Director of Policy & Communications
About Washington Nonprofits
Washington Nonprofits is the state association for all nonprofits in Washington. At Washington Nonprofits, we believe in the power of strong nonprofits to strengthen their communities. Our mission is to make sure nonprofits have what they need to succeed. Washington Nonprofits has three main goals: deliver high impact learning opportunities for nonprofits of all sizes, be a voice for nonprofits in public policy, and convene nonprofits in ways that strengthen their impact. We achieve these goals with a strong commitment to equity, inclusion, and respect for regional differences. Our organizational culture is fast-paced, entrepreneurial and results-oriented. We value and support learning and professional growth and offer flexible hours and telecommuting options.
This position is a key member of the Washington Nonprofits leadership team. The Director of Policy & Communications will lead Washington Nonprofits’ communications strategies and activities in support of our goals of advocating on behalf of nonprofits, growing membership, securing funding, and driving participation in learning events. They will serve as the point person for our public policy advocacy, lobbying at the state and federal levels and supporting and mobilizing nonprofits in Washington to speak out on issues of common concern.
Between now and May 2020, top priorities for this position are our census outreach campaign, coordinating public policy activities during the legislative session, and managing marketing for our conferences in April and May. Future goals include lobbying for passage of the revised Nonprofit Corporations Act, rebranding for the organization, and developing powerful stories and messaging that communicate the value and impact of nonprofits in Washington.
How to Apply
Please submit your resume and cover letter online. We will accept and review applications until the position is filled. Priority will be given to applications received by February 6.
Washington Nonprofits is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create an inclusive and equitable workplace. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.