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Director of Media Affairs and Digital Engagement

USTelecom | The Broadband Association is seeking a Director of Media Affairs and Digital Engagement. USTelecom represents the nation’s innovative broadband providers – companies committed to delivering the power and promise of high-speed internet to all communities.

Job Description:

The Director of Media Affairs and Digital Engagement will help strategically and creatively lead the association’s integrated media, public affairs and digital media initiatives on broadband innovation, the internet and the future of connectivity. The Director will be highly motivated, an excellent writer, well-organized and flexible with an ability to work simultaneously on a variety of complex matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement earned, digital and social media strategy to advance USTelecom’s advocacy and public policy agenda
  • Develop daily content for all social media platforms, including videos, graphics and other visuals
  • Respond to media inquiries
  • Draft op-eds, statements, press releases, newsletter and website materials
  • Draft briefing memos, talking points, scripts and internal communications
  • Develop and maintain relationships with technology policy media
  • Engage regularly with our members, partners, and other stakeholders to advance USTelecom’s agenda

Qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of experience in government, on Capitol Hill, campaign, agency, technology policy or a trade association
  • Demonstrated experience in media relations and digital communications
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, website management, digital trends and tools
  • Experience defining and executing social media strategy
  • Strong writing and editing skills; ability to simplify complex messages
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and strong interpersonal skills

USTelecom celebrates diversity in all its facets and believes that diverse perspectives are key to driving innovation and commitment to the communities we serve. USTelecom offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, a collaborative, team oriented work environment, and a Metro-accessible location.

Interested candidates should submit a detailed resume, cover letter and two writing samples via e-mail to hr@ustelecom.org with “DIRECTOR OF MEDIA AFFAIRS AND DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

EOE/M/F/D/V. For more information, please visit www.ustelecom.org.