Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America (SBA) is the largest pro-life political organization in the country with a nationwide network of more than 1 million Americans. We combine politics with policy, investing heavily in voter education to ensure that pro-life Americans know where their lawmakers stand on protecting the unborn, and in issue advocacy, advancing pro-life laws through direct lobbying and grassroots campaigns. The Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI) is the education and research arm of SBA Pro-Life America, dedicated to high-level examination of science and statistics that are central to debate over the sanctity of human life.
SBA is looking for a Communications Director who is excited about using data, studies and findings to share the pro-life story. This role will be a unique opportunity to break the mold, fuse creativity with strategy and have hands-on experience with some of our brightest scientific minds researching the compelling case for life. This position will work alongside subject matter experts for the Charlotte Lozier Institute, communicating with doctors of medicine, biology, statistics and the social sciences on their research and how best to place, promote and portray it in traditional and social media. If you're a storyteller who understands how to take complicated data and synthesize it into digestible news for general audiences, then this role is for you.
This is a full-time position that reports directly to the VP of Communications.
This role will direct and carry out all traditional media strategy and broader communications needs for the Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI)
Advise CLI and SBA on how best to incorporate relevant data in other media strategies
Responsible for increasing the reach and profile of CLI and its spokespersons
Will build effective content strategies, set clear objectives, get results
Contribute to and manage CLI's portion of the editorial calendar
Stay up to date with the latest media methodologies, trends and technologies, including developments in designs, applications, platforms, strategy and innovation
Bring a unique, creative vision, strong editorial voice, and deep passion for all media platforms (particularly digital), identifying new sources of content as well as formats for storytelling
Evaluate, conduct after-action on the success of campaigns/content and make changes in strategy accordingly
Develop creative concepts into long-form and short-form content
Media train doctors and other scholars as spokespeople
Read, write and edit communications materials
Analyze the news and keep up with rapidly shifting online discussions, looking for opportunities to engage
Opportunity to be a media spokesperson, if interested
Self-motivating and the ability to focus on both team and individual goals - well versed in managing partnerships, multiple clients
Comfortable with reading, understanding and breaking down scientific and statistical information
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, tact, and diplomacy
Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience in media training
Able to maintain confidentiality at all times
Operate in an urgent, timely manner
Agile, able to orchestrate a variety of projects and initiatives simultaneously
Exceptional collaboration skills with the ability to partner cross-functionally
Must be well organized, motivated, and detail-oriented
Must be pro-life.
Will directly manage the Digital Comms Associate
6-10 years' experience in communications, working with traditional and/or social media
Experience in media training
On-air experience a plus
Experience with live streams for Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. a plus
Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in a related field
Spanish-language fluency a big plus
SBA Pro-Life America offers a comprehensive benefit portfolio including health, dental, and vision insurance, 401K plan with employer match, life insurance policy, short-term and long-term disability coverage, free onsite parking, paid holidays, and paid time off.
SBA Pro-Life America is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all our employment programs and decisions. Discrimination in employment on the basis of any protected class under federal, state, or local law is a violation of our policy and is against the law. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, covered veterans status, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristic. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring, placement, promotion, termination, reductions-in-force, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.
Arlington, VA 22206