The Media and Communications Manager will be responsible for providing direct support to the Sikh Coalition’s earned, placed, and digital media work. This junior-level position is ideal for someone passionate about elevating the Sikh voice in the American civil rights conversation. S/he will have the opportunity to learn about, contribute to, and eventually manage both traditional and creative communications initiatives, and to touch all areas of the Sikh Coalition’s work in the legal, advocacy, community development, and education spaces.
The Media and Communications Manager should have a strong passion for advocacy on behalf of the Sikh community and a fundamental understanding of the value that media and communications work brings to achieving policy change. The candidate should possess strong writing abilities and attention to detail, be willing to learn new skills quickly, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment that balances immediate and long-term projects.
Through the community, courtroom, classroom and halls of Congress, the Sikh Coalition works to protect the constitutional right to practice your faith without fear. We strive to do this with integrity, selflessness, and the belief that our shared work holds a greater purpose. For 18 years, we have defended Sikh civil liberties by working to secure safer schools, prevent hate and discrimination, create equal employment opportunities, empower local Sikh communities, and raise the Sikh American profile.
The Sikh Coalition is a national, community-based organization with offices and staff in New York City, California (Bay Area and Los Angeles), Washington D.C., and Chicago. Please note that this position is based in New York, and that a willingness and ability to work with colleagues and community members in a range of programmatic fields and across four time zones is essential.
The Media and Communications Manager will be responsible for:
The ideal candidate for the Media and Communications Manager position will have:
Additional qualifications that are beneficial, but not required, include:
Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience. Our generous benefits package includes medical, dental, pension matching program, vacation and sick leave.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (less than 650 words). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
The Sikh Coalition is an Equal Opportunity Employer.