Careers at Public Agenda

Public Agenda helps build a democracy that works for everyone. By elevating a diversity of voices, forging common ground and improving dialogue and collaboration among leaders and communities, Public Agenda fuels progress on critical issues, including education, health care and community engagement. We pursue this mission through innovative research, stakeholder engagement, creative communications and strategic partnerships that increase our impacts.

Founded in 1975, Public Agenda is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in New York City. Our offices are a fun and comfortable (flexible seating like couches and private phone booths) open-layout WeWork office located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights near the Jay St Metrotech A, C, F and Borough Hall 2, 3, 4, 5, R trains.

Communications Associate

The Communications Associate is an essential part of a small team which includes a Communications Director, Web Developer and Graphic Designer. S/he is responsible for ensuring the organization’s communications goals are met by serving as a brand steward and assisting the strategies determined by the Communications Director and organizational leadership. S/he reports directly to the Communications Director.

Other responsibilities include assisting in the development, execution and management of the organization’s strategic plan and project campaigns, media relations, social media management, email marketing, interdepartmental communication, editorial calendar and dissemination lists.

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Public Agenda offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity in the workplace.


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