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Communications Associate

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Calvary Women's Services
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Washington, DC
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Published 29 days ago

Calvary Women’s Services seeks an experienced Communications Associate who is passionate about Calvary’s mission and storytelling.

 The Communications Associate implements a variety of activities and campaigns, with the goal of raising awareness of Calvary’s mission and programs with target audiences. As well, the position collaborates with fundraising colleagues to support donor relations and fundraising efforts. The Communications Associate is an integral part of the Development Team, reports to the Strategic Communications Director, and works closely with all teams at the organization to coordinate communications efforts.

Primary responsibilities

  • Work with program staff, clients, volunteers and donors to share compelling stories about Calvary’s work
  • Manage Calvary’s website, blog, and social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube), including the creation of original, impactful content
  • Contribute to Calvary’s annual report, program brochure, information packets, and other collateral materials
  • Create and distribute email blasts, e-newsletters, print newsletters and other materials
  • Coordinate graphic designers, photographers, videographers, printers, or other professionals who help Calvary tell our story
  • Support special events through crafting event-specific PR plans and ensuring the visibility of sponsors
  • Write compelling and creative text in support of other communications and fundraising work, as needed

Qualifications

  • At least two years’ experience with external communications
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with clients, colleagues, and supporters
  • Solid, working knowledge of graphic design software, including InDesign and Photoshop; functional knowledge of HTML is a plus
  • Creativity, initiative and passion for Calvary’s mission
  • Superb writing and proofreading skills and experience writing for a nonprofit organization
  • Excellent organizational skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, responsibilities and deadlines
  • A team-oriented mindset and the ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude, flexible nature, and sense of humor
  • Willingness to participate in and develop knowledge of programs and activities throughout the organization
  • Familiarity with homelessness, domestic violence or related issues is a plus

This is a hybrid position, working both in the office and remotely.


About Us

Calvary Women’s Services offers housing, health, education, and employment programs that empower homeless women in Washington, DC, to transform their lives. Calvary’s programs are designed for women who are survivors of violence and trauma, are living with mental illness, or are in recovery from substance abuse. Through personalized services and with peer support, each woman identifies and builds on her own strengths in order to meet her goals for safe housing, good health, and financial independence.

 Calvary is currently engaged in program and organizational growth, focused on achieving our vision of ending homelessness for women in our community by moving aggressively in three strategic directions: increasing the affordable housing available to women, expanding opportunities for women to secure sustainable income, and becoming a leader in advocating with and for women in DC.

Calvary Women’s Services seeks an experienced Communications Associate who is passionate about Calvary’s mission and storytelling.

 The Communications Associate implements a variety of activities and campaigns, with the goal of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
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    August 12, 2022
  • Education
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    4-Year Degree Required
Salary
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USD $45,000 - USD $50,000
/ year

Benefits

 What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 100% of employee’s CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield medical insurance
  • Optional dental and/or vision insurance coverage
  • 100% of employee’s life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical, dependent care, and transportation reimbursable expenses
  • Portable life insurance
  • Aflac Supplemental Policies for Accidents, Hospitalizations and/or Cancer Protection
  • Generous vacation (beginning at 15 days), sick leave and holidays
  • Professional development funds for training and education

 What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 100% of employee’s CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield medical insurance
  • Optional dental and/or vision insurance coverage
  • 100% of employee’s life…

Location

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Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

How to Apply

To apply, please send an email to info@calvaryservices.org with Communications Associate in the subject line. Applications should include a resume, thoughtful cover letter, and writing sample.

To apply, please send an email to info@calvaryservices.org with Communications Associate in the subject line. Applications should include a resume, thoughtful cover letter, and…

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