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Yes on 4, Floridians Protecting Freedom: Communications Director

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Job Post

Marketing & Communications
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

Yes on 4, Floridians Protecting Freedom: Communications Director




9500 / Monthly


Yes on 4, Floridians Protecting Freedom



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Application Instructions

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@floridiansprotectingfreedom.com. Floridians Protecting Freedom is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All interested individuals, including people of color, women, LGBT persons, formerly incarcerated and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

**Background: **
Yes on 4 is a statewide campaign of allied organizations and concerned citizens working together to protect Floridians’ access to reproductive health care and defend the right to bodily autonomy. This campaign is focused on winning Amendment 4, the campaign to remove politicians from private medical decisions around abortion. From March to November 2024, the campaign will focus on raising money, earning media, mobilizing voters, building coalitions, and securing 60%+ support at the polls. Candidates should have successful experience leading communications efforts for statewide issue advocacy, elections, or ballot campaigns. The Communications Director reports to the Campaign Director of the Yes on 4 campaign. Job Description: The Communications Director for Yes on 4 is responsible for developing, supporting, and implementing communications plans designed to support the campaign's goal of passing a constitutional amendment protecting the right to abortion in the state of Florida. The Communications Director will plan, implement and oversee earned communications and serve as one of the primary strategists for the paid communication efforts.
Key Responsibilities:
● Work closely with the Campaign Director, Executive Committee, and consulting team to provide vision, develop and executive communications strategy, messaging, and short-term and long-term communications plans;
● Work cross departmentally, to implement communications teams priorities;
● Manage relationships with key in-state and national reporters, outside stakeholders, and partner organizations; ● Oversee the identification and training of spokespeople for the campaign alongside a paid media firm;
● Execute earned media events and seek new opportunities for press engagement; and
● Provide input and expertise on paid media strategies. Qualifications:
● Two to three cycles experience in a senior leadership role involving communications.
● Proven experience in communications and program management, with a focus on issue advocacy or political campaigns. Statewide or national experience is strongly preferred.
● Multi- or bi-lingual candidates highly preferred.
● Strong understanding of reproductive rights and familiarity with the Reproductive Justice movement is highly preferred.
● Outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills, capable of effectively managing a diverse team of organizers and volunteers.
● Excellent written and verbal communication abilities, including public speaking, campaign messaging, and report writing.
● Detail-oriented, with exceptional organizational and project management skills
. ● Ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines, and adapt to changing campaign needs.
● Knowledge of Florida's political landscape and experience working on ballot campaigns, electoral campaigns, or with local organizations is an asset. Additional Considerations:
● Yes on 4 hopes to build a team that reflects the beautiful diversity of Florida. Black, Latinx Indigenous and People of Color encouraged to apply. Our team is committed to fighting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity
. ● We encourage applicants with diverse occupational backgrounds and lived experiences to apply.
● We encourage applicants who meet most, but not necessarily all, of the requirements to still consider applying. We are a team willing to be creative and non-traditional, and we value a fiery passion for ensuring safe access to abortions above all else.
Additional Requirements:
● This is a full-time position until November 30th of 2024. The position is based in Florida and is remote, within the state.
● The Deputy Communications Director will report to the Communications Director
● Must have personal transportation and be able to travel around Florida as needed
● Must be able to work on nights and weekends as needed.
● Must be able to hold this position through November 30th, 2024.