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Assistant Content Writer/Editor

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (National Office in New York)


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Published 13 days ago

December 17, 2020

Position: Assistant Content Writer/Editor

Reports to: Senior Writer and Social Media Manager


Position Summary

AFSP is seeking an Assistant Content Writer/Editor to work with our Senior Writer and Social Media Manager in writing and editing assignments and managing the flow of new and existing AFSP content for use in our marketing, website, national blog, social media and more.


The role includes managing and scheduling content for posting on external channels like our national blog, social media and website, in addition to working with staff, volunteers and other external audiences as part of our storytelling efforts. This position includes content management support and assisting in live events for social media. The position will work closely with our senior writer to draft and finalize copy and support more long-term writing projects such as the organization’s annual report, create program and event descriptions and educational content, and edit blog articles; and with our social media manager to assist in copywriting for social media posts, captioning, copywriting for social creative, and paid content.

The ideal candidate for this position will have strong scheduling and project management skills, would have worked with multiple stakeholders (i.e. staff, volunteers, external partners), managed multiple content/copy projects at one time with ease and have the ability to work with internal content experts to communicate clinical or difficult concepts in a way that a general, lay audience can easily understand.

Qualifications

●       Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, English, Social Media or Digital Communications, Creative Writing, Advertising

●       Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working in writing or copywriting field

●       Highly motivated individual with ability to work in fast, dynamic work environment

●       Ability to maintain and juggle multiple or competing priorities at one time 

●       Strong interpersonal skills including an ability to listen to and interpret requests and needs

●       General knowledge of fundamental writing, copyediting and social media principles

●       Microsoft Suite knowledge a must; Sprout Social knowledge is a plus

●       Interest or experience in gaming industry is a plus

●       Ability to work in team dynamic is a plus

 

Salary and Benefits

22 PTO (vacation, sick, wellness and personal days) your first year of employment (5 additional days 2nd year)

10% employer retirement contribution after 2 years of employment

Flexible Summer Fridays

Low to Mid 50s depending on experience

 

Application Instructions

Submit cover letter, with a compelling reason why you should be considered for this position, and resume to hrcomms@afsp.org. Write ContentWriter in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Position: Assistant Content Writer/Editor

Reports to: Senior Writer and Social Media Manager


Position Summary

AFSP is seeking an Assistant Content Writer/Editor to work with our Senior Writer and Social Media Manager in writing and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Salary and Benefits

22 PTO (vacation, sick, wellness and personal days) your first year of employment (5 additional days 2nd year)

10% employer retirement contribution after 2 years of employment

Flexible Summer Fridays

Low to Mid 50s depending on experience

Salary and Benefits

22 PTO (vacation, sick, wellness and personal days) your first year of employment (5 additional days 2nd year)

10% employer retirement contribution after 2 years of…

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

New York, NY

How to Apply

Application Instructions

Submit cover letter, with a compelling reason why you should be considered for this position, and resume to hrcomms@afsp.org. Write ContentWriter in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Application Instructions

Submit cover letter, with a compelling reason why you should be considered for this position, and resume to hrcomms@afsp.org. Write ContentWriter in the…

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