Critical Exposure (CE) is looking for a full-time Communications Coordinator who is passionate about our mission to train youth of color in Washington, DC to harness the power of photography and their own voices to fight for education equity and social justice.
ABOUT CRITICAL EXPOSURE
A nonprofit organization in Washington, DC, CE develops the leadership capacities and collective power of Black and Brown DC youth. Through campaigns and visual storytelling, CE youth raise their voices in conversations about school and community concerns in order to build the public support and political will needed to address the issues they face. CE is developing a new generation of leaders who possess: the tools to express themselves; the creativity to imagine new solutions to old problems; the belief that youth have the right and ability to fight for those solutions; and the skills to hold communities and public officials accountable.
Since our founding in 2004, CE has trained more than 2,800 DC youth, who have used their images and narratives to fight for restorative justice programs, solutions to the school-to-prison-pipeline, and more than $500 million in additional education and school improvement funds.
The Communications Coordinator will share CE’s mission and impact through digital platforms, printed collateral, and events/exhibits in addition to providing fundraising administrative support. The Communications Coordinator works in partnership with CE program staff and youth to collect and share youth photos and stories, which serve as the basis for CE communications. The goal of this position is to develop and deepen relationships with CE’s stakeholders, including youth, funders, supporters, partner organizations, and vendors.
The ideal candidate has experience in communications, outreach/marketing, and project coordination who can skillfully juggles multiple priorities, insist on the need for systems, and keep calm while making it happen.
This role reports to the Development and Communications Director, works closely with the Development Manager, and partners with other staff to promote an organizational culture of philanthropy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Outreach & Marketing (30%)
Exhibits & Events (25%) - as possible with COVID-19 restrictions, to include virtual formats
Development Communications (25%)
Program Communications (10%)
Admin and Staff Development (10%)
WORK EXPERIENCE and QUALITIES OF A SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
Critical Exposure (CE) is looking for a full-time Communications Coordinator who is passionate about our mission to train youth of color in Washington, DC to harness the power of photography and their own voices to fight for education…
CE offers a generous benefit package including health care, retirement, and paid time off. We are committed to professional development and prioritize continuing education opportunities for all staff.
CE offers a generous benefit package including health care, retirement, and paid time off. We are committed to professional development and prioritize continuing education…
Candidates should send: a resume; a cover letter that includes your connection to CE’s mission, salary range expectations, and available start date; and a sample representative of your communications work to email@example.com with “Communications Coordinator application” in the subject line.
Critical Exposure is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. DC natives, people of color, women, working-class people, trans, nonbinary, queer, bisexual, lesbian and gay people are strongly encouraged to apply. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to any legally protected status.