Stand Together

Bilingual Communications Associate (Spanish and English)

ID (external)
2020-4539
Category
Communications and Marketing
Location
US-VA-Arlington

Overview

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You have an eye for what’s newsworthy and act with the perfect balance of timing and urgency. Quick on your feet. Proactive and persistent. Your determination to succeed and passion for your work earns you credibility with your team and with partners. This positions you to drive key media relations recommendations.

 

Sound familiar? If so, apply to join our communications team and you’ll contribute to the state and national media placement strategy for our organization’s top priorities. As our Communications Associate you’ll also get to work with The LIBRE Initiative press team to promote their work. Using your bilingual skills, you will also serve as the lead on translating content where needed.

 

Join us and become a part of the team raising awareness for new perspectives and ideas that help people accomplish great things for themselves and others.

 

 

Your Responsibilities Include

  • Assisting with national and state communications efforts
  • Drafting press advisories and statements for states campaigns and events
  • Proactively identify media outlets and reporters to pitch news stories to for media coverage
  • Tracking earned media on TV, radio and print outlets
  • Lead on translating content such as op-eds, talking points, social media content, video subtitles
  • Uploading content to various platforms: our websites, YouTube, intranet, etc.
  • Assisting with media opportunities in the states (op-eds, radio, tv, print)
  • Maintaining regular communication with LIBRE Field Directors
  • Working with regional communications team to coordinate media efforts for state-led campaigns
  • Work with the creative and digital team to produce material for state efforts

 

Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

  • 3+ years’ experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Bilingual: English and Spanish speaker and writer who can translate documents
  • Willingness to collaborate
  •  Attention to detail and a proven ability to manage projects and timelines
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude

 

Standout Applicants May Also Bring

  • Experience in communications, marketing, media relations and/or public relations
  • Existing contacts with media professionals at the state and local level, national contacts a plus
  • Knowledge of and experience with media monitoring software (TV Eyes/Cision)
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field

 

About Us

 

 

Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference. 

 

Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

 

Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.

 

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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