Job posted by: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Posted on: August 12, 2014
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is seeking a Director of State Communications to develop and implement communications strategies in support of state and local advocacy campaigns. Responsibilities include utilizing the full array of communications tools and tactics, including media relations, advertising, direct mail, web site content and social media. The Director also provides strategic and technical communications assistance to state and local coalitions. Other responsibilities include supervising Kick Butts Day media activities and coordinating election-related communications strategies of the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund.
Bachelor's degree and minimum five years communications/public relations experience.
Experience in political or policy-related campaigns.
Excellent writing, editing and project management skills.
Excellent communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Ability to operate independently with only general supervision.
Ability to successfully manage multiple and changing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Team player attitude.
Some travel required.
Commitment to tobacco control issues.ther duties as assigned.
To apply for this position, please email a cover letter, resume, salary history and two writing sample to: email@example.com. Please reference the position code DSC:05 in the subject line of your email. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.