Economic Liberties seeks a Communications Associate to join its communications team and the growing movement to protect America’s economy and democracy from concentrated corporate power. Ideal candidates will have exceptional interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently, and expertise working with local, state, and national press. Primary responsibilities will include:

Identify opportunities to engage media and proactively craft outreach materials, including pitches and press releases.
Pitch local, state, and national broadcast reporters to secure earned media coverage that highlights AELP and Fight Corporate Monopolies (FCM) products, campaigns, and key messages.
Support the communications and policy teams in developing messaging, press releases, editorial pitches, talking points, and other media materials to promote and increase the reach of AELP and FCM products, campaigns, and events.
Monitor media coverage of corporate power and abuses to identify trends and opportunities for rapid response and creative campaigns and tactics that engage our partners and support organizational goals.
Support the organization’s engagement in existing and future coalition efforts.
Become fluent in the range of policy solutions available to address concentrated corporate power.
At least 3 years of communications or earned media experience, preferably including experience working on economic or business-related issues.
Strong writing skills and the ability to synthesize complex topics into long form pieces and concise talking points for diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to pitch stories and cultivate relationships with reporters, especially at the local and state level.
Strong organizational skills that reflect an ability to keep track of multiple tasks, meet competing deadlines, and actively communicate potential conflicts to colleagues.
Demonstrated ability to shift comfortably between working with a team on larger projects and working independently on assigned daily duties.
Interest in politics and an awareness of the day-to-day political developments relevant to competition policy.
Sense of curiosity about how markets work and ways public policy could help decentralize economic power.
Compensation and Benefits
The Communications Associate is a full-time exempt position with an annual salary between $55,000 – $70,000. Though the American Economic Liberties Project is based in Washington, DC, we will consider remote candidates. Relocation reimbursement is not available for this role.

American Economic Liberties Project provides an excellent compensation and benefits package for all its full-time employees including, but not limited to:

A 401(k) retirement program with employer matching.
15 days of vacation leave during the first year of employment.
Paid holidays including the week between Christmas Eve and New Years Day.
12 weeks of paid parental leave.
100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance.
Application Process
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. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so early submission is recommended.

EEO Statement
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 www.economicliberties.us

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About American Economic Liberties Project

The American Economic Liberties Project is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to fighting monopoly power. 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.