Director of Marketing and Communications

University of Michigan
Marketing - Ann Arbor, Michigan

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University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

Marketing

Director of Marketing and Communications

Overview

The Office of Enrollment Management (OEM) at the University of Michigan is looking for a new Director of Marketing and Communications who will provide strategic and creative marketing and communications leadership for all aspects of undergraduate enrollment management. Reporting to the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, you will lead a comprehensive marketing program encompassing the targeted outreach of all the functional units within the office and within academic units. You will lead a team of 7 marketing and communications professionals who provide a high quantity and wide assortment of outreach and engagement efforts including print, advertising, digital, and social media for example. For more information on OEM, visit https://enrollment.umich.edu/

To review the full job description, visit https://enrollment.umich.edu/sites/default/files/JD-Director-Marketing-Communications.pdf

To be considered for this position, all interested applicants must apply on the University of Michigan Careers website, Job Opening ID 209287

Senior Manager of Design Strategy

Institute for Women's Policy Research
Non-Profit - DC, Washington

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Institute for Women's Policy Research

DC, Washington 20036

Non-Profit

Senior Manager of Design Strategy

Overview

WE ARE:  

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) is the nation’s preeminent think tank committed to achieving economic equity for women and eliminating structural and institutional barriers to women’s full participation in the workforce and society. IWPR’s mission is to build knowledge and evidence to support policies that help grow women’s economic power and influence in society, close inequality gaps, and improve the economic security and well-being of girls, women, and families. We generate the ideas that build power and economic equity for all women. 

Statement on Racial Equity and Intersectionality  

At IWPR, we believe social and economic mobility in the United States is determined and influenced by race, ethnicity, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, and other markers of difference. In working to achieve economic equity and to better understand the experiences of all women in the workforce and in society, we use both racial equity and intersectional frameworks in our research and analysis to help generate strategies and solutions that are grounded in the economic realities of women and families. We also prioritize building an inclusive and welcoming work environment that values the diverse perspectives and experiences of all staff. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:  

The Senior Manager of Design Strategy serves as the in-house graphic designer for IWPR’s digital platforms and print publications, strategic communications materials, and all creative assets. They work collaboratively to conceive and develop high-impact designs and products that support IWPR’s mission to unlock economic equity for all women. 

A vital member of the Communications and External Affairs team, the Senior Manager of Design Strategy ensures all IWPR products—including digital assets, website, and publications—meet the highest quality standards while keeping on track with tight deadlines. They are an experienced graphic designer with a strong understanding of design theory and concepts—and a willingness to share their expertise to support colleagues. They also enjoy working in a fast-paced, high-impact environment. As part of a growing team, the Senior Manager of Design Strategy also serves as the chief brand champion, ensuring that every design product or digital output is in alignment with brand guidelines and standards. The Senior Manager of Design Strategy will also lead design for IWPR’s social media platforms and must be well-versed in the creative visualization of data, the creation of social media cards and infographics, and video/animated/multimedia digital content. 

This position is full-time, exempt, and based in Washington, DC. The Senior Manager of Design Strategy reports to the Vice President, Communications & External Affairs.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

Strategy and Vision 

  • Lead on brand identity and visual design for the organization 
  • Maintain IWPR’s brand guide and ensure that final design products adhere to these requirements 
  • Ensure consistent application of style, typography, and other visual elements across mediums 
  • Maintain all materials, including website created by IWPR to ensure brand consistency and messaging best practices 
  • Ensure all outbound content reflects IWPR brand 

Asset Development and Creation 

  • Create social media content, including infographics, flow charts, and graphics 
  • Format handouts, fact sheets, case studies, infographics, and other supporter-facing content 
  • Edit and format short videos 
  • Edit/format reports alongside IWPR’s research department  
  • Ability to translate research into to popular education tools and accessible infographics 
  • Conduct photo research and select feature images for IWPR publications, build and maintain IWPR photo gallery 
  • Develop additional graphics, PowerPoint presentations, and other on-brand visual materials as requested 

Project Management 

  • Work with communications and policy staff to manage content creation and production process and meet deadlines 
  • Work with digital strategy team to ensure timely delivery of all online content 
  • Manage multiple design projects at once ensuring production deadlines are met and content is delivered on time 
  • Collaborate with communications colleagues on overall strategic communications planning and design elements needed for plan execution 

