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Position: Public Relations and Social Media Manager

Report To: Director

Salary: $40,000

Position Summary

Our non profit organization, founded by Senator Raymond Lesniak, is looking for a Public Relations and Social Media Manager to join our team. The ideal applicant will possess knowledge in the digital media landscape, event planning and community outreach, and media. The selected candidate will be flexible and able to attend Institute events. Those looking to gain valuable online and in-person, media experience are encouraged to apply.

 

Qualifications/Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube

  • Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights

  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite (LightRoom, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)

  • Skills in photography and/or videography prefered

  • In-depth working knowledge of Google Suite

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Knowledge of current events and politics

  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creating press releases and sending to relevant news organizations

  • Creating email campaigns and quarterly newsletters

  • Maintaining relationships with press contacts

  • Managing and overseeing interns

  • Maintaining brand and brand voice

  • Engaging constituents through monitoring social media platforms

  • Creating social media campaigns and plans

  • Scheduling posts using the Hootsuite platform

  • Creating and curating engaging content

  • Managing media lists and databases

  • Assisting with projects for the Institute as directed by immediate supervisor

 

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Position: Service Specialist Intern

Report To: Director

Hourly Requirements: 12 Hours/Week

Start Date: Jun. 1

End Date: Aug 21

Compensation: $800 Stipend

Position Summary

Our non profit organization, led by Senator Raymond Lesniak, is looking for a Service Specialist Intern to join our growing team. The ideal applicant will possess skills in event planning, networking, and competence in Google Suite. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining communication with local community and educational organizations, assisting in planning events and service projects, and managing databases and email content. Those looking to gain valuable experience in managing nonprofit organizations are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications/Skills

  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (including professional emailing)
  • In-depth working knowledge of Google Suite
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of current events and politics

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning events and service projects
  • Creating advocacy training content
  • Preparing meeting minutes and agendas
  • Make phone calls to supporters and community leaders

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Position: Public Relations Specialist, Intern

Report To: Director of PR & Social Media

Hourly Requirements: 12 Hours/Week

Start Date: Jun. 1

End Date: Aug. 21

Compensation: $800 Stipend

Position Summary

Our non profit organization, led by Senator Raymond Lesniak, is looking for a Public Relations Specialist Intern to join our team this summer. The ideal applicant will possess strong writing and communication skills knowledge in community outreach and media. The selected candidate will be flexible and able to attend Institute events. Those looking to gain valuable online and in-person, media experience are encouraged to apply.

 

Qualifications/Skills

  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Communication or related field
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Advanced knowledge in Google Suite
  • Knowledge of basic AP style rules
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite (LightRoom, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) preferred
  • Passion for the PR industry and its best practices

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and curate engaging content
  • Effectively utilize organizations blogs
  • Create and distribute press releases
  • Build and update media lists and databases
  • Coordinate and attend various events as a public relations professional

 

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2 Positions Available

 


The Lesniak Institute for American Leadership is exempt from tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and qualifies for maximum charitable contribution permitted by law. Our Federal Identification Number is 83-3629808.