Full Time - Upper Management Level (Managing Editor, General Manager, Manager, Director)
The Freedom Forum is a national nonprofit organization that fosters First Amendment freedoms for all through education, advocacy and action. The best candidate for this position will join a dynamic, fast-paced and action-oriented team that is inventing new and creative ways to encourage the broad understanding and vigorous use of these fundamental freedoms by all Americans.
We are seeking a digital-minded communications professional with multimedia experience who can create engaging content for both external and internal use.
The Senior Content Producer will report to the Vice President of Content Innovation on our Engagement team and will collaborate with our Content and Outreach teams to tell compelling stories that connect diverse audiences to the First Amendment in strategic ways. The Senior Content Producer will partner with Marketing and Social Media colleagues to develop creative campaigns and interact with the media to promote coverage of our work.
The Senior Content Producer will produce multiple forms of content (articles, columns, media releases, exhibit/program scripts, special projects) for use across a variety of platforms (print, digital, social media), and support our internal communications team.
The work will involve collaborative brainstorming, idea generation, researching, writing, editing and fact-checking.
At least five years of multimedia communications experience
Excellent writing and copyediting skills
Strong research skills and the ability to produce content on tight deadlines
A portfolio that includes examples of engaging storytelling
A self-starter who contributes original thinking and creative energy to our work, but who collaborates and understands the benefits of a good editor and critical thinking
Experience with on-camera interviews (experience moderating programs and hosting webinars is a plus, but not a requirement)
Active Twitter/Facebook or other social media accounts (a strong following is a plus but not a requirement)
A track record of effectively adapting to the changing media landscape and a readiness to learn new media platforms
A willingness to dive into First Amendment issues and a desire to help explain those complex issues to diverse audiences
Ability to produce short videos a plus
Journalism or public relations experience a plus
The Freedom Forum is committed to an ethical workplace, and our code of ethics reflects this commitment by promoting integrity, innovation, inclusivity, collaboration, accountability, respect and engagement. Competitive benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as paid time off and a 401(k) Plan.
The Freedom Forum is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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