Director of Community Relations
Forest Lawn Memorial-Park Association - Glendale, CA

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Director of Community Relations
Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries is known over the world for its beauty and inspiration and is admired by many for its magnificent art, breathtaking mausoleums, and expertly replicated old-world architecture that creates a place unlike any other to visit, enjoy and memorialize loved ones. We are a well-established Association serving Southern California communities for over 100 years. As an industry leader with over 9 locations, our reputation is second to none. We are seeking a full-time Director of Community Relations. This position acts independently to handle day to day Public Relations events and cultivate relationships. In addition to establishing new relationships with civic organizations, religious organizations, corporations, and other community organizations to promote Forest Lawn.


Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to write fully-scripted speeches that span a wide variety of issues for a multitude of audiences; established track record of writing for senior management as well as writing energetic speeches. Excellent project management skills. Must be energetic, and strategic. Must have a high level of creativity and ability to tell a compelling story. Must be comfortable and enjoy public speaking and making presentations. BA or BS degree in Communications strongly preferred or equivalent experience. 5-10 years creative agency experience and media management Proven experience in speechwriting, researching, copyediting, proofreading, and edition high-level, public, and sensitive communications documents. Previous experience in a Public Relations environment. Bilingual a plus.