Director of Communications

  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Apr 20

Position description

A start-up think thank is seeking a full-time director of communications to begin by May 1, 2017.

A start-up think tank in Washington, DC is seeking an experienced communications director who will lead the execution of its external communication strategy; including media relations, corporate branding, and digital media. The director will be responsible for outreach to the media and press and the Think Tank Community. He/she will also be responsible for organizing conferences, panels and other special events. 


  • At least five years of practical experience in this field;  
  • Very strong network in the media space in DC and NYC;
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin);
  • Experience organizing press briefings, panels, and other events;
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends when needed;

Application instructions

Applicants are requested to send a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the contact details of three references (preferably in one combined PDF file) via e-mail to [email protected], with “Director of Communications” in the subject line. 

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