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Director of Communications

Company: The Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

We're looking for a savvy and experienced communications professional, dedicated to working tirelessly to fight anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination. If this is your field, and you are interested in joining our team, please see details below. If this is not your field, but you think you may know the person we are seeking, please pass this notice along!Position: Director of Communications Location: Currently remote. D.C. metropolitan area preferred but not required.Hiring Institution: The Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc., is an independent, nonprofit civil rights organization established to advance the civil and human rights of the Jewish people and promote justice for all. LDB develops law-based initiatives to combat anti-Semitism in higher education and elsewhere. We utilize legal advocacy, research and education to engage and train administrators, and empower and protect students from anti-Semitic harassment and discrimination.Overview: The Director of Communications will lead all aspects of communications for this fast-paced, change-oriented, entrepreneurial organization. Working closely with the Chairman, the President, and other team members, the Director of Communications will play a key role in supporting the organization's impact and visibility.Principal duties: Serve as editor for the Brandeis Brief and assign stories to writers.Manage the Brandeis Center blog, soliciting, editing, and writing timely and informative postings.Manage the Brandeis Center's social media accounts, building the Center's digital media presence to increase the impact of outreach and marketing initiatives.Develop high-impact media and communications strategy.Draft press releases in consultation with other communications and subject-matter professionals.Supervise development & communications interns.Draft a variety of letters, memoranda, and other communications.Identify trends, monitor current events and influencers to anticipate opportunities for the Brandeis Center to engage in and/or lead the national conversation on the Brandeis Center.Participate in the preparation and delivery of high-quality marketing materials, proposals, fact sheets, white papers, and reports that reflect and reinforce key messages for the Brandeis Center.Qualifications: At least 5 years of demonstrated success with increasing responsibility in the communications field.Knowledge of social media and other digital platforms.Demonstrated ability to multi-task projects and initiatives.Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work with a variety of diverse stakeholders.Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.Compensation: Non-profit market competitive.Application Process and Timing: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send inquiries and/or a resume by electronic mail to our our info email address (unable to post here), together with a writing sample and letter describing your interest in the position. We regret that only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or faxes, please.The Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $80,000.00 per yearBenefits:401(k)Dental insuranceHealth insuranceLife insurancePaid time offParental leaveTuition reimbursementVision insuranceSchedule:8 hour shiftCOVID-19 considerations:We take necessary precautions when in the office based upon an individual's comfort level.Experience:Writing skills: 1 year (Preferred)communications: 1 year (Preferred)social media: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: Multiple Locations

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