Communications Workers of America

Communications Workers of America

Senior Campaign Communications Coordinator

Based in Washington, DC


Job Title/Position: Senior Campaign Communications Coordinator
Salary Range: $76,525.04 — $127,541.73 Salary/year
Job Location: CWA Headquarters, Washington, DC

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) is hiring a Senior Campaign Communications Coordinator to support workers who are organizing to improve their working conditions, bargaining contracts, and fighting for social and economic justice. You’ll join our team of committed labor activists at one of the country’s most progressive labor unions and engage directly with workers, helping them use internal and external communications strategies to mobilize and build power.

You should be a strong writer who is great at storytelling and moving people to action. You should know how to make engaging digital media content and stay up-to-date on trends and changes affecting social media platforms. Familiarity with doing media outreach to achieve campaign goals would be a plus, but your primary duties will be centered on digital campaigning.

In this position you will have the opportunity to be creative and provide direct support to workers across the union.

The salary range is $76,525.04–$127,541.73. The position is union-represented and based in our Washington, D.C. office with an option for remote work.

To Apply:
On the application you will be asked to answer the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in working in the labor movement?
  • What prior experience do you have, if any, working with the labor movement, advocacy groups, political campaigns or community organizing?

To be considered for this position, submit your résumé online at CWA Careers.

Summary of Duties
The Campaign Communications Coordinator provides comprehensive communications support for multiple CWA projects to promote CWA's goals and engage members, other workers, and allies.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Developing and designing content for reaching members, other workers, and allies on social media, including through paid advertising.
  • Drafting and editing email blasts, website content, SMS and Peer-to-Peer text messaging, and other communications to members and allies such as letters, flyers, and mailers.
  • Maintaining lists in our eCRM, mobile messaging, and other platforms.
  • Monitoring benchmarks to measure impact and effectiveness of online campaign efforts.
  • Identifying opportunities for earned media, maintaining relationships with reporters, and drafting and editing press releases and public statements.

Must have:

  • A strong commitment to the labor movement.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Attention to detail and ability to exercise discretion.
  • Ability to write quickly and clearly.
  • Ability to prepare digital images for online use.
  • Proficiency in graphic design tools (such as Adobe Creative Suite or Canva), spreadsheet use (such as Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets), and using Google Drive.

The ideal candidate would have a mix of the following skills and experience. Even if you only have a few of these, you should definitely apply as long as you’re willing to learn new things:

  • Experience working at a labor union or organizing at your workplace
  • Experience creating graphics for use online
  • Experience creating TikToks/Reels
  • Experience with peer-to-peer texting
  • Experience creating and running online ads
  • Skilled at writing and sending mass text and email blasts
  • Skilled at developing and optimizing digital advertising
  • Experience with online survey tools
  • Experience with an eCRM platform
  • Experience managing organizational social media accounts
  • Experience pitching stories to reporters and writing press releases.

CWA is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.

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