Civic Nation seeks a Press Assistant to serve as a vital part of the Communications Hub, which includes press, digital, research, video, and creative. The Press Assistant will work closely with the communications and digital teams to support the day-to-day operations of the organization’s external communications and manage internal processes to help ensure the efficiency and efficacy of the broader organization. The position requires strong writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask and execute in a fast-paced environment.
The Communications Team is focused on telling the story of Civic Nation’s work. Through creative messaging, digital activations, media relations, and more, the Communications Team amplifies the work of all Civic Nation initiatives and campaigns.
ABOUT CIVIC NATION
Civic Nation is a nonprofit ecosystem for high-impact organizing and education initiatives working to build a more inclusive and equitable America. Civic Nation shifts culture, systems, and policy by bringing together individuals, grassroots organizers, industry leaders and influencers to tackle some of our nation’s most pressing social challenges. Seven initiatives and campaigns are a part of the Civic Nation family: When We All Vote, ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge, It’s On Us, We The Action, the Change Collective, Online for All, and SAVE On Student Debt. Learn more here.
SALARY & BENEFITS
The Washington, DC-based salary range for this position is $55,000 - $60,000 (will be adjusted for cost of labor for the incumbent's work location) annually, commensurate with experience. Our comprehensive benefits plan includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance for employees, flexible paid time off, paid family & medical leave, access to a 401k plan, and more.
Candidates can expect the following hiring process and timeline (please note that this timeline may be subject to change):
All candidates will be notified via email of the status of their application on or before the completion of the search.
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume here. The cover letter, addressed to Ashlynn Profit, should be concise, compelling, and include why you would like to work for Civic Nation. Applications will be accepted until October 16, 2023.
At Civic Nation, diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly aligned with the fundamental belief that people are inherently capable but often lack opportunity. We know that a diverse workforce allows us to see problems in more nuanced ways, creating the thought leadership needed to fulfill our mission and reach our goals. Civic Nation is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.