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American Civil Liberties Union is Hiring a Communications Associate Near San Diego, CA

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLU-SDIC) seeks a full-time Communications Associate to join its communications department to provide critical support of efforts to develop and disseminate relevant, compelling news and information about our work. The ideal candidate for this position has solid writing skills – including spelling, punctuation, grammar and word usage; is well-organized; highly attentive to detail; and works well under tight deadlines. They share the ACLU’s values and are familiar with our priority social justice, civil rights and civil liberties issues.

Position Overview and Core Functions

The ACLU-SDIC Communications Department serves as the affiliate’s strategic storyteller, content creator and propagator, and brand manager. The highly collaborative communications team works with ACLU colleagues and external partners to produce relevant, compelling written, visual, news and digital content and to deliver quality collateral to a range of audiences across a range of communications platforms. Ensuring the accuracy and accessibility of our content and collateral is a core function of the Communications Associate; another is building an indexed digital archive of these assets. The Communications Associate is integral to the department’s production of reliably clear, cohesive, persuasive and error-free content that advances ACLU-SDIC goals and reinforces the affiliate’s positive image and brand identity.

The Communications Associate reports to the Communications Director. Duties include:

  • Reviewing visual and written communications assets for adherence to the ACLU brand, voice and preferred narratives
  • Performing interim and final proofreading to ensure documents are error-free and meet ACLU branding and style standards
  • Documenting requests for support, keeping apprised of current communications projects/tasks and facilitating weekly team meetings
  • Preparing regular reports quantifying communications requests, work performed and outcomes;
  • Developing and maintaining a searchable digital archives of communications collateral;
  • Updating and editing the affiliate’s style guide
  • Performing basic tasks such as note taking, facilitating press conferences, background research and meeting preparation and
  • Other projects and duties as assigned by the Communications Director.

Our “Must Have’s”

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties encourages candidates with relevant professional and lived experience and backgrounds to apply. Additional required skills and qualifications include: 

  • Two years of relevant work experience or equivalent lived experience – relevant experience can include professional or volunteer communications, journalism, government relations, public relations and media relations work;
  • Strong commitment to the mission, vision and goals of the ACLU;
  • Awareness of and willingness to engage in the difficult work of challenging systems of oppression, institutional and structural racism, and implicit bias;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 Suite;
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, Canva and Google Docs;
  • Solid writing, editing and proofreading skills, including basic knowledge of AP style;
  • Proficiency with social media platforms;
  • Avid consumer of news and information with ability to analyze and synthesize quickly and cogently;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and a personal approach that values and respects all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression/identity, religion, ability and socioeconomic circumstances;
  • Willingness to be flexible and adapt to quickly changing priorities;
  • Ability to take criticism and revise work when necessary;
  • Willingness and availability to work evenings and weekends, and travel when necessary;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively (in person and in virtual office settings) with personal enthusiasm, optimism and a sense of humor;
  • Professional and personal credibility; and
  • Fluency in Spanish (preferred but not essential).

About Our Culture

We are a diverse workforce and take pride in our ability to attract and retain employees with an array of

backgrounds and experiences. We work hard and we celebrate our successes.

Compensation

Salary range is $50,000 to $60,000 based on experience. Excellent benefits include four weeks paid

vacation; 18 office holidays; medical and dental insurance for staff members and their families; lifeand long-term disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan with employer match.

What Now?

Please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position as detailed in this announcement, a current resume, names and contact information of three professional references (including at least one supervisor). Kindly put “ACLUF-SDIC Communications Associate – your name” in the subject line of your email. If possible, please combine all documents into one PDF file.

Electronic applications are preferred. To submit your application, please click here.

However, hard-copy applications can be mailed to:

Deputy Director

ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties

P.O. Box 87131

San Diego, CA 92137-7131

The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, veterans, and people with arrest records and/or convictions.

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Job Summary

JOB TYPE

Full Time

INDUSTRY

Insurance

POST DATE

07/29/2022

EXPIRATION DATE

10/03/2022

WEBSITE

dcaclu.org

HEADQUARTERS

Washington, DC

SIZE

<25

INDUSTRY

Insurance

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