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Apply Today: MIF Communications Associate

Media Impact Funders informs, convenes and mobilizes funders and investors around the crucial role that media plays in democracy and social change. We represent a growing network of national foundation leaders, social impact donors and award-winning news, documentary and digital producers who are dedicated to greatly increasing the impact of media on the critical issues of our time. We’ve been growing, and now it’s time for us to bring on a new communications associate. Could it be you?

Our work focuses on educating and inspiring the funder community about the role of media and technology in social transformation; illuminating media policy concerns such as net neutrality and press freedom; improving impact evaluation for media-related philanthropy; and creating opportunities for networking and collaboration among media funders in the U.S. and beyond. And we see many opportunities for strengthening public interest media projects and systems that bolster a more just, democratic and resilient society

Job Description
We are seeking an energetic, creative and nimble communications associate to help us tell the story of this rapidly transforming field. Candidates must have skill and experience in most of the media platforms that currently drive interest and visibility in an organization and its work: digital, print, social media, broadcast.  A strong interest in the philanthropic sector, excellent writing skills and the ability to work effectively with a small, but mighty team of professionals will give you a leg up.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with MIF’s executive director to plan editorial and outreach strategy
  • Collaborate with research and event planning staff to integrate promotion, updates and redesigns
  • Manage social media, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
  • Write monthly newsletter and other communications pieces

Qualifications

  • 1 -2 years of professional communications experience
  • 4-year degree in Communications, Public Relations, English or related field
  • Creative thinker, self-starter, team player and adaptable to a rapidly transforming field
  • Experience with WordPress for website management
  • Experience in editing graphics for Web and print
  • Experience in video production and editing
  • Experience with social media in a professional capacity
  • Strong writing and editorial skills
  • Strong curatorial skills to quickly learn the types of media to feature on the website

Salary: commensurate with experience

How to apply
Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: info@mediafunders.org

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