Senior Manager of Communications

Hybrid (DC Metro Area)

Employment Type:

Communications, PR/Media Relations

Job Number:

Job Description

TorchLight seeking an experienced Senior Manager of Communications to join team at critical DMV-based non-profit organization

Are you a seasoned communications professional with proven experience in handling comprehensive communication strategies? Do you have previous experience managing teams and working in the non-profit sector? If so, we have a great opportunity for you.

Our client is a leading healthcare-related organization, advocating for access to services, treatment, support, and research. This important position will lead their internal and external communications function. 

Qualified candidates should have 8+ years of full-scale PR and Communications experience with a demonstrated background and interest in managing an internal team.

Ideal candidates are in the DMV/DC metropolitan area to work in-office (Arlington, VA) three days/week.
U.S. citizenship or a permanent residency card in the U.S. is required to be an eligible candidate for this opportunity.

A full-time job, 40 hours per week, on-site three times a week. The role offers a flexible work schedule with work-from-home (WFH) options.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop comprehensive communications strategies
  • Manage a team covering PR/media relations to include both external and internal communications
  • Meet the organization’s strategic communications needs
  • Manage client relationships and develop messaging strategy, media relations, executive communications, crisis communications, and internal communications

Skills and Experience:

  • A minimum of 8+ years’ experience in a communications role, preferably in a mission-driven, non-profit organization
  • Agency and in-house experience are a plus
  • Strong proven results in managing integrated digital, print, and broadcast media to optimal results
  • Proven effectiveness as a manager and leader
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills, with extensive public speaking experience

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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