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JerseySTEM

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Title:

Internal Newsletter Writer

Category:

HRS: HRE

Department/Group:

Human Resources

Travel Required:

no

Location:

Virtual

Background Check:

No

Will Train Applicant(s):

Will Train Applicant(s)

Date Posted:

16 Dec 2018

Expected length of volunteering:

Long term - 3 months or more

Supervisory Responsibility:

No

Expected Hours of Work: (include any mandatory meeting times with time zone)

5 hours per week

Position Type:

volunteer

Date & Time (VM)

Ongoing

Driver’s License Needed

No

Orientation or training needed?

Yes

Does this accommodate special groups?

55+

Min. age required?

18

Summary/Objective

The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the production of the Bi-Monthly Internal newsletter for the volunteers.

Description: Role and Responsibilities

The role of the internal newsletter is to:

· let volunteers know about open roles and encourage them to reach out to their network

o to work with the social media outreach to time the posting of the roles on LinkedIn with the newsletter so that volunteers can share our JerseySTEM postings with their network

o propose to volunteers whether they want to take on another role

· let volunteers know about milestones (did we reach the number of students we had to this year?)

o let volunteers know where our classes currently run

· In the news: things in the news about Education, STEM education specifically

· top 3 lists (3 ways to be mindful, 3 ways to be a good time manager, 3 ways to be a good interviewer)

· Recommendations potentially on important events in NJ or restaurants or podcasts

· Survey - develop a survey to ask volunteers what they would like to see on the newsletter and how they liked this week’s newsletter

· Quote of the month or Advice Column (things that talk about volunteering/ giving back your time. Time management..)

· Volunteer Profiles (Volunteer of the month) for people to get to know each other

· Recent articles about the company

· Behind-the-Scenes: What important projects are departments working on

· Business Changes (which managers have recently left or which policy updates have happened)

· Events: announce company events, new hires, people leaving

Your responsibility is to

· oversee the newsletter deadline

· coordinate with the departments

· plan, organize, design and edit the content of the newsletter

· create a final draft for the VP of HR to review

· gather and choose possible photos, images, or designs for the newsletter

· work with the graphic designer or social media coordinator for design

· work with the Manager of Engage to discuss new hires

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Professional writing and editing experience

Ability to multi-task, and meet deadlines

Ability to follow through on contacting managers and volunteers

Able to manage a project from start to completion, and able to time manage

A plus if you have Graphic Design or related experience
Education: Bachelors in English or some other related major a plus

Preferred Skills

Ability to have your own computer

Know how to use G-suite and Google Forms

A plus if you know how to use JIRA or Slack

Word, Excel, PowerPoint use a plus

Additional Notes

Artistic abilities or creativity samples would be a plus

Other Duties:

Please note this description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required.

About Us

JerseySTEM is an all volunteers grassroots non-profit agency dedicated to bridging the Innovation Gap, the Opportunity Gap and the Gender Gap in STEM education. We provide free of charge after-school, project-based, hands-on, team structured programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to underserved students in New Jersey. Classes include: Robotics, Coding, Engineering, Life Sciences, etc. and are focused on kids grade 5-8. The programs last 10 weeks and are taught predominantly by volunteer college students that we recruit, train, transport and mentor as they donate 2 hours/week to the program

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Photography
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Google Apps
  • Microsoft Office Suite

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours/ week
  • long term commitment preferred

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