Senior Manager, Professional Content

Job Type

Full Time


Details: This is exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience and Power to Decide has an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 403b, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, and generous leave.




1776 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
District of Columbia
United States


The Content Manager, Professional Services will create, improve, and edit digital and print content for the organization. The senior manager will develop content for Power to Decide as well as for all of the organization’s professional programs, including but not limited to Select360, One Key Question®, and state policy initiatives. The senior manager must be organized and able to develop clear and engaging content that appeals to a variety of target audiences, but maintains a consistent brand tone and voice. The manager must have the ability and skills to translate highly technical findings into concise, engaging, actionable material for diverse target audiences. We are looking for an individual who is energetic, outgoing, creative, and who has a strong ability to produce technical, policy, and professional content, such as how to guides, training materials, policy briefs, and tip sheets. In addition, this position will serve as the final editor for the organization to ensure quality, accuracy, and organizational style. Duties beyond writing and editing include proofreading, document formatting, style review, and brand maintenance.

This position will report to the Director of Media Relations and be a member of the Marketing & Communications team, however, will also work closely with the Chief Innovations Officer.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Managing the content creation process and producing content from concept to completion for all organizational professional, research, and policy materials.

 Developing content for print and online marketing collateral.  Serving as editor of much of the content created throughout the organization, as determined by Vice President, Marketing and Communications, the Chief Innovation Officer, and the Director of Media Relations  Day-to-day management of all professional content.  Initiating, developing, and overseeing professional and policy content and editorial products.  Providing day-to-day editing and editorial support to all organizational departments.

Level of Language Proficiency

We are looking for someone who will think big, embrace innovation, and seek new ways of addressing issues. S/he will be collaborative and proactive; value diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives; be responsible, conscientious, adaptive, and resourceful. S/he will be able to comfortably embrace a non-ideological “big tent” approach to sexual health and unplanned pregnancy prevention and be passionate about creating a culture in which all young people can thrive.  Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in English, Communications, or Journalism; health background helpful.  At least have 5-7 years of relevant work experience.  Experience in writing scientific, policy, or health-related content in a manner that is accessible to the mainstream audience.

 Understanding of graphic design, video production, or brand management with a nonprofit or NGO organization desired.  Strong creative and verbal skills and strong attention to details are an absolute must.  S/he will have a passion and skill for the written word, and must be able to build relationships, follow through, meet deadlines, and be organized.  Must be a self-starter who can solve problems creatively, multi-task productively, and pay meticulous attention to details.  Ability to develop quality content under tight deadlines and work successfully with frequently changing priorities.  Excellent substantive editing, copyediting, proofreading, and fact-checking skills.  High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially MS Word and Excel.  Scientific or medical editing certification preferred.  Knowledge of AP and Chicago style guides and the ability to develop and maintain in-house style guides.  Proposal writing, editing, and/or management experience preferred.  Client management experience.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and salary history to: