Communications Director 🔥
Define American is a culture change organization that uses the power of narrative to humanize conversations about immigrants. Our advocacy within news, entertainment, and digital media is creating an America where everyone belongs. We were founded in 2011 by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and named one of the world’s most innovative companies by Fast Company in 2019 and 2020. For more information about our history and programmatic work, please visit:
POSITION OVERVIEW: Define American is seeking an experienced, high-energy and collaborative communications expert to lead and execute a vision for communications that serves to maximize our impact. The Communications Director will lead a team, currently with a digital strategist, video producer, and web/graphic designer, and poised to grow, that powers the impact of our programmatic work in reaching the field. The Director will be a thought partner across the organization to craft custom communication plans for program work and special research reports, to maximize the success of events and fundraising events, and to lead the full staff in being brand ambassadors. In partnership with our Founder, the Communications Director will amplify the reach, voice, and impact of Define American.
WORK SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday; events, breaking news and deadlines may necessitate weekend and evening work on occasion
SALARY: The salary range for this position is $115,000 – $130,000
DEPARTMENT: Strategic Operations, Communications
REPORTS TO: Managing Director