The American Action Forum seeks a Communications Director with strategic press experience. An ideal candidate has a strong policy background, excellent relationships with reporters, some managerial experience, the ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment, and excellent writing/editing skills.
The Communications Director is responsible for managing the AAF’s communications staff and carrying out the overall communications strategy of the organization. Daily tasks include planning release schedules to capitalize on the news cycle, exercising oversight over press releases, determining the most effective medium for forthcoming policy work, ensuring swift and effective editing of policy papers for maximum punch, pitching research products to media, effectively delegating tasks to press secretaries for maximum impact, and fielding considerable interview and comment requests for AAF’s president and policy experts.
Interested candidates should send a resume to Sarah Hale at firstname.lastname@example.org.