We’re excited to announce that Critical Resistance is hiring!
We are looking to fill our National Media & Communications Director! August 14, 2020.
National Media & Communications Director
Deadline to Apply: August 14, 2020 | Position starts: Early September, 2020
The National Media & Communications Director will work with CR members and allies to develop and implement communication plans and strategies to support our projects and campaigns; increase CR’s national impact and profile; and amplify the concept and practice of PIC abolition nationally.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Developing and coordinating successful media campaigns and communications strategies
Understanding of and commitment to prison industrial complex abolition
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Training and group facilitation–developing facilitation plans, agendas, and materials, prepping participants, facilitating work planning sessions, supporting follow up tasks.
Ability to balance multiple responsibilities well, to set priorities, and follow work plans
Willingness and ability to seek out relevant work and allies for building partnerships and coalitions
Supporting interns and volunteers
Working with computers including updating websites, email groups and listservs, word processing, and database management
Willingness to travel
DESIRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED:
Ability to speak and write in Spanish a plus
Experience in a national organization
Experience working in an organization with volunteer members, and developing volunteer leadership
Supervisory experience within a community-based organization
Experience with organizational finances
Experience with social media platforms
Graphic design skills(Adobe products, Canva, etc)
Experience creating or supporting regular publications (newsletters, newspapers, journals, etc)
Formerly imprisoned people are highly encouraged to apply.
We also encourage people of color, women, queer and trans/gender-nonconforming people to apply.
We welcome people from all educational backgrounds to apply.