JOB TITLE: Communications Manager
REPORTS TO: Development Director
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ABOUT THE ED FUND:
Oakland Public Education Fund leads the investment of community resources in Oakland public schools so that all students can learn, grow, and thrive. Therefore, our work is to connect public schools with tools, funds, and volunteers. Learn more about our work at .
WORK LIFE AT THE ED FUND:
Amazing networking opportunities with local leaders and businesses.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
The Communications Manager is responsible for strengthening and sustaining the Oakland Public Education Fund’s reputation as the leading organization creating high-impact volunteer, funder, and client partnerships that serve Oakland public schools and students.Reporting to the Director of Development, and supervising the Communications Coordinator, the Communications Manager is one of the Ed Fund’s chief storytellers. The person in this role will lead the creation and distribution of messages and materials that show why the Ed Fund’s work matters and give current or potential partners information that inspires them to invest time, money, or other resources in Oakland public schools. The Communications Manager collaborates with all Ed Fund departments to ensure communications needs for different organizational audiences are met, from a one-time volunteer shift to a monthly personal donation to a multi-year corporate investment or ongoing fiscal sponsorship. This is an especially critical moment for the Communications Manager given our active campaigns supporting COVID-19 relief efforts for Oakland students and schools, and our role as a key partner to the school district, city of Oakland, and community leaders.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategy & Leadership
The Oakland Public Education Fund is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We also know that great candidates can bring skills to The Ed Fund that we haven't thought of just yet, and who won't fit everything we've described above. If this is you, don't hesitate to apply. Tell us what unique contributions you can offer. We are dedicated to improving our organization and know that part of it means to better reflect the people we serve. We are committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages and we especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.
Elle Communications is seeking a passionate senior associate/account lead with a minimum of seven years of PR experience based in New York for our growing agency with headquarters in both New York City and LA, and a satellite office in San Francisco.
At Elle, we represent an array of businesses and distinctive individuals working hard and smart to make the world a better place, and our strength in work comes from our team of diverse backgrounds and experience who can help deserving causes break through the noise and into the mainstream conversation. For this position specifically, our new team member would be leading client projects that elevate immigrants, that celebrate Black joy and resilience, and that fight for innovative policies and national legislation that tackle issues including, but not limited to, eliminating poverty, advancing worker’s rights, overhauling the criminal justice system, protecting Indigenous communities and lands, increasing civic engagement, accelerating climate justice, and elevating diverse stories that aim to further basic human rights.
Candidates must have at least seven years of experience working inside of a public relations agency, and will need to be able to showcase specific strategic results you have driven for non-profits, foundations, and/or social and racial justice initiatives. Experience in the literary space is a bonus. The ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a passion for driving positive change in the world, is results-driven, has experience managing top issues-oriented political, business and lifestyle accounts, can provide examples of top-tier media results, maintains close relationships with journalists in New York, as well as in the national landscape. Displayed interest in the social impact space is required.
ABOUT ELLE: We believe there is a lot of good in the world and that we can use PR to elevate pioneers who are driving positive change. Through our LA and NYC headquarters, we offer a team of seasoned experts to support you in media, talent, and influencer relations, communications strategy, media training, and thought leadership. Our clients are non-profits, social enterprises, CSR teams, ethical brands, political activists and leaders making the world a better place each and every day. We offer great benefits, company culture, learning, a commitment to diversity, and growth opportunities.
HOW TO APPLY: To expedite the hiring process, please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. We will get back to you if we feel it is a great fit. Please do not apply if you do not meet all of the requirements, including experience. Resumes will be accepted only via email. Please, no phone calls, tweets, Facebook messages, pokes, prods or messenger pigeons. Thank you in advance for your interest.
We're looking for a full-time Writer/Editor to aid the production of assigned print and/or digital publications, under the direction of senior editorial staff.
• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism or related field
• Experience: Minimum 3 years of editorial experience in publishing
• Desire to work on a collaborative team with high standards
• Ability to write, edit and/or produce assigned articles
• Ability to summarize and communicate complex topics in an effort to educate the audience
• Experience researching and sourcing editorial content
• Detail oriented
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Expert understanding of English grammar
• Familiarity with standard style guides, such as the AP and Chicago Manual
• Highly motivated with ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
• Positive attitude
• Understanding of trends, timely stories and viral content
• Skilled in using reference resources
• Strong organizational and time-management skills
• Ability to maintain a consistent writing style and proofread articles for grammatical errors, voice/tone and substance
• Knowledge of cuisine, crafting, health and fitness related topics is a plus
Job Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
Benefits: Medical/HSA/Dental401K/LTD/AD&D/Life Ins./PTO
Compensation: Highly Competitive
The content marketing writer provides high-quality writing and editing for a variety of marketing and communications materials across multiple channels. This person also collaborates with colleagues on the marketing team, and others across the organization to develop overall positioning and messaging of dental products and services. To lean more about our organization visit: www.dentulu.com
Cracked.com is hiring!
Cracked began as a comedy magazine in 1958, jumped online in 2005, and is now looking for full-time editors to guarantee that the site endures for another 10 million years, perhaps in the form of an omnipotent machine intelligence.
This position is for a skilled writer/editor who can identify stories that suit the Cracked audience and has the ability to develop a unique/original angle on the topic and can execute on a high level.
At Cracked, you'll join a team of seasoned editors with decades of online publishing experience. We believe that everybody deserves to learn about our weird world, and we strive to be an entertaining and authoritative daily destination for our growing audience.
This year, Cracked is also going to be expanding our editorial slate of podcasts, video, and Twitch offerings. (And while not required, if you have any experience with editing, producing, or being in front of the camera, tell us!)
Cracked is part of the Literally Media family, which means you’ll be working alongside the teams of Know Your Meme, eBaum's World, and Cheezburger (Fail Blog, Memebase, I Can Has Cheezburger).
Create multiple daily written posts for the site in the signature "Cracked voice."
Work with Cracked's editorial team to brainstorm and execute the next fun dumb thing.
Keeping tabs on the breaking news of the day and selecting stories that fit the site’s voice.
You must be social media savvy and have a firm understanding of how the ever-howling void that is the Internet operates.
Mid-to-high level Photoshop skills
Strong writing and editing skills
Strong brainstorming and ideation skills
You must be able to commute to Cracked's Brooklyn office daily (post-Coronavirus, of course)
Sharp research instincts, and a knack for identifying engaging and original story ideas
College degree preferred (not required)
Great sense of humor with the ability to translate that to your work
Tell us why you’d be a good fit here at Cracked. Any sort of professional background/avocational interest in comedy, academia (history or science, specifically), or pop culture is a huge plus here.
Submit at least two pieces of relevant writing. (Feel free to create samples specifically for this application if need be.)
Please submit your resume as well.
This is a full-time, 40 hours a week position, but the candidate must be able to work flexible hours to meet deadlines.
**NOTE** Please do not reach out to current employees at Cracked or Literally Media to petition for the position. We're all very busy and with the volume of applicants we have, it can be very distracting. Thank you.
Company Description: Located in the heart of midtown Sacramento, Vantage Point Media is a digital media company dedicated to delivering the latest news, trends and market updates for and about the fresh produce, specialty food, and deli industries.
Local candidates only. No remote roles. Job involves some travel.
Position Overview: We are looking for a well organized, flexible, creative, outgoing and ambitious individual with a copy editor's eye for detail and a reporter's passion for storytelling.
- Ideal candidates possess strong communication skills, writing ability, demonstrated organizational and time management skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
- Efficiency in Excel, Google docs and spreadsheets is highly valued and needed.
- Must be able to work both independently and with a team.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Writing & proofing articles for deadline submission
- Organizing content, processes, and tasks as well as supporting fellow editorial team members
- Surveying news publications for industry related content
- Press release writing
- Conducting phone and audio interviews to generate original content
- Scripting for VO and other media projects
- Additional writing-related projects as assigned
Please include a resume with your email address and phone number, and link to two writing samples in your cover letter with your application.
Job Type: Full-time
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