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LULAC Washington D.C., DC, USA
Nov 22, 2019
Full time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: 10-2019 TITLE: Development Writer- Fellowship Location: Washington, DC Reports to: Director of Corporate Development OPENS: November 19, 2019 CLOSES: December 3, 2019 This position is a six months paid fellowship. Organization: The League of United Latin American Citizens is a non-profit organization and serves as the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org. Position Description: The Development Writer is a vital member of the development team and is responsible for assisting in the stewardship of donors and other constituents primarily through written communications, including gift acknowledgment letters, proposals, and stewardship reports. Through their writing, the Development Writer highlights the importance and impact of donors’ philanthropy while deepening their engagement with LULAC. Reporting directly to the Director of Corporate Development, the Development Writer also works closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), National Programs Manager, and Public Policy Manager, as well as colleagues across the department. Duties and Responsibilities: • Write foundation and other program-focused proposals and reports (e.g., for individual or corporate donors interested in specific program areas) in a style that is consistent with other LULAC materials. • Manage the acknowledgment letter process for donors on behalf of the Director of Corporate Development and CEO. Develop and regularly update template language for acknowledgments and customize each letter in a manner that speaks to donors’ relationships with the institution. • Ensure accuracy, timely, personalization, and collaborate with Development Coordinator to maintain data integrity of individual donor records and generate reports as needed. • Execute communications for key constituents, including stewardship reports, regular updates on activities and significant accomplishments at LULAC, and milestone acknowledgments on behalf of leadership. Gather and synthesize content and interview staff members as needed. • Develop and edit development collateral and partnership materials • Provide new writing, editing, and proofreading services as needed. • Contribute to the development of ideas and team goals to ensure best practices and innovations in donor relations and stewardship, particularly around significant fundraising campaigns. • Foster positive and professional working relationships with all staff Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish. • Thorough understanding of applicable local, state, and federal regulations, grant funding policies and procedures, and the ability to locate potential sources for funding. • Thorough understanding of effective grant writing techniques. • Extremely organized and meticulous with details. • Excellent project management skills and ability to prioritize work and resources. • Ability to meet deadlines. • Ability to interpret financial data and prepare budgets and financial grant reports. • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Additional Eligibility Qualifications • Ability to be fluent in all aspects of the Spanish language. Expierence and Education: • Bachelor’s degree in related field. • Experience in grant writing experience highly preferred. Work Status: United States Citizen or Work Permit Authorization Position Details: Full-time temporary position not to exceed 6 months. Salary Range: $16.85/hour Benefits: • Accrual of 8 hours of sick time and 8 hours of vacation time per month. • Paid official holidays. How to Apply: Candidates should submit their resume demonstrating qualifications, education and work experience required for the position. All applications must be submitted electronically to jobs@lulac.org by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at jobs@lulac.org. LULAC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. LULAC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. LULAC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.
LULAC Washington D.C., DC, USA
Aug 22, 2019
Full time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 07-2019 OPENS: August 21, 2019 CLOSES: September 6, 2019 Organization: The League of United Latin American Citizens is a non-profit organization and serves as the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with over 1,000 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit www.LULAC.org. Title: Program Manager- Communications and Social Media Location: Washington, DC Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Essential Function: The Communications and Social Media Program Manager is a member of the League of the United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Institute staff and is responsible for developing and directing the execution of all media relations and communication strategies. The candidate will lead efforts to build visibility around advocacy and policy issues affecting Latinos nationwide utilizing online platforms/social networks and traditional media, platforms to ensure optimal media visibility. The Communications Program Manager works with National staff to advance LULAC issues through the media and other mediums. The Program Manager creates a media strategy for national events and programs that supports a clear, cohesive message across broadcast, print, and social media. Duties and Responsibilities:  Responsible for administering LULAC brand across a variety of media platforms to ensure optimal media visibility. Amplify LULAC's message through social media accounts by prioritizing what needs promoting through LULAC's social media accountability.  Create media strategies to highlight national policy priorities, events, local councils, and national programs. Ensures high quality, error-free content for LULAC communications. Reviews and edits press releases, statements, and media advisories for grammar and mechanics.  Curates and edits LULAC News quarterly publication. Consults with staff members concerning national priorities and the work of local councils, prioritizes what should be included in each edition. Assists local council representatives in ensuring that articles are of the utmost quality. Works closely with layout designer to ensure that all layout designs are relevant to LULAC's branding. Edits draft articles, responsible for final copy of magazine edits final product. Develops strategic mailing list including LULAC members, members of Congress, federal agency heads, corporate partners, and people/agency heads.  Responsible for sending E-blasts to e-member listserv and updates the press release website. Responsible for inputting data into LULAC's content management system (CMS) which sends out the emails to all LULAC's e-members.  Develops targeted communications deliverables in reaction to breaking news and/or opinion pieces.  Monitor and track media hits and provides comprehensive reporting to CEO. Coordinates paid advertising campaigns, and budgets when applicable  Curator of the LULAC National Blog. Works with staff, and LULAC members to create blog posts focusing on LULAC programs, policy initiatives, and local initiatives. Responsible for making final edits before posting online.  Responsible for creating social media strategy for all national sponsored events by highlighting key speakers, events, workshops, the exposition, and sponsors.  Coordinates media requests, interviews, creating of statements, and editing of op-eds. Distributes press releases and media advisories to LULAC press lists and e-members. Updates the LULAC National events app, which includes speaker bios, schedules, expo exhibitor information, and workshop information.  Creates shareable graphics to maximize LULAC's social media reach. Maintains any LULAC apps current and advises leadership on updates or better app products to further the mission of LULAC.  Monitor trends in social media tools, applications, channels. Analyze campaigns and translate anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising social media, content marketing, and social advocacy campaigns.  Monitor effective benchmarks (Best Practices) for measuring the impact of communications and social media campaigns. Analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: • Excellent writing and language skills in English and Spanish. • Possesses knowledge and experience in the tenets of communication and social media. • Demonstrates creativity and documented immersion in social media. • Proficient in content marketing theory and application. • Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing. • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube interest etc.) and how each platform can be used in different scenarios. • Maintains working knowledge of the blogging ecosystem relevant to the organization. • Ability to synthesize information from various sources and present it in a variety of written formats and styles for a variety of audiences. • Ability to work in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment, and create high quality work under tight deadlines. • Strong ability to develop work plans, set deadlines, work with minimal supervision, manage multiple projects and duties simultaneously, prioritize, and recognize when it is appropriate to seek guidance from supervisor, • Strong organizational skills are required. • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Internet social media tools, operating online management content systems, design software such as Adobe InDesign, basic html. Education Experience Requirements: A minimum of an undergraduate degree in Journalism, Communications or Marketing, Three years minimum working experience in similar type of position. Candidate must have excellent communication, research, organization, and writing skills. High proficiency in oral and written English and Spanish is required Preferred Education and Experience: Experience in working in social media for similar non-profits in civil rights and advocacy. Work Status: United State Citizen or Permanent Resident Required Position Details: Full Time Permanent Position- Salary Range: $42,000-$45,000/year Commensurate according to experience. Subject to 3 months probationary period. Continuation of this position after one year is dependent on the successful candidate meeting performance goals. Benefits:  Accrual of 8 hours of sick time and 8 hours of vacation time per month.  Health, Dental and Vision Insurance available for enrollment  Retirement Plan includes a maximum of 4% matching contribution  10 Paid Holidays How to Apply: Candidates should submit their resume demonstrating qualifications, education and work experience required for the position. Also a writing sample in Spanish and English must be submitted with application. All applications must be submitted electronically to jobs@lulac.org by 5:00pm EST on the closing date. Any questions may be directed via email to the Human Resource Officer at jobs@lulac.org. LULAC is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. LULAC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote, and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. LULAC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.