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Position Description: Communications Associate
Title: Communications Associate
Reports to: Communications Director
Type: Exempt / “At Pleasure
The Communications Assistant will be responsible for a variety of day-to-day programmatic and administrative tasks for the Communications Department and will be expected to: create a social media strategy and manage online communications, assist with the creation of editorial content, assist with the production of high-quality communications materials, assist with the communications of CFYJ’s state campaign work and Youth Justice Awareness Month, and other communications duties as needed. The employee in this position will report to the Communications Director.
The job requires a creative and efficient worker with excellent writing and editing skills who is comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment. Candidate must be a versatile team player with the ability to show grace under pressure. The position requires an organized, dependable self-starter who can juggle a number of tasks and projects. It is critical that the team member be able to work independently and autonomously, and embrace both glitzy and mundane tasks with equal attention.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The Communications Associate will:
Education: B.A. strongly preferred.
Experience: 1-2 years of communications experience and demonstrated interest in juvenile justice issues and dedicated to CFYJ’s mission.
Compensation: CFYJ offers a competitive salary and benefits package that is commensurate with experience.
Application instructions: Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please submit your application materials as MS Word or PDF attachments. Include all attachments in a single email and include, “CFYJ Communications Associate Application” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please. Position will be open until filled.