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Full Time
New York, NY
5 Years
Bachelor's Degree
February 8, 2017

Media & Communications manager-National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW)

Position Description:

NAPW seeks an experienced Media & Communications Manager (MCM) to generate positive national media coverage advancing our advocacy initiatives, and expanding the organization’s media recognition, visibility and presence. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record of successful proactive and reactive media relations expertise, rapid response instincts, and for creative and successful development/implementation of internal and external media initiatives. The Media & Communications Manager must be an excellent writer, comfortable working within the organization’s collaborative approach to writing, and give exceptional attention to detail. It is critical that s/he understand the importance of targeting communications, including how to write for a specific audience and select the most effective communications medium. The person must also understand the importance of consistency in communications. The Media & Communications Manager is a successful professional with extensive communications/media/public relations experience in nonprofit advocacy settings. Ideally, the MCM possesses interest in and commitment to one or more of the following areas: reproductive, economic, racial and social justice; women’s rights; human rights; abortion rights; civil rights. As the sole communications staff, s/he will have the opportunity and responsibility to directly handle all communications-related operations and will manage and implement all communications projects. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director (ED), Senior Management Team (SMT) and litigation team, the MCM will implement and manage a complete strategic communications plan, including message development, story placement, website maintenance and development of materials. The Media & Communications Manager reports to the Executive Director (ED) and will act as the primary communications resource for NAPW.


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DEADLINE: 2/17/17

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