CLiF is hiring! We’re looking for a part-time (24 hours/week) Communications Manager to join our team. Work will be based in our Waterbury Center, VT HQ, though may be remote during the pandemic.
We’re looking for a dynamic communications professional to manage our external communications, media relations, and overall outreach. Communications duties include: pitching media articles/op-eds and press releases to local, regional, and national outlets; writing, editing, and managing content for CLiF’s print newsletter, monthly e-newsletter, annual report, social media, weekly blog, and other communications materials; proofreading various communications; representing the organization at events and various media platforms; maintaining and updating the website, and participating in donor outreach and some limited grant writing.
Requirements: Excellent writing and editing skills. Proven ability to manage projects. 3+ years experience in public relations, communications, marketing, or similar field. Experience in nonprofits a plus. Success with pitching various pieces of content to editors. Experience with blogging and social media, and other forms of media. Skilled with technology, including Microsoft Office suite, WordPress, and donor management software. Strong interpersonal skills. Must have reliable transportation to and from Waterbury Center.
CLiF offers a supportive, flexible environment working alongside a small, friendly staff to assist in providing immersive literacy experiences, books, and resources to low-income, at-risk, and rural kids throughout Vermont and New Hampshire. Since 1998, CLiF has served roughly 350,000 kids all over both states and given away $9 million in new books. We’re looking for a collaborative, enthusiastic person who cares deeply about literacy and education.
Click here for details and application instructions. Apply by November 15, 2021. Please share this with anyone who you think might be interested.