External Communications Manager

Location:
Remote (DC Metro Area)

Employment Type:
Permanent

Specialty:
Communications, PR/Media Relations

Job Number:
#2609

Job Description

Seeking External Communications Manager with a Food and Agricultural Non-Profit (Remote)

TorchLight Hire is seeking a Communications Manager to support internal and external communications programs for a national non-profit focused in food, agriculture and sustainability. If you are looking for a role with a mission-driven organization and have a strong background in media relations, strategic communications, and public relations, then this job may be for you!

Location:

Remote opportunity. Ideal candidates will be located in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Remote candidates in the Eastern and Central Time Zones will be also considered.

U.S. citizenship or a permanent residency card in the U.S. is required to be an eligible candidate for this opportunity.

Employment:

Direct hire opportunity. Full-time job 40-hours per week. Remote job with work-from-home (WFH) options.

Role responsibilities:

  • Assist with coordination of organization's external communication initiatives and campaigns, in concert with communications director and other key stakeholders
  • Create, edit and curate timely, consistent, engaging, and accurate content across multiple platforms and programs
  • Develop and maintain contact lists for media, industry analysts, customers, partners and other stakeholders
  • Create, track and report on key metrics to demonstrate progress on KPIs
  • Collaborate with team members to deliver defined, measurable outcomes across key programs
  • Stay informed of developments in the fields of media relations, public relations and communications to foster ideas and innovation

Skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in communications, public affairs and/or public relations; experience in sustainability and/or non-profit a plus
  • Experience in media relations and working with media databases and metrics
  • Experience managing digital communications campaigns and leveraging marketing automation and analytics platforms (Constant Contact, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Meltwater, etc.)
  • Proven program and project management skills and experience using project management software
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in the field of agriculture, conservation, environment, food and/or sustainability is a plus

Additional Information

TorchLight Hire matches qualified candidates like you with contract and permanent marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We offer our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance, 401(k) plans and others.

TorchLight values diversity, equity and inclusion of people of all backgrounds, perspectives and experience — including our full-time employees, contractors and clients. Read more about our commitment to diversity.

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