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Senior Communications Associate

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Compassion and Choices | Chicago, IL
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Compassion and Choices


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Published 13 days ago

March 23, 2020
March 13, 2020
$55,000 - $60,000

The Senior Communications Associate position is primarily responsible for developing and managing the communications strategy for Compassion & Choices’ advocacy and outreach campaigns in consultation with senior communications staff. The Senior Advocacy Communications associate has overall responsibility for creating, managing and implementing the in-state media and digital strategy, and providing leadership for and driving the development, planning, and coordination of access state media work. You will also be responsible for storyteller program in access states, and for providing technical assistance to and developing quarterly plans in the can for those states.

A minimum of 4 years’ experience – at least half on Capitol Hill, in a state legislative office, on a political campaign, or at a highly known and effective issue advocacy organization, is required.

Proven experience writing press documents, talking points, speeches, articles, ads, fliers, and other necessary materials that conform to prescribed style and format and that motivate new and existing supporters to engage in the end-of-life choice movement.

Bachelor’s degree in English, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, or Political Science or an equivalency of related experience and/or education may be considered.

About Compassion & Choices

Across the nation, Compassion & Choices works to create a society that affirms life and accepts the inevitability of death, embraces expanded options for compassionate dying, and empowers everyone to choose end-of-life care that reflects their values, priorities and beliefs. To make this vision a reality, we improve care, expand options and empower everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.

The Senior Communications Associate position is primarily responsible for developing and managing the communications strategy for Compassion & Choices’ advocacy and outreach campaigns in consultation with senior…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Other Education Requirement
  • Professional

Benefits

Excellent benefits including:

  • Employer-shared medical and dental insurance premiums
  • Employer-paid short- and long-term disability, life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Flexible spending account for medical and child care
  • Commuter pre-tax benefit
  • Eligibility to participate in 401K with generous 5% employer match; and 100% vested at time of eligibility
  • 9 paid holidays; 7 PTO days first year...increases yearly thereafter to a max of 30 days/year); and floating holidays!


Excellent benefits including:

  • Employer-shared medical and dental insurance premiums
  • Employer-paid short- and long-term disability, life and accidental death &…

How to Apply

To apply: Email current resume and cover letter as one PDF document to HR@CompassionAndChoices.org. In the subject line of your email, indicate “Last_First Name, SCA, 02-2020”. In your cover letter, please (1) indicate how your personal philosophy aligns with our mission, (2) provide a brief summary of your directly related experience, and (3) provide your salary expectation (with a specific amount/range vs ‘negotiable’). 

To apply: Email current resume and cover letter as one PDF document to HR@CompassionAndChoices.org. In the subject line of your email, indicate “Last_First Name, SCA, 02-2020”. In your…

Location

Chicago, IL

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