Communications Manager - Voto Latino

Communications Manager

Summary

Do you have a proven track record of setting the direction and strategy for all internal and external communications at a national organization? Are you passionate about the intersection of social justice, Latinidad, and innovation in communication? Do you want to help tell the story of the most successful latinx voter registration group that helped flip states like Georgia and Arizona? If so, we’re interested in you for the role Communications Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute a strategic communications plan in consultation with senior leadership and Managing Director to support the organization’s mission and objectives.
  • Implement outward facing communication on social media and earned media in support of President and CEO Maria Teresa Kumar.
  • Regularly develop and collaborate on messaging for multiple communication channels (i.e. press releases/statements, talking points, social media copy, and marketing materials).
  • Spokesperson for Voto Latino and the Voto Latino Foundation.
  • Coordinate special media events such as press conferences, Capitol Hill briefings, etc.
  • Develop new and maintain existing media relationships and partners, including formal partnerships with news networks and other content providers.
  • Train staff in communications best practices.
  • Travel as needed, post-covid, typically once per quarter or more.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of state government relations/communications/public affairs/campaigns experience, in increasingly senior roles.
  • Demonstrated experience managing staff, including nurturing creative storytellers in earned and social media.
  • Consistent record of juggling multiple tasks/campaigns with varying and shifting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience managing staff and projects remotely.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with Spanish competency a plus.
  • Ability to collaborate with other team members to integrate messaging across communications platforms.
  • Demonstrated commitment to, and awareness of Latino civil rights and/or issues of social justice.
  • Prior community organizing or campaign experience is preferred.

Location

Remote – with eventual relocation to Washington, DC post pandemic

Salary & Benefits

Starting Salary is $75K annually.
Benefits include partial payment of medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums and 20 days of PTO.

Deadline

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

To Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to hr@votolatino.org. Please use “Communications Manager” in the subject line.

About Voto Latino

Founded in 2004, Voto Latino is a dynamic and growing non-partisan organization whose civic engagement campaigns have reached an estimated 55 million Latino households nationwide. United by the belief that Latino issues are American issues and American issues are Latino issues, Voto Latino is dedicated to bringing new and diverse voices into the political process by engaging youth, media, technology and celebrities to promote positive change.

Voto Latino is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, LGBTQ persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.