Media Relations Coordinator

Boston, MA

COMPENSATION: Based on Experience (range $70,000 – $90,000)

FLSA: Exempt

LOCATION: NACA Headquarters, Boston, MA

CONTATO: [email protected]

BENEFÍCIOS: Pacote abrangente: saúde individual/familiar, oftalmológica, odontológica, 401(k) e muito mais



NACA is a high-profile community advocacy organization with an extremely large membership base that is seeking to continue to raise the profile of NACA’s programs, initiatives and campaigns. NACA’s campaigns and advocacy efforts often involve demonstrations and actions targeted against individuals, corporations, and government entities that are on the wrong side of fair lending and economic justice issues. The communications and media coverage around these actions must be targeted and clear. The Media Relations Coordinator would build on NACA’s brand and have NACA as the go-to organization for the media for housing and economic justice issues.

The focus of this position is on establishing and maintaining contacts with media outlets including print, radio, digital and other New Media. This involves working with local and national media to promote positive coverage of NACA and its various programs, its massive ‘Achieve the Dream’ events and advocacy. The Media Relations Coordinator would create and edit press releases and reach out directly to journalists, reporters, news producers and editors. S/he would also have a key role in developing exciting new communication initiatives at NACA including radio/TV ads, podcasts, website enhancements, and social media content and strategies. NACA’s communication activities will grow markedly as it launches multi-state initiatives focused on our homeownership programs, events, campaign against corporate landlords, new construction of modular housing, political campaigns and more. 

NACA is looking for a very driven, creative individual with a passion for promoting NACA’s mission and ongoing initiatives and actions to both local and national audiences.  The ideal candidate is an energetic media savvy news professional with a background in TV, print and/or radio with experience as a news director, reporter, editor, and/or producer. 


Um candidato bem-sucedido será responsável pelas relações com a mídia, incluindo, mas não se limitando a:

  • Estabeleça contatos e relações de trabalho sólidas com a mídia nacional e local, com envolvimento adicional, conforme necessário, com políticos, líderes comunitários e outros.
  • Nurture relationships with journalists through pitches, media advisories, news releases, op-eds, and social media.
  • Respond to press inquiries, draft press releases and media advisories, and track press coverage. Identify media and public affairs opportunities.
  • Envolva-se na criação e execução de correspondências direcionadas e na distribuição de materiais e informações sobre os programas, eventos e campanhas de defesa da NACA.
  • Work with NACA’s staff to identify media opportunities to support NACA’s campaigns and promote community and Member engagement.
  • Craft messaging for public and media relations campaigns (including identification and pursuit of media contacts) and marketing efforts to promote NACA’s work and elevate its profile online, on tv/radio, and in print.
  • Establish and manage a database of vetted media contacts.
  • Enhance and work on NACA’s website content and social media communications.
  • Work with NACA staff to effectively promote NACA’s brand, its mission, and campaigns.
  • Envolva-se na criação de comunicação interna para funcionários e voluntários do NACA.
  • Fornece assistência para eventos.

Other Activities and Requirements

  • Assist in outreach activities focused on low- and moderate-income communities, churches, job sites, events, etc.
  • Participate in regular trainings.
  • Participate in NACA events and campaigns, including travelling nationally as required during the week and on weekends.
  • Outras funções conforme atribuídas.

Advocacy in Support of NACA’s Mission

Participate in advocacy campaigns as needed. NACA continues its aggressive advocacy in fighting for economic justice for low to moderate income and people of color by addressing the racial wealth disparity gap and other issues. Employment with NACA requires ongoing participation in NACA’s advocacy, campaigns, outreach, community organizing, and other activities as determined by NACA. This includes supporting and actively promoting NACA’s tactics and mission of fighting for economic justice.  This is also important for NACA’s continued success and in expanding NACA’s purchase and other programs. NACA staff have a tremendous impact on the Members and communities they serve. For more information about NACA or its history and programs, visit


The Media Relations Coordinator must be able to meet the demands of the job that consists of 50+ hours a week. This is a demanding position requiring dedication and the willingness and ability to work long hours including evenings and weekends. Extensive national travel is required.


The salary range is between $70,000 and $90,000 based on experience and skills directly related to this position such as experience and connections in various media. The candidate’s performance evaluation and future compensation is largely based on meeting and exceeding the Job Responsibilities and other job tasks. 


A NACA busca líderes com uma atitude positiva e aberta, uma forte ética de trabalho e um compromisso implacável com o sucesso, com atenção aos detalhes e capacidade de cumprir prazos agressivos e metas ambiciosas. Espera-se que ele / ela tenha um alto nível de competências e habilidades essenciais incluídas em suas características pessoais e experiências profissionais nas seguintes áreas: comunicação, habilidades organizacionais, habilidades profissionais, profissionalismo, atendimento ao cliente, gestão do tempo, liderança positiva, habilidades de informática sendo orientado para a missão. O Competências e habilidades essenciais são descritos em detalhes em


  • Bacharelado - Obrigatório.
  • Treinamento e certificações que demonstram conhecimentos e credenciais importantes - preferencial. 


  • Experiência em navegar em diversas mídias para obter acesso.
  • 3+ years experience preferred as an investigative reporter, new director, general reporter, producer or editor.
  • Experience with political media outreach or representing a politician, government or private sector entity.
  • Attitude and ability to build an extensive network of media contacts.
  • Fortes habilidades interpessoais com a capacidade de criar mensagens personalizadas para diferentes públicos.
  • Fortes habilidades de redação, edição, apresentação e comunicação oral, além de capacidade de sintetizar e traduzir informações complicadas em uma linguagem clara e atraente.
  • Uma presença pessoal credível e envolvente.
  • Disponibilidade para pensar de forma empreendedora e criativa.
  • Experience in presenting on TV or radio preferred.
  • Experiência na indústria de hipotecas e / ou sem fins lucrativos útil, mas não obrigatória.
  • A capacidade de escrever e falar outros idiomas além do inglês, especialmente o espanhol, é uma vantagem.


Applicants can apply to selecting the Apply Button below.

NACA is an equal opportunity employer. Minority and bilingual individuals, particularly those who speak and write in Spanish, as well as second chance applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. To follow-up and for inquiries regarding this and other positions contact NACA’s HR Department at [email protected].

This job description is solely for descriptive purposes with NACA reserving the right to make unilateral changes to this job description. This does not constitute a contract for employment with employment at NACA on an “at-will” basis.


NACA has more than three million Members and 47 offices. NACA has established an outstanding record of success over four decades for its effective operations and aggressive advocacy against predatory and discriminatory lenders. NACA stands out in the following areas:

  1. Provides the best mortgage in America with no down payment, no closing costs, no fees, no mortgage insurance, at a below market fixed rate without consideration of one’s credit score;
  2. Is the largest and most effective HUD approved counseling organization;
  3. Has been on the forefront of fighting against abusive and discriminatory lending practices; and
  4. Saved more than 500,000 homeowners with an unaffordable mortgage from foreclosure during the mortgage crisis.