1) Refine the Crime Labâ™s storytelling to articulate a compelling and comprehensible message to convey its mission and vision.
2) Develop donor-facing communications and more long-form communications, including concept notes and proposals.
3) Produce both general and highly customized engagement, cultivation and stewardship communications for individuals and institutions.
4) Work closely with Associate Director and Executive Director on all major organizational communications, including the Annual Report.
5) Identify platforms and forums to elevate the Crime Labâ™s brand, to include written materials like op-eds, as well as press and media engagements and other speaking opportunities.
6) Incorporate more visual and digital tools into Crime Labâ™s communication materials.
7) Design creative ways to elevate the visibility of the Crime Lab to encourage new resources for and learning from partner organizations.
8) Deliver verbal and written briefings to partners regarding key findings relating to Crime Lab initiatives.
9) Assist the leadership team in the promotion of and follow-up materials for the Crime Labâ™s ten-year anniversary event in Fall 2019.
1) Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
2) Naturally connects and builds strong relationships with others.
3) Demonstrates strong emotional intelligence and an ability to communicate clearly and persuasively.
4) Ability to inspire trust in others through charisma, passion and drive.
5) Celebrates and supports the success of the team.
6) Fully supports the mission and vision of the Crime Lab.
1) This position is a one-year fixed term staff position.
1) Cover Letter
3) Writing Sample
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