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Internal Newsletter Writer




Human Resources

Travel Required:




Background Check:


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:


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

5 hours per week

Position Type:


Date & Time (VM)


Driver’s License Needed


Orientation or training needed?


Does this accommodate special groups?


Min. age required?



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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We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


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


  • People 55+


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

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