Writer & Communications Manager


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Commensurate with experience

Published:

05/12/2018

Start Date:

06/01/2018

Application Deadline:

05/31/2018

Address

Lafayette
California
United States

Description

We seek a highly motivated individual with a passion for writing and driving cause-oriented outreach campaigns. The ideal candidate has a lively, clear and engaging writing voice. She/he should have experience in grassroots communication and be well versed in how to proactively and effectively communicate social issues. We need a self-starter that can thrive in a fast-paced environment and collaborate easily with others.


Above all, we are looking for someone with a passion for our cause. Ideal candidates should have a broad knowledge and interest in education, child development, health, and current culture.


Full or Part Time


Responsibilities:

●     Create and implement our communications strategy.

●     Develop the outreach and advocacy strategy for social action campaigns.

●     Help maintain consistent messaging through all our communications channels.

●     Create and oversee all written communications relating to our work, including newsletters, blogs, website content, and other updates.

●     Research, write, and develop written materials including articles, op-eds, blogs, case studies, facilitation guides, tool kits, and other resources.

●     Be responsible for website content development. 

●     Seek and support grants to advance the cause.

●     Keep up on current research and political happenings in the areas we work.

●     Communicate with and develop relationships with a nationwide network of local, state, and federal stakeholders including organizations, government agencies, policy makers, and community leaders.


Our Ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:


Education/Experience

●     A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years relevant work experience. 

●     A degree in education or journalism with an advanced degree preferred.

●     Experience with communications, journalism, social advocacy organizations, campaigns, and/or nonprofit work preferred.

●     3-5 years writing/outreach /advocacy/campaign experience.

●     A background in education and/or health.

●     Experience in policy and legislative activities.

●     Grant writing experience.

●     Experience with growing and maintaining a lively social media network.


Skills

●     Strong computer skills

●     Proficient with major social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc) and Google analytics.

●     Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, InDesign, CMS such as WordPress and Drupal, a plus.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

rlfapply@gmail.com

http://www.beyondmeasurefilm.com

If interested please send your cover letter and resume to rlfapply@gmail.com.


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