ReThink Media is a unique, nonprofit, media and communications organization that works to strengthen the collaborative media and communications capacity of nonprofit think tanks, experts, and advocacy groups working in three distinct issue areas and sectors. These include our Money in Politics and Fair Courts, Peace and Security, and Security and Rights Collaboratives. ReThink Media's mission is to provide these organizations with access to state-of-the-art media technologies, expert communications and the latest in public opinion, media and messaging research


Media Associate, Voting Rights

ReThink Media is seeking qualified applicants for our Media Associate position with our Communications Collaborative comprised of more than 100 organizations working to strengthen our democracy by reducing the influence of big money in politics, ensuring an independent judiciary and expanding and protecting voting rights. The project seeks to strengthen the communications capacity of organizations in the sector, to broaden the movement for reform, and to develop shared messaging and media strategies that advance a more inclusive, participatory, and genuinely representative democratic process.

We provide our member organizations with access to a state-of-the-art media database and press distribution system. We provide ongoing training in critical media and communications skills. We monitor and conduct extensive media and opinion research on the issues our organizations work on and assist our member groups with message development. We also work to improve collaboration and coordination cross the sector and assist groups and campaigns with direct media and public relations support, including coordinating rapid response, assisting with op-ed and editorial campaigns, and the pitching and placement of spokespeople.

The Media Associate is responsible for coordinating, training, and assisting Rethink Media’s member groups in monitoring both traditional and online news coverage, and in responding rapidly and effectively to breaking news. This includes tracking all of the key reporters, Hill communications staff, and opposition spokespeople, building and maintaining shared press lists, assisting groups in building individual press lists, and where appropriate assisting with the editing, pitching and placement of content and spokespeople.

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience working in the fields of media, communications, and press or public relations, and have an established commitment to the aforementioned issue areas. Experience working as a Hill or NGO communications staffer, in campaign or advocacy communications, or in pitching and placing content and/or spokespeople in the media a plus. This position will be supervised by the Associate Director, Voting Rights.

For more information, including how to apply, please see our listing on Idealist or download the complete job description:  ReThink Media VR Media Associate Job Announcement.pdf

Administrative and Operations Associate

ReThink Media is growing quickly with our headquarters in CA (Bay Area) and a second office in DC. We anticipate that our staff will grow to 20 in the coming year with an additional 4-5 interns/fellows each semester. Our teams work with three major issue networks of approximately 50-80 of the leading nonprofit organizations working in each. ReThink Media is seeking qualified applications for our Administrative and Operations Associate position. We are looking for a self-starting, detail oriented, independent team member with outstanding administrative, systems, planning, and project and data management skills. The position will be supervised by the Director of Operations, and will play a critical administrative and systems support role to all three of the collaboratives we work with, assisting with membership billing, data base management, grant reporting, staff and intern recruitment, on-boarding and payroll, credit reporting, and managing the staff's travel logistics and expenses.

For more information, including how to apply, please see our listing on Idealist or download the complete job description: Admin and Operations Associate-Job Description.pdf


ReThink Media is an equal opportunity employer and it is a fundamental policy of the Organization not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (including religious dress and personal appearance), political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy, breastfeeding women, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression) legally protected medical condition, family care or medical leave status, military or veteran status, marital status, genetic information, genetic expression or any other basis protected by state or federal laws. Reasonable accommodation, when necessary, for disabled employees and pregnant employees who request an accommodation with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment.