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Communications Manager

El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Miami, FL
Publicado hace 8 días

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Tipo de contrato
A Tiempo Completo
Fecha de inicio
1 de agosto de 2024
Fecha límite de postulación
31 de julio de 2024
Nivel de Experiencia
USD $62.000 - $75.000 / año
Based on Experience


Power U requires a competent and organized Communications Manager who can help tell the story of Power U and the transformational work needed to change our communities and schools. Power U is fiscally sponsored by Highlander The Movement School.

Ideal Candidates are aspiring change makers who are comfortable working with all ages and community members of socio economic backgrounds and are committed to the values of racial, economic, and gender justice (see the Power U Principles of Unity on our website).

Approximate % of time / frequency

Key Responsibilities


Content Creation

  • Work in a team to execute the overall communications strategy of the organization and its attached campaigns.
  • Capture campaign-related activities to promote via social media and other communications projects.
  • Regularly create social media content in collaboration with active members.
  • Draft and revise organizational communications (press releases, blog posts, letters to the editor, and editorial materials) in consultation with core staff.
  • Document events and co-produce photos, videos, and audio for online production.
  • Produce monthly newsletters about the organization's progress in collaboration with core staff.
  • Work with membership to develop periodic swag and collateral that represents the organization’s brand and aesthetic. 
  • Work with the Process Central Team to develop an annual yearbook and fundraiser materials. 
  • Produce bi-annual zine in collaboration with other organizations and Community members, including the release event.


Capacity Building of Organization & Staff

  • Develop reports via Every Action and social media insights for communications reports every quarterly staff retreat.
  • Manage, update, and troubleshoot the Power U website and all other external communications.
  • Train new staff on any Everyaction, Slack, and other tech needs.
  • Manage and keep track of usage of all communications hardware and technology.
  • Collaborate with organizations in the ecosystem, seek opportunities, and bring work together. 


Documentarian & Press Work

  • Work with the Communications Committee to train members in communications skills
  • Conduct 1:1s with reporters and local media in order to represent organizational voice and perspective.
  • Train members on communications-related projects



  • Working with staff to support joint projects for the organization
  • Review key readings and study foundational concepts of the organization.
  • Attendance and participation in staff meetings and retreats.
  • Participate in strategic and annual organizational planning and evaluation.
  • Represent the mission, strategic plan, and work plan of Highlander in meetings. fieldwork and events.
  • Share Power U’s history and educational process with others.
  • Keep constituents at the center of the work; maintain respectful interactions that support the development of individuals and groups.
  • Serve on staff committees.
  • Accept organizational tasks as assigned

Required Skills & Abilities:


  • Experience with graphic design applications (Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Experience in setting up audio and visual equipment to document and record events
  • Social Media Management (creating content for TikTok, Instagram, etc.)
  • Website & IT Management (WordPress, OneDrive, etc.)
  • Copywriting (Preferred)
  • Experience in using a CRM (EveryAction is Preferred CRM of Power U)
  • Experience in Social Justice Work (1-3 Years)


Required Qualities & Occupational Mindsets:


  • Work collaboratively and actively participate as a member of a democratically managed center.
  • Desire for Feedback. You must be open and willing to receive feedback from various staff in order to improve the quality of work.
  • Commitment to self study. The organization has a practice or studying together to understand current problems and societal issues that inform our work. This position requires study in order to inform copywrite tasks. 
  • Self-Starter. This position’s success depends on your ability to manage your workload. You will need to take the initiative to seek out projects on your own at times for the sake of the organization.
  • Taking Responsibility for Your Emotions. The role is deeply tied to being able to understand and navigate your emotions to lead under pressure in grounded ways.
  • Ethical Conduct: Demonstrating integrity and ethical behavior in all aspects of the job, including respecting passenger confidentiality and adhering to legal and regulatory requirements.

Physical Requirements:


  • While performing duties, employees are regularly required to transport audio equipment or misc meeting materials.
  • Sit and stand for extended periods.

Travel or Location Requirements:

Must have reliable transportation to travel across Miami Dade County for meetings and attend weekly staff meetings and membership meetings in person.

Highlander’s EEOC Statement:

Highlander is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual based on any non-merit factor, and is committed to an equitable workplace where everyone is treated as a respected and valued member of the team. We actively seek to build and maintain a diverse staff with regard to race, culture, ethnicity, class, religion, physical ability, age, gender, and sexual orientation. As an organization working in solidarity with the racial justice movement, Highlander is committed to fostering leadership and elevating the voices of women, young people, people of color, Native people, immigrants and refugees, low-income people, LGBQ+, and transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary people, people with disabilities, young parents, people who were formerly imprisoned, people who have received and people living in the many intersections of these experiences.

Power U requires a competent and organized Communications Manager who can help tell the story of Power U and the transformational work needed to change our communities and schools. Power U is fiscally sponsored by Highlander The Movement…


Robust Full benefits, including dental and Vision (FSA Included)

Robust Full benefits, including dental and Vision (FSA Included)

Nivel de Idiomas

Spanish or Haitian Kreyol a Plus

Spanish or Haitian Kreyol a Plus


El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Miami, FL
745 NW 54th St, Miami, FL 33127, USA

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