About the Role

The Manager of Marketing & Communications plays an integral role in the promotion and public engagement of WLF’s educational programs, litigation and advocacy efforts, and general operations. This position will take ownership of the WLF brand, ensuring consistent and strategic messaging while expanding WLF’s influence, recognition, and position of authority.

This is a highly visible role, responsible for coordinating with both WLF staff and the general public. The Manager will work from WLF’s Washington, DC office and report to WLF’s Executive Director.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the WLF website ensuring content is current, accurate, and routinely updated
  • Manage the release and distribution of WLF press releases, publications, program announcements, and other communications
  • Design and implement digital marketing campaigns to expand WLF’s social media presence on platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Assist in recruiting, engaging, and managing authors and speakers in support of WLF programs, publications, briefs, and editorials
  • Assist in the planning, promotion, and execution of educational programs for in-person and online audiences
  • Provide support to development staff for donor/prospect communication and engagement
  • Serve as the primary contact for all media inquiries, ensuring consistent messaging at all times
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in marketing, public relations, or journalism preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience creating and implementing communications and multimedia marketing strategies, preferably in public or legal policy, required. Non-profit organization experience preferred
  • A demonstrated strong personal commitment to the core principles that frame WLF’s work
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain privacy and exercise confidentiality in sensitive matters
  • Proven ability to interface effectively with all levels of individuals
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects while adhering to strict deadlines and attention to detail
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must possess a high degree of professionalism and responsibility along with an ability to work independently or as a member of a team
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Outlook, Constant Contact, Word Press, InDesign, and Google Analytics. Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge a plus

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document to Executive Director Glenn Lammi (glammi@wlf.org):

  • Cover Letter detailing your interest in the position/the mission of WLF and your salary requirements
  • Resume