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Position: Communication and Campaign Strategist


The North Carolina Black Alliance, a 501(c)(3), is searching for a communication and campaign strategist to help develop and execute comprehensive campaigns and communication strategies. The strategist will be responsible for creating impactful campaigns, coordinating outreach, and amplifying our voice in key focus areas to align with the organization’s goals, commitments, and missions. This position, reporting to the marketing communications director, serves as a strategic collaborator, contributing to the development and implementation of communication strategies aimed at fostering intentional collaboration with Black constituencies in North Carolina.

Key Responsibilities:

Strategy Development and Management:

  • Identifying and amplifying stories that help tell a narrative about real, tangible, local benefits of clean energy to key constituencies in North Carolina.
  • Enhance visibility and foster positive engagement with diverse constituent audiences.
  • Effectively capture and convey the authentic voice of the organization.
  • Position the team as thought leaders in strategic focus areas.

Content Development and Oversight:

  • Engaging in accountability activities to encourage state and local leaders to effectively accept and equitably deploy Federal dollars in North Carolina.
  • Craft and oversee a range of communication collateral tailored for diverse audiences and channels, including toolkits, op-eds, in-depth thought articles, fact sheets, and media/advertising scripts.
  • Provide rapid-response communications support in collaboration with key leadership during legislative opportunities and challenges.
  • Supporting organizing partners to build demand for an equitable transition to clean energy and other intersectional priority issues among key audiences in North Carolina.
  • Partnering with other state-level and national groups to share strategies, learning, and outputs of this work.

 Other Responsibilities:

  • Assist in engagement activities and organizational events.
  • Stay abreast of communications developments and best practices to ensure our strategies remain innovative and effective.
  • Undertake additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, communications, marketing, public relations or related field preferred
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a marketing/communications department or a nonprofit setting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with sharp attention to detail
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Anticipatory and strategic thinker with a hands-on, problem-solving, proactive attitude
  • Working knowledge of AP writing style
  • Proficiency with basic computer programs, including Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite and social media channels (Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, X, Instagram)
  • Strong project management skills, results-oriented with great attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
  • Knowledge of Prowly media database
  • Experience with WordPress and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.) a plus

Expectations & Compensation:

  • Salary Range: $65,000-75,000
  • This is a full-time contract position with compensation commensurate with experience.
  • North Carolina residents preferred, specifically in the Triangle region. 

How to Apply:

Email résumé, cover letter, and a comprehensive communications campaign strategy using the theme “Our Chance. Our Choice. Our Vote! The Road to 2024” (this includes but not limited to: communications strategy, timeline for implementation, social media strategy, etc.) to Reneé Saddler, marketing communications director, at marcom@ncblackalliance.org and Jovita Lee, program director at jovita@ncblackalliance.org.


North Carolina Black Alliance is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel are chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law.

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