Senior Communications Manager

Unite America seeks a senior communications manager to communicate our mission, message and activities to our community of supporters and the broader public.

Senior Communications Manager

Unite America seeks a full-time Senior Communications Manager. The Senior Communications Manager is responsible for communicating the organization’s mission, message and activities across traditional, social, and paid media in order to build our brand, grow our audience, and help win campaigns.

The ideal candidate is strongly self-motivated, obsessively organized and exhaustively detail-oriented; possesses a strategic mindset to effectively prioritize tasks and allocate time; has strong interpersonal skills to interface with VIPs; is comfortable working in a fast-paced and highly demanding startup environment.

The Senior Communications Manager will be based in Denver, Colorado and report to the Executive Director. This is a full-time role with full benefits and a starting salary of $50,000. 

Responsibilities:

  • General
    • Coordinate overall communications strategy consistent with organization’s objectives and activities
    • Create, design, and maintain all organizational collateral, fact sheets, and talking points
    • Prepare organization’s leadership and surrogates for presentations, speeches and interviews
    • Maintain website content via NationBuilder, including written copy and webpage design
  • Earned media
    • Write and distribute press releases; triage incoming press inquiries; compile & distribute press clips
    • Support organizational leadership to pro-actively cultivate media relationships
    • Work with external consultant to generate media opportunities
    • Build, organize and update media contact database
  • Email & social media
    • Lead production of weekly content calendar across platforms
    • Produce daily content for social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
    • Manage external vendors for multimedia content production
  • Paid Media
    • Coordinate with Marketing/Digital staff to ensure our messaging is compelling and consistent through paid media and online acquisition campaigns

Requirements:

  • A strong desire to fix a broken political system and passion for our cause
  • At least four years of professional experience; campaign or non-profit experience highly desirable
  • Experience drafting and publishing written and multimedia content (social media, email, blogs)
  • Track record of cultivating online followings of supporters and activists
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and execute at a high level
  • High standard of professionalism and personal integrity

Unite America is a national political organization that aims to bridge the growing partisan divide in government by strategically electing common-sense, independent candidates to office.  To apply, please fill out the application at uniteamerica.org/apply.