Do you want to put your writing and social media superpowers to work to support the training of Democratic women to run for office? Do you have deep knowledge of communications and politics? Are you a word genius?
Emerge seeks a proactive, skilled, innovative, and passionate individual to help promote the amazing work of our organization. The deputy director will work with the Communications Director to continue elevating the organization’s profile and engage in strategic communications planning. The deputy director will help manage the daily press operations that involves traditional and online media outreach, social media engagement, drafting communications materials (such as talking points, op-eds, press releases, and more), and communications to staff, affiliates, program alums, organizational allies, and other stakeholders.
The Deputy Communications Director is a regular, full-time position that reports to the Communications Director. The position is based in Washington DC.
Emerge is changing the face of politics to create an inclusive democracy. We are the nation’s premier organization that recruits, trains, and provides a powerful network to Democratic women who want to run for office. Since 2002, Emerge has trained 5,000 Democratic women to run for office and there are more than 1,000 Emerge alumnae currently in elected office.
Our Core Values:
We are seeking candidates with writing and communications experience in political settings. While experience in a similar role in the political sector is not required, a commitment to the advancement of Democratic women in politics is.
More specifically, you will have or be most or all of the following:
At Emerge, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of our mission. We want our team to reflect the incredible diversity of the political power we seek to build. Therefore, we especially encourage applications from people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities and members of other groups who are underrepresented in our political system.
Emerge offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, and 401k retirement plan. We also offer a generous PTO plan and the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of mission-driven people. The salary range is between $75,000 and $85,000 depending on experience.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples with the email subject “Deputy Communications Director” to email@example.com. In your cover letter, include a description of how your background aligns with this position and an explanation of your interest in women in politics.
Emerge will not be able to respond to all applicants. Only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. NO CALLS PLEASE.