State Policy Network

Texas Public Policy Foundation

Social Media Manager and Communications Associate, Right on Crime

  • Type: Full-Time
  • Discipline: Policy
  • Contact:
  • Location: Virtual
  • Application Deadline: December 31, 2019


The Social Media Manager and Communications Associate will be responsible for assisting the deputy director and policy experts for our national Right on Crime campaign. The web writer and social media manager will create and coordinate written content for the Right on Crime Outside the Cell blog, editorials, and other projects. This person will also manage the campaign’s website maintenance, social media outreach, and perform other administrative duties.


  • Daily social media engagement, and cultivation of criminal justice beat, especially on Twitter.
  • Daily writing on criminal justice issues at Right on Crime blog.
  • Posting articles, video, audio, news hits and commentaries to website.
  • General maintenance and administration of the website.
  • Tracking and reporting of online analytics.
  • Administration of email lists.
  • Email newsletter management.
  • Drafting of press releases, media advisories, and other writing tasks.
  • Media tracking.


  • Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or pre-law preferred.
  • Work experience in mass communications and content generation a plus.
  • Multimedia skills.
  • Must be self-directed, goal-oriented, and able to manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate to Expert knowledge with Microsoft Office, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Must be able to work under tight deadlines, and be well-organized.

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit, non-partisan research institute offering competitive salaries and benefits to qualified candidates. While we thank all applicants for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls, please.

This job can be virtual.

How to apply

Please send cover letter, references, resume, salary range and a writing sample to Greg Sindelar, Texas Public Policy Foundation,

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