Job #: 1412

Title: Communication Manager


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Salary Range:
  • $100,000 to $125,000

    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago
    • This position has been filled

    Momentum is looking for someone who can be responsible for Strategic Communications.

    • Help develop external communications plans and drive execution
    • Routinely monitor the media and other sources of information to anticipate possible opportunities for Health Fund communications
    • Draft case studies, news advisories, news releases, background pieces, fact sheets, message documents, and other public-facing materials
    • Interface with and manage outside vendors to implement various communications plans and initiatives
    • Support the Health Fund Director by producing presentations, talking points, and other materials to convey Health Fund messages to external audiences
    • Liaise with Fund and  Union staff members for content, perspective or direction on various communications as needed or required
    • Assist with Health Fund member communications as needed or directed
    • Attend internal and external meetings as directed
      Help prepare communications updates to Health Fund Board of Trustees and others

    Media Relations

    • Build relationships with reporters and identify opportunities to earn coverage
    • Respond to inquiries from print, radio, digital, and television journalists
    • Work closely with data analysts to convert data into compelling communications products that can be sold to media and other external audiences, such as white papers, issue briefs and other insights
    • Proactively pitch Health Fund news to media contacts and constantly seek out opportunities

    Web and Digital Content

    • Manage social media accounts for external audiences, posting on a routine basis to keep content current
    • Build strong stables of followers
    • Leverage social media as a tool to build relationships with external stakeholders and generate communications opportunities for the Health Fund Director
    • Conduct routine internal audits of website content to ensure it stays current
    • Add pages and content to website on routine basis, in conjunction with news releases and other developments

    Ad Hoc Responsibilities
    Other duties as assigned


    • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
    • Three to six years of experience in communications or public affairs; experience with healthcare is a plus
    • Demonstrated experience as a project manager and entrepreneurial starter in a fast-paced, goal-oriented work environment
    • Outstanding writer for a professional setting
    • Familiarity with new media tools and openness to expanding skills in this area
    • Evidence of sound problem-solving and decision-making skills for resolving participant and provider issues, processing, and workflow issues
    • Ability to work independently, handle multiple priority projects, and meet deadlines
    • Demonstrated resourcefulness and flexibility in approach to project assignments and planning