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Communications Manager

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Help change the future of food! The Non-GMO Project is seeking a full-time Communications Manager to join our mission-drive team.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Managing press inquiries
  • Assisting in develoopment of PR strategies and outreach to media, including writing press releases
  • Actively monitoring relevant social media conversations (Facebook, Twitter, blogs, website)
  • Developing systems for processing a high volume of emails and phone calls from the general public
  • Keeping all website content current using WordPress and Drupal interfaces
  • Assisting with development of presentations (PPT, Prezi) and other outreach materials (newsletters, handouts, etc.)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 years related professional experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, preferably with demonstrated media experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to interface successfully with a wide range of stakeholders, and problem solve with diplomacy
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiarity with Dropbox, Google Drive and other organizational technology (Smartsheets, etc.)
  • Experience with social media tools such as Facebook and Twitter, preferably in a professional capacity
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and think creatively, combined with a willingness to take direction and be a team player
  • Working knowledge of the organic and natural products industry, including familiarity with major brands and organizations
  • Must be able to work on site in Bellingham, WA

Strong preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with the GMO issue and have a sincere interest in helping to protect the future of the North American food supply.

 

Location

1200 Harris Avenue, Bellingham, Washington, 98225, United States

Details

Start date
July 22, 2013
Application deadline
July 5, 2013
Education requirements
4-year degree
Employment type
Full time
Professional level
Managerial
Salary details
Salary commensurate with experience
Benefits
Health, vision, dental, paid holidays, sick days and vacation

How to apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to admin@nongmoproject.org