Communications Manager - Georgetown University 's Center for Children and Families

Washington D.C.
Oct 05, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Communications Manager - Georgetown University 's Center for Children and Families

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


The Communications Manager will support the Center for Children and Families' (CCF) mission by assisting in the planning, execution, evaluation and management of CCF's strategic plan and responding to communications needs as they arise. Reporting to the Communications Director, the Communications Manager's primary responsibilities will be to update and maintain the website and microsite, create data visualizations and other infographics, create daily media report and weekly social media and website analytics report. The Manager will also work closely with the Communications Director to manage social media channels, maintain editorial calendar and create content such as press releases, op-eds, blog posts, e-newsletter, talking points and funder reports. The Manager will also work with researchers on special projects such as creating state fact sheets or data maps.

  • Manages and updates all web content.
  • Sets up a calendar for updating data as it becomes available and regularly conducts spot checks for any out-of-date material or broken links.
  • Continues to work with outside vendor to improve current website and microsite and manage future projects.

Social Media:
  • Tracks and analyzes social media metrics and develops strategies for increasing social media engagement to promote the center's work.
  • Listens to social media audiences and engages with guests as directed. Promotes CCF content through Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels as appropriate.
  • Provides reports to funders on social media activity as needed.

Content Creation:
  • Works closely with Communications Director and researchers to create compelling content and graphics to be used by CCF and its partners.
  • Build good working relationships with CCF partners and respond to their requests for technical assistance.

Media Monitoring and Contact Management:
  • Helps build and diligently maintain an extensive media list.
  • Helps pitch center's reports and coordinating logistics and briefing materials for media calls.
  • Produces daily clips and works with the Center's interns on media monitoring functions they perform.

Provides overall clerical and communications support as directed. Organizes and maintains an editorial calendar.

  • Bachelor's degree in English, communications, marketing, or related field.
  • A minimum of three years of progressive experience with social media platforms and analytics.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and ability to summarize data and prioritize work.
  • The candidate must possess a strong work ethic, exhibit excellent time-management skills, be highly detail-oriented, and a self-starter.
  • The ideal candidate will also have strong communication, organizational skills, a creative eye, and an ability to think critically and summarize data.
  • Experience with Adobe In Design, Word Press, social media monitoring tools and Mail Chimp are highly weighted.

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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