Strategic Communications Director

20 Jun, 2022

Jobs

Strategic Communications Director

AFSCME
Remote (MD)

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and guides communication strategy for the
  • Writes materials for public audiences including emails, leaflets, newsletters, talking points, speeches, letters to the editor, op-eds, background pieces, fact sheets, and social media and press kit materials for various campaigns. Editing and revising others’ content as necessary.
  • Frames messages and develops materials for effective communication with multiple audiences, including the media, general public, elected officials, members, and allies.
  • Develops media strategy, provides pro-active media outreach, and fields inquiries from the news media; helps prepare workers or allies for contact with the news media. Maintains clipping files and communicates press coverage union wide.
  • Manages the Council 3 website and social media feeds, including regularly creating and curating
  • Assists in the development and implementation of strategic communications plans for internal and external organizing campaigns.
  • Performs other duties as required to support the Council and its

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in organizing or communications in a campaign
  • Experienced in developing campaign message and enforce message discipline in fast-paced
  • Knowledge of Hustle and Action Network and understanding of how to use them for
  • Proven experience in developing social and new media campaign strategies and
  • Press and media relations skills with demonstrated ability to gain a broad audience for campaign
  • Proven ability to create leaflets and other printed
  • Knowledge of advanced graphic design software, video production and printing
  • Excellent oral written communication

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage people of color and women to apply.

Salary range is $75,000 – 95,000. Benefits include car allowance, excellent health benefits, minimum 3 weeks paid vacation, 15 paid holidays, 12 sick days, pension, optional 401k, life insurance, and great working environment. Hybrid working schedule is negotiable for this position.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to recruiting@afscmemd.org.

Job posted: 2022-06-20