Chief Communications Officer

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Description

Freedom for All Americans is the bipartisan campaign to secure full nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people nationwide. Freedom for All Americans includes two separate entities – Freedom for All Americans and Freedom for All Americans Education Fund, collectively referred to as Freedom for All Americans (FFAA). Our work brings together conservatives and progressives, businesses large and small, people of faith, and allies from all walks of life to make the case for comprehensive non-discrimination protections that ensure everyone is treated fairly and equally.


With the ultimate goal of securing nationwide nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans, Freedom for All Americans works at the federal, state, and local level to grow public support for comprehensive and inclusive nondiscrimination protections, protect more people from discrimination, and build the team of advocates and influencers advocating for nondiscrimination protections. Founded in 2015, FFAA is headquartered in Washington, DC with most staff working virtually across the country.


Freedom for All Americans is seeking a Chief Communications Officer to start in August of 2019.

The Chief Communications Officer is responsible for developing and implementing a communications strategy that will help win comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people nationwide for 2025. The Chief Communications Officer leads and manages a dynamic team of 8+ communications/public affairs staff. The Chief Communications Officer should be an individual deeply committed to advancing LGBTQ equality and LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections, as well as someone comfortable managing a remote team.

The Chief Communications Officer reports to the CEO. People of color; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and gender diverse people; women; and people of all political backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Requirements

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

QUALIFICATIONS

Our ideal candidate will:

LOCATION AND TRAVEL

This is a remote team, but candidates for this position should be based in Washington, D.C. or be willing to relocate.

Candidates must be able to work from home and feel comfortable frequently engaging with colleagues and partners by phone, video conference, email, and other digital communications tools.

This position requires frequent travel, including at least 2 staff retreats, ad hoc organizational meetings, movement gatherings, fundraising events, and more.

FFAA will provide all of the tools necessary to succeed in this position.

Benefits

FFAA provides a competitive benefits package, including:

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