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Communications Coordinator

United States
Full-time
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How to Apply

To Apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. As we are a small team, we are not able to respond to each inquiry. We will reach out directly to candidates selected to move forward in the interview process. We believe diversity is a source of strength and welcome applicants of all races, religions, genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds.

Role: Senior Associate, Communications

Reports to: Director of Communications

Location: The person hired for this role may telecommute from anywhere in the United States. 


About Us
Chiefs for Change is a nonprofit, bipartisan network of diverse state and district education leaders. With more than three dozen members, our work is focused on advocacy and leadership development. 

We are positioned to spread bold policies and practices, as we have:

  • National reach: Our members lead education systems with more than 7 million students, 454,000 teachers, and 14,000 schools.
  • Diverse contexts: Our network is diverse in terms of race, gender, political affiliation, and geography.
  • A model for disseminating promising ideas: We work with our members to advocate for policies and practices that make a difference for students.  

To learn more about Chiefs for Change, please visit chiefsforchange.org. 

 

Job Summary

Chiefs for Change is seeking a senior associate, communications. The person should have a nuanced understanding of our organizational mission and key audiences within the education field and federal policy landscape. They will be responsible for drafting, editing, designing, and coordinating the production of content to highlight the work of Chiefs for Change members and our advocacy priorities.   

Reporting to the director of communications and working closely with the director and the chief external affairs officer, the senior associate must be a strong writer and a skilled project manager. They must have excellent attention to detail and be committed to consistently producing a high-quality work product. In addition, the person must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to analyze policy; identify compelling stories; systematically track information; produce a variety of external-facing print and digital content; meet critical deadlines; and cultivate strong relationships with influencers and partners. They must share the organization’s core beliefs.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Compile and track information about work in our members’ systems 
  • Analyze policy 
  • Draft and edit op-eds, blog posts, fact sheets, web stories, media pitches, social media content, and related communications
  • Build and maintain distribution lists and multimedia archives
  • Manage a variety of projects with internal and external partners
  • Coordinate events 
  • Perform periodic internal reviews
  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned
Skills/Experience: 

Candidates must possess all of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and strong critical thinking skills 
  • The ability to produce accurate, timely communications and handle confidential information with discretion
Compensation/Benefits: 

The salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.

How to Apply: 

To Apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. As we are a small team, we are not able to respond to each inquiry. We will reach out directly to candidates selected to move forward in the interview process. We believe diversity is a source of strength and welcome applicants of all races, religions, genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds.

Organization Info

Chiefs for Change

Overview
Headquarters: 
Washington D.C., DC, USA
Size: 
11-50 employees
About Us
Areas of Focus: 
Programs: 

Chiefs for Change (CFC) is a nonprofit, bipartisan network of diverse state and district education chiefs.

With more than three dozen members, our work is focused on advocacy, leadership development, and member supports. We are positioned to rapidly spread bold policies and practices, as we have:

  • National reach: Our members lead education systems with more than 7 million students, 435,000 teachers, and 14,000 schools.
  • Diverse contexts: Our network is diverse in terms of race, gender, political affiliation, and geography.
  • A model for disseminating promising ideas: We work with our members, excellent technical assistance providers, and top-tier research institutions to scale innovative approaches designed to improve student learning.
Why Work For Us?: 

We refuse to accept the status quo. Guided by our beliefs, we advocate for change—for policies and practices that make a difference—so that every child in America receives a high-quality education.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 15 2021
Active Until: 
Aug 15 2021
Hiring Organization: 
Chiefs for Change
industry: 
Nonprofit