Communications Manager

(Del Ray) Alexandria, Virginia
Aug 29, 2017
Oct 03, 2017
Full Time

AGA, the premiere association for government financial managers, seeks Communications Manager to conceptualize, develop and deliver high-quality marketing/communications content. Heavy emphasis on writing and copyediting.

Primary Duties Include:

  • Copyedit/proofread quarterly Journal, website content, newsletters, research reports, conference materials, marketing collateral, email communications and other AGA materials
  • Develop newsletters (write and/or solicit copy, and manage advertising) and distribute via email service provider (Informz)
  • Draft copy for marketing collateral and promotional emails; provide ideas for messaging and concepts; and initiate and/or implement campaigns
  • Use content management system (Kentico) to update and maintain copy on AGA website; help streamline copy, and improve user experience and search engine optimization
  • Coordinate programs and procedures to enhance communications and strengthen AGA’s brand; seek opportunities to promote AGA activities and the accomplishments of AGA members and CGFMs
  • Generate and distribute press releases; represent AGA at events and with media
  • Implement, and measure the success of, marketing and communications strategies and campaigns for membership, meetings, programs and products
  • Elevate social media presence (LinkedIn and Twitter) to effectively inform and engage stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with staff/departments to effectively promote AGA
  • Contribute to and maintain communications schedule


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism or a related degree
  • 5 years of related experience; ideally in an association
  • Self-starter, highly organized project manager, able to balance multiple projects while maintaining attention to detail and a focus on delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and prioritize projects
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong ability to manage for accuracy, style, design and adherence to brand standards
  • Knowledge of AP Style and how to use it effectively
  • Enthusiastic, creative, flexible team player who embraces challenges and works proactively

Join great team in Del Ray, Alexandria. Competitive Salary/benefits – medical, dental, 401K, flextime and tuition reimbursement. Send resume and salary requirements to: No phone calls, please.

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