Employment Opportunities

Director of Communications

Libertas Institute is looking to hire a Director of Communications for its office in Lehi, Utah, just outside of Salt Lake City. This person will work alongside a passionate policy team and our video producer, and will report directly to the PresidentOur organization has recently been transitioning from a simple state-based think tank into an organization that has a national presence and exports its policy innovations and educational efforts to other states. We seek a Director of Communications who is extremely passionate about the cause of liberty and eager to help formulate and refine communication strategies and policy campaigns to persuade the public and convey our ideas and arguments in an effective and engaging manner. Our team is effective, making a difference, and having fun doing it. We’re a great team you’ll want to be a part of.

In this role, you’ll get to…

  • Write articles and op-eds featuring our work and persuading others to agree with our solutions
  • Edit articles, op-eds, books, and other materials written by staff members to be flawless and persuasive
  • Pitch stories to local and national media outlets to secure interviews for staff members
  • Manage the Institute’s social media accounts and produce/schedule posts to feature our work in an engaging way
  • Seek out new advertising opportunities to feature our innovative work
  • Manage posting and scheduling of content on our website
  • Help formulate marketing strategies for new campaigns and projects
  • Be part of changing the world for the better (but really)

You’ll do it using your…

  • 3+ years of experience in communications, editing, marketing, or another similar role
  • Can-do attitude of helping make a difference by supporting those who are having a direct positive impact in our community
  • Ability to use judgement and discretion in diverse situations
  • Extensive experience writing and editing and impeccable English skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with interruptions
  • Organizational abilities to stay focused and not let things fall behind
  • Problem solving skills to tackle new things without having to be told each step
  • Good natured — and drama-free — personality, and team player attitude
  • Ability to travel on a very limited basis to conferences/other sessions

You’ll enjoy…

  • Matching 403b retirement plan
  • Unlimited time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Meal stipend and occasional work parties and outings
  • Making a difference with an organization that is materially improving people’s lives

You’ll love it because…

  • You will have the ability to make decisions impacting our organization
  • Your work will help our effort to make a positive difference to benefit your friends, family, and neighbors
  • The team you’ll be a part of is doing innovative, creative, and game-changing things
  • You will enjoy autonomy and growth opportunities

To Apply

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF:

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter detailing your qualifications, your sincere interest in this position and Libertas’ mission, and your salary requirements
  • 2 writing samples no longer than 6 pages; writing samples relevant to Libertas Institute’s work preferred, but any two writing samples are acceptable

Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: talentmarket.org/apply-for-your-dream-job/

Questions can be directed to Katy Gambella, Network Engagement Manager at Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: katy@talentmarket.org.

While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.