Director of Communications
Teach Coalition
New York, NY


The Director of Communications for Teach Coalition will be charged with managing the communications and marketing needs for the entire department. This person will not only serve as a key strategic partner for the senior staff of the department but will also be charged with the responsibility of designing an overarching communications and marketing strategy, building processes; and ensuring the various state offices are coordinating their communications to stakeholders in the most effective and efficient way.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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Key Responsibilities

→ Oversee communications and marketing strategy for Teach Coalition
→ Draft content for various Teach states, including press releases, mass mailings and news letters
→ Create social media campaigns that provide “evergreen content” for Teach Coalition social media accounts. Coordinate campaigns across various states.
→ Create and prepare story ideas and pitches for media outlets/publications
→ Coordinate all communications across the department to ensure efficient and strategically timed content.
→ Oversee contracts and standards of external partners and services that Teach Coalition works with.
→ Act as liaison to outside vendors – design firms, PR firms, media outlets
→ Manage internal resource allocation
→ Own and centralize the tools and services necessary for efficient workflows


→ 5 years’ experience in communications and marketing. Added weight given for political communications experience.
→ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
→ Leadership skills necessary for establishing the communications and marketing operations discipline in an advocacy organization
→ Resourceful and solution-oriented in the day-to-day oversight of teams, projects and individuals
→ Ability to represent and effectively communicate the role that communications and marketing operations has within an organization
→ Deep understanding of the craft of project management, work flow and supporting infrastructure
→ Contract negotiation expertise
→ Proficient in fundamental software such as MS Office, workflow tools, social media content creation and collaboration tools