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications  

  • Master’s degree and 3+ years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree in art, design, or a related field and 5+ years of professional experience in design, including publishing/print production and digital graphics  
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) 
  • Advanced skills in digital publishing platforms and systems (e.g., Canva, Webflow, WordPress) 
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and relevant best practices a plus 
  • Experience in After Effects or Premiere Pro 
  • Experience creating and maintaining creative assets for social media accounts 
  • Knowledge of proper image usage rights and permissions, photo gallery curation. 
  • Strong time management skills and an ability to multitask 
  • Passion for IWPR’s mission 
  • Commitment to inclusive design principles 
  • Ability to understand the perspective and needs of different audiences and develop persuasive public-facing content to earn positive coverage of IWPR priority issues 
  • Excellent attention to detail, particularly in the creation and dissemination of public-facing materials 

In addition to resume and cover letter, please submit portfolio and/or work samples. Portfolio/work samples may be uploaded with your resume and/or you may add a url link to your work in the screening question section of your application.

This position is classified as an Administrative III position in IWPR's compensation program. The salary is $72,000 to $102,000 and will be commensurate with experience. To learn more about the IWPR compensation program and role structures, please click HERE.  IWPR also offers a competitive benefits package. WPR also offers a generous benefits package.   

Individuals from underrepresented groups encouraged to apply. IWPR is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.   

Vaccine Policy: IWPR has made the safety of our staff and our surrounding community a top priority. As part of that commitment, IWPR recently implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. This policy states that all IWPR employees, interns, fellows, (i.e.- IWPR staff) are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. IWPR will require selected candidates to submit proof of complete vaccination against COVID-19 prior to extending a job offer. If a candidate has a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a Covid-19 vaccination, a medical exemption form should be requested from Human Resources. 

Communications Manager - Girls Who Invest

Sandler Search
Communication - New York, New York

Supports Remote Work

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Sandler Search

New York, New York 10019

Communication - Supports Remote Work

Communications Manager - Girls Who Invest

Overview

POSITION SPECIFICATION
Communications Manager - Girls Who Invest
New York, NY

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
Girls Who Invest (GWI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing gender diversity and inclusion in investment management with a focus on growing the pipeline of women in frontline investing positions. The organization accomplishes this through education, mentoring, internships, and a supportive community. Its flagship summer program enables college sophomores to explore investment management careers through four weeks of free educational training with top university professors, followed by a six week paid internship at one of more than 100 leading investment management firms in the U.S., U.K., and Canada. Scholars unable to commit 10 weeks to the program can apply for GWI’s four month, fully subsidized, self-directed Online Intensive Program. In addition, all scholars receive support and career guidance from a community of partners, mentors, and alumni. GWI’s vision is for 30% of the world’s investable capital to be managed by women by 2030. Read more and see GWI in action at www.girlswhoinvest.org.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
GWI is seeking an inaugural Communications Manager to advance its mission and bring scholar and alumni stories – and their impact – to life. The Communications Manager will build out GWI’s communications strategy and ensure its reach to a diverse cross-section of audiences.

This role will report directly to the CEO and work with the entire GWI team. The Communications Manager will manage GWI’s external communications (organization visibility, public relations, social media, and media/communications outreach strategies), assist with crafting and driving executive communications, and be responsible for writing, editing, and publishing GWI content.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement innovative communications strategies and plans that measurably reach key audiences and are aligned with strategic initiatives.
  • Oversee and manage GWI’s messaging and content; ensure that every communication embodies GWI’s brand, values, and commitment to equity.
  • Establish a regular cadence of relevant, easily accessible content that is delivered through various communication channels.    
  • Serve as communications project manager to ensure the execution of specific strategies, timelines, metrics, and improvements for communication activities.
  • Manage the development of compelling GWI program and event materials and media including websites, press releases, newsletters, presentations, and all manners of collateral.
  • Support the CEO with executive communications for internal and external audiences.
  • Assist and partner with the development function in the submission of proposals and related content and tools (concepts, graphics, logos, social media campaigns, etc.).
  • Write, copy, and edit submissions and public content and assist in copyediting other content.


ABOUT THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:
The successful candidate will be a strategic, energetic, and innovative communications professional able to drive the broad communications picture and create real impact and reach.

A strong candidate would bring/be:

  • Commitment to and passion for GWI and its mission; ability to communicate and generate excitement about mission, history, vision, programs, and fundamental strengths.
  • Five+ years of communications experience with a corporate, agency or non-profit background;
  • Experience in developing communications plans and strategies to deliver on business objectives including marketing campaigns, social media efforts, and events.
  • Strong project management skills and able to manage multiple priorities and demands with short lead-times in a fast-paced environment.
  • A generalist with experience using a broad array of communications styles, formats and distribution channels.
  • Exceptional writing, communication, storytelling, PowerPoint and visual design skills.
  • A team player and strong relationship builder with experience partnering and communicating across teams and to and for leadership.
  • An independent self-starter and problem solver who is aware of leading practices and innovative communications tactics.


EDUCATION and TRAVEL: Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, or Marketing is highly preferred. Ability to travel on occasion when business travel resumes.

GWI VALUES:
Equity is the core value driving Girls Who Invest — it is the foundation of everything they do. GWI believes in:

  • Diversifying investment teams to drive better outcomes and create meaningful impact
  • Welcoming those who self-identify as women and gender non-binary
  • Advocating fiercely for communities that have historically faced barriers to entry and advancement
  • Utilizing ongoing education as a resource to help women thrive in an evolving investment landscape
  • Accelerating careers through the power of community connection
  • Shaping the investment management industry to look more like the world around it
  • Ensuring all who interact with GWI: scholars, alumni, board members, and staff encounter an inclusive, respectful environment that welcomes each other’s unique skills and perspectives


Email cover letter and resume or nominations in confidence to: girlswhoinvest@sandlersearch.org

Girls Who Invest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.

Social Media Coordinator

Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC)
Digital - District of Columbia, Washington

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Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC)

District of Columbia, Washington 20005

Digital

Social Media Coordinator

Overview

Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) is the sole organization and campaign committee dedicated to recruiting, training, and electing Democrats to state legislatures across the country. We provide candidates, caucus partners, and key stakeholders with the resources, field support, and data necessary to run smart, winning campaigns, with the ultimate goal of building Democratic power at the state level. 

 

Building up Democratic power in the states is more important than ever. With right-wing radicals proliferating state legislatures across the country, and leading insurrections against our fundamental values, our democracy is on the line. 

 

The DLCC compensates employees competitively and provides a very generous benefits package. Our flexible work arrangements and significant amounts of time off aim to support work-life balance when staff may be asked to work outside of business hours during periods of peak work. We’re dedicated to treating one another with respect in the workplace, and prioritize racial equity and inclusion (REI) in our work with one another as well as with our stakeholder

 

Social Media Coordinator

The Social Media Coordinator plans and executes social content with the goals of growing an audience, exploring new paths for digital engagement, and helping elevate the authority of the DLCC brand. 

 

The Social Media Coordinator should love to write and have a passion for current events and progressive causes. Creativity, a sense of humor, and respect for all community members are required for this role. Someone who excels in this role will have an eye for engaging content and a curiosity for performance metrics, and working with new and emerging social platforms. This person will have the instincts to recognize a great news hook and know how to share it with supporters in a way that fits with the Democratic Party’s narrative and the greater political landscape. 

 

The Social Media Coordinator is a member of the Digital and Multimedia Department and reports to the Content Strategist. The DLCC is located in Washington, DC and we are currently remote for all staff through January 2022. The Social Media Coordinator is eligible to be permanently remote or for flexible work arrangements, splitting their time working at home and the office. 

 

The Social Media Coordinator is expected to model the values of the DLCC:

 

  • Credibility
  • Team Work
  • Results Driven
  • Risk
  • Inclusive

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the day-to-day management of an ambitious social program, including running a robust digital content calendar and assisting with rapid response. 
  • Draft, edit, run approvals for, assure quality, and post daily social media content.
  • Work with our design team and Content Strategist to conceptualize high-performing graphics, images, & videos. 
  • Assist in the production of topic-relevant posts for the personal accounts of DLCC’s organizational leaders.
  • Produce metrics and analytic reports on the performance of DLCC’s social content, and make data-based recommendations for program changes and improvements.
  • Identify opportunities for and own the execution of expansion to new social media platforms and tools.
  • Write long-form pieces for the DLCC’s blog and Medium. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Outcomes

  • The DLCC has consistent and meaningful engagement with its social media community.
  • The DLCC’s social content is creative, timely, and inspiring.
  • The DLCC’s social content is personable and engaging with our audience.
  • The DLCC’s social community grows in numbers, platforms, engagement, and experiences.
  • The DLCC’s brand is strengthened; the brand voice is consistent and recognizable across platforms.
  • The DLCC’s social content is responsive to the news of the day, and our audience sees the connection between national and local news and the work of DLCC. The ability to recognize a great news hook and share it with supporters in a way that fits within the Democratic Party’s narrative and the greater political landscape.

 

Qualifications

  • Candidates should have at least two years of social media experience in a political, non-profit, or advocacy setting. Internships count towards this two-year requirement.
  • Experience with writing for different voices and platform audiences.
  • Experience exploring new and emerging platforms, personally or professionally.
  • Experience working with designers to conceive of and produce multimedia for social platforms. 
  • Strong attention to consistency and detail.
  • The ability to stay calm and act quickly in rapid response situations. 
  • Familiarity with political best practices.
  • Experience with paid social promotions is a plus.

 

Physical Requirements

The DLCC is committed to supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to thrive at the DLCC. 

 

The requirements of this role, related to its physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

 

All DLCC employees must be able to operate a computer and use a cell phone. For roles at the DLCC that include frequent business travel expectations, we can discuss reasonable alternatives to travel in some instances. Most roles also require communicating with key external stakeholders of the organization in person, via the telephone, or via email. Applicants with questions about accommodations may request to speak with our ADA liaison, John Skic. 

 

Essential functions of the role include:

  • Working from a computer for long periods of time;
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to communicate using the telephone, email, and in-person with stakeholders; and
  • This position has less than 5% travel expectations and is eligible for flexible work hour arrangements.

 

How to Apply

Salary for the Social Media Coordinator is $56,500 to $62,500 on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The DLCC offers a generous benefits package including:

 

  • More than 25 days of paid time off, including for Federal holidays, time off around Federal holidays including the week between Christmas and New Year, vacation, sick, and personal days.
  • Fully paid health/vision/dental insurance for the employee + spouse/partner + dependents.
  • Up to 6% retirement employer contribution.
  • Monthly use-it-or-lose-it $100 transit benefit for employees located in the DC region.
  • Employer contribution of $500 to employee’s Flexible Spending Account, and opportunity to withhold pre-tax income for Dependent Care Account.
  • Up to $5,000 employer-paid Health Reimbursement Account for IVF-related costs or Adoption Assistance, and up to $2,500 for employer-paid Health Reimbursement Account for out-of-pocket dental and orthodontic expenses.
  • Monthly $100 student loan payment benefit.
  • Monthly $100 mobile phone reimbursement.
  • and more.

 

To apply for this position, please complete an electronic application at https://www.dlcc.org/careers by January 7, 2022. The DLCC may review applications after this deadline in limited circumstances; however, this is not a guarantee that your application will be considered if it is not submitted by January 7, 2022. Only complete applications through the application portal will be accepted. You must also include a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to be considered for this position. When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for this position, they may request it in writing by emailing jobs(at)dlcc.org. No calls, please. Applicants will be screened on a rolling basis.

 

The DLCC is committed to an inclusive and equitable environment and diversity among its staff and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to engaging, retaining, and supporting a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DLCC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, personal appearance, marital status, family responsibilities, genetic information, or any other legally protected basis. The DLCC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

 

 

Online Fundraising Coordinator

Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC)
Digital - District of Columbia, Washington

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Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC)

District of Columbia, Washington 20005

Digital

Online Fundraising Coordinator

Overview

Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) is the sole organization and campaign committee dedicated to recruiting, training, and electing Democrats to state legislatures across the country. We provide candidates, caucus partners, and key stakeholders with the resources, field support, and data necessary to run smart, winning campaigns, with the ultimate goal of building Democratic power at the state level. 

