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Company Name The Crucible
Location Telecommute, **
Date Posted 17, Friday 2012
Category Copywriter
Listing Type Monthly Rate

Description

The Crucible (www.thecrucible.org) is a non-profit educational collaboration of arts, industry, and community. We offer a wide range of classes to over 5000 students a year. Our curriculum is designed to promote creative expression, reuse of materials, and innovative design. Our programs attract working artists, trades people, and youth and adults from our West Oakland community.

Position: Writer

Summary: Under the direction of the Communications Director, the Writer is responsible for developing and distributing copy supporting promotional campaigns for The Crucible. This is highly collaborative position that will work with a varied group of artistic, motivated individuals.

Compensation: Compensation: $900/month. Work must be completed by the 25th of each month.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Write 3 monthly press releases (1 page each)
• Write 4 monthly website articles (200-500 words each) with images and excerpts
• Write 2 guest blog posts (200-500 words each)
• Write 1 editorial piece
• Identify supportive / related online communities and post 50 comments
• Organize photographers to generate images when necessary

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Minimum of 2 years as a professional copywriter
• Previous experience in PR, marketing and communications
• Ability to work independently
• Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Highly organized and detail oriented
• Demonstrated commitment and ability in working with populations that are both economically and ethnically diverse

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Fine and industrial arts experience
• Photography experience
• Video editing experience
• Non-profit experience
• BA/BS in communications, or marketing


The Crucible is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, gender, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation or physical disability. We highly encourage diverse candidates to apply for this position.

How To Apply

E-mail a cover letter, resume, and reference contacts, subject line: Writer-Marketing. Please supply two examples of past press releases and three examples of written pieces over 200 words. Please supply your information in a pdf or .doc format.
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