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Communications Associate

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Poder Latinx
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Washington DC, DC
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Published 17 days ago

Poder Latinx’s Communications Department is responsible for a wide range of activities, including the development and implementation of marketing, communication strategies, and monitoring their success. Simultaneously, creating and maintaining internal communication protocols that foster employee engagement while also elevating the work each staff member is doing to accomplish our mission. Currently, the communications department is divided into traditional media and digital, both directly responsible for the overall organization’s brand and presence. The communications department is overseen and managed by one of the Co-Executive Directors of Poder Latinx. 

The Position: 

Poder Latinx is looking for a purpose and community-driven professional to support the growth and execution of our diverse communication activities. The Communications Associate is responsible for maintaining Poder Latinx’s brand, establishing essential relationships, overseeing organizational and issue-based campaigns messaging, managing communications consultants, and maintaining relationships with media contacts. The Co-Executive Director provides leadership, supervision, oversight and management of the communications department’s projects, events, and services directly through the Communications Manager. 













Responsibilities: 

● Help draft press releases, media advisories, op-eds, and talking points 

● Support the growth and maintenance of media contact lists 

● Support staff with press conferences and webinars 

● Provide support for Poder Latinx social media presence as needed 

● Support digital organizers with feedback and recommendations on messaging

● Coordinate with social media consultants regarding analytics, ads and social media goals 

● Provide support with website updates using our content management system (Squarespace) 

● Play an integral role in executing the Communications Plan 

● Create and distribute internal toolkits developed for our campaigns 

● Assist with media outreach efforts to promote Poder Latinx priorities and programs 

● Recruit and coordinate press coverage of Poder Latinx events 

● Coordinate with communications consultants on Spanish media strategy and outreach ● Monitor media sources for relevant stories and compile clips / links of hits for tracking purposes 

Qualifications: 

● Strong writing, editing and proofreading, layout and design, professional printing/publishing skills are strongly preferred, including ability to present concepts verbally and in writing 

● Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills 

● Excellent project management skills and ability to meet deadlines 

● Must be able to think analytically and strategically 

● Great multitasker and capable of simultaneously managing multiple projects with different deadlines 

● Familiarity or experience with working with Every Action, Squarespace, Monday, VAN, Mobilize, and Google Suite preferred. 

  • Business proficiency in both the English and Spanish languages is preferred.
  • Must have the desire and ability to work with folks from different diverse backgrounds 
  • A sense of humor is a plus!


Poder Latinx’s Communications Department is responsible for a wide range of activities, including the development and implementation of marketing, communication strategies, and monitoring their success. Simultaneously, creating and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 4, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 30, 2021

Salary

USD 40,000 - USD 50,000

Benefits

health benefits and generous time off package including healthcare, dental and vision coverage at no cost to the employee, 3 weeks of vacation (1 week fixed) as well as sick leave and paid family leave. Retirement benefits to include 403b with a match and life insurance and disability benefits included.

health benefits and generous time off package including healthcare, dental and vision coverage at no cost to the employee, 3 weeks of vacation (1 week fixed) as well as sick leave and…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1800 Massachusetts Ave NW, 6th FL, Washington DC, DC 20036, United States

How to Apply

lease email a copy of your resume, cover letter, and two references to: jsmith@Poderlatinx.org. The email subject line should read “Poder Latinx - Communication Associate” or maybe missed. No phone calls, please. All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 


lease email a copy of your resume, cover letter, and two references to: jsmith@Poderlatinx.org. The email subject line should read “Poder Latinx - Communication Associate” or maybe…

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