Communications / Marketing
The Communications Assistant supports the Leeway Foundation’s communications, engagement, and visibility strategies, including writing and editing electronic and print communication. The Communications Assistant reports to the Communications Director and works collaboratively with other staff.
The Leeway Foundation supports women, trans*, and gender non-conforming artists and cultural producers working in communities at the intersection of art, culture, and social change.
Through the Foundation’s grantmaking and other programs, we promote artistic expression that amplifies the voices of those on the margins, promotes sustainable and healthy communities, and works in the service of movements for economic and social justice. For more information, visit: www.leeway.org.
WHAT YOU’LL DO (CORE RESPONSIBILITIES):
WHO YOU ARE & KEYS TO SUCCESS (REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE)
The successful candidate has a minimum of two years’ work experience in similar positions, excellent writing and editing skills and is comfortable working on deadline. The position requires an organized, dependable self-starter who can successfully administer a number of tasks and projects, and effectively communicate internally and externally to the Leeway community.
To be successful in this job, you will excel in the following areas:
If you were here right now you would be:
Leeway requires employees to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, meaning that they have received booster vaccinations, if eligible.
This is a full-time position that will work approximately 40 hours a week. Additional hours may be needed from time to time – especially around application deadlines and panel meetings, which may require occasional weeknight or weekend availability. Any additional time will be mutually discussed and approved.
The position is based at Leeway’s office in Philadelphia with occasional travel throughout our sixcounty funding region; however, due to the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been working remotely. We hope to shift to a hybrid work schedule in office/remote, pending health and safety measures related to the pandemic.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Salary range: $45,000-50,000. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package includes employer-sponsored medical, dental, and vision coverage – as well as generous paid time off, plus holidays, and two organizational breaks each year (summer and winter).
ANTICIPATED START DATE December 2022
Interested candidates should send: • A 1-page cover letter indicating why they are interested and qualified for the position as well as their interest in art and social change • A resume • Names of 3 professional references with contact information Please submit your materials on or before Sunday, October 16, 2022, at 11:59pm EST via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject header: Comms Assistant Search. No phone calls, please. All applications will be acknowledgedMention you found this work on Generocity!
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