Communications Manager

07 Sep, 2023


Communications Manager

Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)
Arlington, VA

Base Pay:
$65000.00 – $80000.00 / Year
Employee Type:
Job Category:
Public Affairs
Minimum Experience:
2 Years
Required Degree:
4 Year Degree
Manage Others:
Ensuring human comfort, productivity, and safety, while practicing environmental stewardship is the mission of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). Our 300+ member companies produce more than 90 percent of the residential and commercial air conditioning, heating, water heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment made in North America. Through our certification program, standards, advocacy, and other activities, we strive to help save energy, improve productivity, and ensure a better environment.

AHRI is seeking a Communications Manager to join our Public Affairs team. The Communications Manager supports and/or oversees a variety of Public Affairs functions and projects. The candidate must have strong writing and editing skills, experience with content management platforms, media relations experience, and the ability to manage multiple social media channels. Capitol Hill or federal agency experience a plus. Duties include but are not limited to:

Editing and/or writing newsletter articles, promotional messages, and press releases as assigned
Facilitating the production and distribution of multiple AHRI newsletters, and serving as the point of contact for subscription queries, technical issues, and reports
Overseeing content management platforms, and maintaining training on these programs
Monitoring and posting content across all AHRI social media channels on a daily basis and working with internal and external artists to develop graphics and produce and edit short videos as needed
Serving as backup AHRI spokesperson for media
Maintaining AHRI’s communications calendars and keep all tasks on schedule
Managing the AHRI email inbox and the filing of logos, artwork, and documents
Assisting with the production of marketing materials for all AHRI events and trade shows
Managing the mobile app for AHRI meetings, including vendor communications, app upgrades, and functionality
Completing other tasks as assigned

Bachelor’s Degree (four- year college or university)
Two to four years of related experience
Expert in the use of MSWord, PowerPoint, and major social media platforms; familiarity with Excel, Zoom; Hootsuite, Canva, Adobe Acrobat, and video editing are a plus.
AHRI offers a full benefits package with alternate workplace options and a friendly work environment. The salary hiring range for this position is $65,000-80,000.

AHRI does not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, on the basis of race, color, national origin, military service, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, or differing ability as those terms are defined under applicable law in its selection, recruitment or employment practices.?

This position does not offer employment-based immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance to include F1-OPT, F1-CPT, or H-1B visa programs.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at If you require assistance with the application process, please call 703) 600-0304.


Job posted: 2023-09-07