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Communications Manager at SourceAmerica

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Vienna, Virginia

Job Description:


Support initiatives of the organization as part of the Marketing & Communications Department. Identify and develop editorial content, create innovative ways to tell our story, and manage proactive, reactive and interactive communications efforts.


  • Research, write and edit feature stories, press releases, announcements, e-mails and executive communications and presentations to support initiatives.

  • Build relationships with media and influencers in our field.

  • Manage the delivery of communication within the context of major marketing campaigns.

  • Work with Creative & Digital team and social media manager to disseminate news.

  • Manage the editorial direction of The Source, the company intranet and internal face of the organization.

  • Support senior director of communications by developing messages and presentations for varied audiences.

  • Use online tools to monitor media for news related to industry and business, SourceAmerica and AbilityOne and their affiliates, information pertinent to required reporting, and to identify threats and opportunities for the organization, compiled as a daily news brief for senior leadership.

  • Manage and assist with social media channels as needed.

  • Work as part of editorial team to ensure that content has a consistent SourceAmerica tone and voice and that it supports SourceAmerica’s brand position.

  • Maintain knowledge of industry and marketing communications trends and incorporates new ideas into SourceAmerica’s communications strategies.

  • Cooperate fully with meeting the requirements of the Cooperative Agreement.

  • Perform additional duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


  • Strong writing, communications, presentation, digital and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to conceive, draft, proofread and edit materials quickly, including demonstrated ability to understand and communicate about complex, technical or sensitive subjects in a clear, concise and engaging manner.

  • Strong skills with Microsoft Word, Adobe Creative Suite and web-based project management tools.

  • Keen interest in the convergence of news, digital media and public affairs.

  • Experience pitching stories to media and influencers.

  • Experience managing multiple projects and working in cross-functional teams.

  • Experience working with federal agencies, working or volunteering with people with disabilities a plus.

  • Experience successfully managing internal stakeholders and relationships beneficial.

  • Experience working with project management systems and workflow tools to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.


**This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.