Vacancy Communications Director

Ad type: jobs
Company: Voto Latino
City: Washington, DC
Workplace street: Washington, DC
Category: Writing, Editorial
Work schedule: Full Time
Posted: 18 Aug 2019
Requirements for the applicant
Education: 4-Year Degree Required
Job description

Summary:

Do you have a proven track record of setting the direction and strategy for all internal and external communications at a national organization? If so, we’re interested in you for the role of Communications Director.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a strategic communications plan in consultation with senior leadership and Managing Director to support the organization's mission and objectives.
  •  Regularly develop and collaborate on messaging for multiple communication channels (i.e. press releases/statements, talking points, social media copy, and marketing materials).
  • Primary spokesperson for the organization.
  • Coordinate special media events such as press conferences, Capitol Hill briefings, etc.
  • Develop new and maintain existing media relationships and partners.
  • Train staff in communications best practices.
  • Travel as needed, typically once per quarter or more.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university preferably in communications or journalism.
  • 4+ years of state government relations/communications/public affairs/campaigns experience, in increasingly senior roles.
  • Consistent record of juggling multiple tasks/campaigns with varying and shifting deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with Spanish competency a plus.
  • Ability to collaborate with other team members to integrate messaging across communications platforms.
  • Demonstrated commitment to, and awareness of Latino civil rights and/or issues of social justice.
  • Prior community organizing or campaign experience is preferred.
  • Must be based or be willing to move to the Washington, DC area.

  • Salary & Benefits:

    Salary is commensurate with experience. Voto Latino also offers competitive benefits, including health insurance, and generous vacation leave.


    Deadline:

    Applications will be considered until the position is filled.


    To Apply:

    Send your resume and cover letter to hr@votolatino.org. Please use “Communications Director” in the subject line.


    About Voto Latino:

    Founded in 2004, Voto Latino is a dynamic and growing non-partisan organization whose civic engagement campaigns have reached an estimated 55 million Latino households nationwide. United by the belief that Latino issues are American issues and American issues are Latino issues, Voto Latino is dedicated to bringing new and diverse voices into the political process by engaging youth, media, technology and celebrities to promote positive change.

    Voto Latino is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, LGBTQ persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


    Summary:

    Do you have a proven track record of setting the direction and strategy for all internal and external communications at a national organization? If so, we’re interested in you for the role of Communications Director.


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    hr@votolatino.orghttps://www.votolatino.org

    Please send resume and cover letter to hr@votolatino.org. Be sure to include the words "Communications Director" in the subject line.

    Please send resume and cover letter to hr@votolatino.org. Be sure to include the words "Communications Director" in the subject line.

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