Communications Assistant / Copywriter
Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter
Right now, millions of Americans face the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our families, our futures and our finances. At the Alzheimer’s Association, our network of more than 75 chapters is working relentlessly to advance world-class research, ensure access to gold-standard care and support, and engage mission-driven volunteers who make it happen.
Task Background and Objectives
The Alzheimer’s Association, NYC Chapter is seeking a volunteer who is experienced in developing promotional materials for use in Alzheimer’s and dementia education, care and support services.
Duties / Responsibilities:
- Develop written content for internal and external audiences.
- Create content across various digital, social and print channels, as appropriate to the purpose and target audience.
- Produce and edit copy, and other content elements for various communications platforms, including print, email, text, social media, presentations and video.
- Frequency and duration of projects will vary based on need.
Experience / Education Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree with at least one year experience in nonprofit writing.
- Solid copywriting, editing and content creation skills, including storytelling with the ability to adapt style, tone, and voice to varied content types and audiences, while staying on-brand and on-message.
- Experience with project management, file sharing software, spreadsheets.
- Strong administrative skills (e.g., detail orientation, good time management, and overall organization).
- Excellent interpersonal skills (i.e., written and verbal), as well as strong technical skills, including Google and Microsoft Office applications.
- Must have the ability to meet deadlines, work independently and collaboratively, to coordinate projects, and possess a strong work ethic.
- Able to pass a background check: In order to be a volunteer with the Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter, each candidate is required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning their service.
- Strong technical skills with the ability to develop proficiency in specific software programs as required.
- Excellent proofreading skills, with an eye for detail.
7 - 10 hours per week (may vary depending upon project)
Benefits to the Volunteer:
- Join a network of other volunteers, Alzheimer's Association staff and professionals, and caregivers in the aging field.
- Serve your local community and people you care about.
- Increase your knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
- Be recognized in your community as a resource for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
- Build your resume and skill set.
Copy link to your search bar to apply on our website: https://act.alz.org/site/R?i=JCvZxj0usPuan7OuNxUNgQ
About Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter
60 East 42nd Street, Suite 2240, New York, NY 10165, US
The mission of the Alzheimer’s Association is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through brain health. To learn more, visit alz.org/nyc or call the 24/7 Helpline 800.272.3900, anytime.
The Alzheimer's Association was founded in 1980 by a group of family caregivers and individuals who recognized the need for an organization that would unite caregivers, provide support to those facing Alzheimer's, and advance research into the disease.
Today the Alzheimer's Association reaches millions of people affected by Alzheimer's and other dementias. We are the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, and research. You can help advance our mission by volunteering for one of our signature fundraising events - the Walk to End Alzheimer's or The Longest Day.