Director of Communications

Governors Highway Safety Association
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The Governors Highway Association (GHSA) is seeking a full-time Director of Communications. The position is responsible for developing and executing communications strategies that advance organization goals and amplify GHSA initiatives. The Director must think strategically and creatively to identify communication opportunities presented through engagement with internal and external stakeholders, staff and partners. The Director is responsible for promoting GHSA’s print and electronic publications, the Annual Meeting, implementing proactive media relations and overseeing content and maintenance of GHSA’s website and social media accounts. The Director also leverages GHSA’s communications channels to position the Executive Director and other senior staff as leaders in highway safety.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications as well as 7+ years of applicable experience. Association/nonprofit and supervisory experience are preferred. Transportation and/or highway safety experience is highly desirable.

GHSA represents the state and territorial highway safety offices that implement programs to address behavioral and highway safety issues including occupant protection, impaired driving and speeding. GHSA provides leadership and advocacy for the states and territories to improve traffic safety, influence national policy, enhance program management and promote best practices. GHSA is located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. For more information about GHSA, see GHSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Interested candidates should email their resume and salary expectations to Elizabeth Richards at