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The Justice Policy Institute seeks a full-time Communications Associate, with a passion for social justice, to join our Washington, D.C. based team.
Organization description: The Justice Policy Institute is a national nonprofit dedicated to reducing the use of incarceration and the justice system by promoting fair and effective policies. JPI does this through groundbreaking research and analysis, strategic communications, organizing, and technical assistance to advocates and policymakers.
Position summary: The full-time Communications Associate is responsible for assisting in the development, design and implementation of communications strategies, including both traditional media pitches and social media campaigns. The position calls for creative and innovative thinking to attract and engage a broad audience of advocates, scholars, practitioners, reporters, impacted individuals, policymakers and donors.
Work in collaboration with Director of Communications and External Affairs to:
Salary: $40,000-45,000, depending on experience.
To apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and two work samples based on releasing a past JPI report of your choice. Sample 1 consists of 2-3 days worth of social media content across multiple platforms following the release. Sample 2 consists of one paragraph each on 2-3 potential traditional media pitches on the same report release.
Please use subject line “Communications Associate.” Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Please submit (email, preferred) documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no phone calls or visits. JPI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity.