The Fortune Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is twofold: to educate the public about criminal justice issues and to help those involved in the criminal justice system to break the cycle of crime and incarceration. We've posted about them before; they're rather awesome.
Position: Development and Public Affairs Associate
*Coordinate and schedule meetings, conference calls and travel arrangements.
*Working with VP to produce “Fortune News,” the organization’s publication.
*Working with staff of the David Rothenberg Center for Public Policy (DRCPP) to develop policy papers/testimony.
*Implementing branding initiatives in all agency materials.
*Creating content for and maintaining Fortune’s website.
*Managing special events and assisting in media relations.
*Assisting in the development of the Annual Report, brochures, and other printed materials.
*Assist in supporting the Development Team in the creation of government and foundation proposals when necessary.
*Supervise volunteers and interns.
*Must have strong inter-personal skills, able to handle multiple tasks, with the ability to work collaboratively.
*Excellent oral and written communications and organizational skills required.
*Must be flexible with the ability to work simultaneously on a number of projects.
*Must be familiar with and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint). Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge fund raising software, InDesign, Quark Publishing, Photoshop (photo re-working & formatting), Dreamweaver (website), and Adobe a plus.
*Must have office skills (typing, data entry, Internet research, scheduling, filing, telephone, fax, mail).
*Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
*Experience in website design, marketing, communications, and planning/executing successful events a significant plus.
*Must be self-directed and highly-organized.
**All resumes must be submitted along with a cover letter specifying the position for which you are applying, in addition to salary requirement to Fortunejobs@fortunesociety.org.No calls or faxes please.
**Formerly incarcerated individuals and ex-substance abusers, who have successfully made the transition from confinement into a stable, productive lifestyle in the community, including sustained employment since release, are eligible to apply.
The Fortune Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer