The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) is a nonprofit based in Waterbury Center. For 24 years, CLiF has inspired a love of reading and writing among almost 350,000 low-income, at-risk, and rural children throughout Vermont and New Hampshire. See our website for more.
Communications Manager: 24 hours per week. CLiF seeks a communications professional to manage our external communications, media relations, and overall outreach. Communications duties include: pitching media articles/op-eds and press releases to local, regional, and national outlets; writing, editing, and managing content for CLiF’s print newsletter, monthly e-newsletter, annual report, social media, weekly blog, and other communications materials; proofreading various communications; representing the organization at events and various media platforms; maintaining and updating the website, and participating in donor outreach and some limited grant writing. Work will be performed 24 hours per week in the CLiF office in Waterbury Center (and/or remotely during COVID-19).
Requirements: Excellent writing and editing skills. Proven ability to manage projects. 3+ years experience in public relations, communications, marketing, or similar field. Experience in nonprofits a plus. Success with pitching various pieces of content to editors. Experience with blogging and social media, and other forms of media. Skilled with technology, including, Microsoft Office suite, Wordpress, and donor management software. Strong interpersonal skills. Must have reliable transportation to and from Waterbury Center.
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Send resume and cover letter by November 15.
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Job Title:Communications Manager for Literacy Nonprofit