Colleen Flynn, Marketing Manager, with more than a decade of communications experience in the nonprofit and private sectors, served most recently as the Senior Director of Public Affairs at City Year Boston, an education nonprofit that places tutors and mentors in urban public schools to help students reach high school graduation. Colleen led the site's strategic communications, including media relations, government and community outreach, and digital communications, and also supported events and philanthropic stewardship for City Year's largest site.
Prior to City Year, Colleen was the Media Relations Manager for public media station WGBH, the largest content provider for PBS and an NPR affiliate. She previously held roles at SHIFT Communications, a tech PR agency, and LIFT, an anti-poverty nonprofit, where she led the organization's rebranding campaign as well as its first digital marketing efforts.
Colleen holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and Spanish from Providence College and a Master's degree in public relations from Boston University.