This position requires a high-energy, self-directed, deadline-oriented individual who has exceptional written and oral communication skills. The successful applicant will be required to produce blog posts on behalf of the American Council for World Jewry and it’s principles. Ghost writing may be required. The successful candidate will research and write editorial blog posts in a conversational, engaging style. Each blog entry will reinforce the organization’s editorial perspective. The blogger will be tasked with creating a sense of community, providing the organization a connection to the online community, and create an opportunity for reader engagement on topics related to the mission of the Council.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Write, Edit and Publish content blog posts under the direction of ACWJ staff for a variety of blogs.
2. Measure and track the effectiveness of blog posts based on views and comments
3. Identify media outlets and publish blog posts at those outelts
4. Develop a community at official ACWJ blogs
5. Maintain and update companion social media distribution
6. As appropriate, respond promptly to blog comments and e-mail
7. Act as liaison between blog readers and the ACWJ
8. Perform other duties as assigned
1. Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred)
2. Past blogging / opinion writing experience
3. Demonstrated interest in the issues and mission of the ACWJ
4. Ability to turn around quality writing product at a moment’s notice.
We will entertain those interested in both part time employment as well as part time contract work. To apply, send a cover letter, salary/retainer requirements, at least 3 published opinion pieces or blog pieces and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE COUNCIL
The Council for World Jewry was founded as a home for Jews from all over the world, joining together as partners to ensure our common and collective survival. The Council acts on the belief that the key to countering threats against the Jewish people and the State of Israel is political empowerment. Therefore, the Council’s central mission is to articulate the concerns of Jewish communities internationally by building bridges to the United States Congress and Executive Branch, and to important political figures in other countries.