Are you an enthusiastic, organized professional with communications experience and a love of literacy?

CLiF seeks a part-time Communications Manager to manage our external communications, media relations, and overall outreach. CLiF has a small, committed staff and an 18-year history of substantial growth and results.

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; helping to organize events, meetings, and small conferences; participating in donor outreach and some limited grant writing. Work will be performed in the CLiF office in Waterbury Center Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.


  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Proven ability to manage projects.
  • 3+ years in public relations, community relations, marketing, or similar field.
  • Success with pitching media stories to editors and developing ongoing connections with press.
  • 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.


Send resume and cover letter by July 12th to

The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) is a nonprofit based in Waterbury Center.  For 18 years CLiF has inspired a love of reading and writing among almost 200,000 low-income, at-risk, and rural children in 400+ towns throughout Vermont and New Hampshire. See for more.


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