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Communications Manager

About RepresentWomen

RepresentWomen is the leading women’s political representation organization in the United States that works on making systemic change so that more women can run, win, and lead. We champion and advance adoption of evidence-based solutions that break down structural barriers to women’s political leadership. We mobilize changemakers to support these reforms.

RepresentWomen Structure

RepresentWomen is a national organization located in Silver Spring, MD with staff members who work virtually all over the country and world. As an organization we:

  • Identify the most transformative, viable, and scalable structural reforms
  • Conduct research to determine the best practices to implement those reform
  • Identify and help ​​stakeholders apply this knowledge to make real-world change

RepresentWomen is on a fast growth trajectory. Our current team consists of twelve full- and part-time staff. This position will need to maintain positive, collaborative relationships with all organizational staff. This position is remote with occasional in-person gatherings in the RepresentWomen office in Silver Spring, MD, and other in-person conferences and events around the US. The Communications Manager will report to the Communications Director.


In 2021 RepresentWomen completed a strategic plan that aims to double the size and budget of the organization, expanding the scope of our work and investing in infrastructure to sustain that growth. The Communications Manager is a new position on the team, and under the supervision of the Communications Director, will execute the needs of the department.

The Communications Manager is an early to mid career professional with 5-7 years of communications and digital media experience with at least 3 of those years leading a team. 

The position will be remote, with the option to work in a hybrid model if desired. At a minimum, the entire team meets in the Silver Spring, MD office twice a year for bi-annual all-staff gatherings


  • Communications Strategy Development and Implementation
    • Support in the marketing and communications plan that amplifies our research, partnerships, and programming to advance our agenda-setting and strategic engagement goals as outlined in our strategic plan. 
    • Understand our key audiences and how best to engage them in order to strengthen RepresentWomen’s voice and brand.
    • Help implement the Communications Strategy. This includes social media, graphics creation and report formatting, press (e.g., op-ed writing and publishing), video production, email communications, website, research launch events or webinars, etc.
    • Co-supervise the development of RepresentWomen’s collateral material, publications, and promotional materials.
  • Press & Media Relations
    • Support RepresentWomen’s media relations. Maintain good relationships with representatives of the local, regional, and national media to help secure positive coverage of programs and activities.
  • Communications Team Management
    • Work as a strong team through open communication and collaboration.
    • In the absence of the Comms Director, support the department by providing editorial support.


Ideal candidates will have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field, such as journalism, public policy, communications, international relations, or gender studies
  • 5-7 years of increasingly responsible experience in Communications and Digital Media preferably with a nonprofit and at least 3  years of mid-level leadership experience
  • Strong background in digital marketing 
  • Effective decision making and relationship building skills
  • Have a demonstrable interest in learning more about the systems and practices used to advance women’s representation and leadership in the U.S. government
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking  
  • The ability to handle a variety of projects and assignments at once while managing their time, maintaining tremendous attention to detail, and asking for support when needed. The ideal candidate is extremely organized and collaborative.
  • An affinity for working with a culturally and politically diverse community.
  • A commitment to building and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and collegial workplace; multicultural competence and ability to work across lines of difference.
  • Experience with in-depth collaboration and coordination in remote working environments is a plus.

Salary Range

$60,000-75,000 + benefits, and a generous time off package.

How to Apply

Please apply using the following link:

RepresentWomen requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 within 3 weeks of their start date. 

RepresentWomen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for positions without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, young people, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.