Nonprofit Content Writer / Editor


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Why You Want To Work Here:

This position will serve as support for senior management within our Industry Communications department. In this role you will be responsible for crafting and/or editing but not limited to executive presentations and emails, fact sheets, research reports and marketing collateral in addition to supporting industry event and board meeting execution. The ideal candidate will be a very strong writer and natural collaborator who enjoys writing, editing/proofreading, and adhering written products to AP Style. The position is part of the Public Affairs department but supports marketing and communications across the organization.

Responsibilities of the Nonprofit Content Writer / Editor:

  • Serve as primary point of contact for association president and CEO for all executive presentations, managing talking points development, review process and delivery, ensuring all messaging is accurate and reflective of latest data and positioning
  • Collaborate with the president’s office to complete background and prep calls for speaking engagements and provide technical support for virtual speaking engagements through platforms including Zoom for meetings and webinars
  • Manage messaging, scripts and presentations for executive level speeches and presentations for all external speakers, including but not limited to talking points, briefing/background documents and accompanying visual materials
  • Develop and manage a master document of talking points to be used for external speaking engagements, maintaining accuracy and consistency in message and data
  • Assist with the development of association and industry resources pertaining to association’s advocacy efforts, research findings and membership collateral, including but not limited to fact sheets, reports, guides and other materials
  • Serve as go-to for copyediting and proofing member-facing and events materials, including but not limited to executive notes, promotional emails, events collateral, advocacy materials and research reports.
  • Code emails as needed in Dreamweaver and manage the approval and final send process in MagnetMail, our email marketing system
  • Provide on-site support at events as needed, ensuring most up-to-date scripts and run of show logistics are captured and executed seamlessly
  • Support industry communications and marketing teams in streamlining processes across office with regard to speaking engagement management, as well as member communications and webinar workflows
  • Liaise across departments, including but not limited to broader public affairs team, meetings and events, membership and marketing to ensure cross-office collaboration and consistency with all communications materials

Requirements of the Nonprofit Content Writer / Editor:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 3-5 years of experience in the fields of communications
  • Knowledge and experience at a trade association preferred
  • Expert project management and attention to detail
  • A penchant for proofreading
  • Agility to work within tight deadlines, adjust quickly to changes in priorities and balance short-term deliverables with long-term strategic initiatives
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to craft messages that reflect various author tones and styles, and that resonate with a range of audiences
  • Ability to embrace a high-performance/high-productivity environment
  • Highly communicative; must possess a positive and proactive attitude with ability to take constructive feedback and input from multiple stakeholders
  • Mastery of AP Stylebook; Proficient in HTML (experience with Dreamweaver a plus); Mastery of Microsoft Office products, especially Word and PowerPoint; familiarity with Dropbox or shared file organization system

$70-80k + Excellent Benefits
 Washington, DC
 Full-time, M-F
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