- Communications Fellow, USA

Communications Fellow
Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City

DESCRIPTION

The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization designed to promote partnerships between the City and the private sector in support of public programs. Established in 1994 (formerly Public-Private Initiatives), the organization serves as an important vehicle for foundations, corporations and individuals to contribute to City programs that enhance the lives of New Yorkers. The Mayor’s Fund is committed to facilitating innovative public-private partnerships that support NYC's emerging needs, while simultaneously evaluating the efficacy and merit of programs for future investment. The Fund’s work supports more than 100 different programs in areas including mental health, youth workforce development, domestic violence, immigration and citizenship, financial empowerment, and support for young men and women of color. Several of these collaborations are informing the efforts of cities across the country and are helping to shape national policy.

The Office of Strategic Partnerships (OSP) coordinates and directs public-private partnerships for the Administration with oversight of city-affiliated non-profit organizations, including the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, the Fund for Public Schools, and the Fund for Public Health in New York. OSP also serves as a principal liaison to the business community for the Administration. OSP aligns the Mayor’s Fund’s strategies with Administration priorities and coordinates interagency efforts as they relate to raising private funds in support of strategic initiatives.

POSITION SUMMARY – Communications Fellow
The Mayor’s Fund to Advance NYC seeks a responsible, self-motivated, and detail-oriented professional to serve in our communications department during Fall/Winter 2017-18 for 20 hours per week.

This is an ideal work experience for someone considering a future in the PR or Communications field, or the non-profit, political, or government sectors.

Responsibilities include:
· Aid in archival of the press clippings and up to date maintenance of press list;
· Support email marketing including e-newsletter distribution;
· Assist in updating / editing web page;
· Support and create content for social media properties – including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram;
· Assist in proofreading and editing range of external materials for Mayor’s Fund;
· Assist with event planning, organization, presentations, etc.;
· Create graphics for use in social media, as needed;· Research special projects and perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
Highly organized and mature with the ability to multi task;
Strong work ethic and sense of humor;
Creative thinker with good use of initiative;
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (including Powerpoint);
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Photoshop skills a plus

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading “PT Comms Fellow”. No phone calls please. Salary is commensurate with background and experience. The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job posted on 7th September 2017
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