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CCT Business Development Manager

Carpenter Contractor Trust
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Overview

The CCT Business Development Manager will keep CCT externally engaged and visible in the DC area by:

  • Working with the DC team room to advance CCT goals

  • Working closely with PR consultants for media opportunities

  • Conducting research for current or future advocacy work.

  • Maintaining a policy tracker to monitor issues of interest to CCT and recommending opportunities for action. (Staying informed of the things happening in the area and forecasting issues that may arise in the future.)

  • Supporting contractor associations in a low market share environment

  • Assisting in developing and implementing inclusive strategies to cultivate and mobilize supporters and other constituents

  • Developing and strengthening relationships with likeminded organizations doing related issue work; representing CCT at industry/community events, meetings, etc.

  • Building, maintaining, repairing, and growing partnerships that can successfully advance CCT initiatives

Use strong writing and organizational skills to produce timely advocacy messages and materials by:

  • Assisting with developing communications pieces, including website content, and social media content for advocacy-related action.

  • Compiling monthly progress reports and writing correspondence.

  • Developing appropriate and inclusive framing and messaging for various written communications, including print and online communications.

Provide operational support to advance all communication needs for CCT by:

  • Crafting and scheduling DC social media content using scheduling tools and managing online interactions.

  • Maintaining contact databases (i.e., key policy influencers, elected officials, supporter lists, and relevant media contacts).

  • Performing administrative tasks and other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communications, especially with a wide variety of diverse audiences.

  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend and synthesize complex issues and distill them into key points and summaries that are written clearly and accurately

  • Proficiency using social media in a work environment, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations that impact our mission and goals.

  • Knowledge of and passion for working class issues and social justice affecting the construction industry, including misclassification, tax fraud, PLAs, etc.

  • Ability to manage time efficiently and stay organized while working on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Able to shift priorities and deliver accurate, high-quality work as needed in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work outside normal business hours, as needed (e.g., some nights and weekends).

  • Experience using social media scheduling software (Sendible, etc.) and Canva required.

  • Familiarity with Adobe InDesign preferred.

  • Travel is required.

 

Education/Work Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in political science, communications a plus, but not required

• Minimum of 2 years of experience with marketing, political or communications work

Company Description
We are a labor/management promotional organization. We work exclusively for Union Carpenters and Union contractors. Our mission is to promote the value of a solid, trained workforce and ethical contractors. We oppose worker misclassification, payroll (1099) fraud, and other unethical business practices. Our organization functions as a marketing/media outlet, a public/social policy initiator, and a labor compliance watchdog. We work for working people and believe that good wages and benefits provide opportunities and better lives for families.

Carpenter Contractor Trust

Why Work Here?
At CCT, we promote Union construction, Union Carpenters and the contractors that employ them. Good jobs make lives better.

We are a labor/management promotional organization. We work exclusively for Union Carpenters and Union contractors. Our mission is to promote the value of a solid, trained workforce and ethical contractors. We oppose worker misclassification, payroll (1099) fraud, and other unethical business practices. Our organization functions as a marketing/media outlet, a public/social policy initiator, and a labor compliance watchdog. We work for working people and believe that good wages and benefits provide opportunities and better lives for families.

Address

Washington, DC
USA

Industry

Business

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