Sunday, January 3, 2016

Job Opening for a Communications Officer, Oakland, CA at the Union of Concerned Scientists

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), a leading science-based advocacy organization working for a healthy planet and safer world, and a prestigious diversity company member of, has a job opening for a Communications Officer, Oakland, CA.

Job Overview and Responsibilities
  • Position will serve as media point person for the UCS West Coast office as well as two or more UCS campaigns
  • Develop proactive and reactive media strategies to obtain widespread media coverage for UCS, experts, positions, and analysis in opinion leader print, radio, online, and television outlets
  • Write and distribute press releases, op-eds, factsheets, pitch letters, LTEs, staff bios, backgrounders, tweets, and other press materials, among other tasks
  • a full-time position based in UCS’s Oakland
Job Qualifications (among others)
  • Requires a minimum of five to seven years experience in media relations or journalism.
  • Excellent writing and communication skill required.
  • Experience writing press releases, op-eds, and other press materials. Proven ability to identify and exploit media opportunities and develop messages and sound bites.
  • Spanish fluency a plus.
Job Benefits
  • Excellent benefits and a rewarding work environment
For more details about this job and to apply for it, click on this link.

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