Transport Workers Union

Transport Workers Union

Communications Specialist

Based in Washington, DC

The Transport Workers Union (TWU) seeks a Communications Specialist to coordinate a variety of outreach and communications efforts. This is one of two positions responsible for all aspects of the union’s communications strategy.

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong writer and proofreader with the ability to distill complex information into lay language.
  • A demonstrated ability to use online tools to communicate with and motivate target groups to take action, including email, text messaging, social media, and/or paid marketing.
  • Four or more years of work experience in communications, journalism, public relations, or strategic communications.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Political Science, or related field.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe, and social media platforms.


  • Write statements, newsletters, and online content used to support organizing, legislative, and political campaigns.
  • Provide communications support and training to affiliates.
  • Support all digital programs including email, social media, text messaging, and paid marketing.

Wages and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience level.
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance.
  • Defined benefit pension and 401(k).

This position requires nonstandard work hours and/or weekend and holiday work. Some travel will be required.

To Apply:
Send a résumé and cover letter to: UnionJobDC@gmail.com.

WHEN APPLYING: Be sure to indicate that you saw this information at UNIONJOBS.COM.