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Communications Specialist

Company: Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center
Location: Oakland
Posted on: September 14, 2019

Job Description:

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. FREEDOM CENTERNONVIOLENCE --- EQUALITY --- YOUTH --- ECOLOGY--JOB OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT COMMUNICATIONS STAFFDirect Report:--Communications ManagerSalary: $54,000 plus medical, dental and IRA benefits after three monthsFull time position in Freedom Center office at Merritt College, Oakland Come join a winning team. Grow in your capacity to serve the common good. The Communications Staff works in a diverse team based, campaign style leadership initiative with the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center, a success civil rights organization working statewide in California and throughout the West Coast. Responsibilities include communicating with the press, public, supporters and sponsors based on advancing relationships and policy initiatives. Communicate with press, elected officials, funders, school personnel, educators, and community based and civic leaders, elders and Civil Rights leaders, families, and community. Position reports to Communications Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing organization with competitive compensation. Summary of position:--The Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center, Oakland- Communications Specialist works in a rigorous campaign style leadership nonviolence effort. JOIN THE FREEDOM CENTER TEAM AS COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST. Lead Us into the Future. The Communications Specialist is an excellent opportunity for a professional. The organization has all of the necessary ingredients for growth and success: a timely mission, a 15+ year track record, a large network of elected officials, funders, educators, community, labor, civic, and civil rights leaders who support the work, an excellent reputation, a committed staff, and an active board.Join a Great Team. The staff at the Freedom Center do what they love and love what they do. They also care about each other. While each person has a particular role, the staff also works together to support the Freedom Center as a whole.--------------Strong Wage and Benefits. The starting salary for the Communications Specialist is 54,000 plus medical, dental, and IRA benefits after three months. Full time position in Freedom Center office at Merritt College, Oakland. --Requirements for the Position--------------Technical skills required for each of the responsibilities listed below REQUIRED--------------Minimum of two years' experience implementing a full range of communication strategies--------------Position requires evenings, weekends and travel--------------An insured vehicle that can be used for work is required--------------Excellent writing and editing skills--------------Strong oral communications skills----------------A degree in humanities or communications (or related field) preferred--------------Proficiency in conveying agency narratives in all written communications--------------Agility---the character required to turn on a dime and work in a fast-paced team --------------Must authorize and pass a finger printing background check ----Responsibilities ----------------Research, write and edit, contributing to fulfillment of agency communications goals and strategic planning --------------Convey and disseminate agency narrative for maximum impact of agency mission and vision--------------Basic design work of brochures and flyers (InDesign)--------------Basic design of agency collateral and written materials (includes gifts and give-aways)--------------Creation and sending of eblasts (using Salesforce)--------------Expansion and maintenance of database (Salesforce)--------------Website updates (WordPress)--------------Video and photo shooting, editing, producing --------------Social media (multiple)--------------Contribute to team efforts, demonstrating agility, coachability and discipline in work ethics--------------Accompany team members and students, documenting specified activities.--This includes travel (during all school breaks and involves some participation in a 6 week Civic Engagement Tour carried out each summer) Front line on media regionally, statewide, and national--------------Ability to take a dynamic, social justice Call to Action and to give it life as a member of a highly interconnected team--JOIN THE DYNAMIC MARTIN LUTHER KING JR FREEDOM CENTER TEAM AS COMMUNICATIONS AND PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST. --

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