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Communications Coordinator

Civic Nation

Civic Nation

Administration, Marketing & Communications
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Civic Nation seeks a Communications Coordinator to support the Communications team through the 2024 election cycle. This position will work closely with the Communications team to support the day-to-day operations of the organization’s external communications and manage internal processes to help ensure the efficiency and efficacy of the broader organization. This role is a temporary position supporting the When We All Vote initiative through November 2024.


The communications team is focused on telling the story of Civic Nation’s work. Through creative messaging, digital activations, media relations and more the communications team lifts up the work of all Civic Nation initiatives and campaigns.


Civic Nation is a nonprofit ecosystem for high-impact organizing and education initiatives working to build a more inclusive and equitable America. Civic Nation shifts culture, systems, and policy by bringing together individuals, grassroots organizers, industry leaders and influencers to tackle some of our nation’s most pressing social challenges. Civic Nation is home to seven national initiatives and campaigns: ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, Change Collective, It’s On Us, Online for All, SAVE On Student Debt, We The Action, and When We All Vote.


  • Maintain and manage internal press assets including press inboxes and communications outreach applications (Mailchimp, Cision).
  • Create written materials, including press releases, talking points, research documents, op-eds, briefs, memos.
  • Support key When We All Vote rollouts and press events.
  • Track press mentions of When We All Vote, Civic Nation and their spokespeople.
  • Research reporters and compile press lists for When We All Vote.
  • Assist in administrative tasks for the communications team, including compiling morning news clips, shepherding media inquiries to the VP of Communications and Content, and coordinating interviews.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 1+ year of experience in the non-profit and/or political environments, including internships.
  • Prior experience working on a fast-paced communications team, balancing multiple projects on tight deadlines.
  • A deep interest in social impact advocacy.


  • Working knowledge of AP style.
  • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills, with great attention to detail.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with an ability to manage multiple projects at once.
  • Proficiency in the Google Suite. Prior experience with apps like Cision and Mailchimp a plus.
  • Ability to listen, comprehend, and connect with a diverse group of individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong teamwork, critical thinking, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortability in independent project work and frequent fluctuations in workload


The Washington, DC-based salary range for this position is $55,000 (will be adjusted for cost of labor for the incumbent's work location) annually, commensurate with experience. Our comprehensive benefits plan includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees, flexible paid time off, paid family & medical leave, access to a 401k plan, and more.


Candidates can expect the following hiring process and timeline (please note that this timeline may be subject to change):

  • May 13 – May 17: First-Round Interviews: Introductory Call
  • May 20 – May 24: Final Round Interviews
  • Week of May 27th: Hiring Decision announced


To apply, submit a cover letter and resume below. The cover letter, addressed to Ashlynn Profit, should be concise, and compelling, and include why you would like to work for Civic Nation. Applications will be accepted until May 13, 2024.

At Civic Nation, diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly aligned with the fundamental belief that people are inherently capable but often lack opportunity. We know that a diverse workforce allows us to see problems in more nuanced ways, creating the thought leadership needed to fulfill our mission and reach our goals. Civic Nation is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.