EMC Communications,

Senior Associate (West Coast)

1 month ago
Employment type
Santa Cruz
Closing date

About this organization

EMC Communications is a woman-owned strategic communications firm elevating thought leaders, advocates and businesses driving social change. We offer integrated public relations, messaging and digital media campaigns focusing on political advocacy and issues advancing the social good, especially gender, racial, economic, and social justice.

About this job

EMC Communications is hiring a Senior Associate with two to three years of experience to help manage media relations and implement strategic communications campaigns for our clients advancing the social good. You will report to a Director. This position is full-time and permanently remote. West Coast location (in Pacific Time Zone) is required; individuals in locations on Mountain Time Zone will also be considered.

EMC Communications is an equal opportunity, fair-chance employer. We are building a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels of the organization and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, veteran status, disability, record of arrest or conviction, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Starting salary range for the Senior Associate is $56,000-65,000.

Healthcare: Generous medical, dental, and vision coverage.

Paid Time Off: With paid time off and federal holidays, EMC employees have 30 paid days off per year.

Retirement: Generous employer-sponsored retirement plan.

Equipment: MacBook Air provided. $100 monthly cell phone and Internet stipend.

Roles & responsibilities

Helping manage client projects

Writing and pitching press releases, media availabilities, statements, letters to the editor and more

Directly pitching journalists

Developing and executing social media content and strategy

Updating and managing lists of media contacts

Monitoring media and social media

Researching and writing talking points


Two to three years of experience working in communications, public relations

Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills

Comfort with tight and shifting deadlines

Attention to detail

Ability to work independently essential

Experience working in advocacy organizations a plus

Journalism or agency experience a plus but not required

To apply

Please send cover letter and resume to cat@emccommunications.com with the subject line of EMC Senior Associate.

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