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  • Communications Manager

Law Students: Please note that we have completed the application process for summer 2020 internships. We will post information about fall 2020 and spring 2021 internship opportunities as it becomes available.

Communications Manager (posted 12.30.19)

Fair Elections Center seeks a creative and energetic communications manager with at least five years of experience to work with the Center and its Campus Vote Project staff to promote and support the organization’s mission. This position will work directly with the organization’s CEO and senior counsel and help supervise others involved in social media and digital advertising campaigns.

Qualifications. An excellent range of communication skills are required, as well as experience working and cultivating relationships with state and national media outlets. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills and be proficient managing social media and other online platforms. Some knowledge of election administration and voting rights is preferred. Civic engagement, campaign and marketing, and graphic design experience is a plus. Applicants should have a strong commitment to the organization’s mission, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for civil rights and voting rights.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage press outreach including writing press releases, following up with key reporters, coordinating interviews, managing social media and other tasks around litigation and other announcements;

  • Work with the Campus Voter Project’s Communications Manager to set the overall goals of CVP’s media and outreach strategy;

  • Manage the branding and messaging of the organization so all communications are coordinated and support the mission of Fair Elections Center;

  • Edit and manage the design of collateral materials like research reports and other handouts;

  • Update websites for Fair Elections Center and Campus Vote Project;

  • Work with the legal team to develop new resources that help us inform voters about legislative changes, and information about how to register and cast a ballot;

  • Work with designer to write and edit Fair Elections Center’s annual report;

  • Look for opportunities for op-eds and letters to the editor and help staff write and edit submissions;

  • Work with the Development Director to manage email communications with funders, supporters, the press, and other audiences;Work with the legal staff to update the voting guides each year.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include generous vacation and health, dental and vision coverage as well as a 403(b) pension plan with employer contribution.

 

Fair Elections Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity in our work environment and believe it furthers our mission. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send cover letter, salary requirements and resume with “Communications Manager” in the subject line to: jobs@fairelectionscenter.org

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