Head of Communications & Marketing – NVCA

Job Title: Head of Communications and Marketing
(title commensurate w/ experience)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: Communications
Reports To: President/CEO
Location: Washington, DC
Travel: Yes
Prepared Date: 03/01/2021


Lead communications efforts of a national trade association representing the venture capital (VC) industry and the companies they support. Lead strategic communications and public relations activities, including the conceptualization and execution of integrated communications campaigns in support of association priorities; and serve as the primary point of contact with the media and official spokesperson of the association. Reporting to the President and CEO, the successful candidate will work collaboratively across all departments on a broad range of association activities, including public policy advocacy, venture capital trends and research, member relations, new business development, and event production.


Strategic Communications: Develop and oversee execution of integrated strategic communications plans in support of association’s mission and key priorities.

Media Relations: Cultivate strong relationships with the media and proactively secure coverage of association and its priorities. Serve as the first point of contact for media inquiries, field and respond to all inbound inquiries, and manage spokesperson opportunities for NVCA staff and members.

Public Policy: Work as a partner to the government affairs team in support of core policy objectives of the organization and its members. Develop integrated communications campaigns to build awareness of NVCA’s position and activities on core public policy issues.

Research: Collaborate with the research team on the development and release of annual, bi-annual, and periodic research projects, as well (Read more...)