Communications Manager, Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning

Job Type

Full Time




88 Broad Street, 8th floor
United States


Communications Manager, Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning

Location: Washington, DC or Boston, MA

The situation.

JFF is a national nonprofit that drives transformation in the American workforce and education systems. For 35 years, JFF has led the way in designing innovative and scalable solutions that create access to economic advancement for all. Join us as we build a future that works. 

The Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning supports apprenticeship and other forms of work-based learning as mainstream workforce development and talent solutions for American businesses. It provides expert guidance on how to identify and share effective apprenticeship and work-based learning approaches for companies, students, and workers. The Center also plays an important role in highlighting innovations that expand opportunities for people of color, women, people with disabilities, and others who have traditionally been underrepresented in career advancement opportunities and well-paying jobs.

About You!

We’re looking for Communications Manager with at least five years of experience in marketing or communications. This person will be responsible for planning, developing and maintaining the content for the Center for Apprenticeship & Work-Based Learning. Our team welcomes an engaging Communications Manager who will collaborate with us to create new messages, communications, and stories for the Center. The Center is less than a year old, so we want someone who is excited about helping us build the marketing and communications for a critical proven offering that connects education and workforce development for the future.

We would love to chat if you are:

·      Experienced in project management from inception to implementation

·      Excited about coordinating marketing and communications campaigns 

·      Able to successfully execute information dissemination 

·      Familiar with CRM platforms

We think our new Communications Manager will:

·      Have a bachelor’s degree in a related field

·      Demonstrate organization and time management skills

·      Possess knowledge of workforce development/apprenticeship

·      Be a self-starter as well as a dedicated team player 

Sound good?

Click here to review the full job description.

Then visit our careers page to apply with your resume and cover letter along with a writing sample. (Please don’t forget the cover letter or writing sample, we are excited to learn more about you!) Our team will review applicants, contact qualified candidates, and share more about the job.


This is an incredible time to join JFF, which celebrates 35 years this year and offers the best of an established and an entrepreneurial organization. Want to know more about life as a JFFer?


Some perks include:

  • Retirement matching AND contribution
  • Health care paid at 90%
  • Tuition reimbursement & professional growth opportunities
  • Flexible schedules
  • Pre-tax commuter benefit


Thanks for your interest in JFF!

Jobs for the Future is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce: diverse candidates, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement