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Climate Action Campaign DC: Communications Manager

Job Post

Job Post

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Climate Action Campaign DC: Communications Manager




65,000 / Yearly


Climate Action Campaign DC



Employer Type


Application Instructions

Please apply here: https://climateactioncampaign.hire.trakstar.com/jobs/fk0vgx9/

Job Description

The Communications Manager (CM) plays a critical role in the communications, messaging and media strategy, and project management for a leading coalition of national environmental groups focused on defending critical clean air and climate change safeguards.

The primary areas of responsibility for the CM include:
- Providing strategic communications guidance to the communications team and the coalition
- Contributing significantly to the content creation team, including drafting, vetting and editing of campaign materials
- Providing counsel, support and leadership to other members of the content creation team
- Managing media consultants, including work with CAC’s specialty media program
- Providing media planning and support for Partner Engagement and State Operations events
- Manage coalition communications including weekly email updates and occasional updates and manage the weekly meeting with coalition communications staff
- Monitoring, attracting, and increasing followership on CAC social platforms.
- Working on rapid response efforts and special projects as needed
Useful technology skills include programs such as InDesign, Canva, AP Formats, etc.
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**Who You Are**
The CM reports to the Senior Communications Director and works alongside the other communications staff and consultants.
Candidates should have very strong writing skills, political and media knowledge, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced campaign environment. The ideal candidate will balance excellence with humility, demonstrate grace under pressure, and be comfortable with ambiguity and quickly shifting landscapes and objectives. At least 3-4 years of professional experience in a campaign-style communications position is preferred.
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**Who We Are**
The Climate Action Campaign (CAC) is a highly effective coalition of national climate, conservation, and progressive groups, state and local partners, and key allies working to protect clean air and promote action to limit climate change. The Campaign serves as an important center of gravity and convening body for dozens of organizations working together to win the passage of ambitious federal climate policy that is centered on investment, standards, jobs, health, and justice. The Climate Action Campaign is based in Washington D.C., not San Diego, California. Visit us online at:[ http://www.actonclimate.com/](http://www.actonclimate.com/).

If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability so that you may participate in the selection process, please email [hr@partnershipproject.org](mailto:hr@partnershipproject.org).

**The Fine Print**
Washington, DC is the preferred location for this position, but candidates in other locations will be considered. CAC staff are currently working in a hybrid setup. Staff will work East Coast hours regardless of their location.
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**Salary and Benefits**
The starting salary for this position begins at $65,000 and is commensurate based on experience. Full time benefits Include:
- 13 paid Holidays
- 100% employer paid Medical, dental, vision coverage
- 401k Employer Match, Roth IRA
- FSA, HSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, Parking Benefits
- Voluntary ancillary benefits such as STD, LTD, Life Insurance, Cancer coverage, etc.
- Paid Parental Leave
- Unlimited PTO
- Monthly Tech Stipend
- Professional Development stipend
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**Physical Requirements**
Predominantly operates in an office environment. Must be able to remain stationary a majority of the time. Must be able to use standard office equipment including computers and keyboards.
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**Equal Opportunity Employer**
Partnership Project is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and an anti-racist organization that prohibits discrimination in its governance, programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from public assistance or for any other non-merit based factor. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and members of other historically and presently marginalized populations are strongly encouraged to apply and will be welcomed into an inclusive environment at the Partnership Project.