Communications Director

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States | Full-time

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A Pittsburgh-based advocacy organization seeks a Communications Director. The position will have primary responsibility for the day-to-day press and social media needs of the organization. Working in tandem with a local consulting agency, the Director will execute strategic communications for the organization. This includes handling local press, booking surrogates, drafting op-eds and blog posts, drafting press releases and other needs.

 

Applicants should have 5 – 10 years of experience, and previous work with press and social media relations.

 

The ideal candidate has on-the-record experience with the Pittsburgh media and has worked in the policy and public affairs arenas. Strong writing skills and the ability to multitask are a must.

 

In addition to traditional media, this person will also manage the daily social media needs of the organization including posting and approving content across social media channels.

 

The Communications Director will manage one additional staffer who will be a policy and research director.