Position Communications Specialist
Location Washington, DC
Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration Possible Full Time
Status Freelance/ possible Full Time
Rate Up to $20/hr or up to $42,000/year DOE
A client in Alexandria, VA is looking for a freelance to possible full time Communications Specialist to join their team.

Responsibilities:
- Write and develop copy, messaging, and digital advertising that reaches target audiences effectively.
- Develop content and ideas for news articles, social media, print and e-newsletters, press releases, annual report, fundraising solicitations, and other communications.
- Conduct interviews for newsletter features.
- Upload content to websites, managing SEO, keywords and maintenance of sites.
- Write scripts, and create attractive PowerPoints.
- Ensure all content is consistent and on-brand
- The Communications Specialist will manage webinar schedules and their promotion.
- Support social media strategy.
- Develop and maintain press list and be contact for all press related inquiries.
- Secure placement of news in outside publications.
- Work with graphic designers and other vendors as required.
- Be able to travel 2-4 times per year

Qualifications of Communications Specialist:
- 0-2 years experience, nonprofit experience highly desired.
- Exceptional writing skills
- Be very organized and manage projects against tight deadlines.
- Be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
- Possess excellent storytelling, writing and proofreading skills
- Ability to translate technical info into understandable copy.
- Familiarity with AP style.
JAN. 2020

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc261@jobalert.creativecircle.com