US Communications Manager

US Communications ManagerOrganization Founded in 1968, the Guttmacher Institute is a global leader in advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights. Through a unique and interrelated program of high-quality research, evidence-based advocacy and strategic communications, the Institute works to generate new ideas, encourage enlightened public debate, and promote sound policy and program development; its overarching goal is to ensure the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health and rights for all people worldwide.  The Institute is engaged in building a more inclusive, transparent and equitable organization.Position summaryThe US Communications Manager helps to develop and implement communications strategies to maximize the impact of Guttmacher ’s US-focused research and policy portfolios. This position plays a key role in our US media relations and rapid response efforts, proactively developing relationships with reporters and editors; helping to develop and pitch story ideas; ensuring effective fielding of media inquiries; assisting wi th expert interviews; serving as spokesperson on background as appropriate; and helping to supervise the production of daily media clips. In collaboration with senior Communications staff as well as the Policy and Research teams, this position helps to conceptualize and draft press materials, assist s with developing and shaping messages for a range of written products, and otherwise assists with outreach to key constituents ...
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