The New Press has one open position for full-time employment: Director of Communications and Engagement.
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Director of Communications and Engagement

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Communications and Engagement plays a key role in shaping TNP’s messaging, brand awareness, and audience growth. The Director will work closely with all departments including Fundraising & Development, Marketing and Publicity.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Institutional Communications Strategy and Workplan: Lead the development of an institutional communications strategy and annual workplan, including goals, roles, responsibilities, and deadlines, with input and buy-in from all relevant departments and organizational functions.
  • Engagement Strategy: Implement a comprehensive audience engagement strategy across all channels (social media, email, website) that serves the organization’s strategic objectives.
  • Content Strategy and Development: Collaboratively manages a workflow for all relevant staff creating value-adding content in support of the organization’s engagement, messaging, positioning, and marketing needs.
  • Content Production: Produce and repurpose content for routine communications: social media, digital engagement, email communications, public relations, website copy, solicitations, etc.
  • Social Media Management: Help develop and implement a community-building strategy to strengthen relationships, enhance engagement metrics, and grow the number of followers on TNP properties.
  • Marketing Collateral: Oversee Lead the production of key corporate collateral, both print and digital (annual reports, impact statements, event promotion, branding materials, media kits, etc.)
  • Analytics & Audience Engagement: Track and report on metrics for assessing and improving engagement efforts.
  • Website Redesign: Lead the redesign and launch of The New Press’s website, coordinating with colleagues, soliciting and managing stakeholder input, evaluating potential and options for developing e-commerce capacity as part of the website redesign, interviewing and recommending a web design firm, and partnering with and managing the selected web design firm.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • 6+ Years Experience in relevant marketing, communications, and digital engagement.
  • Clear track record creating compelling communications materials, digital storytelling, email content, and social media content.
  • Track record of success with established, new, and emerging social media platforms; managing and growing social media communities, properties; and designing and implementing marketing campaigns.
  • Excellent writing skills and an ability to synthesize complex information into digestible, marketable content.
  • Ability to manage multiple work projects; comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong self-starter and self-organizer; strong organizational skills and relentless attention to detail.
  • Ability to navigate different team environments; enjoy collaborative work.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion; ability to connect with people from all backgrounds.
  • Graphic design skills and familiarity with range of graphic design software preferred.
  • Familiarity with MailChimp, HootSuite, basic HTML, Google Analytics, and video software preferred.

Compensation & Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt hybrid position (three days in the office). Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The salary range for this role is $75,000-95,000, with a generous benefits package.

How to Apply

Please email your resume, a thoughtful cover letter, and salary requirement to careers@thenewpress.com. Please put your name and reference the title of the position in the subject line. A writing sample will be required for candidates invited to interview. Submissions without thoughtful cover letters will not be considered.

EEO Statement

The New Press is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The New Press is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The New Press will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, economic status, religion, creed, sexual orientation, disability, Union activity, marital and/or parental status, citizenship, national origin or alienage, ancestry, genetic information, size, age, military or veteran status, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
The New Press is affiliated with the Technical, Office and Professional (TOP) Union, Local 2110 UAW, AFL-CIO, this position is covered in the bargaining unit.
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