Director of Strategic Communications
Navigator Research
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
Data Analysis
  • You are committed to a just and inclusive economy that delivers opportunity and dignity to all Americans, and are passionate about strengthening American democracy
  • You have at least 7 years of demonstrated, relevant work experience in communications, campaign, issue advocacy, agency, political, or other relevant settings
  • You have strong people management skills and the ability to work well on a collaborative and interdisciplinary team
  • You have excellent writing and editing skills
  • You have a robust network of media relationships and extensive experience pitching political press, with a strong preference for experience pitching survey research or qualitative data
  • You have a deep understanding of earned media management and political news, and a creative approach to garnering press coverage
  • You are well-organized with the ability to prioritize across multiple projects and deliver results under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Lead a collaborative and growing team, including professionals in the communications, digital, and partnerships spaces
  • Collaborate closely with the Navigator researcher team, including translating complex data sets into key findings and insights for a variety of different audiences
  • Work with the Senior Director, Polling & Analytics and the Director of Polling & Analytics on media outreach strategy and lead the team in directly pitching press and building relationships with national and local reporters to promote Navigator's brand
  • Oversee and approve key publicly-facing Navigator communications products, including but not limited to: press releases, media advisories, op-eds, and digital content
  • Develop and drive forward a comprehensive earned media and thought leadership plans
  • Help develop outside-the-box approaches for how to promote Navigator beyond traditional press strategies and among harder-to-reach audiences
  • Manage higher-level partner relationships, including with the Navigator Advisory Board, and work with a partnerships manager to identify opportunities for expanding our reach, particularly among key audiences for other Hub-run issue advocacy campaigns
  • Perform other duties as assigned