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Media Relations Specialist - American Business Immigration Coalition

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POSITION SUMMARY

The ideal candidate is a strong and fast writer with experience drafting press advisories, press releases, fact sheets, talking points, and op-eds, especially for rapid response needs. 

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce press materials, including press advisories, press releases, reports, fact sheets, and memos
  • Contribute to daily rapid response
  • Monitor media coverage
  • Help maintain press lists and distribute materials
  • Collaborate with team on message strategy and pitch local and national reporters
  • Assist the communications director with projects as necessary

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong written and communication skills
  • 3-5 years experience in communications and press relations, preferably on a campaign, at an advocacy organization, or in government, or as a journalist working at a media outlet
  • Fluency in immigration issues and national politics is a plus  
  • Experience with key national immigration and political reporters

ABOUT ABIC

The American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC) is active in key states and communities across the country, engaging activists, advocates, business leaders, and elected officials on the urgency of passing immigration reform that boosts our economy, creates jobs, eases the labor shortage, and supports families. The goal of our bipartisan coalition of over 1200+ diverse businesses and business associations is to provide a strong and effective voice seeking sensible immigration reforms to grow our economy and strengthen our families.

ABIC members include CEOs, retired CEOs, business associations, small business owners as well as hospitals and universities. ABIC works in partnership with diverse immigrant advocates to support pro-immigrant legislation at the state and federal levels. Currently, ABIC is active in 17 states including Illinois, Florida, Texas, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, South Carolina, North Carolina, Colorado, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Arizona, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada. 

For more information, visit https://abic.us.

ABIC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for employees. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affilation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, or other legally protected characteristics.


POSITION SUMMARY

The ideal candidate is a strong and fast writer with experience drafting press advisories, press releases, fact sheets, talking points, and op-eds, especially for rapid response needs. 

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES AND…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
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    August 1, 2022
Salary
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See below
Compensation: This position will be full-time. We offer a competitive compensation package. Please note all salaries are commensurate with experience.

Benefits

ABIC provides an attractive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plan, unlimited paid time off, and standard holidays.

ABIC provides an attractive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plan, unlimited paid time off, and standard holidays.

Location

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Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
1805 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60608, USA

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Emily Wurth, ABIC Director of Operations, at info@americanbic.biz and include “ABIC Media Relations Specialist” in the subject line. 

The position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Emily Wurth, ABIC Director of Operations, at info@americanbic.biz and include “ABIC Media Relations Specialist” in the…

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