Communications Director
Economic Education Project
Posted on 2/17/2023
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.
Washington, DC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Social Media
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  • You have at least 7 years of communications experience on issue and/or electoral campaigns, including developing and executing communications plans and strategies
  • You have experience managing staff
  • You're familiar with and have an interest in progressive messaging on the economy
  • You are an excellent writer
  • You're a pro at multitasking and working under tight deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • You have a nose for news and an interest in progressive politics
  • Social media rapid response and relationships with reporters are a plus
  • You're a pro at multitasking and working under tight deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • You're committed to a just, inclusive, and robust economy that delivers opportunity and dignity to all Americans
  • Create and help execute an overall communications strategy for the Economic Education Project to maximize district campaigns' earned media coverage
  • Oversee, support, and coach on-the-ground communications staff in roughly half of the districts we're running accountability issue campaigns in
  • Manage staff who will help oversee, support, and coach on-the-ground communications staff across the other half of districts where we're running programming
  • Work with Executive Directors across the country to hire state/district level communications directors and any other communications staff and for whom you will set the strategic communications direction
  • Create communications processes and resources to support communications staff across states and districts to maximize local earned media coverage and meet program goals, including messaging guidance to maintain narrative discipline, best practices for press outreach and deploying messengers, social media guidance, template materials, and more
  • Develop rapid response communications strategies and provide guidance to state and local staff to best leverage opportunities to hold members accountable at the district level as they arise
  • Develop risk management strategies, and pitch and respond to requests from reporters about our projects when appropriate
  • Help develop social media strategy and products that will elevate ideas outside of typical media outlets
  • Perform other duties as assigned