ArlingtonVARecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Arlington jobs

Director, Communications, Economic Opportunity

Company: Stand Together
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

ID (external): 2020-4536Location: US-VA-ArlingtonOverview

You believe ideas have the power to change the world and you are passionate about making sure the best ideas are part of the national conversation. You are known for cultivating strong relationships with journalists while also strategizing and executing comprehensive communications campaigns.

Are you looking for an opportunity that needs your expertise and experience to take an organization's communications strategy to the next level? Then we hope to consider you for this leadership role on our communications and marketing team.

As a Communications Director we would count on you to develop integrated communications strategy that fosters a national conversation on some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their full potential. You would also be relied upon to develop and coach a team of driven professionals eager to grow their contribution.

This role will work directly on our issue areas in close partnership with , the grassroots policy organization within the Stand Together community.

Stand Together exists to empower those dedicated to the betterment of themselves and others. We believe that, with the right mindset and support, anyone can improve their life and meaningfully contribute to the lives of others.

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Supervise, develop, and work with the media team to develop and drive a communications and media placement strategy from conception to implementation for specific issue areas
  • Create powerful messages, storylines, and public relations
  • Monitor the overall effectiveness and results of these programs
  • Manage internal team and PR Agency partner relationships, as well as program budgets
  • Work with the communications team and teams across the organization to develop multifaceted plans and cultivate communications strategies
  • Increase awareness and brand recognition through various PR and media strategies
  • Coordinate and work with other members from the communications team in executing strategy, which includes digital, research, events, and partnerships
  • Prepare principals for media interviews to help ensure key messages are consistently conveyed
  • Develop strategies to pitch and place work in national, state and local news outlets
  • Cultivate relationships with key media outlets and reporters
  • Develop key messages and draft press releases, and other materials when required areas for improvement and develop systems and processes to proactively address issues

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization
    • 7+ years' experience in communications, strategic media relations or public relations
    • Must be passionate about communications and media relations with finger on the pulse of the latest industry trends and can deliver measurable results
    • Must be a strategic thinker with experience conceiving and leveraging relationships
    • Demonstrated strength in building, managing, and motivating high-performance teams
    • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships with a diverse range of partners
    • Excellent communication skills and the proven ability to influence at multiple levels of the organization
    • Proven ability to think ahead, problem solve, engage proactively and take initiative
    • Strong process-minded planner who can determine deadlines, logistics and operational plans for multi-dimensional programs and events
    • Ability to shape and harness qualitative and quantitative research to drive good economic decision-making
    • Strong analytical skill set, capable of analyzing and reacting to results-oriented data
    • Excellent persuasive writing, editing and verbal communications skills, including presentation skills

      About Us

      Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.

      Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

      Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds-including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy-to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.

      Our Values

      Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management -- (MBM -- ). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM-- prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.

      We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That's why we're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color,race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. #PM19 PI123394097

Keywords: Stand Together, Arlington , Director, Communications, Economic Opportunity, Executive , Arlington, Virginia

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Executive Jobs

Agency Growth Manager
Description: Quick Facts: ul li Advancement Opportunity with Growing National Brand li Client Facing Role li Experience in Relationship Management Required li Ability to Work in Office Required Hanover (more...)
Company: M Partners
Location: Spencerville
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Director-Signal Integrity
Description: Director-Signal Integrity We have the below full-time position with our client in Columbia, MD. Pls send your resume to with your current location and salary expectation. Leader for SignalPower Integrity (more...)
Company: HPC Americas Consulting LLC
Location: Columbia
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Regional Chain Manager
Description: Welcome to Gordon Food Service We are excited that you are thinking about opportunities with us, and we have an amazing story to share. Here's a quick glance of who we are and the impact you could have (more...)
Company: Gordon Food Service
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Director, IT Business Relationships
Description: Resp Qualifications We are looking for an IT Business Relationship Director, HealthClinical Services Join the revolution in health careIT We are working on ldquothe big picturerdquo of the future of health (more...)
Company: CareFirst
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 09/26/2020

11B Infantryman - Management Training
Description: Job Description br br The Infantry is the backbone of the Army. These Soldiers fill the literal boots on the ground who are responsible for taking or holding ground during any combat operation. You'll (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Glen Burnie
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Project Manager III_ data governance & Qlik sense experience_100% remote
Description: Job Location Owings Mills, MD will consider somebody that wants to work 100 remote Job Title Project
Company: Scadea Solutions Inc
Location: Owings Mills
Posted on: 09/26/2020

TA-PhD Management (Virtual)
Description: GENERAL SUMMARY: The Graduate Assistant position is designed as a learning role to prepare doctoral fellows in the PhD Management and PhD Psychology programs in areas related to teaching. This is a temporary (more...)
Company: Laureate Education Inc.
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Director of Nursing RN
Description: Responsibilities The Director of Nursing has a high level of skill, knowledge, and competence. Responsibilities include planning, organization, staffing, administering and directing a broad program of (more...)
Company: FutureCare
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Data Architect / Data Modeler - Manager
Description: Summary:OneMain Financial OMF Enterprise Data Services EDS team requires a Data Architect/Data Modeler - Manager able to gather, understand, develop, and implement business requirements through the (more...)
Company: OneMain Financial
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Product Life Cycle Management Intern
Description: Resp Qualifications Ideally this opportunity would run as a year-roundinternship program. The ideal candidate is someone who can work throughout the year - up to 15-20 hours in the Fall/Spring AND full (more...)
Company: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Location: Owings Mills
Posted on: 09/26/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Virginia jobs by following @recnetVA on Twitter!

Arlington RSS job feeds