Public Affairs Program Assistant

Faces & Voices of Recovery is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that aims to transform the way addiction and recovery are perceived and embraced through advocacy, education, and leadership. Our pledge is firmly based on the belief that every individual deserves to be treated with compassion and respect, and we are devoted to creating a society that values and supports recovery. We connect, organize, and mobilize millions of faces and voices. Through collective efforts in recovery advocacy, community support, and education, we promote the right of every individual and family to recover from substance use disorder, while demonstrating the value and impact of long-term recovery. We are based in DC, but we are a remote-first company that enables you to do your best work from anywhere.  

Our organization values diversity and inclusivity in our workforce and aims to attract candidates from all backgrounds. We encourage individuals of all races, colors, religions, genders, national origins, ages, disabilities, veteran statuses, marital statuses, sexual orientations, gender identities, or any other legally protected characteristic to apply for our open positions. Our goal is to foster a work environment that promotes diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, recovery, and advocacy. We are committed to creating a welcoming and dynamic workplace where everyone feels valued and respected.

About the role:

As a part of the Public Affairs team at Faces & Voices of Recovery and reporting to the Director of Public Affairs, the Public Affairs Program Assistant will create and implement social media marketing campaigns across all applicable platforms, assist with event logistics and fund development initiatives, manage team schedules, enforce project deadlines, and provide support as requested by the team.  

What you’ll do:

  • Delegate Social Media Tasks: Effectively delegate social media tasks to the Marketing & Communications team, overseeing the review process for leadership approval. 

  • Monitor Social Media Platforms: Regularly monitor social media platforms for post activities, interactions, follow requests, and opportunities for cross-sharing.  

  • Manage Travel Arrangements: Coordinate travel logistics and event arrangements, ensuring smooth execution and attendee satisfaction. 

  • Assist with Event Logistics: Provide support in planning, implementing, and following up on events, managing all aspects of event coordination.  


What you’ll bring:  

  • Detail-oriented approach to event logistics, including venue selection, vendor management, and on-site coordination, to deliver seamless and memorable experiences for participants. 

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to identify opportunities for donor engagement and revenue generation, driving the growth of fundraising initiatives and maximizing donor contributions. 

  • Understanding of recovery principles, peer recovery support services, certification of peers, and recovery community organizations  

  • Interest in expanding your analysis and knowledge about the role that racial inequity plays in our society and committed to building and/or deepening your commitment to racial justice work 

  • Ability to travel as needed for business related needs, up to 15%

Preferred experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; Associate (AA) or equivalent project management experience required  

  • Relevant editorial and curriculum development experience may be considered as a possible substitution 

  • Familiarity with healthcare, wellness or substance use disorder industry   

  • Familiarity with the Recovery Community Organization model

What we offer:

  • Compensation: $43,680 – $49,140 annually 

  • A values-based culture that invests in employee success 

  • 100% remote work (with occasional travel as required) 

  • Paid time off to include 3 weeks paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, 2 weeks sick time, and 1 week of personal time 

  • A generous total benefits package viewable on our website.   


Faces & Voices of Recovery participates in the E-Verify program and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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