MLK VISTA/Outreach Planner

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Northwest Community Land Trust Coalition
position summary:

The full time Outreach Planner will work closely with the Executive Director and member CLTs to create effective messages and a strategic communications plan that will target effective outreach to prospective home buyers as well as to funders and policy makers.

Essential Duties and Primary Responsibilities (include but are not limited to): • Primary research including conducting interviews, creating surveys and compiling data. • Write and organize planning documents and manuals such as Strategic Communications Plan and Outreach and Marketing Plans. • Create and disseminate marketing materials that increase awareness of the CLT model and the work of the Coalition. • Develop and maintain reference materials and resource materials to share with CLTs. • Develop processes to organize and streamline information flow.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to Northwest Community Land Trust Coalition, 1000 Second Avenue, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA 98104 or [email protected] Cover letter should cite experience in research, communications, marketing or community outreach. If they do not have such experience, they should take care to explain what skills and assets they bring to the job.

Salary / Pay Rate:MLK VISTAs receive a $977/month living allowance with the choice of a $5,320 educational award OR a one-time $1,500 stipend at the end of your year of service. Other benefits will include health insurance, day care assistance, food benefits [food stamps], and a number of other perks. You'll also receive a year of free professional and personal development training and workshops in a number of areas.
Required Skills and Abilities:• Strong computer skills • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Demonstrated research skills • Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritization skills • Resourceful and able to work independently with good judgment, initiative and common sense • Ability to be proactive in achieving desired outcomes • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with members spread across the Northwest • Ability to work within an environment of frequently changing priorities and as an integral part of a team • Ability to work flexible hours as needed • Education and/or experience in communications and/or marketing • Dedicated to creating positive social change.
Education Required:College degree
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer