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Associate Director of Communications, Economic Education Project

The Hub Project

The Hub Project

Marketing & Communications
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Friday, February 17, 2023
Launched in 2016, The Hub Project is a nonprofit effort comprising a growing team of communications, research, operations, and organizing experts who have extensive experience in campaign strategy, digital, and polling and analytics. We believe in a country where everyone has the opportunity to succeed in our economy and participate in our democracy, and we make that vision a reality by partnering with advocacy groups – bringing surge capacity and coordination to build innovative and effective campaigns.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We value diversity and inclusion and are committed to creating an environment where people from all backgrounds can participate, grow, and succeed in our organization. We believe we have a duty to use our power and privilege to contribute to transformational change to ensure our government is working for everyone and that all families have a fair shot.
Reports to: SeniorDirector of Campaigns, Economic Education Project
Location: Washington, DC
Status: Full-time; Exempt
Salary Range: $82k - $90k
Position Summary
The Associate Director of Communications will be a key part of the Economic Education Project campaign team who will help develop and execute our communications strategy to hold members of Congress accountable for their issue stances in districts across the country.

As Associate Director for Communications you will…

  • Help develop and execute an overall communications strategy and plan for the Economic Education Project to maximize earned media coverage across our district campaigns.
  • Oversee, support, and coach on-the-ground communications staff across half of the districts where we’re running programming to hold members of Congress accountable.
  • Help hire state/district level communications directors and additional communications staff across your districts.
  • Help develop processes and draft communications materials and resources to support communications staff across states and districts to implement effective press strategies, maximize local earned media coverage, and meet program goals. This includes drafting message guidance, best practices for press outreach, training and deploying effective messengers, social media guidance, template materials, and more.
  • Help identify strategic rapid response moments and provide guidance to state and local staff to best leverage opportunities to hold members accountable at the district level.
  • Provide guidance on social media strategy and products.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

About you...

  • You have at least 5 years experience in communications on issue and/or electoral campaigns.
  • You have experience overseeing staff
  • You are an excellent writer.
  • You’re familiar with and have an interest in progressive messaging on the economy.
  • You have a nose for news and an interest in progressive messaging on the economy.
  • Social media rapid response and relationships with reporters are a plus.
  • You’re a pro at multitasking and working under tight deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • You’re committed to a just, inclusive, and robust economy that delivers opportunity and dignity to all Americans.
This position is included in a union-represented collective bargaining unit; specific employment terms and conditions are subject to labor-management negotiations and a potential Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees (and their families). Employees are able to enroll in 401k retirement plan and are eligible for a 3% automatic contribution and up to a 3% employer match on 401k contributions. Employees are also eligible for pre-tax transportation benefits. Employees will receive 120 hours of vacation time, 80 hours of health leave, up to 2 days of casual leave, and 20 hours of volunteer leave annually. Employees will also receive 13 paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are eligible for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave after 90 days of employment.
Hiring Statement
The Hub is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF’s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.
COVID-19 Safety Considerations and Vaccination Policy
To center the safety and well-being of its employees, The Hub requires that any employee must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees are expected to report to work in person; all individuals entering the Hub offices will be asked to produce vaccination documentation for entrance to the premises. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at HR@newventurefund.org.
How to apply
To begin the application process, click "Apply For This Job." This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from The Hub. Thank you for your interest.