Join Us! FCP Seeking Communications Counselor

Are you a great writer, a strategic thinker, and a quick learner? Come join our team! Applications from candidates based in the Bay Area are preferred; we will, however, consider candidates from throughout California for this position.

Full Court Press Communications is hiring a full-time Communications Counselor. We provide strategic communications counsel to foundations, businesses, education institutions, government agencies, advocacy coalitions, nonprofits and more. We pride ourselves on being: 

  • Small but mighty. We are a team that takes on projects ranging from local issues in the Bay Area to nationwide campaigns. 
  • Responsive and effective. We tell our clients what we’re going to do, when we’re going to it, and then we deliver. 
  • Committed to our causes. We work primarily with social change organizations that are making the world a better place. 

We seek a smart, creative team player with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

The person in this role will do the following:

  • Provide strategic counsel to our clients on a day-to-day basis and create planning documents that map out communications strategies. Together with senior staff, you’ll be called on to help our clients wrestle with communications challenges and also seize communications opportunities.
  • Oversee client projects from start to finish, be responsive to ongoing requests, and consistently deliver great results for our clients.
  • Write a TON of content, from messaging materials to press releases to op-eds to memos to social media content. We’ll look to you to translate complex policy ideas into easy to understand communications materials.   
  • Get stuff done for our clients every day – from calling reporters to running social media ads to planning press events. We’ll rely on you to keep track of what needs to be completed, when it needs to get done, and then go make it happen.  

The person in this role will work on a broad portfolio of clients, however, environmental and land conservation issues will be a key component of this position.

Required qualifications include the following:

  • Three to six years of experience in public relations, communications, public affairs, corporate communications, or political campaigns.
  • Prior experience in a position with a proven track record of client or project oversight and/or program management.
  • Experience with strategic communications planning and providing counsel and recommendations on communications activities.
  • Exceptional written skills and the ability to translate complex ideas into concise and effective materials.
  • Experience pitching reporters, opinion editors, and editorial boards and existing relationships with media outlets.
  • Familiarity with a variety of social media platforms and experiencing leveraging these mediums to support communications goals.
  • The ability to work independently and under short deadlines, and bounce quickly between clients and projects without missing a beat.

This is a salaried position with health, retirement and other benefits. Currently our team is working remotely, with an expectation to return to our office when feasible. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. In your cover letter, include your desired salary and links to any work product you would like to highlight. 

FCP is an equal opportunity employer. FCP does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions, and breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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