National Press Secretary/Director for Campaign Communications

Reports to: Managing Director of Communications

Location: Washington, DC

Status: Full-time; Exempt

Position Summary

Launched in 2016, The Hub is a nonprofit effort 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.  

National Press Secretary/Director for Campaign Communications will fill a key senior role at the Hub Project. Working with the press team, this person will help develop and execute the communications strategy on behalf of our issue campaigns. This person will be the lead for national press outreach, and will help oversee a team of dedicated communications professionals working on projects related to the economy and democracy.

As National Press Secretary/Director for Campaign Communications, you’ll…

  • Work closely with communications managers to develop and execute communications plans; Pitch and respond to requests from reporters about our projects;
  • Edit and oversee process of creating press materials;
  • Provide strategic guidance and help develop special projects that have a press element
  • Maintain strong relationships with national communications professionals in the field and, when necessary, local communications professionals
  • Help develop social media strategy and products that will elevate ideas outside of traditional media  
  • Manage junior staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

About you

  • You have a bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • You have experience creating and executing a communications plan.
  • You have relationships with national political, economics, health care, reporters.
  • You are an excellent writer.
  • You have a nose for news and an interest in progressive politics.
  • You’re a pro at multi-tasking and working under tight deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • A sense of humor, adventurous spirit, and an openness to evolving responsibilities.

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.

New Venture Fund Careers

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.