Communications Director - Energy Media Communications
Company: RESOURCE MEDIA
Posted on: February 25, 2021
We're Hiring! NE Regional Communications Director - Energy Media
Communications December 18, 2020 Northeast Regional Communications
Director, Energy Media Energy Media, a collaboration of the Energy
Foundation and Resource Media, is seeking an experienced political
communications professional to join our Washington, DC-based team
as our Northeast Regional Communications Director. While our ideal
candidate would be located in Washington, DC, we are open to remote
workers in other locations who have deep experience in the
Northeast and a strong understanding of the unique dynamics of the
region. The Northeast Regional Communications Director for Energy
Media plays a key role working with the Energy Foundation and its
grantees to shift the region towards embracing clean energy
solutions to take on the climate crisis. This means helping to
craft and execute state- and region-focused communications
strategies in the region that lead to durable support for clean
energy solutions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and other
states. This person will work with colleagues at the Energy
Foundation to guide strategy in the region, while interfacing with
grantees and partners in these states to ensure they are supported
for maximum impact. The ideal candidate is a collaborator by
nature, as this job requires developing and maintaining durable
relationships with an assortment of partners inside and outside our
teams. Beyond interpersonal skills, the ideal candidate will have
deep experience in political communications while also possessing
strong media relations and project management skills. Understanding
of digital and data-based communications tactics is a must, as is
the ability to prioritize competing requests while adjusting to the
rapidly changing political and media environments. The Northeast
Regional Communications Director must have a solid understanding
and commitment to and/or have a lived experience of the principles
and foundation of diversity, equity and inclusion. The Regional
Communications Director reports to the Energy Media Director at
Resource Media and will work closely with the regionally-based
Energy Foundation Northeast Team, including campaigns and policy
staff.-- Resource Media works to create a more just and sustainable
world by harnessing the power of communications and community to
create change. As a mission-driven nonprofit PR firm, we highly
value an equitable and inclusive workplace. We are an equal
opportunity employer with a commitment to engaging the skills and
leadership of people of color, LGBTQ persons, and other individuals
from diverse backgrounds. People from these and other historically
marginalized backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Here are some of the things you'll be working on as the Northeast
Regional Communications Director:
- Develop and execute communications strategies focused on
driving long-term narrative change with storylines that build
cultural and political pressure for clean energy and climate change
policy action in service of the public good.
- Collaborate with Energy Foundation's Northeast Regional Team
and state-based consultants and grantees on grant strategy and
activities to build power and capacity throughout the region.
- Coordinate communications activities on campaigns and projects
across multiple platforms and partners, creating and managing
calendars, ensuring projects are completed on-time and within
- Generate and direct production of content for a variety of
channels, platforms and purposes, ranging from blogs, op-eds, press
releases, social memes, videos and paid media.
- Plan and facilitate meetings, trainings and other events,
including creating agendas, developing content, taking and
synthesizing notes and identifying and communicating next
- Manage a regional communications budget and individual project
budgets as needed.
- Manage consultants and contractors such as designers, video
producers, web builders and photographers as needed.
- Help devise and provide feedback on communications-related
grants and contracts, and partner closely with other communicators
active in the Northeast.--
- Advise the Energy Foundation Northeast Regional team on
communications strategies and tactics as needed, including on
opportunities for communications-related grantmaking and
capacity-building for grantees.
- Support the Energy Foundation Northeast Regional team in
developing and deploying communications strategies and tactics to
execute successful issue advocacy campaigns in the region.
- Help develop funder reports, proposals, and regularly engage
with key funding partners.-- Diversity, equity and inclusion:
- Commitment that equity is the cornerstone of progress toward a
just and sustainable world.
- Supports and participates in equity and inclusion work in the
organization, including participation in relevant committees,
trainings and caucuses.--
- Demonstrates a keen understanding of one's own race, culture
and identity and how it fits into the staff and client environment
and landscape, as well as the world at large.--
- Models vulnerability and accountability.
- Comfortable giving and receiving feedback.
- Models a sensitivity toward dynamics between white mainstream
audiences and the needs and priorities of diverse communities, and
the ability to manage work within and for a number of different
identities, both internally and externally.
- Demonstrates an ability to communicate across differences that
exist between executive leadership and direct reports in a way that
fosters learning, understanding and mutual respect. Salary and
Benefits We want to be able to attract the best of the best and
make sure they keep getting better. Therefore, our employees enjoy
benefits that make them productive and contribute directly to their
professional and personal development. This full-time, non-exempt
position with a salary range of $100,000 - $130,000 offers a
lively, spirited and intellectually-stimulating workplace. We are
committed to the health, well-being and work-life balance of our
team, so we've also added:
- Flexible family-friendly work schedules
- Medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, Life and AD&D with a
generous employer contribution to the premiums of approximately 90%
for employees, spouses/partners and their dependents
- Support for the rest and regeneration of our employees, by
offering generous paid time off which includes 3 weeks of vacation
to start; sick days, personal days, 8 holidays as well as an end of
the year winter break.
- Transit subsidy
- 403(b) plan with company match Interested candidates should
submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@Resource-Media.org .
Please have "Northeast Communications Director Position" in the
subject line. Please include your name in the file name of your
Resume and Cover letter.
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