New Heights Communications - Vice President

Location: Washington, DC, or within a 4 hour drive

 

Job Type: Full time

Compensation & Benefits

  • $108,000 - $125,000

  • 1 month of PTO plus national holidays and sick time

  • 401K plan with employer match

  • 75% employer paid healthcare 

  • Generous parental leave

  • Annual bonuses 

  • Flexible office time - 2 days per week in the office

NOTE: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED AND WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

About the Position

Founded in 2010, we are a woman-owned, progressive, full-service strategy and communications firm with a track record of winning tough fights.  We serve advocacy and legal organizations, political groups, and CEOs who are making a difference - helping them move from brainstorming to goal setting to winning.

 

You’ll find us working for social justice in the biggest battles in Washington - and across the country.  These days, that means fighting against police brutality and on the climate crisis, ensuring equity in our national policies, supporting public transit, labor unions and working people.  Winning redistricting battles. Protecting our elections. And much more.

 

As a Vice President, you’ll be part of our senior leadership team, helping us make decisions about the overall direction of the firm, serving as high-level strategist for clients, and generating new business. 

 

We are looking for a dynamic person who wants to help us as we grow and bring on more and more high profile and high impact clients.  New Heights is an exciting place to work with an amazing team - we want you to add to it!

Duties Include

  • Manage a team of communications specialists 

  • Interact with clients and lead the overall communications strategy

  • Participate in business development with other senior members of the team

  • Mentor and coach newer staff members on the basics and advanced workings of communications plans and public strategies

  • Contribute to the overall direction and strategy of the firm

Skills and Qualifications

  • 8-10+ years of experience 

  • History of managing a team effectively

  • Love and understanding of the fast paced world of communications and media relations

  • Demonstrable experience creating and executing communications plans for clients, campaigns, or organizations

  • Commitment to advancing policies and strategies that make the world a better place

  • Some history with labor, advocacy organizations, progressive movements, or political campaigns are ideal

To Apply

  • Click below or email us at jobs@jmmstrategygroup.com with the subject line "VICE PRESIDENT"

  • Send your resume and a cover letter in one document in pdf format

  • No calls, please

JMM Strategy Group and New Heights Communications strongly encourage women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ community to apply.  We do not tolerate discrimination on any level and are actively working to ensure that all people have access to the jobs and positions they are qualified to succeed in.

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