Communications Lead

05 Aug, 2022

Jobs

Communications Lead

The Developers Alliance
Houston, TX

The Developers Alliance is a policy and advocacy association that promotes and supports software developers in the US and EU. Alliance membership includes more than 70,000 individuals and 150 companies, including developers, designers, publishers, platforms, device manufacturers, and other service providers. We advocate for a dynamic, open and competitive internet ecosystem where developers have easy access to the markets and resources that allow them to succeed.

The Developers Alliance is seeking a Communications Lead to support our outreach to the policy and tech communities, primarily through a re-engineered website and other digital channels. The primary focus of this role is to reshape and raise the production value of raw content from our policy and partner outreach teams, and then to strategically design and implement across various channels and audiences for consumption. As an experienced hands-on practitioner with an appreciation for both brand and audience, you’ll be presented with the opportunity to manage and evolve the complete set of communications channels open to the organization. You will work closely with the team and a CEO with a deep appreciation for professional communications as a key organizational differentiator in a saturated content marketplace. Overall, the role is a balanced mix of creation, team support, and process management in a virtual work environment.

Responsibilities 

  • Manage social media and digital channel content and strategy

  • Hands-on editorial work to ensure consistent voice, grammar and style across all comms channels

  • Design and maintain digital library of image assets for website, social media, and marketing materials

  • Build and maintain an editorial calendar, and drive content creation, approval & release deadlines

  • Own and develop relationships with press, publishers, and outside comms firms as appropriate

  • Craft social media content, press releases, etc. to educate and engage our tech and policy audiences

  • Create email campaigns, manage lists, compile reports, and design emails; experience with Salesforce CRM or similar preferred

  • Self-driven passion and curiosity for engaging the developer/tech community through creative text and design

  • Take initiative in all aspects of the position. Have fun!

Experience

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in consulting, corporate comms, marketing, journalism, or similar

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills; demonstrated capability to manage complexity and deadlines

  • Ability to communicate effectively across any channel and to a variety of audiences

  • Proficiency in modern digital communication tools and platforms

  • Worldly, and well-versed in current events and thought leadership, particularly in the tech industry

Candidates should email a CV, cover letter, and 2 writing samples to careers@developersalliance.org. Let us know who you are and what you’d bring to the Alliance and the community we represent.

Job posted: 2022-08-05