Posted On: January 5, 2016
Media Organization: Armenian General Benevolent Union
The Armenian General Benevolent Union works with more than 30 different countries and is the world’s largest non-profit organization devoted to preserving and promoting the Armenian identity and heritage.
The Writer will produce written materials for AGBU internal and external audiences, including but not limited to AGBU magazines and all supporting marketing materials, websites, press releases, blogs, reports, letters and other written material as necessary. The focus is on informing members and the general public about AGBU’s diverse activities, and promoting the organization globally and locally.
The Writer will collaborate and coordinate with all departments and program officers, as well as with offices globally, as needed. Excellent written communication skills, as well as strong oral communication and interpersonal skills are required.
Research and write articles to support the publication of AGBU News Magazine, The Insider Magazine and other publications and reports.
Proactively develop story ideas based on daily discussions with program officers and central office staff and global districts and chapters.
Actively liaise with AGBU global entities to create current editorial content.
Assist, support and implement the AGBU communication plan and the AGBU voice.
Attend events and functions as needed.
Other duties as required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, WordPress, Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent proofreading and copyediting skills
Ability to take initiative and leadership to manage multiple projects under deadlines
Ability to work autonomously as well as in teams with diverse cultures and personalities
Strong follow-through skills to ensure timeliness and accuracy of published information
Flexibility to work evenings and weekends during special events
Bachelor Degree in English, Communications, Journalism or related field
3-5 years writing and related experience
Knowledge of Armenian language desired
United States Citizenship or residency required
Ideal candidate must demonstrate core AGBU values: Trust, Accountability, Teamwork, Service and Respect for Diversity.
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