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MORNING STAR FOUNDATION

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At the Morning Star Foundation, we are applying our collective knowledge and creativity to reimagine the donor and sponsor journey. As we continue to build our content library, we’re looking for a scriptwriter to assist in developing and creating our promotional and event videos. The ideal candidate is essential to our video strategy because they're responsible for creating the dialogue, characters, and storyline that drive potential donors and sponsors to interact with our brand. This is a fantastic opportunity for a writer with studio show experience and/or a candidate with experience in the nonprofit industry.

Responsibilities

  • Create fun and informative scripts using your creative writing skills while adhering to established guidelines
  • Work closely with producers and existing guidelines to script content
  • Adhere to production calendars and ensure deadlines are met
  • Provide constructive feedback and copy proofing for scripts drafted by other writers
  • Work with other departments to understand the goals and objectives of the Foundation
  • Assist and contribute to the ideation and development of new forms of content
  • Work with SMEs to translate their knowledge and expertise into compelling narratives
  • Work with creative directors to ensure interactive narratives effectively position the Foundation as a thought leader
  • Create personas and backstories for interactive characters
  • Work collaboratively with a team of designers
  • Revise writing work as a result of feedback from SMEs, team members, and stakeholders
  • Research subject matter with guidance from SMEs
  • Pitch ideas internally to team members and stakeholders
  • Provide additional support to ongoing learning experience design projects as needed

Requirements

  • 2-3 Years experience as a Content Scriptwriter
  • Experience working on a daily/weekly show a huge plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment and on multiple projects concurrently
  • Any experience/background in the nonprofit industry a huge plus
  • Self-starter, deadline-driven, collaborator, team player
  • Strong research skills and the ability to translate gathered information into compelling, everyday language
  • Knowledge of branding and ability to write in the Foundation’s voice while highlighting our fundraising initiatives

Qualifications

  • Strong content writing skills
  • Strong understanding of a narrative structure
  • Ability to write interactive dialogue
  • Solid ability to integrate learning goals into narrative structures
  • Ability to write, iterate, and revise work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to brainstorm, collaborate with a team, and generate constructive feedback on narrative content
  • Ability to work and write collaboratively with a team

How to Apply:

Please use the following link to apply: https://formstack.io/0F636

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About MORNING STAR FOUNDATION

Location:

510 W Riverside Ave, Ste 201, SPOKANE, WA 99201, US

Mission Statement

Our vision is to help every kid develop the self-confidence they need to succeed. We're on a mission to fund children’s charities that provide disadvantaged kids with a safe place to call home, a family that loves them, a feeling of community, and opportunities to learn, build self-esteem, and have fun.

Description

Our Mission is Simple
We Believe in Kids.
We Believe in Our Community.
We support programs that are transforming the lives of our community’s most vulnerable youth.

Measurable Impact
We believe that success should be measured by the lives that have been changed. That’s a difficult thing to quantify, so we’ve put together a few statistics for you. With the support of our generous donors, we’ve supported over 725 kids, and that’s just the start!

  • 125,000 hours of around the clock care for boys experiencing trauma
    550 hours of tutoring services for foster kids who have fallen behind
    450 Title One students engaged in land conservation education activities
    26 previously homeless children placed in early childhood education programs
Children & Youth

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Sales Marketing
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time to dedicate to this professional volunteer opportunity (up to 10 hours per month) Commitment to take on occasional marketing-related projects as needed Commitment to attend regular meetings
  • Orientation and Training: Read the Morning Star Foundation by-laws, Morning Star Foundation Articles of Incorporation

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