Staff Writer - OSD Houston, TX
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OSD is a global, chapter-based, Veteran Service Organization providing relevant, relatable, and sustainable impact to the military community through social, professional, and service-oriented programs.
An OSD chapter provides a foundation in a local community through one or more of OSD’s 3 Pillars: Social Connection, Professional Development, and Servant Leadership. Chapters are made up of groups of active duty members, veterans, family members and civilian supporters devoted to giving back at the community level. Chapter are semi-autonomous all working independently, as well as in conjunction with each other in support of the worldwide OSD mission of supporting veterans. Chapters are self-reliant and come up with interesting and beneficial events that engage their chapter members, local veterans, local civilian supporters, and their local community as a whole. Chapters work closely with local businesses, organizations, and companies to help ensure continued growth and sustainability of OSD. Chapters also create active and engaged communities online through social media. Each Chapter is different, made up and directed by individuals, but supported by the resources and leadership of the OSD national office. This ensures that each chapter aligns with 'The OSD Way.’ An OSD chapter is driven to gather and make an impact with events either by veterans, for veterans, or with veterans.
The OSD Staff Writer works closely with the OSD Communications Specialist to create original content for OSD. This includes feature pieces, event recaps, and other topical content with a specific focus on their local chapter. The OSD Staff Writer can easily adapt to the voice and style of OSD and writes 2-3 pieces a month. The OSD Staff Writer is not solely responsible for deciding on topics, rather they will work in collaboration with OSD National to determine topics as a part of the larger communications strategy.
If you have a passion for writing, this role is for you! An ideal Staff Writer will have experience with editing, copywriting, and creating original content. They will be comfortable working with a variety of sources and writing about topics relevant to the military community. A basic understanding of SEO a plus.
Most importantly our Staff Writer will uphold the OSD values including:
- Accountability - We do what we say and do the right thing all the time.
- Action - Our actions are what drive our impact.
- Seeking Knowledge - We are always learning, bettering our community and ourselves.
- Community Focused - We see the need and meet the need.
- Leadership - We build, reinforce and cultivate the veteran support ecosystem.
- Fellowship - We nourish lifetime relationships through fellowship emphasizing fun.
With your help, OSD will touch the hearts and minds of countless veterans, service members, and civilians who will forge lasting friendships for years to come.
We'll work with your schedule.
Houston Metro AreaHouston, TX 77002
- Technical Writing
- Copy Writing / Copy Editing
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Brand Development & Messaging
- Must be at least 23
- Orientation or Training
- 2-3 hours per week