Communications Project Fellow

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



1776 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 200
United States



Power to Decide is developing a long-term communications strategy as part of a larger

effort to reduce unintended pregnancy in Missouri. The Communications Project Fellow will

work directly on this project. The Fellow reports to the Chief Innovation Officer who

oversees the organization’s work on this project. There may be some limited travel involved

with this position.


Fellowship duties include but are not limited to:

• Contributing to the development and testing of messages for relevance and

resonance with multiple audiences, including policymakers, providers, and young


• Helping to develop and test a name for the overall project

• Drafting talking points, blogs post, and op-eds

• Researching potential media strategies; both paid and earned

• Contributing to a final “playbook” that supports a rollout of the communications


• Completing administrative duties, such as updating activity spreadsheets, preparing

invoices, and contributing to reports.


Salary and benefits: This is non-exempt position through August 2018. Benefits are not

included. Some travel may be required.

We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and

applicants without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin,

parenting status (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, marital

status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniformed service

member status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Level of Language Proficiency

• Excellent writing skills

• A proven track record of effectively communicating with others in a variety of ways

(digital, written, presentations, etc.)

• Passion for communications, including researching and developing comprehensive

communications solutions for states and organizations

• A strong work ethic

• The ability to be adaptive and resourceful.

• Ability to comfortably embrace a non-ideological “big tent” approach to sexual health

and unplanned pregnancy prevention, and be passionate about health equity and

creating a culture in which all young people can thrive.

• A high degree of creativity, initiative, and resourcefulness.

• The ability to complete assignments independently

• Strong project management and organizational skills as well as keen attention to

detail, problem solving, and follow-through.

• Knowledge and skill in the use of computers, including software used to construct or

access databases for word processing and use spreadsheets and database software

to prepare reports, maintain databases, and track information.

• Experience using social media sites including any or all of the following: Facebook,

Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+, Snapchat, and Instagram.

• A college degree and at least one year of relevant work experience.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary history to: Please include Communications Project Fellow in the

subject line.