Communications Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Amherst
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/7/2023 9:46 AM)
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Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy
Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
Location : Name
Collective Power for Reproductive Justice


Collective Power for Reproductive Justice ( is a national reproductive rights and justice organization dedicated to educating, mentoring, and inspiring new generations of advocates, leaders, and supporters. Combining activism, organizing, leadership training, and reproductive rights movement building, Collective Power promotes an inclusive agenda that advances reproductive rights and health, and social and economic justice. Collective Power is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE (


The Collective Power Communications Manager will manage the organization’s communications activities under the direction of the Director of Generosity while working closely with fundraising and program staff. The Communications Manager uses creative strategies and analytics to meet the organization's communication goals and will work to raise Collective Power’s profile as a reproductive justice movement building organization. The CM will manage Collective Power’s communications calendar and activities, initiate and manage media coverage for the organization, and develop online and print publications, video, and other new media content for fundraising, programming, and outreach. The CM will work with vendors to design materials for fundraising and program outreach, and the creation of online and print publications for programming, donor cultivation, and stewardship.


Essential Functions


Communications Management – 30%

  • Create and continuously update annual communications plans.
  • Maintain communications calendar, planning and tracking communications activities across multiple channels.
  • With staff and communications strategy consultants, support message development and the development and implementation of communication guidelines, as well as a strong visual identity for Collective Power. Ensure that program, fundraising, event, and all other external materials reflect Collective Power’s brand guidelines and visual identity. 
  • Work with senior leadership to create and update crisis communications plans.
  • Manage website, including overseeing design standards; work with staff, board, and participants to generate website content; and work with technical vendors.
  • Generate content for social media channels.
  • Monitor online activity referencing Collective Power.
  • Hold responsibility for tracking and analyzing effectiveness of communications activities in reaching overarching communications goals.

Program Outreach and Communications – 30%

  • Develop print and electronic materials for program outreach and promotion, including event materials, print programs, and web materials.
  • Create program materials and outreach activities for prospective program participants, including for the summer internship program, conference, campus organizing groups, Emerging Leaders Network, Challenging Population Control, and other initiatives.
  • Document program events via audio, photo, video, social media, and/or web and print reports and work with program staff to create dissemination plans for program materials.
  • Provide other communications support related to programming as needed

 Fundraising and Donor Communications – 30%

  • Support fundraising staff in donor communication and stewardship, including developing thank-you notes and other donor materials and supporting online donor events.
  • Work as part of a Fundraising Communications team to develop messaging and concepts for fundraising communications including appeals, alumni profiles, monthly donor communications, eNews, conference sponsorship, and other campaigns.
  • Under the direction of the Development Associate, create a year-end appeal comprised of a print mailing, emails, and social media posts.
  • Provide other communications support related to fundraising as needed.

Other duties as assigned – 10%


We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

  • At least five years of relevant experience required.
  • Outstanding communication (writing and editing) and interpersonal skills; ability to relay information, messages and correspondence in timely and organized manner.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing creative communications strategies within reproductive justice and allied movements.
  • Social media management experience and familiarity with Instagram, Facebook and Twitter required; familiarity with other emerging platforms is a plus.
  • Advanced word processing and data entry skills using Microsoft programs (especially Word and Excel) and Google documents; ability to assess and implement new software.
  • Some graphic design skills and familiarity with design programs including video editing, Photoshop, and InDesign is preferable.
  • Strong time management skills, ability to meet deadlines, ability to effectively prioritize, and manage and oversee editorial processes and communications projects.
  • Detail oriented, with experience in copyediting.
  • Alignment with mission and values.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and work successfully with persons of diverse backgrounds, including people with different racial, ethnic and class backgrounds, people of different genders, and people with disabilities.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility and work well under pressure.

Studies have shown that women, trans, non-binary folks, and BIPOC are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications described in a job description. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job. That candidate may come from a background less traditional to our field of work, which is okay. We strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described


Physical Demands/Work Environment


The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:

  • Handle, or feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Reach; traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); occasionally ascend/descend; and position self (to) move;
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate;
  • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards;
  • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight;
  • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

Compensation and Benefits


Location: Remote

Compensation: The salary for this position will be $60,000 - $70,000 per year.

Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package.

  • Generous Paid-Time-Off (PTO): 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks vacation, 1 week personal holiday, and health leave time for full-time staff;
  • 80% Employer-paid, offering some $0 deductible Health Insurance through Harvard Pilgrim along with several low-deductible plans;
  • Low-cost MetLife Dental and Vision;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health and Dependent Care;
  • Employer-paid Life, Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance;
  • Employer-paid Pension through TIAA;
  • ...and more!

TSNE/CPRJ strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/CPRJ prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/CPRJ celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.


TSNE/CPRJ's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.


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