 

Building up Democratic power in the states is more important than ever. With right-wing radicals proliferating state legislatures across the country, and leading insurrections against our fundamental values, our Democracy is on the line. 

 

The DLCC compensates employees competitively and provides a very generous benefits package. Our flexible work arrangements and significant amounts of time off aim to support work-life balance when staff may be asked to work outside of business hours during periods of peak work. We’re dedicated to treating one another with respect in the workplace, and prioritize racial equity and inclusion (REI) in our work with one another as well as with our stakeholders.

 

Online Fundraising Coordinator

The Online Fundraising Coordinator is a member of our Digital and Multimedia Department. This position supports the day-to-day of email and SMS drafting and production, and the DLCC’s online advertising efforts. The Online Fundraising Coordinator works closely with the Email Manager and Director of Online Fundraising to ensure that all outbound content is accurate and reflects the DLCC's overall communications and political strategies.

The Online Fundraising Coordinator reports to the Director of Online Fundraising. The DLCC is located in Washington, DC, and we are currently remote for all staff through January 2022. The Online Fundraising Coordinator is eligible to be permanently remote or for flexible work arrangements, splitting their time working at home and the office.

 

The Online Fundraising Coordinator is expected to model the values of the DLCC:

 

  • Credibility
  • Teamwork
  • Results Driven
  • Risk
  • Inclusive

 

Responsibilities 

  • Contribute to creative, strategy, and planning for online fundraising across channels. 
  • Pull regular stats and reports on performance across fundraising channels. 
  • Draft copy for email and SMS blasts and be responsible for the execution and quality assurance of products that are deployed.
  • Play a key role in calendaring and email brainstorms on an ongoing basis.
  • Help grow the DLCC’s base of supporters by contributing to testing plans and audience segmentation strategies to maximize engagement. 
  • Other duties as assigned, including some evening and weekend work.

 

Outcomes

  • The Online Fundraising Coordinator is an integral part of the ideation, creation, and execution process for our online fundraising executed by the DLCC.
  • Assigned duties are managed and completed in a timely, detail-oriented, and consistent manner.
  • The Online Fundraising team is supported in executing aggressive campaign plans, meeting organizational goals, and allowing DLCC to help take and hold critical legislative chambers across the country.

 

Qualifications

  • At least two years of digital experience on a campaign, committee, or mission-oriented organization, including but not limited to online fundraising, social media, or digital organizing.
  • Excellent writing skills as well as strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • A strong interest in data-driven marketing and communications. Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Experience working with CRM technology, such as ActionNetwork. 
  • Basic HTML/CSS experience.
  • Strong attention to consistency and detail.
  • The ability to stay calm and act quickly in rapid response situations.

 

Physical Requirements

The DLCC is committed to supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to thrive at the DLCC. 

 

The requirements of this role, related to its physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

 

All DLCC employees must be able to operate a computer and use a cell phone. For roles at the DLCC that include frequent business travel expectations, we can discuss reasonable alternatives to travel in some instances. Most roles also require communicating with key external stakeholders of the organization in person, via the telephone, or via email. Applicants with questions about accommodations may request to speak with our ADA liaison, John Skic.

 

Essential functions of the role include:

  • Working from a computer for long periods of time;
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to communicate using the telephone, email, and in-person with stakeholders; and
  • This position has less than 5% travel expectations and is eligible for flexible work hour arrangements.

 

How to Apply

Salary for the Online Fundraising Coordinator is $56,500-$62,500 on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The DLCC offers a generous benefits package, including:

 

  • More than 25 days of paid time off, including for Federal holidays, time off around Federal holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year, vacation, sick, and personal days.
  • Fully paid health/vision/dental insurance for the employee + spouse/partner + dependents.
  • Up to 6% retirement employer contribution.
  • Monthly use-it-or-lose-it $100 transit benefit for employees located in the DC region.
  • Employer contribution of $500 to employee’s Flexible Spending Account, and opportunity to withhold pre-tax income for Dependent Care Account.
  • Up to $5,000 employer-paid Health Reimbursement Account for IVF-related costs or Adoption Assistance, and up to $2,500 for employer-paid Health Reimbursement Account for out-of-pocket dental and orthodontic expenses. 
  • Monthly $100 student loan payment benefit.
  • Monthly $100 mobile phone reimbursement.
  • and more. 

