CLiF Is Hiring!

Posted by on April 4, 2013.

Are you looking for a creative, rewarding, and flexible job?

The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) is a nonprofit based in Waterbury Center. For 15 years CLiF has inspired a love of reading and writing among more than 140,000 low-income, at-risk, and rural children in almost 400 towns throughout Vermont and New Hampshire. 

Communications Director: 30-35 hours per week. CLiF seeks a communications professional to direct and manage our external communications and media relations, and oversee some activities related to fundraising. Communications duties include: pitching media stories and op-ed essays to local, regional, and national outlets; writing and editing content for CLiF’s newsletter, e-newsletter, annual report, press releases, Facebook, Twitter, blog, and other communications assets; participating in shaping CLiF’s programs and activities.

Fundraising duties include some outreach to businesses and foundations and supporting executive director in donor relations. Work will be performed in the CLiF office in Waterbury Center Monday to Friday. Some flexibility in scheduling.

Requirements: Excellent writing and editing skills. Proven ability to manage projects and small teams. 4+ years in public relations, community relations, marketing, or similar field. Success with pitching media stories to editors and developing ongoing connections with press. Experience creating and maintaining donor relationships. Experience with Twitter, Facebook, blogging and e-mail marketing. Skilled with Apple computers, Microsoft Office suite, WordPress, and donor management software. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus. Strong interpersonal skills. Comfortable speaking with groups.

Send resume and cover letter by April 19 to gro.e1568593333nilno1568593333filc@1568593333filc1568593333. We prefer individuals who live within 20 miles of the CLiF office in Waterbury Center

6 Responses to “CLiF Is Hiring!”

  1. Jenn Young

    Not local … but passionate. Will submit my resume this week and see where the journey takes us. I would do anything for what you have begun … and dream of taking it so much further! Have a fantastic day.

    • Matt Bushlow

      We look forward to receiving your resume. Thanks for your interest! – Matt

  2. Nell Tucker

    How exciting ! Would you consider an international volunteer ? I would love to promote ” a love of reading “. in my community .

    • Matt Bushlow

      Let me know what you have in mind, Neil. You can email me at matt at clifonline dot org.

      • Jane Sweatt

        Not local enough but have been an avid follower of CLIF activities for years! My love of CLIF is strong but my computer skills are lacking. Perhaps another position will come!!


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