The Communications Manager is the primary liaison between the issue campaigns and the full Communications team, which includes marketing, copywriting, design, and video specialists.

About TPPF:

The Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit research-based think tank in Austin, Texas. Established in 1989, TPPF promotes conservative principles and develops free-market approaches to public policy challenges affecting Texans and all Americans. To achieve its mission, TPPF analyzes complex issues, creates legislative policy solutions, and advocates for those solutions at the Texas Legislature, Congress, and other public forums.

Life at TPPF:

The Foundation offers a unique opportunity to be part of an organization that shapes the future of Texas & beyond through innovative thought leadership. At TPPF, you will have the opportunity to be part of an engaged team whose mission is to create a freer future for all Texans and Americans. We look for individuals who are passionate about advancing conservative public policy and embody servant leadership. With a strong belief in personal responsibility, we trust our people and want to empower them to make the right decisions for the right reasons – this is why it is crucial we bring the right people on board. We value our team and work to cultivate a culture of hard work, entrepreneurship, intellectual curiosity, and collaboration. As a team, we support one another and strive to create an environment in which our team members are inspired to excel, motivated to innovate, and empowered to be servant leaders for the cause of liberty.

The Role:

The Communications Manager ensures the campaign is producing communications products, promoting messaging and research to target audiences, and evaluating the positive impact communications is having on the public debate for each campaign issue.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Execute the marketing & communications strategy for each assigned campaign.
  • Collaborate with members of the campaign and the communications team to create, promote, and evaluate communications products.
  • Execute basic video editing, social media posting, email delivery, and other digital communications functions.
  • Draft copy for press releases, one-pagers, landing pages, and other products.
  • Pitch campaign related TPPF products, experts, and messaging to the media and fulfill press requests.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years working in a conservative communications, policy, legislative, or political position
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects and issue-area campaigns
  • Excellent research, writing, and public presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaborative abilities
  • Attention to detail and solid organization skills

Benefits at TPPF:

TPPF values our team members and strives to provide a comprehensive benefits package so that our people can focus on achieving the mission. We offer competitive salaries and excellent health insurance, for staff & dependents. In addition, we have generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policies, including holidays and parental leave, and retirement contribution matching.

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While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls, please.