Full Time (Temporary)
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Job Description: The VISTA Communication Specialist will (1) capture content for the agency’s online presence including: website, social media, and email communications. (2) Develop printed marketing materials including: brochures, newsletters, and fundraising materials. (3) Craft ideas for creative marketing campaigns. (4) Create volunteer recruitment materials. (5) Travel to regional offices throughout central and eastern North Carolina to interview staff and clients for stories. (6) Promote and attend agency fundraising and program events. (7) Assist with media coverage, public service announcements, and other public relations engagements. And (8) Develop relationships with partner agencies to increase collaborative communications. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred, but not required.
About the Opportunity: This is an AmeriCorps sponsored position. Applicants must apply through the AmeriCorps portal and meet AmeriCorps requirements and guidelines.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; fluency in English and Spanish oral and written communications preferred; proven writing and editing experience, ability to meet tight deadlines and handle multiple projects, effective interpersonal skills, knowledge of or ability to learn how to operate a DSLR camera, proven computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, knowledge of or ability to learn WordPress, knowledge of and commitment to Catholic social teachings and practices and the mission of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh; valid NC Driver’s License and a vehicle in working order for business use; authorized to work in the U.S.
*Job responsibilities may involve travel and some work beyond the regularly scheduled workdays, i.e., weekends and evenings as scheduled, and as needed.
To apply, visit the AmeriCorps website.