Chief Communications & Marketing Officer

Imagine a world free of hazardous chemicals, where people and the planet thrive. Healthy Building Network is on a path to creating just that, and to get there, we are seeking a Chief Communications and Marketing Officer (CCMO) to define, articulate and amplify our story and brand.

Over the next three years, HBN is positioned to double in size and diversify our scope to meet the rapidly expanding demand in the human and environmental health space. A paramount time to join our growing team, this CCMO will help clarify and articulate HBN’s mission to fuel the research, tools and solutions that inspire innovation toward healthier building products, resulting in healthier lives.

HBN is seeking an innovative and creative communications and marketing leader who will help ensure that HBN is communicating effectively with a variety of constituents, using a broad range of media to generate widespread understanding, engagement, and financial support for HBN’s vision. The CCMO will shape, nurture and grow effective and inclusive communications and marketing programs, using new as well as traditional platforms and strategies to showcase the HBN Mission. The CCMO will play a critical role in HBN’s growth strategy through strengthening the HBN brand, extending and expanding knowledge of the HBN mission. In addition, this CCMO will create scalable processes that ensure best practices in the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of communications and marketing activities to enhance the strategic direction and brand reputation of HBN.

As a hands-on member of the senior leadership team, the CCMO will be responsible for setting strategy, while also building out the communications and marketing department as organizational growth demands.

Critical Competencies for Success:


Mature and manage HBN’s brand and reputation. Work with the full organization to ensure consistency and inclusivity of messaging and proper management of brand assets.


The ideal candidate is a non-profit and/or business professional with proven experience and demonstrable success in leading communications, marketing and/or fundraising within an organization. While no one candidate will have all the criteria enumerated below, the ideal candidate will possess many of the following professional and personal abilities, attributes, and experiences:

Minimum Qualifications


HBN is a nationally distributed organization, with staff working remotely from home or cooperative workspaces.

How to Apply:

Download the full position profile here. For more information or to send your credentials, please email

All inquiries will remain confidential.