 

To apply for this position, please complete an electronic application via www.dlcc.org/careers by December 31, 2021. The DLCC may review applications after this deadline in limited circumstances; however, this is not a guarantee that your application will be considered if it is not submitted by December 31, 2021. Only complete applications through the application portal will be accepted. You must also include a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to be considered for this position. When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for this position, they may request it in writing by emailing jobs(at)dlcc.org. No calls please. Applicants will be screened on a rolling basis.

 

The DLCC is committed to an inclusive and equitable environment and diversity among its staff and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to engaging, retaining, and supporting a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DLCC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, personal appearance, marital status, family responsibilities, genetic information, or any other legally protected basis. The DLCC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

 

Senior Designer, Motion & Graphics

Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC)
Digital - District of Columbia, Washington

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Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC)

District of Columbia, Washington 20005

Digital

Senior Designer, Motion & Graphics

Overview

Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee

The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) is the sole organization and campaign committee dedicated to recruiting, training, and electing Democrats to state legislatures across the country. We provide candidates, caucus partners, and key stakeholders with the resources, field support, and data necessary to run smart, winning campaigns, with the ultimate goal of building Democratic power at the state level. 

 

Building up Democratic power in the states is more important than ever. With right-wing radicals proliferating state legislatures across the country, and leading insurrections against our fundamental values, our democracy is on the line. 

 

The DLCC compensates employees competitively and provides a very generous benefits package. Our flexible work arrangements and significant amounts of time off aim to support work-life balance when staff may be asked to work outside of business hours during periods of peak work. We’re dedicated to treating one another with respect in the workplace, and prioritize racial equity and inclusion (REI) in our work with one another as well as with our stakeholder

 

Senior Designer, Motion & Graphics 

As the Senior Designer, Motion & Graphics, you’ll work within DLCC’s Digital and Multimedia Department to produce engaging, eye-catching, and on-brand multimedia products, including videos, animations, on-screen graphics to be used across departments and platforms.

 

This position reports to the Creative Director. The DLCC is located in Washington, DC, and we are currently remote for all staff through January 2022. The Senior Designer, Motion & Graphics is eligible to be permanently remote, or for flexible work arrangements, splitting their time working at home and the office.

 

The Senior Designer, Motion & Graphics is expected to model the values of the DLCC:

 

  • Credibility
  • Teamwork
  • Results Driven
  • Risk
  • Inclusive

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Work closely with all outbound messaging teams to develop creative concepts for multi-channel campaigns designed to inspire action, inform supporters, and raise awareness.
  • Responsible for innovating creative ideas and campaigns that improve the organization's status and advance the brand.
  • Assist caucus and campaign teams as necessary with design support to improve the saturation of strong visual products across races.
  • Design and manage DLCC brand assets (logos, style tiles, style guides) as well as new products, templates, and visuals.
  • Guide the direction of design for a wide variety of digital projects, including email graphics, social media graphics, merchandise, infographics, website mockups, videos, digital ads, etc.
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion, including QA and approval processes.
  • Participate in brainstorming and strategy discussions to develop communications campaigns and tactics that include email engagement, social media, web, and other aspects.

 

Outcomes

  • Strong visual creative assets deployed across the organization’s outbound communications to reinforce the committee’s dynamic presence.
  • DLCC’s data and information is visually presented clearly across the organization.
  • DLCC’s collateral products, including video, digital, presentation, communication, etc. are on-brand.
  • A unified creative perspective is incorporated into DLCC’s work products across all media.

 

Qualifications

  • Strong background in motion graphics and video production, digital design, content strategy, and digital advocacy.
  • Ability to design websites and landing pages (CSS, HTML5 not necessary but helpful).
  • Enhanced storytelling skills with the ability to create concepts and articulate narratives. 
  • A demonstrated portfolio of design products that shows off your design talent, creativity, and vision.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite products, specifically After Effects or related motion graphics software.
  • Ability to film and edit video using today’s standard software and equipment.
  • The ability to work on short deadlines and iterate creative solutions.
  • At least one cycle of experience on a campaign, party committee, or PAC, or similar non-profit or agency experience.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks appropriately.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Democratic state legislative candidates, campaigns, and caucuses.

