Director of Content & Communications

Remote /
Marshall Plan for Moms /
Full-time
Marshall Plan for Moms (MPM) is dedicated to advancing public and private sector policy changes to benefit moms and remove barriers to equality. We work to uplift and value the vital work of moms for our economy and society. We speak out, as moms, to improve opportunities for mothers throughout the United States. The organization is housed within the non-profit Girls Who Code and founded by Reshma Saujani, a long-time advocate for women’s economic empowerment.

Reporting to MPM’s Chief Strategy Officer, you will be responsible for driving the organization’s communications strategy and execution.  You will ensure that writers and content producers are working effectively to tell a cohesive story and sustain a steady drumbeat of press coverage and content that focuses the national conversation on moms. You will collaborate across the MPM team to support corporate advocacy work, culture change campaigns, fundraising and political outreach, while also working directly with the founder to elevate her thought leadership.  You will also be responsible for overseeing the social media lead’s work building and growing MPM’s social media presence.  The ideal candidate is an experienced communications and content leader with a track record of executing mission-driven campaigns. You have a reputation for building alignment, inspiring a culture of collaboration, and driving creativity and results. You are passionate about the power of storytelling, savvy about social media, and committed to the mission of finishing the fight for women’s equality.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Develop and drive the strategy and execution of MPM’s communications and content, positioning the organization as the leading agitator for bold, structural change that prioritizes moms
    • Elevate founder thought leadership and profile by developing and executing executive communications program
    • Manage all aspects of media engagement and public relations including driving media attention in support of campaigns and publications
    • Oversee work of the social media lead in establishing and growing MPM’s social media presence as well as the work of external consultants engaged in writing and content development
    • Act as MPM’s chief storyteller and own all messaging, creating compelling narratives to center moms in the national conversation and positioning MPM at the center of that dialogue
    • Own a cross-channel editorial calendar, voice, and vision, which leads to a steady drumbeat of press, op-eds, speaking engagements, and social media content 
    • Coordinate the MPM’s email marketing and develop a regular email cadence for the MPM’s coalition partners, supporters, and fans

QUALIFICATIONS

    • 8+ years of content and/or communications experience on a political or advocacy campaign, at an agency, a consumer brand, or a mission-driven organization   
    • Demonstrated leadership experience managing communications teams toward ambitious goals
    • Reputation for building alignment and inspiring a culture of collaboration; desire to learn and grow 
    • Innovative spirit and willingness to try new things, pivot, and learn from mistakes
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required
    • Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative, organization, and attention to detail
    • Team player with a flexible, creative, and analytical approach to problem solving
    • Passionate about storytelling and savvy about social media
    • Committed to the mission of finishing the fight for women’s equality and the values of diversity, equity and inclusion
Marshall Plan for Moms is committed to building a truly diverse and inclusive organization with a focus on valuing, serving, and understanding our target constituents, while challenging all stakeholders to think inclusively for the betterment of our work.

Marshall Plan for Moms is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital, parental or familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis. Racial and ethnic minorities and men are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.  MPM is not able to sponsor employment visas.