Mission Partners has the following part- and full-time social impact careers available:

Mission Partners’ Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity: Mission Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, trans people, gender non-conforming individuals, and formerly incarcerated people to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we recruit and hire with the understanding of systemic oppression and of the lived reality of people with marginalized identities. We recruit and hire without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, prior conviction, arrest history, disability, marital status, veteran status, or age.

Communications + Research Coordinator

Position Type: New

Employment Type: Full-Time

Organizational Placement: Entry-Level

Location: Bethesda, MD

Summary: Mission Partners, a social impact and communications consultancy based in Bethesda MD (conveniently off Metro’s Red Line), is seeking candidates for a full-time communications + research coordinator position to support on the strategy, development, and execution of primary and secondary research, including gathering, analyzing, and reporting on outcomes and insights. The coordinator will work across a diverse set of clients on a variety of communications projects, leveraging skills in writing and editing, coordination of campaign project plans, and social media. We are especially interested in applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to social justice and equity work. This position reports to a Strategist.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Planning and executing primary and secondary research projects
  2. Gathering, analyzing, and reporting on research results and outcomes
  3. Writing and editing across platforms
  4. Project management across multiple client projects
  5. Administrative tasks and other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:

  • Intellectual curiosity and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
  • Demonstrated commitment to social impact work and nonprofit experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in all parts of their work
  • One year minimum full-time work experience working directly on mission-driven/social good research projects
  • Certification or college degree in communications, business,public policy, journalism, or related field
  • Ability to oversee projects from initial strategy through tactical implementation
  • Excellent writing skills, understanding of inclusive and plain language practices, and ability to write across a variety of channels and mediums
  • Strong organizational skills, familiarity with project management, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude, demonstrated commitment to empathy, and a team player
  • Stellar customer service, strong attention to detail, and ability to successfully prioritize competing demands

Preferred but Not Required:

  • Experience working in a communications agency or similar environment
  • Nonprofit or CSR experience a plus
  • Market research experience

Compensation and Benefits:  

  • Competitive salary; quarterly individual incentive plan; new business development incentive plan; comprehensive health coverage and 401K (after one year), tuition reimbursement; peer recognition points; charitable gift match; generous vacation time; and sabbatical time after one year of service
  • Convenient location in downtown Bethesda, MD, three blocks from Bethesda Metro station
  • Flexible work policy

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to connect@mission.partners with the subject line: Communications + Research Coordinator.

Communications Senior Strategist

Position Type: New

Employment Type: Full Time

Organizational Placement: Mid-Level

Location: Bethesda, MD

Summary: Mission Partners, a Bethesda, MD-based social impact and communications consultancy, is seeking candidates interested in its full time Communications Senior Strategist position. The position requires an ability to analyze business and communications objectives and develop comprehensive strategies to achieve them. We are especially interested in applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to social justice and equity work. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Working with internal and client subject matter experts, craft overall communications strategies and campaigns for clients and play either a leading or supporting role in implementation.
  2. Manage day-to-day client relationships, anticipating questions and needs and solving problems while thinking strategically about how to solve client communications challenges.
  3. Lead the development of new opportunities and/or story angles to pursue on behalf of clients and craft pitches/news releases and other communications to help in delivering client stories to relevant audiences. Pitch story angles to local, regional, and national media.
  4. Oversee digital and marketing efforts for Mission Partners and provide related counsel to several agency clients.
  5. Work closely with vendors (graphic design, social media, web, etc.) to ensure client and agency campaigns are executed creatively, on time and within budget.
  6. Craft marketing and communications strategies that are culturally competent and inclusive

Requirements:  

  • Intellectual curiosity and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission and work of Mission Partners
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in all parts of their work Two years minimum communications experience working directly on mission-driven/social good projects or content development
  • Certification or college degree in communications, business, journalism, or related field
  • Marketing/communications experience; fluency with digital communications tools and a proven track record of success in advance marketing goals
  • Proven ability to oversee projects from initial strategy through tactical implementation
  • Excellent writing skills, understanding of inclusive and plain language practices, and ability to write across a variety of channels and mediums
  • Experience with and an understanding of digital communications strategies and tools
  • Strong organizational skills, familiarity with project management, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude, demonstrated commitment to empathy, and a team player
  • Stellar customer service, strong attention to detail, and ability to successfully prioritize competing demands

Preferred but Not Required:

  • Experience working in a communications agency or similar environment
  • Nonprofit or CSR experience a plus
  • Event/program planning experience

Compensation and Benefits:  

  • Competitive salary; quarterly individual incentive plan; new business development incentive plan; comprehensive health coverage and 401K (after one year), tuition reimbursement; peer recognition points; charitable gift match; generous vacation time; and sabbatical time after one year of service.
  • Convenient location in downtown Bethesda, MD, three blocks from Bethesda Metro station.
  • Flexible work policy.

To Apply: Submit a one-page cover letter and resume to connect@mission.partners.


About Mission Partners:
Mission Partners serves a range of organizations with one thing in common: a commitment to advance issues and causes that result in an equitable future for all. Our social impact and communications consultancy guides purpose-driven organizations in realizing their greatest social impact. Led by social impact consultant and nonprofit communications expert Carrie Fox, we understand what it takes to innovate and move forward big agendas that can result in measurable outcomes. In the past decade, we’ve counseled hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the U.S. and around the world, as well as the partners who fund and support their work. We’ve helped organizations refine their strategies, increase their impact and amplify their stories.

Mission Partners’ Public Benefit Statement:
To produce a positive effect for communities and their residents by creating more informed, effective and connected mission-driven leaders. By doing so, Mission Partners believes that it challenges long-held assumptions, elevates fresh thinking, and uncovers the hidden potential of people that together, lead to a more equitable future for all.

Mission Partners’ Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity:
Mission Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.