Communications Director
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Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
  • At least 7 years of demonstrated, relevant work experience in communications, campaign, issue advocacy, agency, political or other relevant settings
  • Strong people management skills and the ability to work well on a collaborative and interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Robust network of media relationships and extensive experience pitching political press
  • A deep understanding of earned media management and political news, and a creative approach to garnering press coverage
  • Well organized with the ability to prioritize across multiple projects and deliver results under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to progressive causes and equity
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within team settings
  • Flexibility and an openness to evolving responsibilities
  • Lead a collaborative and growing team, managing and training several communications professionals across levels and skill sets
  • Develop and drive forward a comprehensive campaign communications plan, working collaboratively with the Campaign Director to identify and consult on short, medium and long-term strategies that will help us achieve our program goals
  • Collaborate with colleagues managing our research, digital, campaign and operations efforts to advance the program and ensure streamlined execution
  • Write salient campaign and issue messaging that leverages polling and other tools to sharpen and strengthen the narrative
  • Drive earned media outreach and lead the team in directly pitching press and building relationships with national and local reporters across verticals
  • Oversee our rapid response efforts, working closely with the team to identify opportunities, develop quick guidance on framing, and execute both traditional and creative rapid response tactics
  • Draft, edit and guide the development of communications content, including statements, press releases, op-eds, LTEs, media resources, toolkits, press backgrounders, and more
  • Manage the press strategy for large-scale activations and events both in D.C. and in target districts across the country
  • Help develop, grow and engage our council of storytellers; create ongoing press opportunities to elevate constituent voices
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with national and local communications professionals and partners in the space
  • Develop strategies for communications calendars and messaging arcs for campaigns to ensure that the right story is being told at the right time to the right audiences
  • Design events, press conferences, and rallies to advance the goals of various campaigns
  • Responsible for tracking and managing approved budgets
  • Perform other duties as assigned
The Hub Project

11-50 employees

Left-of-center advocacy and research organization
Company Overview
The Hub Project builds coalitions and provides resources, capacity, infrastructure, and expertise to partners in the progressive movement. With experience in communications, digital, organizing, and research, they bring their skills to advocacy campaigns working to strengthen democracy, protect access to health care, and ensure the economy works for everyone.
  • 100 percent paid medical, vision, and dental premiums for employees and dependents
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account & commuter benefits
  • Paid vacation and personal leave
  • Health Reimbursement Account to cover 100 percent of in-network medical cost
Company Core Values
  • Remember the Human (including yourself!)
  • We All Rise Together
  • Be Honest
  • Always Be Scheming
  • We All Do the Dishes
  • Live the Why
  • We Don’t Give Up