Communications Associate

Washington D.C.
Competitive Compensation
Oct 18, 2018
Metro Area
Full Time

Position Summary




The National Multifamily Housing Council seeks a full-time Communications Associate to join a growing, dynamic communications team. This entry-level position supports NMHC’s digital publishing, public relations and communications initiatives. The associate will work with the communications team to draft, post and distribute content across NMHC’s digital platforms, including newsletters, emails, and social media, as well as support the ongoing maintenance of The ideal candidate possesses skills in media relations, digital, social and written communications with impeccable attention to detail.




Reports to: Manager, Marketing and Creative Services








·        Create and distribute newsletters, emails, breaking news updates and other digital content.


·        Assist in the maintenance of NMHC’s email-marketing and editorial calendars of communications.


·        Manage NMHC website content, working with staff to identify and post relevant content.


·        Draft and distribute policy, media and member materials.


·        Maintain NMHC’s media contact database.


·        Ensure all content posted across all communications channels follows best practices and is error free.


·        Create regular tracking reports for communications efforts.


·        Dig into web, email and campaign analytics to aid in data-driven decision making and planning.


·        Support NMHC marketing and communications initiatives to ensure deliverables meet objectives and deadlines.


·        Other duties as assigned.






·        Basic understanding of content management systems. Other digital publishing platforms a plus.


·        Working knowledge of page formatting, image management, video, Photoshop, or similar software/technical knowledge.


·        Demonstrated proficiency creating and editing news, marketing copy, blog posts or other written forms of communication for a wide audience.


·        Keen interest in journalism and follows the news of the day on politics, markets and major events.


·        Ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and capably handle/juggle multiple tasks within tight deadlines.


·        Organized with an eye for detail.


·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, including but not limited to executives, managers and subject matter experts.


·        Ability to be a team player as well as work independently with minimal supervision




NMHC offers a flexible and professional work environment with competitive compensation, excellent benefits, business casual dress, and 401K.




Application Instructions




Please submit your resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and references  with the subject: Communications Associate—[Your Last Name].




The National Multifamily Housing Council is an equal opportunity employer



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