Digital Communications Associate

07 May, 2022


Digital Communications Associate

Higher Learning Advocates
Washington, D.C.

Are you a creative-minded digital and social media guru? Are you passionate about changing federal policy for today’s students? Higher Learning Advocates is hiring for a digital communications associate to support the organization’s digital and social content and graphic design.


● Create digital content for social media campaigns, sprints, and other activities.

● Assist with the development and implementation of the organization’s social media marketing activities.

● Provide graphic design for organizational publications, social media, and campaigns.

● Draft marketing materials for outreach to external audiences, such as direct email blasts, news releases, event notifications, and infographics.

● Update and optimize the organization’s website according to best practices regularly to maintain fresh content.

● Monitor, analyze and report on digital KPIs and other key metrics.

● Support the Communications team in designing, implementing, and executing communications strategies and campaigns.

● Monitor media coverage, social media, and related activity surrounding the organization’s key advocacy issues.

● Develop and manage a detailed communications project schedule and workflow in collaboration with a project team, including notifying team members to take action.


● Two years’ experience working at an issue-based advocacy or policy organization, political or legislative office, public affairs firm, or similar environment.

● Knowledge of federal public policy, communications, graphic design, or another relevant field.

● Strong design, communication, and social media skills.

● Demonstrated experience balancing multiple projects under tight deadlines.

● Ability to thrive in a small team environment where teamwork, creativity, and flexibility are valued.

● Comfort using digital marketing tools, content management platforms, and social media dashboards.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

● Work is performed primarily remotely until further notice.

● Visual and auditory acuity for extensive use of various forms of technology.


A competitive compensation package including salary and benefits is available and is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To Apply Submit a resume and cover letter to with “Comms” in the subject line.

Higher Learning Advocates is an equal opportunity employer. Diverse candidates, including women and people of color, are encouraged to apply.

Job posted: 2022-05-07