Senior Associate, Communications

Chiefs for Change

Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted September 06, 2021
Industry Nonprofit
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified


Senior Associate, Communications


Job Description 

Role: Senior Associate, Communications

Reports to: Director of Communications

Location: The person hired for this role may telecommute from anywhere in the United States. 

About Us

Chiefs for Change is a nonprofit, bipartisan network of diverse state and district education leaders. With more than three dozen members, our work is focused on advocacy and leadership development. 


We are positioned to spread bold policies and practices, as we have:


To learn more about Chiefs for Change, please visit


Job Summary


Chiefs for Change is seeking a senior associate, communications. The person should have a nuanced understanding of our organizational mission and key audiences within the education field and federal policy landscape. They will be responsible for drafting, editing, designing, and coordinating the production of content to highlight the work of Chiefs for Change members and our advocacy priorities.   


Reporting to the director of communications and working closely with the director and the chief external affairs officer, the senior associate must be a strong writer and a skilled project manager. They must have excellent attention to detail and be committed to consistently producing a high-quality work product. In addition, the person must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to analyze policy; identify compelling stories; systematically track information; produce a variety of external-facing print and digital content; meet critical deadlines; and cultivate strong relationships with influencers and partners. They must share the organization’s core beliefs.





Candidates must possess all of the following:


The salary for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.


To Apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter to As we are a small team, we are not able to respond to each applicant. We will reach out directly to candidates selected to move forward in the interview process. We believe diversity is a source of strength and welcome applicants of all races, religions, genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds.