Communications Manager

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 3 months ago(6/22/2023 12:25 PM)
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Network for Public Health Law (Remote)


The Network for Public Health Law (Network) (, with the support of its fiscal sponsor, TSNE (, is a national organization providing leadership, legal technical assistance, educational resources, and training to help public health practitioners, attorneys, policy makers, researchers, advocates, and communities engage in the development, implementation, and enforcement of laws to solve public health challenges.



The Communications Manager will help the Network successfully raise our national profile, engage with our key constituents, expand our reach, and improve our support to communities around the country. The Communications Manager must be social media savvy with excellent verbal and written communication skills, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This position will be responsible for implementing and managing communications campaigns, and developing written and creative content. This position is a hybrid/remote position and can be based in Minneapolis, Minnesota or in the D.C. metro area.  


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position may supervise part-time employees and interns.


Strategic Communications

  • In collaboration with Executive Director, Managing Director, and Associate Director of Marketing undertake initiatives and activities to raise the Network’s profile.
  • Develop and implement the Network's communications plan, including managing activities and timelines.
  • Work closely with Executive Director to produce content, including op-eds, articles, and other materials to enhance thought leadership and visibility.
  • Support development of organizational communications, including reflecting the Network’s diversity, equity and inclusion values, as well as stories of impact; ensure consistency in messaging across Network.
  • Write and produce annual report, providing design and content direction as needed.
  • Assist in development of concept papers, communications and materials, including e-newsletters and presentations, to support fundraising efforts.
  • Develop and post web content.
  • Manage media relations, including responding to media inquiries, pitching stories, and developing relationships with journalists.
  • Manage constituent contact data using the Network's CRM system and track and report audience engagement metrics.


Social Media Management

  • Develop and execute the organization's social media strategy.
  • Create and manage social media content, including blog posts, articles, images, videos, and infographics.
  • Engage with followers on social media, responding to comments and questions.
  • Measure the success of social media engagement and campaigns, using analytics tools to track engagement, reach, and website traffic.
  • Stay up-to-date on social media trends and best practices.
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as marketing, sales, and customer service, to ensure that social media is used to support the organization's overall goals.


Events and Conference Support

  • Support Associate Director of Marketing to produce monthly webinars (using Zoom Webinar) and provide support to speakers.
  • Support production and coordination of virtual and hybrid events.
  • Manage the publishing of recordings of webinars and conference sessions to the Network’s YouTube channel.
  • In coordination with Associate Director of Marketing, lead communications campaigns for conferences and other events; provide on-site communications and support.


Other duties as assigned.



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

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, mass communication, English or related.
  • Minimum of five years professional experience in communications.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to communicate in a professional manner.
  • Strong knowledge of social content best practices and content specifications across all social channels; proficiency with social media engagement tools.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask; capable of simultaneously managing multiple projects with different deadlines.
  • Ability to make independent judgement in evaluating options to make sound decisions.
  • Strong work ethic, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Support diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging practices.
  • Demonstrated Microsoft Office competency (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), proficiency with graphic design tools (Photoshop, InDesign, Canva, etc.), and experience with web content management systems.



This position requires the ability to travel within the regions and nationally, as needed, typically 4-6 trips per year, except when limited by social distancing orders and practices.


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: Work will be primarily performed hybrid/remote.

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm

Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $70,000/yr. and is commensurate with experience.

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

  • 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/NPHL 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/NPHL 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/NPHL 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/NPHL's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.


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