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Youth Action Fund is a youth-led 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to breaking down barriers to activism by providing resources to young people in Florida. YAF is building a movement of young Floridians to effect progressive change, and we’re looking for a Communication Director to lead our online efforts.


As the Communications Director, you will play a crucial role in helping YAF facilitate its statewide and regional campaigns to empower young activists by leveraging the power of online organizing and the spirit of traditional activation. This role entails working with the Executive Director, serving as the mastermind behind Youth Action Fund’s digital strategy and social media presence. Your primary mission will be to create a buzz, spark conversations, and make our brand shine across the digital landscape. At YAF, we know that the resources we provide are only utilized when youth are aware of them, and you’ll be a critical part in making sure they are.


Position Title: Director of Communications

Reports to: Executive Director

Key Relationships: Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director

Location: Remote

Hours: Full Time (30 hrs/wk)

Start date: January 2024

Compensation: $40,000 Salary

Benefits: Youth Action Fund will soon offer a benefits package with 100% paid premiums for health care, dental, and vision. YAF also offers unlimited paid vacation and sick days

Application Timeline: Applications will be accepted for this position until the position is filled


Core Responsibilities:

  • Establish and drive a multi-channel communications strategy

  • Oversee day-to-day workflow of social media programs, including Instagram, Twitter, and Tiktok.

  • Collaborate with the organization's team to design graphics for social media (Instagram, TikTok, Twitter) and website.

  • Prepare and manage all communication material

  • Develop a brand voice and maintain brand integrity across all platforms

  • Draft and distribute press releases and manage relationships with media

  • Develop contacts with media members, influencers, and community leaders

  • Lead a growing team of communication, marketing and design professionals

  • Manage the creation of digital, video, audio, and print content

  • Manage website administration and design

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with communications technologies

  • Understanding of copywriting, graphic design, layout, and publishing

  • Familiarity with social media platforms and social media marketing

  • Experience with search engine marketing, Google Analytics, and Google AdWords

  • Impeccable copywriting and copy editing abilities

  • Strong leadership track record

  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud and/or CanvaPro

Nice to have, but not necessary:

  • Working knowledge of content management systems, HTML, and CSS

Youth Action Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status.  Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, young people, and members of other historically disenfranchised populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Communications Director

Creates a buzz, sparks conversations, and makes our brand shine across the digital landscape.
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