Policy Communications Director – National Corn Growers Association

Washington, DC • Full-Time • Bachelor’s Degree Required • Application Due April 30

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing annual goals and strategic plan for the Communications Department to support the mission of NCGA.

  • Work with Vice President of Communications to develop and manage communications plans and tactics that achieve organizational objectives set for the Washington, D.C. office.

  • Provide input to and coordinate with St. Louis-based Communications team and other NCGA staff regularly for general NCGA communications use/tactics.

  • Develop and coordinate messaging and its use by corn growers to the media.

  • Initiate conversations with media and other constituents to be informed of issues and to pitch and write stories, talking points, and other tactics.

  • Provide communications support for the appropriate NCGA Action Teams.


  • Write news stories on policy issues for posting on web site and daily email newsletter.

  • Provide editorial and consultative support to Vice President of Public Policy and the Washington, D.C. staff on strategic methods to handle communications issues as well as what tactics to use, such as Issues Briefs, Insiders, Call to Actions, speeches, talking points, and related documents.

  • Write and edit news articles, news releases, editorials, speeches, background papers, testimony and other written documents as well as electronic-based documents (including but not limited to website articles).

  • Provide regular content for NCGA’s social media channels.

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