K9s For Warriors is the nation’s largest provider of service dogs for American veterans with PTSD, traumatic brain injuries, and/or military sexual trauma. It provides each warrior with a service canine, equipment, training, certification, seminars, legal instruction, vet care, housing, home cooked meals, unconditional love and listening, and a lifetime of wrap-around services. K9s operates from two locations: a nine-acre, state-of-the-art campus in Ponte Vedra, Florida, and a unique residential home in Alachua, Florida. By pairing veterans with well-trained service dogs, who are themselves rescues, the organization has been instrumental in the recovery of hundreds of disabled veterans, and, most importantly, has been incredibly successful at preventing veteran suicide.
K9s For Warriors seeks a proven marketing executive with a passion for the mission of K9s For Warriors. The ideal candidate should be a seasoned, well-rounded communications professional who understands emerging marketing trends and market expansion, backed with a successful track record in achieving mission driven goals. He or she will be a visionary, able to inspire and harness the talents and hard work of their team and the people around them to achieve that vision.
The next K9s For Warriors CMO must be a person of the highest integrity and will have demonstrated strengths in valuing people, in building unified, collaborative teams, and in cultivating positive, inspirational team environments.
She or he must have a Bachelors’ Degree with a specialization in communications or marketing preferred. The successful candidate will have at least 3-5 years in a senior leadership role following, at minimum, a decade long career and advanced experience working with a variety of traditional and modern marketing and communications functions including branding and messaging to different target audiences.
Personal qualities desired would be sincerity, an inspiring and engaging personality, as well as focused, communicative consistency. K9s For Warriors seeks a Chief Marketing Officer who is driven to succeed, is a confident decision maker, a strong listener and is empowering and collaborative.