Communications Assistant: Data & Email Platforms

The Communications Assistant will join a growing, fun, and creative communications team that works relentlessly to engage leaders around the country to tell the story of how American development and diplomacy builds a better, safer world.

The ideal candidate will have experience with email and data systems, a high attention to detail, and a keen interest to leverage data to achieve engagement and advocacy outcomes.

Our communications team is driven to win – whether than means curating the perfect targeted email list, landing an op-ed at just the right political moment, or building a digital campaign that gets our message in front of top policymakers.

The Communications Assistant will report to the Communications Director and reside in Washington, D.C.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Website. Keep all USGLC web platforms up to date and fresh with new content.
  • Email and Data. Support our advocacy email platform – creative campaigns, invitations, and list management for distributions.
  • Analytics. Analyze web, social, and email stats to inform communication campaigns.
  • Graphic Design. Design digital communication products for targeted audiences.
  • Team-Wide Support. Conduct detailed research, collect data, and develop background information to support initiatives across the USGLC.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 1-year experience in communications, public relations, digital, or related work.
  • Proven experience with data manipulation in Excel is highly desirable.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with desktop and web publishing software, specifically WordPress and Adobe InDesign; basic HTML skills desirable.
  • Experience with constituent databases such as Quorum, Blackbaud, and Salesforce is desirable.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communications skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills; experience working with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • A flexible team player who shares responsibility and credit.
  • Campaign or political experience is desirable.

TO APPLY
Please email cover letter, resume and two writing samples to [email protected]. Please reference “Communications Assistant” in the subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls please.

Compensation

Competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The USGLC also provides a package of benefits, including health and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid annual and sick leave and federal holidays.

About the USGLC

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) is a broad-based influential network of 500 businesses and NGOs; national security and foreign policy experts; and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a civilian-led approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.