Communications at New Deal Strategies

Please send resume to jobs@newdealstrategies.com

New Deal Strategies is a consulting firm for the progressive movement. At New Deal, we only work for campaigns, causes, and leaders we truly believe in.

We are looking for an experienced political communications professional to join our Communications team. The individual will serve as an integral member of the senior communications team, working the phones with national and local reporters and working closely with the team and our clients to develop and execute communications strategies.

Ideal candidates will live their progressive values, have a proven track record of working collaboratively, and excel in fast-paced environments. Strong preference for candidates who have 5-10 years of campaign communications or government communications experience and feel comfortable managing shifting priorities and deadlines.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing communications campaigns on behalf of clients, and acting as point of contact with clients as appropriate and as directed by the Partners
  • Aggressively pitching reporters on behalf of NDS clients and working the phones at pivotal moments in the news cycle
  • Actively engaging, cultivating and managing press relationships to ensure coverage surrounding NDS clients’ special events, public announcements, and other projects
  • Developing and implementing integrated strategic communications plans to advance NDS clients’ political and organizational objectives, in close conjunction with Partners
  • Providing communications and strategic counsel to clients, including media prep
  • Writing and editing communication materials, including talking points, press releases, media pitches, speeches, strategic communication and campaign plans, thought leadership pieces/op-eds, and website copy as needed
  • Supporting campaign teams by critically thinking about and responding to their strategic planning efforts
  • Working directly with NDS clients to find strategic ways to articulate their vision and tell their story to a wide audience

Timeline:

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, paid position starting in January 2022. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, please apply ASAP.

Location:

Brooklyn, NY. The individual will be expected to report to the Brooklyn, NY office when the New Deal Strategies team resumes in-person work in February 2022.

Salary:

We offer a competitive salary for the position that is commensurate with experience. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance provided
  • Life insurances
  • Retirement benefits, including 401(k) match
  • Commuter benefits
  • Generous paid time off

To Apply:

Please send a resume to jobs@newdealstrategies.com with the subject line “NDS Comms Job.” We strongly encourage candidates from a range of backgrounds and lived experiences to apply.

Learn more about New Deal Strategies and our team here.

NDS is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.