Communications Organizer

Reports to: Campaign Director

Location: Washington, DC

Status: Full-time; Exempt

Position Summary

Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is made up of a growing team of communications, research, and organizing experts who have extensive experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups – bringing surge capacity and coordination to build innovative and effective campaigns.

The Communications Organizer will support the Campaign Director in a busy press and communications shop.  The Communications Organizer will be an extremely talented organizer and a natural coalition-builder with 1-3 years of organizing experience. This person will help draft coalition materials, help with event execution, track news and do supporting research projects, and support the organization’s overall work. This person will also help drive the campaign calendar, working closely with the Campaign Director to ensure the program is executed.

Essential Responsibilities and Task

  • Write and edit materials for reporters, partners, and social media, including toolkits, media advisories, press releases, and others.
  • Conduct basic research on the media and political landscape to advance The Hub’s day-to-day campaigns.
  • Experience operating within a coalition.
  • Track press (print, digital, social, broadcast) coverage on developing stories and campaigns at The Hub Project.
  • Help organize events such as press conferences and rallies that advance the narrative of The Hub’s campaigns.
  • Maintain good and helpful relationships with partner organizations to continue making The Hub Project a resource to progressive partners.
  • Work with other members of the communications team to advance the goals of The Hub’s campaigns.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Precise writing acumen and ability to write materials quickly under deadlines.
  • Knowledge of basic campaign systems — ability to write coalition materials, plan events, track legislation, track TV, social, and print articles, ability to send press materials.
  • Interest in working in political issue campaigns, and a sense of what drives news coverage.
  • Experience as an organizer on electoral or issue campaigns.
  • Interest in progressive politics and working to ensure a better future for all Americans.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1-4 years of experience, preferably communications or organizing in a political advocacy organization.
  • Flexibility and ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • A sense of humor, adventurous spirit, and an openness to evolving responsibilities.

How to Apply

E-mail your resume and cover letter as PDF or Word attachments to: Please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.

Careers at The Hub Project

The Hub is a project of the New Venture Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. The New Venture Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. The New Venture Fund’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.