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ARTSFAIRFAX


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Published 15 days ago

July 20, 2020
July 7, 2020
$20,000 - $20,000

ARTSFAIRFAX is the voice of the arts in Fairfax County. As part of the communications team, you will engage with arts organizations and artists to promote art in culture in the community.  

ARTSFAIRFAX is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization, incorporated in 1964 as Fairfax County’s designated local arts agency. ARTSFAIRFAX is funded in part by Fairfax County, as well as corporations, foundations, individuals, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Communications Department at ARTSFAIRFAX is seeking a part-time communication assistant to the Director of Communication. This individual will work with the Director to oversee outreach and promotion efforts for a variety of email, online marketing, social media, data, and communications projects. 

Key Responsibilities:

·     Assist in researching, writing and producing an Opportunities newsletter;

·     Assist in researching, writing and producing an events newsletter for Board of Supervisors;

·     Serve as a backup webmaster for website;

·     Manage social media platforms;

·     Assisting in the creative process for coming up with new social media techniques and messaging;

·     Assist with advocacy tasks as assigned;

·     Monitor CRM and assist with oversight and data collection; and

·     Duties as assigned

Qualifications:

·     Have or be in the process of acquiring a bachelor’s and/or graduate degree in journalism, social media, communications, English or other writing-related degrees.

·     Experience with social media

·     Knowledge of AP style is a plus

·     Self-starter; organized; detail-oriented

·     Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines; and

•     The qualified candidate must possess a compatible commitment to the arts in Fairfax County.

ARTSFAIRFAX is the voice of the arts in Fairfax County. As part of the communications team, you will engage with arts organizations and artists to promote art in culture in the community.  

ARTSFAIRFAX is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Other Compensation: 100% major medical health benefits for employee, with the option to add family coverage at employee expense. Employees receive paid vacation, sick, holidays, jury duty, bereavement, and personal days per HR Policies Manual. We offer a retirement program for non-matched employee contribution.

Other Compensation: 100% major medical health benefits for employee, with the option to add family coverage at employee expense. Employees receive paid vacation, sick, holidays…

How to Apply

To apply, interested candidates should email the following items to dstewart@artsfairfax.org:

·     Current resume

·     Cover letter

·     Social Media Samples

Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website www.artsfairfax.org for full details of our work.

To apply, interested candidates should email the following items to dstewart@artsfairfax.org:

·     Current resume

·     Cover letter

·     Social Media Samples

Only applicants invited for an…

Location

2667 Prosperity Avenue, Suite A, Fairfax, VA 22031

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