The Century Foundation is a progressive, independent think tank that conducts research, develops solutions, and drives policy change to make people’s lives better. We pursue economic, racial, and gender equity in education, health care, and work, and promote U.S. foreign policy that fosters international cooperation, peace, and security.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Century Foundation (TCF), a leading progressive think tank, is seeking a Press Secretary to help spearhead media relations across the organization’s work in education, health care, and economic policy. The Press Secretary will serve as TCF’s chief media point of contact, focused on generating quality press coverage for TCF’s research and experts, elevating TCF’s reputation and impact, and helping coordinate state and national strategic communications efforts. The Press Secretary will also assist with media outreach for Next100, a start-up think tank launched by TCF two years ago and built for a new generation of policy leaders and policy ideas.
Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Press Secretary will proactively and aggressively pitch TCF’s research and experts to reporters and thought leaders, in addition to maintaining the core media relations infrastructure (e.g. press lists, media clips, interview coordination, and prep). They will take an active role in supporting organizational leadership, including TCF’s president and congressional affairs director, in addition to supervising a senior communications associate who leads TCF’s digital and social media programs.
HOW TO APPLY
Click here for more information or to apply. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and copies of (or links to) at least one writing sample to [email protected] Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
The Century Foundation is committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, non-gender conforming individuals, people of color, and people with disabilities.