Continually updated jobs listings for the DC area--mainly related to Capitol Hill.
Friday, November 19, 2010
Communications Associate--Malaria Policy Center
The Malaria Policy Center (A Project of Malaria No More) is looking to hire a Communications Associate.The position is full-time and based in Washington, D.C.A description of the position can be below.Qualified candidates will have exceptional writing skills and attention to detail.Please email your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to:firstname.lastname@example.org
Primary purpose of this role is to work in partnership with current communications staff to help shape the overall communications strategy for the Policy Center to all audiences and through all applicable media channels, and to constantly search for ways to broaden our audience.Additional duties will include helping support the overall functions of the Malaria Policy Center.
Traditional Media Outreach – The Policy Center communications operation carries out interaction with traditional media outlets such as newsprint and television. Key audiences in this category are Congressional correspondents and leading global health reporters.
Pitching MPC to reportersCreating Press Materials (Releases, etc)
Maintenance of media listsInternal material (talking points)
Creation of printed materials Drafting op-eds and speeches
New Media Outreach – All online communication from the web site to attempts at viral video elements are managed and produced by the Policy Center communications team.As the reliance on Social Media grows so too will this category of work.
Website managementBlog (post creation and editing)
Video production (MWtv) Social Media (Twitter, Facebook)
Events – As part of the MPC team, the communications associate plays an important role in the planning and production of events. From ordering the programs of events to managing media prior, during and after the event this role becomes a focus during event season.
Planning of event programsManaging media and audiovisual needs