VCPI is currently hiring for the position of Communications and Content Strategist.

What VCPI needs:

VCPI is looking for a dynamic, creative, and talented individual to join our team as a Communications and Content Strategist. This person will be responsible for designing, developing, and executing VCPI strategic communications and messaging to support VCPI’s initiatives in advancing public safety nationwide. Primary responsibilities will include the development of national and targeted outreach campaigns to connect with public safety and communities; the strategic development and distribution of content and messaging in a variety of venues such as digital, various social media platforms, the VCPI website, and print; and management and maintenance of those communication avenues. As part of the developed content strategy, this person will also design and monitor measurement and analytics for each component to determine impact and efficacy.

Are you the right candidate?

First, do you have the basic requirements?

  • Proven experience in development and implementation of comprehensive content marketing strategy.
  • Proven experience writing and developing effective messaging to reflect an organization’s unique voice.
  • Experience working with the public safety industry preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field is required. Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in website content design and management, using social media communications platforms, and implementation and use of content data analytics to inform decision making.
  • Ability to be both self-directed and work well as part of a team.

Next, are you a good fit for VCPI?

  • • Do you enjoy writing, creating original content, and distributing content to inform and inspire others?
  • • Do you enjoy strategic design and the idea of building something?
  • • Do you take ownership and pride in your work, and enjoy being part of an effort that’s bigger than yourself?
  • • Do you thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment?
  • • Do you enjoy participating in idea generation and developmental and explorative processes?
  • • Do you subscribe to a life-long learning philosophy and practice?
  • • Are you passionate about life in general and do you put that energy into your work?

This position is a full-time position based in VCPI’s Richmond, Virginia offices. Some travel is required. Salary is competitive and the VCPI benefits package is designed to attract great people and keep them. VCPI provides a fun, casual, and professional work environment, lots of flexibility, and an opportunity to make a difference.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your résumé, a writing sample and a cover letter to

VCPI is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to our mission to advance public safety by providing unparalleled training and services for law enforcement professionals and the communities they serve.

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