Officers and Members



Position Description - Communications Officer


General Description



The Communications Officer is an Artist member of the Board of Directors and oversees the communications of the Corporation to create a consistent message reflecting the goals and mission of DWS.


Specific Responsibilities and Duties:



  • Attends Board and membership meetings and actively participates in the governance of the organization.
  • Reviews and/or edits all materials for public dissemination.
  • Develops and publishes the monthly newsletter.
  • Develops brochures, programs, press releases, public service announcements, scripts for TV and radio appearances, as needed.
  • Develops and places advertisements regarding DWS activities in local, regional and national publications, as appropriate.
  • Develops working relationships with representatives of local media.
  • Seeks opportunities to advertise DWS activities.
  • Maintains records of all publicity materials and a hard copy file of past and present newsletters.
  • Oversees and directs the Communications Team.
  • Oversees production of photographs of all DWS events and maintenance of related resource files.
  • Works in collaboration with the webmaster in managing all aspects of the Corporation’s website to ensure it is current and accurate.
  • Participates in recruitment activities to increase membership levels.
  • Assists with all Corporation activities and events.