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Communications Associate

Position Description: Communications Associate

Title: Communications Associate

Reports to: Communications Director

Type: Exempt / “At Pleasure

The Communications Assistant will be responsible for a variety of day-to-day programmatic and administrative tasks for the Communications Department and will be expected to:  create a social media strategy and manage online communications, assist with the creation of editorial content, assist with the production of high-quality communications materials, assist with the communications of CFYJ’s state campaign work and Youth Justice Awareness Month, and other communications duties as needed. The employee in this position will report to the Communications Director.

Spring 2018 Juvenile Justice Communications & State Campaign Intern

The communications intern will work directly with CFYJ’s Communications Director as well as other members of CFYJ staff. This intern will participate in a variety of activities including web-based projects, research, writing, and event planning. Specific duties include assisting with CFYJ events, such as report launches, press conferences, forums and roundtables; maintaining and updating media lists; uploading web content, social media, compiling news clippings, photos and video; and completing other office duties as assigned. This Internship will involve a heavy emphasis on developing and expanding CFYJ’s online media presence, social networking outreach, and blog content.

Spring 2018 Research and Policy Fellow

Research and Policy Fellow (1 Fellow position): The Research and Policy fellow will intern part time in the CFYJ office (about 10 hours/week). Fellow responsibilities may include researching different justice-related policies (local, state, federal) or proposed policies (reform bills) that could impact CFYJ’s current or future projects, and assisting with various research-related tasks. These tasks may include quantitative and/or qualitative data collection, data entry, and/or analysis, preparing literature reviews, drafting blog entries for CFYJ’s website, and assisting with specific state- level policy requests. Fellows will also have the opportunity to attend local and federal briefings and hearings.