5541Corporate Accountability International is hiring!
- Aug 4, 2011Hi all,
Corporate Accountability International is growing and has an opening for an
experienced write to join our team in Boston.
The *Advocacy Writer *will draft, edit, and proof content for media
outreach, web, email, publications, and other campaign and organizational
If you are interested in joining the team or have any questions please get
Since 1977, Corporate Accountability International has successfully
challenged corporations like Nestl�, General Electric, and Philip Morris to
halt abusive practices that threaten human rights, public health, the
environment and our democracy.
The organization is expanding�and leading campaigns challenging some of the
world�s most powerful industries, including food and agriculture, water, and
Big Tobacco. Think Outside the Bottle exposes the truth behind bottled water
marketing and defends the human right to water in the face of increasing
corporate control. Value [the] Meal challenges the fast food industry to
stop driving an epidemic of diet-related disease, and our campaign to
Challenge Big Tobacco protects the first-ever corporate accountability
treaty from tobacco industry interference.
The Advocacy Writer is responsible for drafting, editing, and proofing
content for media outreach, web, email, publications, and other campaign and
organizational communications. The Writer will also contribute to the
overall work of the communications unit by participating in direct media
outreach, online organizing, and materials development, while working in an
enterprising and active office atmosphere.
We are looking for candidates with strong organizing and non-profit
communications backgrounds who are interested in professional growth and
opportunities for advancement within the organization.
� Draft, edit, design, research and proofread content for a range of
materials, including campaigns, membership outreach, and grant proposal and
� Maintain systems, coordinate content development, and manage vendor
relationships to ensure publication deadlines are met.
� Assist in and organize staff writing, photo, and design trainings.
� Support a range of communications work, participating regularly in direct
media outreach, online organizing, and/or materials development.
� Participate in campaign activities and fundraising drives such as
shareholders� meetings, phone banks, and campaign events.
� Demonstrated commitment to social justice and progressive social change.
� At least two years experience as a full-time staff person in a progressive
social change organization doing grassroots organizing, fundraising, and
� Talented and experienced copy writer and editor, with acute attention to
� Excellent written and verbal skills.
� Experience with design software such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and
� Ability to juggle multiple tasks and consistently meet deadlines.
� Knowledge of HTML and experience with content management systems (we use
Drupal) and constituent relationship managers (we use Salsa/Democracy in
� Strong administrative skills and well-organized.
ACCOUNTABILITY: The Advocacy Writer is accountable to the Communications
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience, with a generous benefits
LOCATION: Campaign Headquarters, Boston.
LEARN MORE: http://www.StopCorporateAbuse.org<http://www.stopcorporateabuse.org/>
TO APPLY: Email letter of interest, r�sum�, links to writing samples and/or
past publications and three to five references to Sarah Bennett at
*Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and
an inclusive organization. People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are
strongly encouraged to apply.*
Corporate Accountability International
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