Digital Communications Associate

Hybrid (2 days a week in-person)
Salary Minimum: $58,500

The Century Foundation is seeking an innovative, passionate, and entrepreneurial communicator to lead TCF’s social media outreach and digital campaigns, including organic social media, email, Google, Facebook, and Twitter advertising, and more.

Working to advance racial, gender, disability, and economic justice across TCF’s issue areas of education, health care, the economy, and foreign affairs, the associate will help grow TCF’s audience online and deepen our engagement with key target audiences. The digital communications associate will also provide support to TCF’s start-up think tank, Next100, and its team of policy entrepreneurs. 

We’re looking for a great digital strategist, writer, and creative thinker with at least two years of experience in digital communications. Reporting to the press secretary, the associate will both lead on all things digital, as well as assist with media relations, web publishing, multimedia production, events, and more as needed. We are a small team working as part of a dynamic and growing think tank that’s trying to change the world. If that sounds fun to you, apply today

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage TCF’s multiple Twitter and Facebook accounts, and drive innovative social media campaigns to promote TCF’s policy research and expertise, in collaboration with the communications team and TCF’s experts
  • Create social media toolkits and other dynamic resources in pursuit of policy impact
  • Manage paid social media campaigns to deliver results, including lead acquisition, direct donation, and web traffic campaigns
  • Write, design, and send institutional newsletters, campaign emails, news alerts, donation emails, and related materials to TCF subscribers
  • Manage segmented audience lists and subscriber databases in MailChimp
  • Manage TCF’s Google Adwords Grant to maximize audience and click-throughs
  • Provide trainings and one-on-one coaching to staff on social media best practices and approaches
  • Report and analyze campaign results and integrate findings into future online campaigns
  • Support TCF’s start-up think tank, Next100, to achieve their digital communications goals, including providing support on social media strategy (including everything above plus Instagram), email, and content marketing online
  • Additional communications support duties may include researching press contacts and coverage relevant to TCF issues, helping maintain press lists, assisting with events, web publishing, video and podcast production, press, and other tasks as needed 

Requirements: 

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in communications, including social media management and digital campaign experience
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills, including copy-editing and proofreading skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Strong news sense and knowledge of the progressive policy landscape
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments at once and work in a fast-paced, campaign-like environment
  • A passion for TCF’s work and mission
  • Video, podcast editing and/or production skills, design experience, coding abilities, and/or event management experience a plus

About TCF

The Century Foundation is a progressive, independent think tank that conducts research, develops solutions, and drives policy change to make people’s lives better. We pursue economic, racial, disability, and gender equity in education, health care, and work, and promote U.S. foreign policy that fosters international cooperation, peace, and security. TCF has offices in New York and Washington, D.C. 

The Century Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

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Please apply with a resume, cover letter and one writing sample via BambooHR. The application period will close on June 20, 2022. 


Graphic Design and Production Associate

New York, NY Hybrid (two days a week in-person)

Salary Minimum: $58,500

We are currently seeking a motivated social justice warrior who wants to do high-impact graphic design and production for The Century Foundation, a public policy think tank that has upheld progressive ideals for over a century. The graphic design and production associate will be working to advance racial, gender, disability,and economic justice across TCF’s issue areas of education, health care, the economy, and foreign affairs. They will implement TCF’s visual brand, lead creative projects, and, in doing so, deepen engagement with key target audiences.

Reporting to the director of production, the graphic design and production associate will assist in developing content for TCF’s public-facing platforms, making sure our high-impact research is supported with clean, dynamic visuals and branding. The associate will also provide support to TCF’s start-up think tank, Next100, and its team of policy entrepreneurs. 

Duties:

  • Design branded content for events, social media, email outreach, development, and marketing—as well as assets for online content and printed material
  • Provide creative input and ideas to TCF’s teams, and then turn those ideas into reality, helping to maximize the effectiveness of TCF’s cause-based work
  • Review/troubleshoot email, and social media graphics to ensure all work is properly sized and rendering correctly
  • Produce content on TCF.org, including inputting copy, selecting or creating imagery, coordinating design assets, and updating pages
  • Oversee changes to all design and production pieces, ensuring that images are correct and that copy edits are made properly so that correct content is maintained throughout production
  • Ensure the final creative-related deliverables are completed on schedule
  • Collaborate with communications, editorial, and policy teams on new and creative solutions to further the work and mission of TCF
  • Assist with/and or create interactive data visualizations to support TCF’s research, and edit video and audio content for publication
  • Additional duties as required

Requirements:

  • Minimum three years of graphic design in a professional context
  • Experience in digital production within WordPress, HTML, and CSS
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustration, and InDesign
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail 
  • Video and audio editing skills a plus
  • A commitment to TCF’s values and ideals

About TCF

The Century Foundation is a progressive, independent think tank that conducts research, develops solutions, and drives policy change to make people’s lives better. We pursue economic, racial, disability, and gender equity in education, health care, and work, and promote U.S. foreign policy that fosters international cooperation, peace, and security. TCF has offices in New York and Washington, D.C. 

The Century Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

Apply Now

Please apply with a resume, cover letter and a link or PDF portfolio of three to five design or production projects via BambooHR. The application period will close on June 20, 2022.