Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Communications Director -- National Conference on Citizenship

Career Opportunity: Communications Director The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) is seeking a Communications Director to oversee the management and execution of NCoC’s external communications programs. We are especially interested in a strategic, results-focused professional who will actively leverage our assets to achieve brand distinction for NCoC and its programs. The Director should have: at least five years of professional communications experience and established media relationships; compelling writing, editing and verbal skills; experience managing a dynamic website and creating graphic designs; and effectively channeling strategy and tactics through social media. The Director will report to the Executive Director and supervise the communications-related work of other NCoC colleagues. NCoC is a congressionally chartered organization with a proud history of convening the civic engagement field and of advancing civic strategies through research, measurement, and facilitation. Our goal is to increase the awareness and effectiveness of our programs through greater earned media coverage of NCoC’s work. We value excellence, creativity, and initiative. NCoC provides a nurturing work environment and generous benefits for our employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. NCoC is based in Washington, DC. To apply for this position, please email your cover letter (including current salary), writing sample, and resume to Please no telephone calls or additional emails. Position Responsibilities include: • Establish and maintain strong relationships with a broad sweep of local and national news media organizations and journalists • Effectively project NCoC programs, initiatives, and expertise through news media • Serve as a spokesperson, as needed, across all media platforms • Conceive and write NCoC materials, articles, op-eds, etc. • Coordinate brand promotion and protection • Manage marketing effort • Edit all materials to be published externally • Supervise communications-related assignments among other NCoC staff, including in-house created graphic design, reports, and website updates • Analyze and report performance of communications programs • Develop and track communications budget • Recruit and manage communications-related vendors and consultants

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