Director of Communications Opening


Office: Indiana Affiliate Office

November 2, 2017

The ACLU of Indiana is seeking an experienced, mission-driven applicant for the position of Communications Director to develop and implement a variety of communications strategies to build support for the ACLU's work, further its programmatic goals, and increase public awareness and appreciation of civil liberties.

The American Civil Liberties Union is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country. The ACLU of Indiana is a statewide affiliate of the national ACLU.

Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Communications Director will play a key role in bolstering the ACLU-IN's visibility across the state of Indiana. The ACLU-IN's communications program includes media relations, web and social media presence, print materials, and communications events. The Communications Director reports to the Executive Director and works closely with other members of the organization's nine-person staff.


The Communications Director is a member of the organization's senior staff, reporting to the Executive Director. Working closely with the organization's legal, advocacy, and development staff, the Communications Director plays a leadership role in communications and marketing strategy and media relations, utilizing both traditional and new media to promote public messages for ACLU issues throughout Indiana.


Strategic planning for communications:

Develop, execute, monitor and measure a communications strategy that reinforces the ACLU brand, heightens visibility of the ACLU-IN, and supports the organization's programmatic goals.

Public Education and Media Relations:

Digital Communications:


Internal Communications:

Communications team:

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:


To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, three professional references and writing samples to:

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Please put "Communications Director" in the subject line.

Applications will be reviewed as received. Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.

The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.