Communications Program Manager
Posted on: September 14, 2019
Are you passionate about reproductive justice, economic justice,
and racial justice Do you eat the news for breakfast and take to
social media when you see injustice If so, you should consider
joining ConwayStrategic team. ConwayStrategic is seeking a
Communications Program Manager--to support communications and
public affairs projects for progressive clients. The successful
candidate will have media relations experience, as well as strong
research and writing skills. Position Responsibilities: Manage
media relations activities:Draft media materials including press
releases, pitch letters, quotes, fact sheets, talking points, and
letters to the editor. Pitch written pieces and spokespeople to,
and build relationships with, local and national media contacts at
print, radio, digital, podcast and TV outlets. Build and update
media lists and manage a media database of key journalists. Serve
as liaison with spokespeople for public relations opportunities.
Organize media briefings, teleconferences, and other events. Track
media placements and successes, including compiling daily clips
reports. Write op-eds, speeches, and other public-facing materials
for clients. Assist with paid media buying. Backstop and assist
principals in preparing and attending meetings and events. Conduct
online research and reporting on various client-related topics.
Assist with client and grant reporting as needed. Help develop new
business pitches and proposals. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree.
Must have at least 3-5 years of workplace experience, preferably
working in communications and/or media; experience working on
advocacy campaigns or with non-profit organizations a plus.
Experience working with racially diverse clients and staff, and
racial justice issues. Proven and highly effective organizational
skills and strong writing skills a must. Ability to multitask and
shift priorities; aptitude for working under and meeting tight
deadlines. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Willingness to learn tracking, analytics, research, and webinar
software. Graphic design or video editing experience a plus.
Ability to excel in a fast-paced, team-based, participatory
environment, as well as work autonomously. Comfortable with a
virtual office and online project management systems. Commitment to
and knowledge about political and cultural issues related to
women's health and rights, racial justice, and social justice
issues. Bilingual is a plus. Details: Location - Washington, DC
Salary - Salary range is $65k-$85k and is commensurate on
experience Benefits- Health, vision and dental insurance,
transportation benefits, paid vacation. Women, people of color, and
LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply. --About
ConwayStrategic: ConwayStrategic is a boutique firm specializing in
developing innovative, research-driven public relations, messaging,
and advocacy strategies to influence public opinion and create
culture change. Our team consists of talented, driven, curious
people who have can-do attitudes, approach work with vigor and
determination, learn quickly and work effectively in a fast-paced,
rapidly changing environment. We've led organizations and
multi-million dollar campaigns, so we know industry best practices
and we bring our experience in grassroots organizing, politics,
policy, coalition management and more to all our client work.
ConwayStrategic has a collaborative, no-drama work setting, in
which we respect each other's work-life balance while doing what it
takes to get the job done. --
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