Vacancy Communications Associate

Ad type: jobs
Company: Advance CTE
City: Silver Spring, MD
Workplace street: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Writing, Editorial
Work schedule: Full Time
Posted: 15 Dec 2019
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Position Overview:

The Communications Associate will be responsible for coordinating and implementing a strategic digital communications plan that will support and enhance Advance CTE’s mission, vision and values. The ideal candidate will be a problem solver, enjoy engaging directly with a range of individuals and be a team player committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment.

About Advance CTE

Established in 1920, Advance CTE is the longest-standing CTE-focused national non-profit, representing State Directors and state leaders responsible for secondary, postsecondary, and adult CTE across all 50 states and U.S. territories. Our mission is to support visionary state leadership, cultivate best practices and speak with a collective voice to advance high-quality CTE policies, programs and pathways that ensure career success for each learner.

Our organizational culture and core values are guided by our vision and equity statements, which are driven by a fierce commitment to serving our members and increasing equitable access and success in high-quality CTE. To achieve this, we are a highly collaborative team that values initiative.

Primary Responsibilities:

The Communications Associate will:

Directly support and implement Advance CTE’s communications strategy:

  • Develop and implement a strategic digital communications plan that will support and enhance the full range of Advance CTE projects, initiatives and organizational goals.
  • Ensure Advance CTE is at the cutting edge of digital media communications and storytelling by exploring and providing input into the expansion of the organizational digital media presence including new platforms, technology, etc.
  • Assist in developing marketing materials including e-communications announcements and promotional toolkits for events, publications and tools targeted towards a variety of audiences.
  • Assist in the development of infographics, brochures, posters and mailers for both digital and print use.
  • Edit and produce web videos using basic video and audio editing skills.
  • Monitor impact of communications efforts including, media outreach, social media and publications and actively utilize data to increase reach, utilization and impact of Advance CTE’s work.
  • Maintain and monitor internal adherence to the organization’s brand and style guidelines.
  • Compile, lay out and distribute Advance CTE’s monthly membership email newsletter and other communications e-blasts and news releases as needed.

  • Website Support:

  • Serve as primary online content producer and editor, with responsibility for ensuring that the Advance CTE website meets high standards of editorial quality, accuracy, relevance, readability, user experience, and search engine optimization.
  • Develop and oversee a schedule for website updates and routine maintenance.
  • Support the implementation of a blog strategy including authoring content and coordinating with other staff members and external partners who contribute content.
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    Compensation depends on experience and is competitive with the education non-profit sector. Benefits include, but are not limited to: a casual work environment and no cost health care for the employee; phased in benefits include a $155 per month transportation subsidy, 9% contribution to 401(k) plan (no match required), and the week off between Christmas and New Year.

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