The Communications Manager will join a growing, fun, and creative communications team that works relentlessly to tell the story of how American development and diplomacy builds a better, safer world. The manager will be a forward-thinking communications professional with the skills to advance our organization’s agenda, increase the USGLC’s message and visibility, and expand our constituency through active engagement with our community, our membership and the media.
The Communications Manager is responsible for driving all media relations and media placements (earned and opinion) in state and local markets across the country and supporting a proactive national media engagement strategy. This position also heavily supports the drafting and editing of USGLC written communications.
The Manager will develop a deep network of state and local press contacts and maintain frequent engagement in these markets and work across the organization to identify stories and earned media opportunities with the goal of securing regional and local placements of earned or opinion pieces on a weekly basis. The Manager will also support engagement with the national press corps through press release distribution and reporter engagement. This position will also be responsible for managing the content strategy for the USGLC blog.
At USGLC, we are committed to a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion among staff, volunteers, partners, and programs.
Please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to [email protected]. Please reference “Communications Manager” in the subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls please.
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.
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.