 

Physical Requirements

The DLCC is committed to supporting employees of varying abilities and to providing reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to thrive at the DLCC. 

 

The requirements of this role, related to its physical demands, described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

 

All DLCC employees must be able to operate a computer and use a cell phone. For roles at the DLCC that include frequent business travel expectations, we can discuss reasonable alternatives to travel in some instances. Most roles also require communicating with key external stakeholders of the organization in person, via the telephone, or via email. Applicants with questions about accommodations may request to speak with our ADA liaison, John Skic.

 

Essential functions of the role include:

  • Working from a computer for long periods of time.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to communicate using the telephone, email, and in person with stakeholders; stand; sit; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • This position may require the employee to periodically travel across the country with audio visual equipment and attend meetings and conferences offsite.

 

How to Apply

Salary for the Senior Designer, Motion & Graphics position is $75,000 - $85,000, commensurate with experience. on an annualized basis, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The DLCC offers a generous benefits package including:

 

  • More than 25 days of paid time off, including for Federal holidays, time off around Federal holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year, vacation, sick, and personal days.
  • Fully paid health/vision/dental insurance for the employee + spouse/partner + dependents.
  • Up to 6% retirement employer contribution.
  • Monthly use-it-or-lose-it $100 transit benefit for employees located in the DC region.
  • Employer contribution of $500 to employee’s Flexible Spending Account, and opportunity to withhold pre-tax income for Dependent Care Account.
  • Up to $5,000 employer-paid Health Reimbursement Account for IVF-related costs or Adoption Assistance, and up to $2,500 for employer-paid Health Reimbursement Account for out-of-pocket dental and orthodontic expenses.
  • Monthly $100 student loan payment benefit.
  • Monthly $100 mobile phone reimbursement.
  • and more.

 

To apply for this position, please complete an electronic application at https://www.dlcc.org/careers by January 7, 2022. The DLCC may review applications after this deadline in limited circumstances; however, this is not a guarantee that your application will be considered if it is not submitted by January 7, 2022. Only complete applications through the application portal will be accepted. You must also include a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to be considered for this position. When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for this position, they may request it in writing by emailing jobs(at)dlcc.org. No calls, please. Applicants will be screened on a rolling basis.

 

The DLCC is committed to an inclusive and equitable environment and diversity among its staff and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to engaging, retaining, and supporting a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. The DLCC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, personal appearance, marital status, family responsibilities, genetic information, or any other legally protected basis. The DLCC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

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McCabe Message Partners
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McCabe Message Partners

Washington, DC 20009

Public Relations - Supports Remote Work

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Overview

McCabe Message Partners
We’re a DC-based PR agency working on the most important issues in healthcare: like identifying and ending systemic racism; responding to public health crises like COVID-19; creating a robust, trusted workforce; reducing cancer, Alzheimer’s and other chronic diseases; and informing policies that make care more accessible and affordable.

Most of our work is for nonprofits, including the nation’s largest philanthropies.

We’re professionals who like a fast pace and have insatiable curiosity. We constantly learn from each other. We value teamwork, organization, and a spirit of fun. We seek colleagues help creativity flourish by adding their own diverse experiences to our mix.

What We’re Looking For
We’re adding talented pros to our team. We seek candidates with varied expertise. Maybe your passion is communicating about diversity and inclusion. Perhaps you’re a whiz at social media strategy. Maybe you love pitching reporters and placing a story. We want to meet you.

Experience in communications or marketing is a must.
A keen interest in health and healthcare is a major plus.

Successful Applicants Will Have:
  • At least four years of work experience
  • Strong writing and speaking skills
  • Interest in public policy and social movements
  • High energy and creativity
  • Project management skills

McCabe Message Partners is an equal opportunity employer that values diverse backgrounds and experiences. We offer highly competitive benefits and have an exceptional work environment. While these positions are located in our DC office, we offer frequent opportunities to work-from-home. If you are interested in joining our team, e-mail your resume and salary requirements to careers@messagepartnerspr.com with subject line “ROO-22.”