Outreach & Communications Manager

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS)

Location

Baltimore, Maryland

Category

Other Staff

Posted

July 6, 2020

Type

Full-Time

Description/Duties

The full job description can be found here: https://mvlslaw.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/finaldraft-Communications-and-Outreach-Manager.pdf

Skills/Qualifications

Job Skills and Requirements:
– Excellent written and oral communication skills essential
– Ability to draft clear written content for use on our website, social media, and print materials
– Able to confidently communicate with diverse audiences
– Demonstrated networking and relationship management skills
– Willingness to learn and present about the legal services provided by MVLS
– Team player who is able to work with staff, volunteer lawyers, and community partners
– Strong project planning, critical thinking, and problem solving; self-motivated and selfdirected
– Must be detail-oriented, have ability to handle multiple tasks, projects, and priorities
– Experience organizing outreach and educational campaigns
– Proficient in using social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, as well as Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Publisher)
– Experience with email marketing platforms like Constant Contact a plus
– Experience and comfort using technology, including cloud-based apps and software
– Strong graphic design skills preferred, especially Adobe Creative Suite such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
– Evening and weekend hours required
– Spanish language skills a plus
– Routine statewide travel required, primarily in Central Maryland
– Some moderate lifting (up to 25 pounds) may be required on an occasional basis

Education and Experience:
– Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university
– One to three years’ communications and/or outreach experience
– Demonstrated commitment to underserved communities/experience with nonprofits and/or legal services is a strong plus

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience – $40,000 to $45,000. Generous benefits, including paid health insurance and retirement plan with employer match.

How To Apply

– Please email cover letter, resume, work samples (no more than 5 pages) and three professional references to mvls@mvlslaw.org and include “Outreach and Communications Manager” in the e-mail subject line
– Incomplete applications will not be reviewed
– No telephone calls, please

The deadline to apply is June 30