• 27-Feb-2018 to 28-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Communications
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance and LTD; paid vacation/sick /holidays; 403(b)(7); free onsite gym

As the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization, RAINN is a dynamic organization focused on victim services, public education, public policy and consulting services.  With the national conversation focused on sexual assault and harassment, there has never been a more important time to join the fight against sexual violence.

RAINN's visibility is at an all-time high.  As a key member of RAINN's Communications team, the Communications Associate will support the seven-member communications team with daily media and community outreach.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with drafting media pitches, returning media phone calls and creating distribution lists.
  • Respond to community requests for speakers from RAINN's 1,900 member Speakers Bureau and maintain database of members.
  • Assist in developing community outreach strategies for various audiences, such as college students and administrators, the spanish speaking community, and the entertainment industry.
  • Reply to various administrative and informational emails.
  • Assist with drafting social media content.
  • Monitor analytics for websites and social media platforms.
  • Perform research on industry trends.
  • Support communictions strategies and production of all materials, including but not limited to editing digital content.
  • Manage contact information database.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree and 1-2 years professional experience.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Strong personal initiative, team player and a self-starter.
  • Eagerness to learn.
  • Experinece with Adobe Suite a plus.
  • Commitment to RAINN's mission and goals.
  • Background in PR, crisis communications or media relations preferred.
  • Must complete a criminal background check (administered by RAINN).

Environmental Conditions

There are no harmful environmental conditions that are present for this position. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The above describes the general content of requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of the essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

TO APPLY:  Submit resume, cover letter with salary requirements and samples of past social media campaigns to VP, Communications at https://rainn.applicantpro.com/jobs.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Please no phone calls.



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