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Communications Associate

Posted 2014-01-07
At a Glance –

Company:
Granite State Progress
4 Park Street, Suite 300
Concord, New Hampshire

Job Type:
Internship (TBD)

Related:
Development and Membership Outreach Associate
Grassroots Organizing Associate
Online Organizing Associate
Research Associate

Job Description

The Communications Associate builds connections with best messengers and coalition partners to engage them in media opportunities and ensure the collective progressive community delivers the right message at the right time in response to major political events.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identify and engage best messengers on key progressive issues.
Organize rapid response communications or events to counter right-wing conservatism.
Issue daily news clips and a weekly tracking calendar of legislative, third-sector and political campaign activities, distributed to progressive leaders, organization members and elected officials.
Assist partner organizations with communication needs, including drafting press releases and talking points.
Participate in video tracking of high-profile issue campaigns, hearings or political candidates.
Lead the Communications Capacity Building project in conjunction with the Grassroots Organizing Associate.

IDEAL CANDIDATE: Intrepid communications or marketing guru that thrives on beating the teabagger crowd at every turn.

Hours: TBD
Type: Internship

Contact

Zandra Rice Hawkins
603-225-2471
Info@granitestateprogress.org

Company Description

Granite State Progress serves as a communications hub for progressive organizations in New Hampshire, working to challenge conservative propaganda in the media and make sure that progressive perspectives are heard. Our members mobilize around issues of immediate state and local concern to help amplify the message of coalition partners or step out in front to lead rapid response campaigns when a progressive voice is needed.

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