Associate Director of Communications and Pubic Affairs

Veterans of Foreign Wars, Washington, District of Columbia

Date PostedFebruary 13, 2019
IndustryPublic Relations
SpecialtyOther
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$55,000 to $60,000
Websitehttp://www.vfw.org
Description:

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is seeking a multi-talented communications professional to work fulltime in its Capitol Hill office. Main focus is to help ensure Congress and the Administration properly take care of veterans, service members and their families. Position promotes VFW National legislative objectives, veterans’ service, and troop and family support programs, as well as the extraordinary achievements and best practices of VFW members and Posts via the press, in the VFW magazine, and through social media. Position requires strong written, verbal, photo/video skills. Duties include writing news and feature articles for VFW magazine and VFW.org, position papers, editing congressional testimony, and live-streaming, tweeting, and other assigned activities. Candidate must be VFW member-eligible, as well as possess a bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, mass communications or related field, plus a minimum of six years of public affairs or government relations experience. Capitol Hill experience a plus. If interested, please forward a cover letter, resume, and three examples of published, bylined work to DHeinisch@vfw.org by Friday, March 8, 2019. The starting salary is $58,849 (negotiable).


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