• Full Time
  • Remote

Website Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project (BLMP)

About BLMP

The Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project (BLMP) envisions a world where no one is forced to give up their homeland and where all Black LGBTQIA+ people are free and liberated. We build and center the power of Black LGBTQIA+ migrants to ensure the liberation of all Black people through Organizing & Basebuilding, Strategic Communications, and Viability & Sustainability. We are led by a directly impacted steering committee, staff and consultants, and operate organizing networks in New York City, DMV (DC, Maryland and Virginia region), Minneapolis, California, and the South. We build power, community, and knowledge in the U.S., while challenging the role that the U.S. plays globally in creating the conditions that force us to leave our homes.

Position Summary

BLMP is seeking an experienced Director of Communications who has at least 5 years of communications experience, ideally in an “in-house” leadership role within a nonprofit structure, and covering areas such as website content, newsletters, media and press pitching, and donor communications. The ability to take knowledge and transform it into exciting and useful messages, and disseminate it to the right audiences through the best distribution channels is critical.

Reporting to the Co-Director, the Director of Communications will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral to consistently articulate BLMP’s mission, vision, and values. The Director of Communications will ensure that BLMP is viewed as the primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information within the broader movement and membership base. The Director of Communications will work within the communications team, along with other members of the staff, as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives. The Director of Communications will be responsible for bottom-lining the design of materials and websites, including project management for website redesign(s), graphic design for new materials, and project management with any communications consultants.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about Black liberation, Black migrant justice and abolition of the carceral state; who is committed to centering and building the leadership of Black migrants and 1st generation Black people who identify as TGNCI, women, femmes, and/or who are living with disabilities.


  • Develop, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive communications strategy across the organization’s diverse audiences in collaboration with BLMP’s staff team, consultants, and membership
  • Collaborate with the Communications Manager and Digital Organizer to lead the creation of online content that engages audience segments and leads to measurable action. Decide who, where, and when to disseminate
  • Put communications vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness as well as to test the effectiveness of communications activities
  • Mentor and lead a the communications team through website administration and coordination
  • Work closely with the Communications Manager to coordinate BLMP’s webpage(s) maintenance—ensure that new and consistent information (article links, stories, and events) are posted regularly
  • Track and measure the level of engagement within the membership over time
  • Manage development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, annual report, e-newsletters, and BLMP’s website
  • Lead the assessment and development of all BLMP branding
  • Manage all media contacts
  • Supervise all communications staff
  • Represent BLMP in all communications related projects with external partners
  • Lead communications team hiring processes
  • Develop, manage and track communications budget


  • Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing communications strategies
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
  • A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently
  • Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to “manage by influence”
  • Participatory leadership style
  • Ability to serve as a unifying force between various individual staff members and whole staff teams
  • Skills to position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, steering committee members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters
  • Self-starter, able to work both independently, and within a team
  • Enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
  • Experience working within a powerful team consisting of people experiencing multiple layers of systemic oppression.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Available to work nights and weekends during moments of urgent response.

Location: Fully Remote.

Some travel will be required in accordance with BLMP COVID travel policies.

Reports to: Co-Director 

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Compensation: $114,500

Salary and Benefits

Salary range is competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience and skills. Benefits include comprehensive health (medical, dental, vision, and FSA), matched retirement savings, three weeks’ vacation, sick and family leave, and sabbatical program.

How To Apply

To apply, provide a cover letter, resume, and list of three references (applicants will be notified in advance of any outreach to your references). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

More information about BLMP can be found at BLMP.org.

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