Do you want to be a part of a mission-driven organization devoted to real-world change?
The Stanley Center for Peace and Security seeks a digital communications specialist to contribute to the organization’s vision, mission, and strategic goals by executing organizational and activity-specific social media, website, and mass email strategies; creating content across online channels; tracking metrics and creating metric reports; aggregating relevant online media and key influencer content; supporting search engine optimization (SEO) efforts; and working collaboratively with all staff and outside partners while communicating effectively in an open, professional manner.
The selected candidate will be innovative, curiosity driven, and impact oriented with:
The ideal candidate will have:
Full Position Description
The Communications Department oversees communication strategy, brand management, publications, and media relations at the Stanley Center for Peace and Security. The digital communications specialist is an essential member of that team and works across departments to contribute to and implement communications plans that are in keeping with our core values and in service of our vision, mission, and policy goals. The role of digital communications specialist is particularly focused on executing social media, website, and mass email strategies; content creation; tracking metrics, online media, and key influencer content; and supporting SEO efforts.
The digital communications specialist implements key aspects of organizational and activity-specific communications plans that support programming related to our three issue areas—climate change, nuclear policy, and mass violence and atrocity prevention. On occasion, the digital communications specialist may also be called upon to assist with the communications needs of our global education programming for the Iowa community.
The digital communications specialist:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate an interest in and commitment to our three issue areas—mitigating climate change, avoiding the use of nuclear weapons, and preventing mass violence and atrocities. In addition, the ideal candidate will have:
Additional desirable traits include:
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
The Stanley Center for Peace and Security partners with people, organizations, and the greater global community to drive policy progress in three issue areas—mitigating climate change, avoiding the use of nuclear weapons, and preventing mass violence and atrocities. The center was created in 1956 and maintains its independence while developing forums for diverse perspectives and ideas.
The Stanley Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package and provides for relocation expenses. Travel expenses for an on-site interview in Iowa are covered by the center for candidates who progress to that step.
This position is located at the Stanley Center office in Muscatine, Iowa, a community of 23,000 people on the Mississippi River. The area offers affordable housing and a variety of recreational opportunities. Within commuting distance of Muscatine are Iowa City (population 70,000)—home of the University of Iowa and the nationally recognized University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics—and the Quad Cities area—comprising Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa, and Moline and Rock Island, Illinois, with a combined population of about 350,000. While on-site work in Muscatine is mandatory, the Stanley Center offers flexible work hours and some remote workdays.
Please send a letter of interest, résumé, and references to:
Human Resources Generalist
Stanley Center for Peace and Security
209 Iowa Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
Email: [email protected]
Deadline for application: This position will remain open until filled.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other characteristic protected by law.
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