Communications Associate

The American Economic Liberties Project is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to fighting monopoly power. Together with Fight Corporate Monopolies, our sister 501(c)4 organization, we combine policy and regulatory expertise with strategic communications, coalition-building, and advocacy campaigns to help ensure policymakers protect workers, small businesses, communities, and democracy from monopolistic corporations to advance economic liberty for all.

We are seeking a Communications Associate to join our communications team and the growing movement to protect America’s economy and democracy from concentrated corporate power. Ideal candidates will have exceptional communications skills, experience working on teams and independently, the ability to balance long-term goals and day-to-day demands, and expertise working with national media.

In this role you will:

  • Identify, craft, and send pitch materials and press releases for reporters;
  • Work with the communications team and policy team to develop messages, press releases, pitches, talking points, and other media materials to promote Economic Liberties and Fight Corporate Monopolies’ products, campaigns, and events;
  • Monitor media coverage of corporate power and corporate abuse to spot trends and opportunities for rapid response and new, creative campaigns and tactics that engage our partners and support our political goals;
  • Pitch national, local, and broadcast reporters to secure earned media coverage that highlights Economic Liberties and Fight Corporate Monopolies’ products, campaigns, and/or key messages;  
  • Support engagement in existing and future coalition efforts; and
  • Become fluent in the range of policy solutions available to address concentrated corporate power.

A strong candidate will have:

  • At least three years of communications or earned media experience;
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to synthesize complex topics into both long form pieces and concise talking points; 
  • A demonstrated ability to pitch stories and develop relationships with national and/or state reporters;
  • Great communications skills over phone, email, and chat;
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to juggle multiple tasks;
  • Methodical approach to setting and reaching goals;
  • Enjoy building new relationships and being a team player;
  • Self-directed, creative, and adaptive to dynamic project needs; 
  • Sense of curiosity about how markets work and ways policy could help decentralize economic power; and
  •  An interest in politics and awareness of day-to-day political developments relevant to competition policy.

This is a full time, exempt position reporting to the Communications Director. The salary range is $55,000 – $70,000 plus excellent employer-paid full coverage benefits, including health, dental, and vision, as well as generous vacation and unlimited sick days, employer matching 401k plan, and up to twelve weeks parental leave. Compensation is commensurate with experience. We strongly encourage LGBTQ, women, and people of color to apply. Locating in Washington, D.C. is preferred but strong remote candidates will be considered.

How to apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume in a single PDF to jobs@economicliberties.us. Please include your full name and “Communications Associate in the subject line. 

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from Economic Liberties. Thank you for your interest.

As an equal opportunity employer, the American Economic Liberties Project values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to recruiting and promoting regardless of ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

To learn more about the American Economic Liberties Project, visit our website at www.economicliberties.us.