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Families Northwest

Communications Associate

Families Northwest
Bellevue, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 08/12/2008
Categories: Education
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Families Northwest is a non-profit organization working to make the Northwest the premier place for healthy marriages, family life and children. Through advocacy, providing resources and training, Families Northwest serves as an organization inspiring people through positive messages supporting marriage, relationships and family.

Families Northwest is looking NOW for a Communications Associate to assist the Communications Department in communicating clearly the vision, mission and values of Families Northwest.

Under the direction of the Communications and Marketing Director, the Communications Associate will be responsible for the development of superior written content including press releases, opinion pieces and reports, and managing and developing web content. The Communications Associate will function as webmaster for the Families Northwest current website, as well as research, write, edit and distribute monthly e-mail publications and other online communications. The Communications Associate will also research, build and maintain contact with journalists, editors and other press contacts, work closely with the Communications Director to obtain specific media coverage opportunities. The Communications Associate will draft articles, press releases, product descriptions, issue summaries and other copy for FNW print and online publications, as well as serve as assistant editor for all FNW publications. The Communications Associate will compile preparation materials and provide editing, marketing and graphic support to all FNW program areas.