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JOB TITLE: Communications Writer & Editor (Virtual)
This is a Virtual Volunteer Opportunity

The National Alliance for the Advancement of Haitian Professionals (NAAHP) is looking for someone passionate about writing and making a difference. NAAHP is seeking a new member for our communications team to serve as a writer-editor for NAAHP. The ideal candidate brings strong organizational skills, discernment, flexibility, and a passion for NAAHP’s mission. The individual will write, prepare and or edit documents for NAAHP. Ideal candidate makes sure all work follows editorial policies and standards. Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within community is helpful. Individual relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job; and is able to work independently and or under immediate supervision. Communications Editor-Writer reports to the Director of Communications.

Responsibilities

  • Writes, edits, proofreads, and formats assigned documents
  • Follows clearly defined work processes and standards
  • Works under limited supervision
  • Reviews submitted articles, newsletters, press releases, letters and or other documents to determine the grammatical appropriateness of the material for the publication and or dissemination
  • Ensures that NAAHP written communications reflect logical and organizational structure; and contains correct grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation
  • Produces and or reviews a wide variety of written communications that may be complex and require a high degree of tact and diplomacy
  • Performs independent research, interviews, analyze information and composes clear, concise copy
  • May mentor or train interns and or entry level editors
  • May lead projects or perform project management tasks
  • Completes tasks as assigned by Communication Manager or Director of Communications

Requirements

  • Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Outstanding communication (verbal and written) skills, and an exceptional attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office software or other tools
  • Cooperative team member
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing deadlines a plus
  • Undergraduate degree in English, communication, or a related area desirable

 

Required Documents: Email your resume, your cover letter, and at least two letters of recommendation to volunteer@naahpusa.org