Oct 31, 2019

Copywriter and Public Relations Contractor

  • DeLauro & Associates Consulting
  • Remote
Freelancers Communications Fundraising Marketing Public Relations

Job Description

DeLauro and Associates is seeking an experienced copywriter and public relations specialist to join our client services marketing team. The primary client is Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land (FFHL), a nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC that raises funds to support Christians in the Holy Land.

This individual will report directly to the Team Leader and collaborate with the graphic design team, editors, strategist and other key members of the FFHL family in order to accurately perform their duties. This person will also help coordinate externally as appropriate with members of the press.

Position type: contractor 15-20 hours per week

Location: remote

Compensation: Hourly rate commensurate with experience

 Individuals should have the following skills:

  • An in depth understanding of Roman Catholicism
  • Professional writing (APA, MLA, etc.)
  • Editing for grammar, punctuation and storytelling
  • Print advertisements
  • Social media and website copy
  • Public relations
  • Non-profit work experience is a plus
  • Success working in a team
  • Able to organize projects and see work through until completion
  • Ability to spend 2 weeks in the Holy Land approximately every 3rdyear

 Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Participating in a monthly 90-minute WebEx staff meeting
  • Participating in periodic all day team retreats (1 or 2 times per year)
  • Taking meeting notes and distributing monthly updates
  • Writing donation appeal copy
  • Crafting articles for bi-annual newsletter
  • Outline all email communication copy
  • Producing monthly blog copy (SEO included)
  • Creating monthly social media content plans,
  • Monitoring social media community engagement
  • Coordinating with vendors to place print advertisements
  • Contacting and forming relationships with media to secure press for the organization
  • Write, edit and contribute to the success of the organization as projects occur

Interested persons should submit a letter of inquiry and resume to jim@delauroassociates.com. Writing samples will be required from candidates selected for interview.


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