Press SecretaryTeach For America

As the Senior Managing Director, Press Secretary, you will lead Teach For America’s national media strategy, cultivate and manage relationships with the members of the media, ensure effective rapid response and crisis communications management, and serve as our on-the-record spokesperson. You will own, develop, and execute a cross-functional and cross-channel national media engagement and communications strategy to advance the mission, goals and public policy agenda of TFA.
You will develop and execute a national media communications strategy to position TFA, our CEO, and the powerful network of 56,000 alumni on the national stage.
You will have the opportunity to work in partnership with senior leaders across the organization, including our CEO, to bring to life Teach For America’s mission and impact in the fight for educational excellence and equity, Your work will include engaging with internal partners to ensure communications alignment and to advance high-impact, high-profile national media and communications opportunities including our public policy agenda, research studies, major national announcements and statements, and multi-region trend stories.
As part of our Marketing and Communications Team (MCT), you will be part of a team working to rally the next generation of leaders to join Teach For America, to strengthen our community of corps members, alumni, staff and supporters, and to build broader understanding of our mission and impact in the context of educational inequity in America.