Communications Associate

13 Nov, 2021

Jobs

Communications Associate

Be Clear.
Edgewater, CO

The Role

Do you believe in the power of storytelling to change the world? Do you care about policy and politics? Are you excited to use communications to build a better, more progressive future? Are you a creative thinker, a strong writer, and an even better teammate? In this role you will have the opportunity to write, research, manage projects, generate creative ideas, and pitch media stories—all to support a wide array of mission-driven organizations and leaders.

Be Clear

Be Clear is a communications and strategy consultancy that seeks to build a better, more progressive world by helping people and organizations tell their stories. Founded by four alumni of the Obama Administration, Be Clear works across a range of issues. Our clients fight to bring justice to education policy, to turn the tide in the fight against climate change, to reduce economic inequality, and to protect and strengthen American democracy. Our services range from strategy development to press relations; from crisis management to training promising leaders for high-pressure media environments.

Responsibilities

  • Draft content including press releases, blogs, op-eds, web copy and social media content
  • Pitch media on stories and place op-eds
  • Develop high-quality presentations and memos
  • Develop client meeting agendas, create and manage media lists, monitor media
  • Compile and send daily news clips
  • Manage Be Clear newsletter and email list

Qualifications

An Associate at Be Clear will share our passion for working with our clients to build a better, more progressive world and have:

  • At least 2 years of professional communications or related experience, preferably in government, campaigns, journalism, advocacy or similarly fast-paced environments
  • Strong writing and editing skills, including copy-editing
  • Project management expertise with an understanding of how to execute media rollouts.
  • Experience pitching reporters with an understanding of media markets
  • Experience in fast-paced, strategic communications environments such as political campaigns, government, advocacy organizations, or journalism
  • Knowledge of social media strategy on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn
  • Great judgment and interpersonal skills
  • Capacity to succeed in a dynamic work environment that frequently requires multitasking and balancing competing demands
  • Fluency in and unwavering commitment to advancing issues of racial justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion

Additional consideration will be given for:

  • Spanish fluency
  • Graphic design and video editing skills
  • Experience using Cision

Location

Virtual — occasional travel is to be expected as public health considerations allow it

Status

Full time

Salary

$60,000-$75,000

Benefits

Be Clear offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and 401(k). Our staff enjoy a generous annual vacation package including 10 federal holidays, the Friday after Thanksgiving, a full week at the end of the year, and 15 flexible PTO days.

Anti-Discrimination Policy and Commitment to Diversity

Be Clear is committed to creating a workplace where people of all backgrounds thrive, and we actively oppose discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, religion or other characteristics. Be Clear seeks individuals of all backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to growing diversity within our firm, and seek to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.

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Job posted: 2021-11-13