Communications Mgr. (EDU, EMP, FES)

Location
Washington
Posted
Apr 03, 2008
Closes
May 03, 2008
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
The National Women's Law Center seeks a Communications Manager to focus on education, employment and family economic security issues.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Communications Manager will focus on the Center’s key public policy and legal initiatives in education, employment and family economic security. Responsibilities in these areas include:

Working with Vice President of Communications to design and implement strategic communications plans and messages.
Acting as lead writer and editor of communications materials, including press releases, op-eds, Letters to the Editor and edit memos.
Conducting outreach to national and state media.
Organizing press conferences, teleconferences and other events.
Working closely with legal and policy staff and multi-person communications team.
Reports to VP of Communications.

Qualifications

Applicants should have a B.A. degree, 4-6 years of experience in the communications field and excellent writing and editing skills with the ability to write quickly under pressure and a demonstrated ability to place stories in a competitive environment. Applicants must also have excellent verbal skills and attention to detail and accuracy. Substantive knowledge in program areas, along with communications/media experience at a non-profit public policy organization is desirable. Campaign or Capitol Hill experience also a plus.


Application
If you are interested in joining the NWLC team, submit a cover letter describing your qualifications and salary requirements, resume, and three supervisory references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please send materials to humanresources@nwlc.org and include position title in the subject line.
Applications accepted until position is filled. No calls please. EOE.

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