The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE), a non-profit membership association of over 200,000 current and retired federal employees, is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the earned pay, retirement and health care benefits of federal employees, retirees and their survivors and providing the information and guidance needed to understand and maximize complex federal benefits. NARFE is the go-to resource for the federal community, policy makers, the media and the press on issue related to legislation and federal benefits.
We are currently seeking a Public Relations professional that will develop, implement, and maintain an integrated strategic communications plan, including both media and community relations and social media, to advance NARFE’s brand identity and broaden awareness of its mission and organizational priorities. Additionally, this individual will:
Work with NARFE leadership to identify internal and external communications opportunities and solutions.
Actively engage, cultivate, and manage press relationships to garner coverage of NARFE programs, special events, public announcements, policy briefings, and other projects.
Develop and execute NARFE’s social media strategy
Provide guidance to and support the public relations efforts of chapters and federations.
Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of print and electronic collateral.
Generate content for the website and social media.
You should have a bachelor’s degree and 6 years experience with a nonprofit association. You should also have:
Ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels.
Demonstrated skill and comfort in proactively building relationships with top-tier reporters and editors, and in successfully positioning subject matter with the press to achieve high-impact placements.
Extensive successful writing and editing experience (externally focused) with a variety of print and online communications.
Innovative thinking, with a track record for translating strategic thinking into action plans and output.
Ability to build relationships with the flexibility and finesse to "manage by influence."
Our office is conveniently located near Braddock Road metro station in Old Town, Alexandria. We provide our employees with a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, 401(k), transit/parking, flexible spending accounts, 10 paid holidays, 15 days of vacation and 10 days of sick leave.
Come join NARFE and help us protect the earned rights and benefits of our federal employees. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via our job board at http://smrtr.io/sKRYhg. NARFE is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.
About National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) is a 501(c)(5) nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the earned pay, retirement and health care benefits of federal employees, retirees and their survivors. Founded in 1921, NARFE‘s legacy spans more than 95 years – advocating tirelessly in support of our members before Office of Personnel Management, members of Congress and the White House.