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Digital Communications Manager

Washington, DC 20001

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty : Digital , Marketing, PR/Communications Job Number: 1277

TorchLight Hire seeks a Digital Communications Manager for a national association headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area. He or she will lead the development and execution of digital communication strategy across multiple channels including organic and paid social media, paid search and web sites. He or she is also responsible for digital content strategy and execution, as well as messaging across all digital channels.

  • Develop and execute a robust strategic digital media plan to achieve communication and business objectives.
  • Work with outside digital agency to develop effective organic and paid social media campaigns to influence policymakers, stakeholders and other target audiences.
  • Direct development of web properties to maximize user experience and engagement.
  • Create and manage a content calendar for social media and web sites.
  • Work with internal partners to develop effective content for digital platforms.
  • Create reports on key performance metrics & provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Manage vendor relationships for select web and development and social media campaigns.



  • 5-7 years of agency experience including work with political/public affairs clients.
  • Demonstrated success developing and executing digital communication strategies including social media, paid search and web platforms.
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, Drupal and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Premiere).
  • Experience with social media tools (HootSuite, Sprout Social, etc.) and Google Analytics.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and project management skills.
  • Bachelor’ s degree; understanding of or interest in rural communities.
TorchLight Hire is the Washington, D.C. region’s premier search and staffing firm placing marketing, communications, digital and creative professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent roles across a variety of industries in the DC metro area. At TorchLight, we know the recruitment and hiring process—and the DC metro area job market inside and out. More importantly, we know marketing and communications, with team members who have deep subject matter expertise prior to their tenure at TorchLight. In 2016 and 2017, Inc. Magazine’s Inc 5000 ranked TorchLight No. 621 and 2386 respectively as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. In 2017, TorchLight was recognized in 2017 as one of the DC area's Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal.. Learn more at

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