Communications Manager

Data Kind

About the organization

DataKind is a global nonprofit dedicated to harnessing the power of data science and artificial intelligence (AI) in the service of humanity. Named one of Fast Company's 2017 top 10 innovative nonprofits, DataKind teams talented pro bono experts from academia and industry with visionary change makers to collaboratively design innovative solutions to tough social challenges. They help social organizations apply their data to predictive analytics, machine learning algorithms, and AI needs in a way that both increases impact and is sensitive to the ethical considerations they have.


As the Manager, Communications, you will play a strategic role supporting DataKind through codifying and building out communication vehicles like newsletters, blog posts, case studies, op-eds, presentations, campaigns, and the DataKind website while working to ensure consistency and clarity of branding and messaging across all internal and external communication. You will work closely with the Head of Communications, specifically creating and managing an internal communications calendar and approval protocols as well redesigning and deploying the website. You will also work to package, share, and promote results and learnings from DataKind’s Impact Practices.

This is an ideal role for a communications professional with experience in communications, journalism, public relations, or social impact.


•At least five years working in journalism, communications, marketing, or public relations with a desire to dive in and learn quickly a plus.
•Superior writing skills with the ability to think critically and creatively about different forms of media in light of message, target audience, and delivery.
•Expert in voice and style with experience in brand management.
•Experience working with or writing about the field of data science and AI a plus.
•Familiarity with Mailchimp, Meetup, Eventbrite, and Medium; content management systems also a plus.

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