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Communications Manager

We are looking for a full-time Communications Manager to join our team. This position is ideal for a person whose goals include advancing their nonprofit communications and marketing expertise, writing and editing skills, and engaging in the field of international women’s human rights. The Communications Manager reports to the CEO and collaborates significantly with the Director of Development. This role will design and implement a competitive communications and marketing strategy for the organization, prioritizing expanding our reach to new audiences both locally and internationally, and contributing timely published content to the field of work. 

Communications Management:
Collaborate with CEO and Development staff to shape and manage a successful communication strategy to support organizational needs, including:

  • Develop and execute a high-level communications and marketing strategy for the organization
  • Communicate organizational goals, mission, and vision for internal and external stakeholders to increase engagement and alignment around GRW’s mission
  • Work with staff to produce excellent writing and editing of organizational content to communicate with various constituencies and donor audiences
  • Develop and work with Administrative Associate to implement social media strategy
  • Work with Administrative Associate to publish quarterly newsletters, maintain and update the website, and design and produce materials related to outreach initiatives
  • Work with Administrative Associate to maintain photo, video, and print archive
  • Work with Development staff on events and annual fall event planning including printed materials, PR, press releases, and sponsor communication
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with community organizations and businesses to support our mission
  • Assist staff with grant proposal writing as needed
  • Collaborate with program staff to develop materials describing our major areas of expertise and training, for distribution to potential international partners

Thought Leadership: 

Work with staff to uphold and expand engagement with new and existing constituents in the Twin Cities area and across media platforms:

  • Identify opportunities to maintain and expand organization’s nationwide thought leadership, awareness of GRW and its mission
  • Capture GRW and international partners’ work, and global need to address violence against women using effective storytelling across GRW’s written materials
  • Maintain high-level awareness of current events in the violence against women/international development field to contribute or coordinate timely written op-eds, blog posts, and written materials
  • Develop and manage regional presence through planning quarterly lunch and learn series 
  • Support CEO at regional speaking events, inform all pre-event PR, and continuously seek new opportunities for local and nationwide speaking engagements for CEO or GRW staff


  • A bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Excellent communication, writing, and editing skills 
  • At least 4-5 years of direct nonprofit communications experience 
  • Proven track record of successful communications or marketing campaigns to diverse audiences
  • Written op-eds, articles, or publications for major media outlets 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a record of establishing and maintaining positive relationships with constituencies such as donors, volunteers, board, staff, businesses, and/or community members
  • Experience using WordPress, Canva, Google Analytics or other social media analytics tools
  • Some fundraising experience preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated success in management of multiple priorities; a multi-tasker with the ability to wear many hats
  • Self-motivated and proven success in working both independently and collaboratively in a team setting
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Global Rights for Women
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with diverse groups of people, including internationally
  • Proficiency in at least one or more language (in addition to English) is preferred but not required


The salary range is $35,000 to $45,000 and commensurate with experience.

Application Requirements: 

All applications must provide a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples. Applications without all materials will not be considered. Application materials can be sent to

This job posting is located on Indeed as well as the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Job Board, and will remain open until filled.

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