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Communications and Digital Manager

Communications • Full Time • Remote / Occasional Travel • Salary $75,000 - $100,000

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

Greenlight America engages and mobilizes local residents in support of clean energy projects. We aspire to be the leading grassroots campaign force powering the clean energy transition in terms of steel in the ground, with the result that more clean power projects win local siting and permitting approval more quickly, contributing to an overall environment where the U.S. exceeds our clean energy generation and transmission goals for the next decade.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Communications Manager plays a central role in Greenlight’s communications and campaign work, with an important voice in shaping the strategic direction of Greenlight’s communications, messaging, and content production strategy on the campaigns to which they are assigned. A successful candidate for this position will be a skilled writer with the demonstrated capacity to produce quality work on deadline. They will also have the ability to get up to speed quickly on complex topics, be highly creative and willing to take risks, and exhibit strong skills in project management. The position is remote and reports to the Chief Communications Officer.

PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Produce content in support of clean energy siting campaigns, including but not limited to: talking points, fact sheets, letters to the editors, op-eds, digital content, social media posts, one-pagers, and presentations.

  • Serve as the primary digital/comms campaigner on assigned campaigns, working hand-in-hand with the regional campaign managers to set and execute campaign comms strategy.

  • Assess and understand the latest messaging research with regards to clean energy siting and make sure all content produced includes up-to-date best messaging practices in a fast-evolving sector.

  • Support and help develop Greenlight’s organizational messaging and branding strategy with relevant stakeholders, including funders, partners, volunteers, and the press.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

We are especially interested in candidates with the following qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience developing content and/or messaging on deadline. Strong candidates for this role may also have backgrounds in community organizing, campaigning, or similar. 

  • Strong research and written communications skills. Journalism experience is a plus.

  • Experience with digital campaign tools such as EveryAction, Mobilize, etc.

  • Candidates in the Eastern or Central time zones strongly preferred.

  • Passion for accelerating the clean energy transition. 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base annual salary for this position is $75,000-$100,000. We offer an excellent benefits package which includes 100% employer paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance, unlimited paid time off, monthly technology stipend, and retirement contributions through 401k and Roth plans.

TO APPLY
  • Submit a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to jobs@greenlightamerica.org with “Communications and Digital Manager” in the subject line. The cover letter should be in the body of the email; the resume and writing sample can be links or attachments. We plan to begin first round interviews at the end of July, with a hiring decision made in August.

  • If you require accommodations so that you may participate in the selection process, please email renee@greenlightamerica.org.

Due to the volume of applicants, we will only contact applicants whose skill sets, and experience meet our needs.

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Communications and Digital Manager

Communications

Remote / Occasional Travel

Full Time

$75,000 - $100,000

Diversity and Equity Opportunity

Greenlight America is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and an anti-racist organization that prohibits discrimination in its governance, programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from public assistance or for any other non-merit based factor. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and members of other historically and presently disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Our goal is for a work experience that has meaning and impact on the world and on our professional lives, and a workplace where you can feel supported and proud. You can learn more about us at greenlightamerica.org.

 

This position also supports Greenlight Action, an affiliated 501(c)(4) organization. While motivated by the same core values, Greenlight America and Greenlight Action operate independently of one another and each organization has its own board of directors.

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