ClearWay Minnesota is seeking candidates for an open position in our Public Affairs Department. The Public Affairs Manager is actively involved in developing, managing and implementing an integrated public affairs program focused on reducing tobacco use and creating a smoke-free generation in Minnesota. This includes community outreach, government relations and media advocacy to help ClearWay Minnesota achieve our policy goals.
Primary responsibilities include managing ClearWay Minnesota’s media advocacy program, providing strategic communications leadership to the statewide tobacco control coalition, conducting community outreach efforts throughout the state, and engaging the Board of Directors in policy advocacy. The Public Affairs Manager reports to the Director of Public Affairs.
Candidates should have a four-year degree in in communications, journalism, public policy, political science, public administration or other relevant field; a minimum of five years’ experience in public relations, media relations or public affairs; experience in social media and e-advocacy; experience managing advocacy or political campaigns; and experience working with diverse stakeholders at the local and state level.
Strong interpersonal skills, a flexible and results-driven work style, the ability to build relationships, work in coalitions, and manage projects and campaigns from start to finish are required. The deadline for applications is November 27. More details and information on how to apply can be found through the link below.