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 firstname.lastname@example.org. We prefer individuals who live within 20 miles of the CLiF office in Waterbury Center