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Staff Writer

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RANDOM ACTS INC

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Writing Manager, the Writer coordinates the planning, research,
organization and editorial development to support the ongoing projects and initiatives
of the organization.
This position writes and curates the stories of our supporters, staff and board, and
develops feature stories/blog posts for our various projects and programs and
provides editorial guidance for all members of staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Write blog entries and provide editorial guidance for the Random Acts website
* Regularly develop ideas for new editorial content
* Be proactive and creative in researching and proposing new subjects to
cover to help extend our brand’s reach
* Monitor supporter submissions of stories, photos and videos to develop
editorial calendars and new articles/blog posts
* Establish and maintain relationships among the Random Acts staff to ensure
two-way communications about priorities and needed stories
* Gather information about Random Acts events through discussions with staff,
and utilizing the internal communications center
* Review written materials intended for our website or for distribution, and
correct errors in content, grammar, punctuation, inclusivity, and global view
following the Random Acts style guidelines
* Discuss timeline and subject matter issues with the Writing Manager to
establish priorities or creative approaches
* Work closely with the Writing team to manage and align promotional calendars
with editorial production
* Keep the Writing Manager informed of any significant problems that jeopardize
the well-being of the organization
* Attend regular staff and departmental meetings

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

* 1-2 years experience in professional writing, with an available portfolio for review
including online articles and/or blog posts
* Experience in online publishing and specifically experience with WordPress
* Deep understanding of social media platforms and communicating to different
audiences in the online medium
* Ability to work effectively with diverse groups, including staff, supporters, and
the public
* The ability to communicate effectively, whether verbally, visually, or in
writing, as well as strong interpersonal skills
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* The ability to work independently as well as in a team, and the ability to
manage tasks or projects from implementation through to completion
* Excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as the ability
to multitask effectively
* Flexible work schedule to accommodate projects, evening and weekend
meetings
* Able to commit a minimum of 3-4 hours per week to Random Acts activities
* Degree/Certificate or equivalent in journalism, English, marketing, or a related
field, or equivalent experience.

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About RANDOM ACTS INC

Location:

1920 HILLHURST AVE 170, LOS ANGELES, CA 90027, US

Mission Statement

At Random Acts, it’s our mission to conquer the world one random act of kindness at a time. We are here to inspire acts of kindness around the world both big and small. We provide a vast network of caring people with the encouragement and support they need to change lives for the better.

Description

Random Acts inspires many amazing things around the world every day - from small acts of kindness, such as inspiring someone to buy a stranger a cup of coffee, to much bigger acts of kindness like building a school in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.

All of these acts of kindness contribute to a bigger story, a message that Random Acts embodies and promotes - that you too can conquer the world one random act of kindness at a time.

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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

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Based on Project

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