a combination of in-person and web-based training and free resources. The Director of Small Business Outreach and Engagement will be responsible for all aspects of the initiative including developing and managing key stakeholder engagement and assisting in raising financial support for the effort. Working with the Executive Director and all NCSA staff, this position will build on NCSA’s deep culture of teamwork, partnership, collaboration with stakeholders, commitment to quality and year-over-year growth. Responsibilities include:
Develop, market and conduct highly interactive, in-person and web-based trainings;
Work with state, local and federal government partners to develop marketing strategies and content;
Liaise with key stakeholders and develop new partnerships across all business sectors to build momentum and grow the program;
Maintain and create new website content for the program including blogs and other relevant materials;
Work with NCSA’s communications and social media teams to develop and execute a comprehensive communications and marketing plan including newsletters to further engage small and medium sized businesses;
Establish, track, analyze and report on success metrics to funders and other key stakeholders;
Work with staff to design and implement strategies, plans and procedures, set deadlines and ensure materials have been diligently reviewed and are correct and accurate before being released;
Work with staff to align the CyberSecure My Business TM project with key organizational activities—National Cyber Security Awareness Month, STOP. THINK. CONNECT.TM and Data Privacy Day.
Collaborate with the NCSA team and help a small but growing nonprofit mature over time.
At least 5 years of nonprofit or industry experience including programmatic leadership;
Demonstrated experience as trainer both developing and delivering highly interactive and facilitative trainings;
Experience working as facilitator of partnerships, with government, industry and nonprofit organizations;
Experience in developing and implementing communications programs and events; familiarity with traditional and social media;
Superlative organizational skills;
Knowledge of basic cybersecurity protection measures and general issues and ability to make the topic accessible to non-experts;
Willing and able to travel;
Ability to juggle numerous priorities while maintaining a positive, friendly and professional attitude and remaining supportive of staff.
To apply: If your skills, experience and enthusiasm align with this position's requirements and responsibilities, please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume. Only applicants with salary requirements will be considered. Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes considered when submitted until position is filled.
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), located in Washington, DC, is a collaborative effort among experts in the security, non-profit, academic and government fields to teach consumers, small businesses and members of the education community about Internet security. The NCSA aims to increase awareness about the risks associated with using Internet technologies and how to help protect against... them, while also providing free tips, checklists and best practices for remaining safe while online. Through collaboration with the government, corporate, non-profit and academic sectors, the mission of the NCSA is to create a culture of cyber security and safety awareness by providing the knowledge and tools necessary to prevent cyber crime and attacks. Additional information can be found at: www.staysafeonline.org