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Moyer Strategies: Vice President of Communications

Job Post

Job Post

Marketing & Communications
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Moyer Strategies: Vice President of Communications

Location

Remote

Salary

120,000-160,000 / Yearly

Company

Moyer Strategies

Department

Communications

Employer Type

Consulting Firm

Application Link

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a resume and three distinct writing samples to moyerstrategiesjobs@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Application Link

moyerstrategiesjobs@gmail.com

Job Description

**Overview**
The Vice President will play a pivotal role in developing and executing communications strategies on behalf of the firm’s issue advocacy, corporate and electoral campaign clients in Washington, DC and in states across the country. This position involves leading communication initiatives, managing a team, and engaging with clients to support their communication needs. The successful candidate will possess strong communication skills, strategic thinking, and an understanding of the pace of play required to deliver results in a fast-moving media environment. The position will report directly to the President. The role may be remote or hybrid.

**Key Responsibilities**
- **Strategy Development: **Collaborate with clients to develop and implement comprehensive communication strategies that advance clients' objectives.
- **Team Leadership: **Lead and mentor a growing team of communication professionals, providing guidance, support, and direction to ensure the successful execution of communication plans.
- **Media Relations:** Develop and execute earned media strategies; Cultivate and maintain relationships with media contacts to secure positive coverage for clients; lead media training for clients.
- **Writing & Content Creation:** Oversee the creation of compelling content, including press materials, speeches, social media content, messaging guidance, newsletters, op-eds, memos, and other materials.
- **Client Management: **Serve as a primary point of contact for clients on communication matters, understanding their needs, providing strategic counsel, and delivering high-quality communication solutions.
- **Event Management: **Plan and execute events, such as press conferences, briefings, and networking receptions, to amplify clients' messaging and facilitate engagement with target audiences.
- **Performance Tracking: **Oversee tracking of media coverage related to clients in national, regional, state and local markets to inform guidance to clients and identify opportunities to place stories.
- **Campaign Kickstarter:** Play an integral role in the firm’s [program](https://www.moyerstrategies.com/campaignkickstarter) that helps candidates maximize earned media around the launch of their campaigns.

**Qualifications**
- **Experience: **
- A minimum of twelve years of experience in communications roles, preferably on Capitol Hill, in the Administration, at a firm, or on electoral or issue advocacy campaigns, with demonstrated success in a leadership role.
- **Skills:**
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong leadership and team management abilities.
- Proven experience placing impactful news stories, developing sharp, effective messaging and dealing with crisis communications situations.
- Strategic thinker with the ability to develop and execute communication plans that achieve objectives.
- Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple clients and projects in a fast-paced environment.
- Track record of high integrity, good judgment, confidentiality and discretion,
- Excellent research, writing, editing, proofreading, presentation and interpersonal skills, with strong attention to detail.
- **Knowledge: **
- Understanding of public affairs, the role of communication in government relations, and the Washington, DC political landscape.
- Understanding of what is newsworthy and how various types of news outlets operate.
- **Network:**
- Established relationships with media professionals and key stakeholders in Washington, DC.
- **Travel: **
- Ability to travel occasionally as needed for client work.
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**Salary and Benefits**
The base salary range for this position, not including significant opportunities for new business bonuses, is $120,000-$160,000. Moyer Strategies offers a generous benefits package that includes: more than 30 days of paid time off, including vacation, sick, personal days and federal holidays; 100% employer-paid health insurance; dental and vision insurance; retirement plan with employer matching; professional development opportunities; and new business bonuses.

**How to Apply**
To apply, please submit a resume and three distinct writing samples to [moyerstrategiesjobs@gmail.com](mailto:moyerstrategiesjobs@gmail.com). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

**About Moyer Strategies**
Moyer Strategies is a boutique strategic communications firm that launched in 2020 and works to shape policy on Capitol Hill, in the Administration and in state houses across the country. We help organizations advance issues and raise their profile with key audiences. The firm works extensively, but not exclusively, on public health, clean energy, clean tech, and climate change-related issues. We also run a program called Campaign Kickstarter that helps electoral candidates maximize earned media around their campaign launches. We know how to drive a narrative through effective and consistent messaging, recognize opportunities and act to capitalize on them. We break through the noise to shape public opinion, influence policymakers and build the profiles of candidates, organizations, and issues. For case studies and more information, please visit [moyerstrategies.com.](https://www.moyerstrategies.com/)

_Moyer Strategies is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition._