• Communications Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MA-Amherst
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/10/2020 11:29 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Civil Rights, Social Action, and Advocacy
    Fiscal Sponsorship Organizations
    Location : Name
    Civil Liberties and Public Policy
  • Overview

    Civil Liberties and Public Policy (CLPP) (www.clpp.hampshire.edu) is a national reproductive rights and justice organization dedicated to educating, mentoring, and inspiring new generations of advocates, leaders, and supporters. Combining activism, organizing, leadership training, and reproductive rights movement building, CLPP promotes an inclusive agenda that advances reproductive rights and health, and social and economic justice. CLPP is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE (www.tsne.org).


    The CLPP Communications Coordinator will manage CLPP's communications activities under the direction of the Deputy Director of Systems and Sustainability while working closely with CLPP fundraising and program staff. The Communications Coordinator will manage CLPP's communications calendar and communications activities, initiate and manage media coverage for CLPP, and develop online and print publications, video, and other new media content for fundraising, programming, and outreach. The Communications Coordinator will create original graphic design for external communications and development work, including designing materials or working with vendors to design materials for fundraising and program outreach, and the creation of online and print publications for programming, donor cultivation, and stewardship. 


    This position is part-time, benefited at 18.75 hours per week.


    Communications Management – 90%

    • Assist in the creation and continuous updating of annual communications plans;
    • Maintain CLPP’s communications calendar, planning and tracking communications activities across multiple channels;
    • Support message development and the development and implementation of communication guidelines, as well as a strong visual identity for CLPP;
    • Work with CLPP’s senior leadership to help update crisis communications plans;
    • Produce and maintain CLPP’s web content and social media presence;
    • Monitor online activity referencing CLPP;
    • Develop print and electronic materials, including CLPP’s quarterly eNews, development communications, conference program, and conference and summer internship program outreach materials;
    • Work closely with staff to communicate a visual identity via program outreach materials that express the organization’s mission, vision, and impact;
    • Create program materials and outreach activities for the annual conference and summer internship program.

    Other – 10%

    • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Special Requirements

    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends and overnight travel throughout the year to national and international conferences, convenings, trainings, and foundation and donor visits.




    The pay for this position is $17.58 per hour. A generous benefits package will also be provided.


    We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.

    • At least two years’ of relevant experience required;
    • Bachelor’s degree is preferred;
    • Outstanding communication (writing and editing) and interpersonal skills; ability to relay information, messages and correspondence in timely and organized manner;
    • Social media management experience and familiarity with Instagram, Facebook and Twitter required; advanced word processing and data entry skills using Microsoft programs (especially Word and Excel) and Google documents; ability to assess and implement new software;]
    • Graphic design skills and familiarity with design programs including video editing, Photoshop, InDesign;
    • Strong time management skills, ability to meet deadlines, ability to effectively prioritize, and manage and oversee editorial processes and communications projects;
    • Detail oriented, with experience in copyediting;
    • Alignment with mission and values;
    • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and work successfully with persons of diverse backgrounds, including people with different racial, ethnic and class backgrounds, people of different genders, and people with disabilities;
    • Must demonstrate flexibility and work well under pressure.

    Physical Demands/Work Environment


    The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.


    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:


    The duties below are typical of an office job, however your position may require additional/different duties. Please remove or add to the list below to accurately reflect your position’s duties.

    • Talk, hear and see in the normal range with or without correction.
    • Use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
    • Move, Traverse; sit (usually for longer periods of time); reach with hands and arms; occasionally Ascend/Descend; and position self (to), move.
    • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • Job is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards.
    • Likelihood of personal injury would be relatively slight.
    • Environmental and work hazards are not present to a measurable degree.

    TSNE MissionWorks/Civil Liberties and Public Policy envision a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks/Civil Liberties and Public Policy actively seek people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.


    As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/Civil Liberties and Public Policy will not discriminate in their employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.  



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