External Affairs Associate

New York
Apr 29, 2013
May 29, 2013
Linda Bazerjian
Full Time
The Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness (ICPH) seeks an external affairs associate to join a multi-member external affairs team.

Primary responsibilities include: media relations (proactive and reactive); writing and editing (press releases, blogs, talking points, newsletters and other collateral materials); social media strategy and implementation; government and community relations; updating media database; assisting with marketing and advertising; maintaining external affairs archives (publications, media mentions, articles, videos); and assisting with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Expectations:
•Bachelor’s degree preferably in communications, journalism, or public relations
•3 to 5 years experience preferably at a non-profit, in government, or media
•Excellent writing and verbal skills and ability to adapt writing style to audience (ie. Blogs, marketing/advertising, speeches, etc.)
•Ability to take direction and juggle multiple projects simultaneously
•Keen attention to detail, well-organized, deadline-oriented
•Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite a must

Starting salary is commensurate with experience and salary history. ICPH provides excellent benefits including health and dental insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, disability, and ample vacation, holiday, personal, and sick leave time.

Please submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and at least one example of a recent media placement to Linda Bazerjian, Director of External Affairs at employment@icphusa.org. Indicate the position’s title in subject line of your email.

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