Communications Campaigns Manager

Communications Campaigns Manager

Campaign Legal Center is seeking an experienced communicator to serve as the organization’s Manager, Communications Campaigns.

CLC’s Manager, Communications Campaigns, will help develop proactive, multi-faceted communications campaigns to advance CLC’s policy initiatives and litigation.

The Manager, Communications Campaigns, will join a talented and ambitious team of communicators working cross-organization on voting rights, redistricting, money-in-politics and ethics. The Manager, Communications Campaigns, will serve as a thought partner to the current communications team, which consists of a Senior Director of Strategic Communications, a Communications Associate, who handles press relations, and a Digital Manager, who manages online engagement. This position will report to the Senior Director, Strategic Communications.

The ideal candidate will have experience running issue-based communications campaigns, building and working in coalition, and the knowledge and ability to work across communications platforms – both digital and press. This position requires strategic thinking, innovative ideas and entrepreneurial spirit. In addition, a successful candidate will have strong writing skills, and the proven ability to convey complex ideas clearly using consistent messaging and storytelling tactics.

This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities 

    • Manage communications issue-based campaigns
      • Increase the organization’s capacity to write and release impactful communications products that will influence media coverage of issues relating to CLC’s policy and litigation programs.
      • Develop messaging and storytelling framework for campaigns
      • Develop content for the campaigns, including conducting research, identifying and defining messengers, and managing the production by outside vendors of digital products such as videos and infographics
      • Work with/build a coalition around communications campaigns to elevate messaging
      • Work with staff to develop ideas for reports, issue briefs, blogs and toolkits; assist staff in drafting these products to be clear, concise and user-friendly
      • Work with the full communications team to map out communications plans to release these products
    • Lead communications around CLC project-based events and webinars
      • Help to frame and message events and webinars
      • Write and present a communications plan/strategy
      • Hire and supervise vendors to support eventsAssist in drafting content for the website and social media
        • Work with CLC’s digital manager to tell a cohesive story on the website and on social media of CLC campaigns
        • Draft case pages and updates
        • 4-6 years of communications or organizing experience for a nonprofit or political campaign
        • Strong organizational skills, be detail-oriented and have the proven ability to follow projects through to completion
        • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment
        • Experience working in coalition with allied groups
        • Experience communicating complex issues to varied audiences
        • A demonstrated interest in reforming our democracy Assist in other aspects of communications, including fielding press calls, contributing to social media posts and tending to administrative tasks as necessary
          Qualifications

          • 4-6 years of communications or organizing experience for a nonprofit or political campaign
          • Strong organizational skills, be detail-oriented and have the proven ability to follow projects through to completion
          • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment
          • Experience working in coalition with allied groups
          • Experience communicating complex issues to varied audiences
          • A demonstrated interest in reforming our democracy

          To Apply
          Please submit a cover letter and résumé addressing your interest in and relevant experience for this role with “Communications Campaigns Manager” in the subject line to info@campaignlegalcenter.org