Under the direction of the Chief of Equity and Inclusion, the Director of Community Engagement and Communications will work with internal and external partners to achieve our vision to transform City policies, programs, and practices so that every resident has full access to what the City of Boston has to offer. The Director will build and coordinate a collective community engagement and communications plan for the Equity and Inclusion cabinet and work closely with each department in the cabinet, and the Mayor’s communications team to implement. Implementing this plan will include identifying and executing on media and storytelling opportunities for the Equity and Inclusion cabinet to meaningfully engage with constituents, community organizations, partner institutions, and the public at-large. The Director will gather and share input on how to shape initiatives and increase awareness of existing initiatives across the departments in the cabinet.
This role lives in the Equity & Inclusion Cabinet. Please read below to understand our larger vision.
Citywide Equity & Inclusion Statement
The City of Boston has played a role in causing and perpetuating the inequities in our society. To break down these barriers, we are embedding equity and inclusion into everything we do.
We define equity as ensuring every community has the resources it needs to thrive in Boston. This requires the active process of meeting individuals where they are. Inclusion is engaging every resident to build a more welcoming and supportive city. We are building a city for everyone, where diversity makes us a more empowered collective.
Equity & Inclusion Cabinet Mission
The mission of the Equity and Inclusion Cabinet is to ensure that every resident has fair access to City resources and opportunities. We achieve this by embedding equity and inclusion into our current City practices, building our collective capacity on issues of racial and social justice, and fostering a more welcoming and accessible city.
The departments in the Equity and Inclusion Cabinet take an anti-poverty approach to their work, focusing on the following areas:
Department Brand Identity:
Work with the E&I Departments’ Communication Staff:
Coordinate with Mayor’s Communication’s Chief:
Communications Guidance for Chief of Equity & Inclusion:
Coordinate Media Requests:
Boston Residency Required
Union/SalaryPlan/Grade: Non-Union/ MM2-10
Hours per week: 35