Since 2006, the Tech Coalition has been uniting leading global tech firms to protect children from online sexual exploitation and abuse. Relaunched in 2020, the TC is a rapidly growing coalition of over 35 tech companies, including Google, Meta, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Sony, that have made a mutual commitment to support and collaborate for the purpose of eradicating online child sexual exploitation and abuse. We have combined forces to accelerate the technological innovations that will keep children safe, facilitate information and knowledge sharing amongst our members, advance meaningful dialogue between industry and the broader child protection community, drive industry transparency and accountability, and fund independent research.
Tech Coalition Core Employee Values
The Tech Coalition strives to ensure that each member of our team feels welcomed and valued. At the heart of this are four core values we expect all team members exemplify. We are:
Committed to one another and to the work. We dig in and get it done. We own the whole mission. We help and support one another and are accountable for our actions and results.
Capable of purposeful and thoughtful leadership. We are resourceful, well-prepared, organized, and responsible. We are well-informed and we execute with excellence.
Creative in our approach to our mission. We are thoughtful, agile, and innovative. We seek out new and better ways forward. We bring new perspectives to solve old and new problems. We have lots of ideas.
Kind humans. We are friendly, generous, helpful, and considerate.
The Tech Coalition is seeking a Director of Public Affairs & Communications to lead the Coalition’s communications and external affairs strategy, ensure that the Coalition’s message is effectively communicated, and help the TC mobilize the full power of the global tech industry to keep children safe.
The Tech Coalition is recognized as the global leader in facilitating effective industry collaboration on preventing and reducing online child sexual exploitation and abuse.
The Tech Coalition is recognized as a leading convenor and effective facilitator of dialogue between the Tech Industry and policy makers, regulators, law enforcement, NGOs, survivor networks, and other key child protection stakeholders.
The Tech Coalition is recognized as a leading resource for big and small companies seeking to build or improve their capacity to stop online sexual exploitation and abuse of children.
Lead the continuing development and execution of a strategic public affairs and communications strategy that measurably increases understanding and awareness among key stakeholders of the increasing steps achieved to combat online child sexual exploitation and abuse.
Lead the evolution and stewardship of our brand strategy, brand awareness and market position.
Define the TC’s strategic message and themes and ensure that they are communicated consistently and effectively across all TC-owned channels.
Oversee and manage the TC’s external engagements and strategic partnerships. Own individual strategic partner relationships as appropriate.
Drive effective dialogue and productive collaboration between TC Members and key governmental and nongovernmental stakeholders through issue focused forums.
Engage with media outlets, both proactively and reactively, to generate well-informed, high impact media coverage.
Create and oversee the creation and delivery of original content across a variety of social platforms, including current and emerging channels.
Track global policy and regulatory trends relating to OCSEA.
Build in depth knowledge of the technical and regulatory challenges facing the tech industry relating to online child sexual exploitation and abuse and the steps industry is taking to address these challenges.
Represent TC in key venues and serve as spokesperson as necessary.
Develop effective strategies to support and promote key product launches and events the TC delivers to members and stakeholders.
Own and manage the TC’s website and social media channels.
Coordinate closely with the communications functions of partner and member organizations.
Lead crisis communications and manage reputational risk.
Minimum 7 years in communications/public and external relations role in tech, nonprofit, government or related Industry
A proven track record of delivering and executing successful communications strategies and brand storytelling.
Demonstrated ability to develop clear, targeted, and effective communications and external stakeholder relation strategies tailored for different audiences, sectors, and channels.
Exceptional leadership and collaboration skills, and ability to build strong partnerships with cross-functional teams at all levels across the organization, and agency partners, to facilitate team success.
Demonstrated capacity to gain attention and traction in a highly competitive media market with a host of competing voices striving for attention and market share.
Experience utilizing various social media channels to achieve strategic communications, public affairs and brand goals.
Demonstrated expertise managing relationships with and requests from traditional media.
Experience managing external contractors
Premier communicator with exemplary writing skills and an innate ability to make very complex concepts approachable and intuitive.
Location: Fully remote, U.S. only with preference for applicants located in the Washington, D.C. area
Travel: Travel required
Salary Range: $150,000 - $188,000
To apply, send cover letter and resume to [email protected]