Staff Writer/New Media Associate
The National Committee to Preserve Social Security
One of the nation's leading education and advocacy organizations for seniors has immediate opening for a writer to research, prepare and edit materials and to coordinate social media efforts which promote the organization's mission. We are looking for candidates with writing as well as new media skills. Will also provide general assistance for press relations activities. Ideal candidate's writing capabilities may be evidenced by freelance writing, journalism or similar experience, and must possess the ability to function well in a fast-paced operation. Requires the ability to generate new ideas and to create reader-friendly materials on tight deadlines. Experience/knowledge of federal programs affecting older Americans is desired. This position offers competitive salary and excellent benefits package.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires bachelor's degree in communications, English, journalism or relevant field and minimum three years experience in public relations, journalism, communications or other relevant position. Minimum two years experience working with new media; skilled in the creation and deployment of web ready content.
Minimum Certification, Licensing and Skills:
Excellent written and oral communication skills required; excellent copyediting and proofreading skills; experience/knowledge of federal programs affecting older Americans is desired; strong organizational skills; ability to think strategically and creatively and ability to work well under aggressive deadlines; computer literacy and MS Office experience is required
To apply please Fax cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary requirments to 202-787-3707
attn: Human Resources or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
visit our website at www.ncpssm.org