The American Association for Justice (AAJ®) works to preserve the constitutional right to trial by jury and to make sure people have a fair chance to seek justice when they are injured by the negligence or misconduct of others—even when it means taking on the most powerful corporations.
The Digital Communications Manager is directly responsible for managing a broad portfolio of social media and digital outreach for the organization. This includes creating original content/graphics/videos and developing/executing communications strategies for public-facing digital platforms, including social media.
Essential Duties Include (but not limited to):
Work with Communications Team to develop and implement online communications strategy, including generating content, maintaining content calendar, managing social media accounts, and executing digital campaigns.
Lead coordinated digital communications efforts across internal departments, external stakeholders, and organizational partners.
Create, edit, and manage original content, including copy, graphics, and videos for AAJ and the Take Justice Back campaign.
Work with Communications Team and AAJ Leadership to develop social media and digital best practices.
Build social media following and engagement through organic and paid growth.
Monitor civil justice news and trends across a variety of platforms. Work with Communications Team to develop and execute rapid response strategies.
Assist with building lists of key influencers, stakeholders, partners, and media and manage clips database of relevant stories.
Propose new initiatives and ideas in strategy sessions and daily communications planning meetings.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum of three years of digital communications experience.
Creative, hardworking, and committed to promoting and strengthening civil justice.
Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced atmosphere.
Strong writing skills, attention to detail and good judgment.
Ability to work independently and under deadlines for multiple concurrent projects.
Understanding and knowledge of social media best practices, trends, and analytics.
Experience in media, political campaigns, Hill offices, or public relations preferred.
Experience with graphic design and video editing software, such as (but not limited to): Canva, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier Pro, Illustrator and InDesign; working knowledge of Sitecore and WordPress or other web content management system preferred.
Occasional travel for semi-regular conferences and events.
WHAT AAJ PROVIDES: • A hybrid schedule three common days in the office (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) and two days remote. • Competitive salary and benefits including: paid time off (e.g., vacation, sick, personal, family leave) • 11 federal holidays and paid time off between Christmas and New Years • 401K employer match • Subsidized healthcare plans for you and your dependents • Dental, vision, disability, and life insurance options are available • Flexible Spending Accounts, pre-tax parking/transit deductions and metro transit subsidy • Company social events• Tuition assistance • Fitness reimbursement • 100% remote for the month of August (for most employees) • Offices conveniently located ½ block from Gallery Place/Chinatown in downtown Washington, DC.
AAJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls please! Click here to apply!
American Association for Justice (AAJ) delivers Exceptional Education, Unparalleled Advocacy, and a Dedicated Community of Trial Lawyers Fighting for Justice. AAJ promotes justice and fairness for injured persons, safeguards victims' rights—particularly the right to trial by jury—and strengthens the civil justice system through education and disclosure of information critical to public health and safety. With members worldwide, and a network of U.S. and Canadian affiliates involved in diverse areas of trial advocacy, AAJ provides lawyers with the information and professional assistance needed to serve clients successfully and protect the democratic values inherent in the civil justice system.