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The American Battlefield Trust, the nation’s premier historic land preservation nonprofit, seeks a creative and compelling Communications Associate to build awareness of the Trust and its mission within targeted audiences, generating brand recognition and introducing potential funders to our work. Your work will help more Americans appreciate the ongoing resonance of key moments in our nation’s history.

Location: Washington, DC

Reports To: Director of Communications

Job Classification: Full-Time; Exempt

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and create compelling content -- including articles, press releases, talking points, emails, collateral materials, advertising and other visual media -- designed to showcase the dynamism of American history and introduce new audiences to the Trust’s mission.
  • Advance messaging that defines the Trust brand and builds relationships with partner organizations to help us expand reach and impact
  • Seek out opportunities to engage Trust experts with new entities and audiences – conferences, alliances, networks, speaking opportunities, podcasts, etc.
  • Research and evaluate brand-building opportunities, sponsorships and content marketing
  • Craft outreach to share Trust initiatives with influencers, media and other force multipliers
  • Educate parks and tourism entities about Trust resources available for integration at their sites
  • Collaborate with internal teams to shape and populate marketing and fundraising campaigns  
  • Evaluate efficacy of outreach efforts and refine techniques to maximize impact

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Keen interest in American history and a flair for good storytelling
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Unwavering attention to detail paired with creativity and an eye for good design
  • Excellent organizational skills and a mindset geared toward problem-solving
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to thrive in both independent and collaborative settings
  • Knowledge and application of evolving trends in brand strategy and storytelling
  • Understanding of nonprofit marketing principles for lead generation, engagement, retention and conversion
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities and meet firm deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required; experience with Drupal CMS, graphic design and visual storytelling platforms and software highly valued
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of hands-on communications and/or marketing experience, with preference for nonprofits or other causes

To apply for the position, please send resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and references to policyresumes@battlefields.org, referencing Communications in your subject line. No calls, please.

At the American Battlefield Trust, we build parks and tell stories — the narrative threads that make up the rich tapestry of our nation. Our culture calls for hardworking, entrepreneurial individuals that take calculated, intelligent risks and are always looking for opportunities to learn and improve. Our staff is united by a commitment to excellence and a passion for keeping American history alive.

Since 1987, the Trust has saved more than 53,000 acres of hallowed battlefield land from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War. We have reached millions of students and other life-long learners through our education programs. As our nation heads towards its 250th anniversary in 2026, we are looking to grow even more and build upon our previous successes.  

The American Battlefield Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The American Battlefield Trust, the nation’s premier historic land preservation nonprofit, seeks a creative and compelling Communications Associate to build awareness of the Trust and its mission within targeted audiences, generating…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível profissional
    Profissional

Benefícios

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage, with the premium cost on individual coverage paid 100% by the Trust
  • Paid time off + eleven holidays
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company contribution after one year (regardless of employee’s own contribution)
  • Paid life, AD&D, & disability benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • WMATA/transit reimbursement program
  • Year-round intern program
  • Opportunities to participate in events and visit historic sites
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Fully stocked coffee and tea stations
  • Complimentary onsite gym
  • Business casual dress environment + casual Friday
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage, with the premium cost on individual coverage paid 100% by the Trust
  • Paid time off + eleven holidays
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company…

Localização

Temporariamente Remoto
O trabalho pode ser executado em ou perto de Washington, DC
Local Associado
1156 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA

Como se inscrever

To apply for the position, please send resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and references to policyresumes@battlefields.org, referencing Communications in your subject line. No calls, please.

To apply for the position, please send resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and references to policyresumes@battlefields.org, referencing Communications in your subject…

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