Director of Communications

Washington, District Of Columbia

Employment Type:

Digital, PR/Communications

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Job Description

Seeking a creative, innovative storyteller to deliver communications impact for D.C.-area global non-profit

TorchLight is seeking a Director of Communications for a company based in Washington, D.C. The Director of Communications will develop an innovative, multichannel communications strategy that leverages different platforms and media to distribute impactful stories to target audiences. He or she will work with a wide variety of internal and external resources and stakeholders to deliver on goals and objectives.


  • Create and execute multi-channel communications strategy and plans
  • Develop overall messaging architecture and positioning for different audiences
  • Provide ongoing updates to high-level executives and business partners
  • Partner with media including effective pitches to obtain media coverage
  • Identify and collect stories from various sources that effectively communicate organizational message
  • Write and disseminate a variety of communications including press releases, blogs, social media campaigns, web content, case studies, and others
  • Serve as project manager for all communications programs, ensuring timelines and deliverable expectations are met
  • Report and analyze communications program performance and make recommendations for improvement
  • Regularly update website and social media channels; provide social media training to executives and staff
  • Support other initiatives as required


  • 5+ year of experience in strategic communications, including significant experience with media relations
  • Demonstrated success developing and executing communications strategies and messaging across various media and channels
  • Highly adept at extracting compelling stories from data insights
  • Strong project manager with high attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • B.A./B.S.

Additional Information

TorchLight matches qualified candidates like you with marketing, communications, creative, and digital roles that are a professional and cultural fit. We can help you find a new position at a variety of exciting organizations that match your career goals and aspirations. Whether you are interested in contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions, we are 100% committed to ensuring that you have a positive candidate experience and to helping you succeed in your next career move. Benefits for Contractors In addition to competitive compensation, TorchLight offers our contractors industry-leading benefits like medical insurance and 401(k) plans. Contact us for more information.

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