JCCA, New York, NY
Work at JCCA
Salary: Competitive with benefits (Medical, Dental, 401-3B, Pension, Life Insurance)
Level: Entry Level
Reporting to JCCA’s Director of Communications and Marketing, the Content Writer composes internal and external agency communications to showcase JCCA’s life-changing and transformative programs and increase the organization’s visibility in the New York media and philanthropic communities.
- Develop stories that highlight news, events, and client and staff successes for website, social media, and email communications
- Write copy for fundraising and event collateral, program brochures, flyers, internal and external emails, website, and social media
- Facilitate internal communications via social media, agency intranet, email, and printed materials to support organizational initiatives, advocacy efforts, and other strategic goals
- Learn JCCA’s ‘voice’ in order to draft correspondence, internal communications, and talking points
- Proofread materials drafted by the Fund Development and Communications department
- Monitor current events and trends in child welfare, youth justice, and other topics relevant to JCCA’s mission and goals
- Perform other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate is:
- A talented writer and storyteller with exceptional written and verbal communication skills
- Curious, tenacious, and resilient under pressure
- Able to juggle multiple projects and priorities with tight timelines
- Organized and attentive to detail
- Comfortable with children of all ages and developmental levels
- Approachable, with the ability to connect with all types of people across a large demographic spectrum
- •Able to build rapport with clients, staff, and media contacts
Required Education and Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree
- Fluency in Microsoft Office and major social media platforms
- At least 2-3 years’ experience working in a communications, advertising, or journalism environment
- Available to travel to JCCA programs within NYC and Westchester up to 25% of the time
- Flexible to cover occasional evening and/or weekend events
Since 1822, more than one million vulnerable children and families have turned to JCCA for safety, support, and healing. Our mission—inspired by the Jewish value of tikkun olam— is to repair the world, child by child. Every year, we care for 17,000 children and families with state-of-the-art foster care, education, care management, family support, and prevention services, as well as our flagship residential program in Westchester.
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