Seattle

Communications Manager

The Eno Center for Transportation is an independent, non-partisan think-tank that promotes policy innovation and leads professional development in transportation. Eno has the unique role of being able to explore and move forward pragmatic and politically feasible solutions to some of the country’s greatest transportation challenges. As part of its mission, Eno seeks continuous improvement in transportation and its public and private leadership in order to increase the system’s mobility, safety, and sustainability.

Our team consists of fun, diverse professionals in a cooperative environment. We do our best to foster personal and professional growth.

The Position

The Communications Manager reports to the Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships. The primary roles of this multi-faceted position are to serve as the key point of contact for all external outreach and to assist in the production of our flagship publication, Eno Transportation Weekly (ETW).

Communications and External Engagement

  • Strategic Communications
    • Develop strategic marketing and media strategies, including promoting and marketing Eno content such as publications, ETW, courses, events, webinars etc.
    • Maintain and monitor the communications plan and content calendar.
    • Ensure that staff have communications support, including promotion, social media support, photos, materials, etc.
    • Manage and expand Eno’s social media presence.
  • External Engagement
    • Promote Eno’s work to national and local media. Coordinate interviews for Eno experts with national or local media outlets.
    • Draft and issue press releases, statements, media advisories, and commentary.
    • Build and maintain relationships with Eno’s network of members and media partners to facilitate recruiting and scheduling webinars and op-ed contributors.
    • Keep track of transportation-related developments for all modes, levels of government, in the public, private and non-profit sectors.

Editorial and Publications

  • Manage the dissemination and creative design of Eno’s three newsletters – Eno Transportation Weekly, ETW Connector, and Eno’s Alumni Newsletter.
    • Contribute to Eno Transportation Weekly as an author and assistant editor, including solicitation of content from outside sources and proofreading of contributions.
  • Design and produce publications, reports, policy briefs, shareable social media content, marketing materials, and printed materials.
  • Serve as gatekeeper for all outgoing material from Eno. Enforce and maintain the Eno brand and reputation for excellence.
  • Regularly monitor, update, and write content for the Eno website. Ensure the quality and accuracy of content on the website.

Administration and Evaluation

  • Work directly with Eno’s consultant to ensure the technical functionality of the website.
    • Contribute to the quarterly board report of media mentions, press releases, website analytics, social media statistics.
    • Track analytics and key performance indicators at the beginning of each month and evaluate on-going progress toward communication goals.

This is a full-time position with competitive salary and excellent benefit package.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate for this position would have a bachelor’s degree and experience in communications. S/he would have excellent organizational and communication skills (written and oral), and bring a collegial and positive attitude as well as high initiative.

Success factors:

  • Ability to think and plan strategically in the context of organizational goals
  • Organized and attentive to details
  • Interest in transportation issues; passion for Eno’s mission
  • Professionalism and enthusiasm
  • A team player with the ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to manage multiple deadline-oriented projects simultaneously
  • Ability to recognize opportunities and pro-actively pursue them
  • An unassailable sense of judgment and integrity.
  • Commitment to quality work, clear and accessible writing.

To Apply 

Please send a resume/CV, short writing sample, and cover letter to Alisha Robinson (arobinson@enotrans.org). This position will remain open until filled.

The Eno Center for Transportation provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, family responsibilities, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, or any other prohibited basis of discrimination as required by law.

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