Associate Director of Communications for Center on Faith and Justice, McCourt School of Public Policy Georgetown University
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Associate Director of Communications for Center on Faith and Justice, McCourt School of Public Policy - Georgetown University
Grounded in the mandate of Matthew 25 to focus on the "least of these" and committed to pursue the Gospel values of justice and peace, Georgetown University's will advance a deeper understanding and integration of faith and moral public policy into our political and civil discourse, help to reshape the nation's political narrative, and advocate for more compassionate and just policies that prioritize the needs of historically marginalized people and communities and increases their ability to thrive and flourish.
The Associate Director of Communications collaborates in developing and implementing a strategic, multifaceted communications program designed to support the Center's the mission and strategic objectives. Reporting to the Center's Executive Director, and collaborating with other McCourt staff, and with institutes, centers, and other campus partners, the Associate Director of Communications has duties that include but are not limited to:
Editorial and Strategic Communications
Plan, develop and write original content and multimedia packages that accurately communicate the Center's strategic priorities, vision, values and mission and are consistent with the university's visual and editorial style guides
Build, maintain, and execute a content strategy and calendar encompassing all activities for the academic year
Deliver accurate and relevant content on deadline, adhering to journalistic standards
Write about a wide range of policy, politics, and faith issues
Pitch to national and local press outlets
Develop and manage a strategic communications plan focused on the core issue areas of the Center
Strategic Programming and Events
Help design, organize and promote Center on Faith and Justice events
Assist in writing invitations, event descriptions, talking points, FAQ's, and other strategic communications resources
Social Media Management
Manage the social media pages of both the Center and the Director
5+ years of experience with an emphasis on writing, content creation, media relations, social media, and communications management and strategy
Strong interpersonal skills and executive presence for effective interactions working with internal and external clients and individuals, including prominent media, faith, and political leaders
Comfort and experience working with in issues related to faith and politics
Ability to work independently, assuming responsibility, prioritizing and carrying out duties with a minimum of supervision
Excellent organizational skills, oral and written communications skills, and the ability to articulate the Center's needs, interests, and accomplishments to a wide range of audiences
Ability to handle multiple "priority" projects simultaneously and set and meet deadlines
Experience in faith or politics communications
Experience with organizing events and panel discussions
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