Stand Together

  • Media Assistant

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(8/21/2019 9:06 AM)
    ID (external)
    2019-4190
    # of Openings (external)
    1
    Job Locations
    US-VA-Arlington
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    Communications and Marketing
  • Overview

    Do you love poring through news coverage of current events and hot topics? Are you good at synthesizing information for professional audiences, or maybe even your friends? Stand Together is looking for news junkies like you to support the work of our philanthropic community as we help to tackle some of the nation’s biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their full potential.

     

    In this Media Analyst job you will gather and analyze information related to the our community’s priority initiative issue areas: education, poverty, criminal justice, immigration, free expression, trade, foreign policy, economic opportunity, tech and innovation, business for good. This person will share their analyses with internal stakeholders to support the team’s messaging strategy.

     

    This is an excellent opportunity to work closely with senior team members and gain more experience in the communications field. Don’t miss this chance use your love of the news to help remove the greatest barriers in society!

     

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Track news, current events, and media coverage of Stand Together and priority initiatives
    • Prepare summary reports on the organizations key issue areas
    • Assist with qualitative and quantitative measurement for message testing techniques including audience surveys and polling
    • Collaborate across teams to support the community's holistic communications capability

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • 1-3 years of professional experience
    • Demonstrated strength in oral and written communication
    • Entrepreneurial spirit and a high sense of urgency
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

     

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Experience with research tools such as LexisNexis and Cision preferred 
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Working knowledge of major news outlets 

     

    About Us

     

     

    We are excited to announce that our philanthropic community will now be known as Stand Together – a name that defines who we are, what we do, and why. It’s also a call to action: we invite anyone who shares our optimism for the future to stand together to help every person rise.

     

    We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

     

     

    Our Values

     

    Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 

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