Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), America’s largest immigration reform group, is looking for an energetic, do-it-all communications professional who can collaboratively develop and implement FAIR’s messaging, media, and communications strategy to educate and influence public opinion to advance true immigration reform.
- Serves as a key spokesperson for FAIR; proactively and effectively communicates FAIR’s mission and position on a wide range of immigration-related policies.
- Creates and executes a strategy for expanding FAIR’s media outreach through print, radio, and television; assists with social media outreach.
- Serves as primary contact for all media inquiries.
- Maintains constant awareness and understanding of local, state, and national immigration issues and internal program activities and priorities.
- Rapidly identifies and acts on opportunities for FAIR to generate news coverage, whether proactively or in reaction to external events.
- Assists with editing, writing, and distributing press releases, opinion pieces, and blogs; writes and edits weekly newsletter sent to targeted media members.
- Develops and maintains trusted relationships with key members of the media.
- Develops and maintains trusted relationships with media colleagues in like-minded organizations and on Capitol Hill.
- Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications/Media or a related field; master’s degree preferred.
- At least 3 years of experience in Communications/Media or a related field; experience in public policy preferred.
- Skill at pitching concepts and stories to media contacts.
(Candidates are encouraged to review FAIR’s webpage (www.fairus.org) to learn more about the organization).
For your application to be considered, please submit a cover letter indicating familiarity with FAIR’s mission, a resume, and one writing sample to email@example.com.
FAIR provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.