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Jewish Democratic Council of America: Communications Manager

Job Post

Job Post

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

Jewish Democratic Council of America: Communications Manager




60-65,000 / Yearly


Jewish Democratic Council of America



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Application Instructions

Please include a cover letter.

Job Description

**_Communications Manager_**

The Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA) seeks a highly motivated and skilled Communications Associate/Manager to join our organization. The Communications Associate/Manager will play a critical role in deploying JDCA’s digital communications strategy and the day-to-day operations of JDCA’s digital platforms. This is an excellent opportunity for someone passionate about digital communications, Jewish communal relations, and Democratic politics.

We are looking to hire as soon as possible for work full-time that will end in November 2024. This role is based in Washington, D.C. with flexibility for remote work, as well as the possibility of continuing with the organization after November 2024.

Duties & Responsibilities: The JDCA Communications Associate/Manager will hold day-to-day responsibilities that are vital to the organization’s communications strategy and rapid response efforts, in addition to our programming and events, organizing work, and policy priorities. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Develop and execute JDCA’s long and short-term digital communications strategy.
- Support the management of JDCA’s daily communications and developing content on JDCA’s social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
- Update JDCA’s website daily with press hits, action items, and other resources.
- Support the communications team in creating and loading written content for the JDCA website.
- Draft scripts for JDCA events, emails with political analysis, event promotion, or fundraising pitches to JDCA’s active volunteers and members.
- Load and send emails to JDCA’s full list of volunteers and segmented groups.
- Develop and manage an automated email series for new JDCA volunteers and members.
- Support the communications team in rapid response efforts.
- Analyze metrics to increase performance on social media, email, and other platforms.
- Support other departments as needed.

Experience & Qualifications

- At least one cycle of prior campaign or political communications experience, including developing content for a political candidate, an elected official, a Democratic or Jewish organization, or an agency working in support of such candidates or organizations.
- Excellent writing and spoken communication skills.
- A strong understanding of Democratic politics and policies.
- Graphic design and video editing experience are preferred.
- Experience working with WordPress websites is preferred.
- Experience creating lists and sending emails through EveryAction is preferred.
- Experience working in a fast-paced environment with a dynamic portfolio of responsibilities and managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
- Self-starter and creative problem solver with strong organizational, interpersonal, and team-building skills.
- Strong time-management, presentation, and communication skills, attention to detail, and multi-tasking abilities.
- Commitment to the election of candidates who share Jewish and Democratic values.

This role will end in November 2024. While there is no guarantee, there is potential for an extension. Annual salary commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications, ranging from $60,000 to $65,000. JDCA provides generous benefits including paid time off, health/vision/dental insurance, and an employee-matched simple IRA. JDCA fosters a collaborative, warm, and welcoming culture.

JDCA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, or because he or she is a protected veteran.

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to info@jewishdems.org and note “Communications Manager” in the subject line.