Communications Manager

Illinois Right to Life

Chicago, IL 60606

Illinois Right to Life is seeking a communications manager who is a consummate storyteller, thrives on challenges, is deadline-driven, keeps up with the latest communications trends, and is passionate about the pro-life cause. This is the perfect position for someone who wants more than a job; it’s the perfect position for someone who wants to change the world.

We are a growing pro-life organization dedicated to protecting innocent human life from conception until natural death. Our work includes advocacy, direct aid to women and families in crisis, and education–all utilizing the latest technology. We are a non-sectarian, non-partisan organization and are committed to winning Illinois for life.

Our offices are located in the Chicago Loop just two blocks from Union Station. We are currently operating on a 3-2-2 schedule (M-W in office, work from home on R-F, usual weekends). This is a full-time position. Occasional evening and weekend work is required for events and breaking news.

Job Duties

  • Manage all IRL social media accounts;
  • Manage IRL website;
  • Draft press statements, fundraising appeals, marketing copy, and other internal and external communications pieces;
  • Develop and maintain communications calendar;
  • Assist in the development of marketing campaigns and materials;
  • Maintain press list and relationships with reporters;
  • Manage the IRL blog;
  • Manage IRL’s Life Chat podcast;
  • Maintain brand integrity;
  • Daily operations (answering phone calls, e-mail inquiries, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Strong belief in and dedication to IRL’s mission: To advocate for and educate on the value of all human life regardless of size, gender, race, age, or level of ability. Every day we work to make abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide, and euthanasia unthinkable;
  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related field. Job experience may be substituted for a degree;
  • Strong knowledge of all social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, MeWe, and Parler;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills;
  • Graphic design experience preferable, but not required;
  • Proactive, goal-oriented, and extremely responsive;
  • A team-player with a strong work ethic and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Please send cover letter including a statement of your pro-life beliefs, resume, and two writing samples to [email protected].