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Communications Consultant

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Class Action
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Jamaica Plain, MA
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Published 12 days ago

Position Title: Communications Consultant

Reports to: Executive Director

Job Summary: The Communications Consultant works with the Executive Director and Program Director to bring Class Action’s mission and work to the public eye consistently and strategically using varied modalities. 

Class Action, a national nonprofit founded in 2004, inspires action to end classism. We provide change-makers with tools, training and inspiration to raise awareness, promote understanding of the relationship between class and race, shift cultural beliefs about social class, build cross-class solidarity and transform institutions and systems. Our programs include popular education workshops around the country, a summit for first-generation college students, webinars, research and publications about class and classism.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Promote Class Action (CA) programming including: workshop offerings for constituencies, Activist Class Cultures, the First Gen Summit, Staffing the Mission, Cross-Class Dialogue program, webinars, resources and blog posts
  • Increase Class Action's following on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and potentially other social media platforms
  • Cultivate ongoing follower engagement with CA’s social media content
  • Develop weekly and monthly calendar for social media posts
  • Develop social media content in collaboration with CA team
  • Collaborate with CA staff to recruit diverse contributors to CA blog, especially young people and BIPOC people, centering voices of poor/working poor/working class people while maintaining cross-class representation
  • Build connections with like-minded organizations and activists via social media platforms
  • Provide editorial support to bloggers, finalize and post blog entries to website
  • Make updates to WordPress site as needed
  • Follow Google AdWords campaigns and apply Google Analytics
  • Collaborate with CA team on content for e-newsletters 
  • Identify relevant themes 
  • Frame and provide copy for CA updates and blog posts for e-newsletter
  • Provide editorial support to CA team generated content
  • Finalize content and work with Office Manager to send to CA list

Qualifications

  • Experience managing and executing across multiple communications platforms
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Experience with Google Workspace
  • Experience with Canva, Adobe Illustrator and/or other design software
  • Experience with Eventbrite, Zoom and EveryAction (CRM)
  • Experience with Wordpress and/or HTML
  • Able to execute day­-to­-day tasks and work independently 
  • Willingness to share own ideas and work collaboratively
  • Ability to prioritize and follow through effectively
  • Comfortable working interactively and collaborating virtually via Zoom
  • Demonstrated interest in and understanding of class, race, and intersections of oppression, as well as social justice principles and nonprofit work
  • Commitment to a work culture of interpersonal communication, feedback, integrity, inclusiveness and anti-oppression 

Hours: 16 - 20 hours a month

Pay: $40 - 50 / hour, based on experience and skills

Class Action is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color, women, LGBTQ candidates and individuals from poor, working poor, working-class and low-income backgrounds.

To apply: Please email a cover letter, resume and a sample of writing relevant to this position with “Comms Consultant” in the subject line to office@classism.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.

Position Title: Communications Consultant

Reports to: Executive Director

Job Summary: The Communications Consultant works with the Executive Director and Program Director to bring Class Action’s mission and work to the public eye…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    April 19, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 16, 2021

Salary

$40-50 / hour

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
30 Germania St, Building L, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

How to Apply

To apply: Please email a cover letter, resume and a sample of writing relevant to this position with “Comms Consultant” in the subject line to office@classism.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.

To apply: Please email a cover letter, resume and a sample of writing relevant to this position with “Comms Consultant” in the subject line to office@classism.org. Applications will be…

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