American Friends Service Committee
Location: Philadelphia, PA, New York City or Washington, DC
Application Deadline: December 1, 2020
For consideration, please attach your cover letter and resume to the online application.
The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization, which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Its work is based on the Quaker belief in the worth of every person and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.
Summary of Principal Responsibilities
The Media Relations Director promotes AFSC as a bold, trustworthy voice on key global peace and justice issues. Using traditional and social media skills, the Media Relations Director will promote awareness of AFSC and promote the effectiveness of nonviolence. The Director will coordinate trainings and procedures that help experts throughout AFSC better attain media coverage. The Director will manage crisis communications, media pitching, op-ed placement, and media-friendly events to amplify visibility for our overall work (both U.S. and international), with a personal portfolio more focused on international peacebuilding work.
Essential Functions/Responsibilities: The key responsibilities of the Media Relations Director include the following:
Education: B.A. (particularly in fields such as public relations, journalism, communications, or marketing) or equivalent experience.
Other Required Skills and Abilities:
Compensation: Salary begins at $62,265 with minimal flexibility based on experience- Exempt – Comprehensive medical and hospitalization plan; term life, accident and salary continuation insurances, defined benefit pension plan, plus fringe benefits; participation in unemployment and worker’s compensation and social security.
The American Friends Service Committee is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified persons are encouraged to apply regardless of their religious affiliation, national origin, race, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.
AFSC’s Central Office and some of its offices in the U.S. are unionized workplaces. This position is represented.
The American Friends Service Committee is a smoke-free workplace.
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