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Officer, Communications
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Position Overview

This position, based in Pew's Washington, DC office, reports to the project director, communications and is a member of the Pew communications staff supporting a new initiative focused on expanding our distribution of facts and data through a variety of tactics. Primary responsibilities include: crafting and implementing digital content strategies that effectively engage audiences across digital channels; overseeing the campaign's day-to-day digital communications, including a microsite and social media accounts; and developing an analytics framework and tracking results for the effort.


The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.


Digital Strategy


* Works closely with internal staff and external partners, including vendors, and crafts and implements content strategies that effectively engage audiences across digital channels.

* Oversees the campaign on a day-to-day basis by managing content calendars, production on earned channels such as social media and the website, and potentially supervising paid media engagements.

* Draws on audience research to continually refine engagement strategies.

* Ensures visual and editorial consistency across communications tactics and content.

* Keeps abreast of the latest digital trends to inform creative approaches.


Website Production and Management


* Works closely with internal staff and external vendor to build and maintain the initiative microsite. Ensures that all parties remain informed on progress and deliverables, and supervises vendor engagement and deliverables.

* Oversees the website's technical infrastructure and content production process.

* Focuses on user experience for the website and recommends optimizations.


* Bachelor's degree required; related graduate degree desirable

* At least eight years of experience in communications or marketing, preferably at a digital agency, government agency or non-profit organization

* A detail-oriented project manager

* Strategic knowledge of the digital and social media communications landscape

* Experience with paid media

* A solid understanding of using data, analytics and audience research to inform communications strategies

* A strong background in content creation, website development, and social media platforms.

* Proven facility with Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Analytics, content management systems, social and paid media platforms, and analytics and project management tools.


The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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Washington, DC 20004
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POST DATE: 08.03.2018
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