Communications Manager

Reports to: Managing Director, Communications

Location: Washington, DC

Status: Full-time; Exempt

Position Summary

The Hub has an immediate opening for a Communications Manager or Senior Communications Associate to develop and execute targeted communications plans that elevate progressive policy ideas and give voice to public campaigns. The Communications Manager will work closely with the Managing Director of Communications, National Press Secretary and other members of the communications team to advance the narrative of the Hub’s campaigns.

As a Communications Manager, you’ll…

  • Draft communications content, assist with developing messaging guidance, and write materials for partner organizations
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with national and local communications professionals
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the campaign, digital, and research teams to advance the various campaigns
  • Provide communications support for The Hub’s campaigns, including press rollouts, partner engagement, event management, and earned media outreach
  • Work with the Communications Associate to monitor print, online, and broadcast media coverage related to specific campaign issues
  • Work with the Communications Associate to draft press releases, media advisories, and op-eds
  • Perform other duties as assigned

About you…

  • You have a bachelor’s degree
  • You have experience with a political campaign, in government, or in a consultancy environment
  • You are an excellent writer with the ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences and write quickly and in a compelling manner
  • You have an excellent understanding of earned and social media
  • You are eager to adapt to the latest technology and employ creative communications strategies
  • You have experience as a coalition builder and with managing principals and/or partnerships
  • You are extremely well organized, detail-oriented, and analytical
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • You have an energetic ability to multitask and manage projects in a fast-paced and changeable environment
  • You are flexible and open to evolving responsibilities
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well on a team or independently
  • You have a sense of humor and a willingness to work hard
  • You are committed to a just, inclusive, and robust economy that delivers opportunity and dignity to all Americans

In addition, it would be a bonus if…

  • You have prior experience working on a campaign or advocacy organizations
  • You have experience interacting with reporters and directly pitching press
  • You are familiar with how to communicate about democracy, economic policy and/or health care

How to apply

To begin the application process, click here. 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.

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