Public Relations Writer

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Mid to High $30,000s

Published

05/29/2018

Address

4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite M-2
Washington
DC
20008
United States

Description

About Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is the largest Girl Scout Council in the country. It provides girls in grades K-12 with opportunities to learn new skills, make friends, and discover the power of girls together. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. Our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

 

An Excellent Opportunity

We are looking for a Public Relations Writer who can help us successfully tell the Girl Scout story, to a broad range of audiences. The right candidate will successfully promote the Girl Scout brand in speeches, social media and with the media. 

 

Here’s What You Will Be Doing

·        Research topics and write speeches and prepare presentations (PowerPoint, Video) for the Chief Executive Officer and Board President

·        Prepare talking points to prepare the CEO for speaking engagements and media interviews

·        Manage show-flow at events

·        Develop PR campaigns and contests

·        Develop content for Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

·        Design media images and messaging for social media

·        Maintaining database of Girl Scout troops (“Sudden Service”) to pull for attendance at high profile events

·        Prepare Sudden Service girls with talking points and staff the events

·        Write press releases, pitch stories and coordinate media interviews, often identifying Girl Scouts and providing talking points

·        Train and coordinate activities for Girl Scout journalist that take over social media: G.I.R.L. Squad

·        Take photographs and shoot and edit video at Girl Scout events

 

Is this you?

·        Passionate about public relations

·        Passionate about girl leadership

·        Creative and comfortable working with Adobe Creative Cloud

·        Self-motivated and efficient with strong time-management skills

·        Great written and oral communication skills, including public presentations

·        Experienced with Microsoft Office; InDesign, Illustrator, Photo Shop

·        Comfortable working with a wide variety of people, from girls to executives

   

 

Some of Our Benefits

·        100% employer-paid HMO for employees (dependent coverage, POS, dental/vision available)

·        3% employer contribution to 403(b), plus additional 2% match

·        Generous paid leave benefits

·        Friendly colleagues who are dedicated to a common mission to make a difference in the lives of girls

 

Do you like a traditional job description? We have that too! It’s on our website: www.gscnc.org/jobs.  

Benefits

Our benefit package is generous, including:

  • 3 health insurance options (The Council pays the full monthly premium for individual coverage in the HMO or HMO/HSA and contributes $55.98 (individual) or $59.82 (family) per pay period to the HSA for employees on that plan.)
  • Dental and vision plan
  • 100% employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • 100% employer-paid long-term disability insurance
  • Immediate, 100% vested, employer contribution of 3% to 403(b) plan
  • 403(b) match of 2% available after 12 months of employment (3 year vesting)
  • A generous paid vacation policy (0-3 years = 18 days; >3 years = 24 days)
  • 10 paid holidays, annually – including 1 floating holiday
  • 12 paid sick days, annually
  • 10 paid New Child Leave days for qualifying staff
  • Flexible spending plans for certain medical and dependent care expenses
  • Employee assistance program
  • Metro SmartBenefits® (pretax transportation program)
  • Garage parking at our main office, conveniently paid through pretax payroll deduction

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

hrinfo@gscnc.org

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to:

Ebony Squire

Human Resources Specialist

hrinfo@gscnc.org

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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