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Calvert Street Group: Strategic Communications Manager

Job Post

Job Post

Marketing & Communications
Nashville, TN, USA · Tennessee, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Calvert Street Group: Strategic Communications Manager

Location

TN

Salary

50,000-70,000 / Yearly

Company

Calvert Street Group

Department

Communications

Employer Type

Consulting Firm

Application Link

Application Instructions

Please use the URL provided to apply.

Application Link

https://the-calvert-street-group-llc.gnahiring.com/job/811538/strategic-communications-manager

Job Description

**Position: Strategic Communications Manager**
**Department: Strategic Communications**
**Reports to: Senior Director of Strategic Communications**
**Schedule: Primarily in-person, Nashville office**

Calvert Street Group is seeking applicants for a Strategic Communications Manager. The ideal candidate will be a team player with strong interpersonal skills. Additionally, the right candidate will have at least five years of experience in public relations, mass communications, or a related field. This role offers the exciting opportunity to work directly with the firm’s Senior Director of Strategic Communications and engage with land-use public affairs campaigns.

**Responsibilities**
- Assist the Senior Director of Strategic Communications with all strategic communications matters
- Generate website and social media content for both Calvert Street and its clients, including copy, photos, and videos
- Work with Calvert Street’s digital team to maintain an internal content calendar
- Edit copy for advertising, marketing materials, proposals, client-facing communications, as well as scripts for phone communications and copy for direct mail advertising
- Use monitoring platforms such as Cision, Meltwater, Muck Rack, and/or browsing tools such as Google Alerts
- Compile periodic media monitoring reports
- Edit visual materials, leveraging photography and videography skills
- Represent Calvert Street at client meetings, assist with client expectation management, and present information to clients in a clear, factual way
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**Requirements**
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a relevant field, e.g. journalism, mass communications, public relations, English, or political science
- At least five years of experience working in communications, public relations, or a related field
- Demonstrated capability in strategic thinking, research, and the ability to crystalize complex issues into clear, persuasive messages which achieve our client's objectives
- The ability to demonstrate excellent writing skills and provide examples of personally authored press releases, published articles, memos, briefing documents or other written works that show proficiency in written communication
- A working knowledge of media relations and social media (both organic and paid), with demonstrated examples of successful earned media placement and/or pitches to journalists
- A familiarity the Associated Press style book is a plus
- The ability to edit visual materials utilizing Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign) and/or video and photo editing platforms such as iMovie, Canva or Premiere Pro is not required but will be valued in a candidate
- Strong interpersonal skills, a collaborative nature and the ability to work closely with campaign teams is required. We are sometimes approached by clients with time-sensitive issues and the willingness to pitch in and help accomplish a goal under deadline is part of our process
- Comfort in representing Calvert Street Group in client meetings, update calls and pitch meetings. An ability to manage client expectations and to present factual information in a clear, understandable way is important
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**Benefits**
- Unlimited PTO (approval required)
- Health, dental, and vision insurance—CSG pays 75% of the premium and up to $2000 towards your deductible
- 5% 401k match on first day of employment (5% employee deduction required)
- Opportunity to earn a year-end bonus
- Employer-sponsored professional development opportunities (approval required)

**Salary**
This is a salaried position, commensurate with experience.