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Communications Director

Ty Pinkins for U.S. Senate is hiring an experienced Communications Director. This position will help develop and execute the campaign’s earned media strategy, supervise the communications team, and manage relationships with local and national press.

 

The Communications Director will work across departments to drive an aggressive earned media strategy in a demanding media environment and take a leadership role on the communications team. In an effort to build a well-rounded campaign with all voices represented, we encourage folks from any educational background, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, immigration status, citizenship status, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, criminal record, mental or physical disability or disorder, HIV antibody status, parental or familiar status, or veteran status to apply.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage the communications team;

  • Develop communications strategies;

  • Oversee execution of principal travel and short-term communications plans;

  • Manage day-to-day press responsibilities and rapid response in collaboration with press secretary;

  • Execute earned media events, coach surrogates, and seek out news opportunities that are in line with long-term communications plans

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Experience in media or public relations;

  • Campaign, advocacy, or government experience preferred;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with strong attention to detail;

  • Ability to multitask and manage both short-and long-term priorities;

  • Leadership qualities and a demonstrated ability to work well in a team setting

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To Apply: Send resume to info@typinkins.com with “Communications Director” in the subject line of the email and three professional references.

Ty Pinkins for U.S. Senate is a fast-paced, dynamic campaign environment. We expect all our employees to be committed to the election of Democrats, willing to commit to long and irregular campaign hours (sometimes including nights and weekends). Our team values the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and solve problems creatively. We additionally expect our employees to demonstrate multicultural competence - the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Our staff maintains a shared commitment to promoting and investing in cross-cultural skills and awareness related to individuals from broad backgrounds, races, ethnicities, religions, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability.

 

Ty Pinkins for U.S. Senate is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment. We welcome applicants of any educational background, race, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, immigration status, citizenship status, national origin or ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, criminal record, mental or physical disability or disorder, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Applicants from underrepresented communities are particularly encouraged to apply.

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