Title: Communications Director
Reports to: Chief Communications Officer
Salary: $82,000-$93,000 DOE
Job Status: Full Time, Exempt
Location: Washington, D.C., New York
Date Posted: 12/7/2021
Deadline to apply: Open until filled.
National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF) is the only organization focused on building power with AAPI women and girls to influence critical decisions that affect our lives, our families and our communities. Using a reproductive justice framework, we elevate AAPI women and girls to impact policy and drive systemic change in the United States.
NAPAWF was founded in 1996 to realize the vision of 100 AAPI women who recognized the need for an organization that would amplify AAPI women’s stories and experiences. Being seen and heard in the public narrative gives us the power to shape the policy and cultural change needed to gain agency over our lives, families, and communities.
Today, we are mobilizing and building power in cities across the United States to create social, political, and economic change for AAPI women and girls. We also show up in solidarity for other women of color who are experiencing injustice and harms of oppression and marginalization.
Our work is focused in the following strategies:
We use the Reproductive Justice lens to intersectionally address three core issues:
The National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF) seeks a Communications Director to direct, manage, and implement the organization’s strategic communications plan.
With growing attacks on reproductive justice, record pandemic-level unemployment among AAPI women, and rising anti-Asian hate, the Communications Director will thrive in an environment where the week never ends how it begins. The Communication Director enjoys the hustle and understands the value and purpose of a responsive and nimble communications program to inspire, mobilize, and create change.
This position reports directly to the Chief Communications Officer (CCO) and will manage and grow a communications team that currently includes a digital engagement strategist, PR and marketing consultants.
Specifically, the Communications Director will have the following core functions and day-to-day responsibilities:
Successful candidates should have:
The salary for this position is $82,000-$93,000 commensurate with experience.
A highly competitive benefits package includes a 401(k) plan, medical, dental, and vision insurance. NAPAWF's medical plan is covered by NAPAWF at 100% for employees and dependents with no out of pocket costs, including prescription drugs costs. Qualified dependents may also be covered.
NAPAWF offers full-time employees 15 days of vacation in the first year, sick leave, flexible spending program options and personal/family leave, as well as paid vacation between December 25 and January 2 of each year.
To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume and writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Communications Director” in the subject line.
NAPAWF is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related) or conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC). Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.