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The Tennessee Democratic Party is accepting applications for the position of Communications Director. To apply please send a letter, resume, and writing sample to Heather@tndp.org. Please include at least three references with your application.
The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and expertise.
The Tennessee Democratic Party works to elect Democrats by providing resources, tools and training across the state. Crucial to that mission is crafting and selling a unified message. The Communications Director shapes this message and also develops and implements the communications strategy.
The Communications Director works to increase the visibility of the Party and Tennessee Democrats. The Director develops relationships with media managers and reporters, increases coverage in state, local and online media, effectively utilizes online social networking, and works with the TNDP staff to win elections. The Director reports directly to the Executive Director.
Candidates should have worked with new and traditional media and have a strong commitment to Democratic values.
The ideal candidate will have these following skills and attributes:
• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
• Strong work with new and traditional media;
• Goal-orientation and willingness to hold and be accountable;
• Political campaign and new media or journalism experience;
• Ability to work quickly and cooperatively;
• Positive outlook and energetic commitment to our mission;
• A team approach that combines collegiality and creativity to drive and motivate others.
Candidates for this position should have three years of relevant professional experience. Advanced degrees may count toward a candidate’s professional experience. A year-long commitment is required.
The Communications Director will –
The TNDP is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate against any individual in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, military or veteran status or any basis prohibited by law.