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Senior Communications Associate

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Compassion and Choices
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Washington, DC

Compassion and Choices


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Published 10 days ago

$58,000 - $63,000

Compassion & Choices is seeking a Senior Communications Associate to help advance our medical outreach and education efforts across the country.

This position is primarily responsible for developing and executing an earned media strategy for Compassion & Choices’ advocacy & outreach campaigns in consultation with the Communications Director and senior staff. The Senior Communications Associate has overall responsibility for managing and implementing the in-state media strategy, and providing leadership for and driving the development, planning, and coordination of state media work. 

This is a full-time, remotely-located, paid position reporting to the Communications Director. Compensation offered will be commensurate with experience. 

This position will primarily be responsible for:

  • Working with the Communications Director, develop and implement integrated earned media plans for C&C’s advocacy efforts 
  • Identifying earned media opportunities that promote C&C priorities 
  • Proactively pitching stories to appropriate print, broadcast and electronic media outlets in assigned states
  • Writing press releases, media advisories, talking points, blog posts and other materials
  • Writing and seeking placement of op-eds and letters to the editor
  • Building press lists and manage press database of national, regional and state reporters
  • Responding in a timely fashion to breaking news events


Compassion & Choices is seeking a Senior Communications Associate to help advance our medical outreach and education efforts across the country.

This position is primarily responsible for developing and executing an earned media…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

We offer 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, 17 PTO days first year, and floating holidays.

We offer excellent benefits including employer-shared medical and dental insurance premiums, employer-paid short- and long-term disability, life and accidental death &…

Location

Washington, DC

How 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 10-2020”. 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’).

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 10-2020”. In your cover…

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