ECMC Foundation Job Opening: Communications/Writing Freelancer

04/25/18

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Choosing a career with ECMC Group means joining a nonprofit corporation with a mission to help students succeed. With a vibrant mission and values, great benefits, and strong community involvement, ECMC Group companies are an ideal team to join.

Job Summary

ECMC Foundation is looking for an ongoing freelance writer to develop compelling and creative web content, articles, press releases, social media campaigns, and print content

The volume of work may vary and will be set at the start of each month based on the organization's needs.

About ECMC Foundation

ECMC Foundation is a Los Angeles-based, nationally focused foundation whose mission is to inspire and to facilitate improvements that affect educational outcomes—especially among underserved populations—through evidence-based innovation. It is one of several affiliates under the ECMC Group enterprise based in Minneapolis, MN. ECMC Foundation makes investments in two focus areas: College Success and Career Readiness; and uses a spectrum of funding structures, including strategic grantmaking and program-related investments, to advance both nonprofit and for-profit ventures. Working with grantees, partners and peers, ECMC Foundation's vision is for all learners to unlock their fullest potential. Learn more about ECMC Foundation by visiting www.ecmcfoundation.org and ECMC Group by visiting www.ecmcgroup.org.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Required

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in communications, journalism, public relations, education or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 2+ years of professional writing experience

Preferred

  • Nonprofit communications experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Impeccable spelling and grammar
  • Independent creative writing ability
  • Research, organizational, and learning skills
  • An understanding of formatting articles, press releases, blogs and web page content
  • Interest in philanthropy, education and/or social justice

Please submit a cover letter, resume and a writing sample along with your application on Workday by following this link.

*Writing Sample: Please respond to this question: ECMC Foundation funds organizations that work to improve educational outcomes in the U.S., especially among traditionally underserved and underrepresented populations. In 250 words or less, please describe an educational issue that you are passionate about and why.

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