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Cesar Chavez Foundation (Los Angeles Office)

Communications Assistant

Employment type
Full-Time
Posted
17 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Cesar Chavez ignited a movement that would transform communities by championing the rights of farmworkers, Latinos and working families. He believed it was important to support them through numerous programs including the burial program, credit union and cooperative gas stations. Today, the Cesar Chavez Foundation (CCF) carries on Cesar’s legacy by growing and adapting into a successful group of high-performing social enterprises that support Latinos and working families, inspiring and transforming cross-generational communities from rural to urban areas throughout the Southwest. CCF serves hundreds of thousands of individuals through affordable housing development, education, broadcast communications and the National Chavez Center. With more than 600 employees across six states, CCF provides crucial community services while remaining sustainable, strategic and fiscally responsible.

The Cesar Chavez Foundation is currently seeking a full-time, Communications Assistant to support the Strategic Communications Department with implementation of marketing, communications and branding campaigns and programs.

Duties:

  • Organize and maintain marketing and communication assets including guidelines, logos, contact databases and photo libraries

  • Support the development and implementation of all social media content

  • Prepare, review and edit marketing, communications and branded materials

  • Route projects for internal review and approval

  • Assist in the planning and execution of events

  • Respond to requests for information

  • Maintain records, and prepare special reports

  • Research and source assets for day-to-day departmental projects

  • Completes administrative tasks such as scheduling photo/video shoots, preparing internal materials, researching and coordinating with vendors

 

Qualifications:

  • B.A. in a related field, preferably communications, marketing or public relations

  • Minimum two years of experience with social media including, but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn

  • Strong writing and editing skills: able to provide clear concise and professional written content

  • Knowledge of office software including Microsoft Office and Adobe Illustrator

  • Prepare reports and correspondence and written information for the general public

  • Organized and able to multitask

  • Meet tight time constraints and deadlines

  • Exercise judgment and creativity

  • Team player able to work with a wide range of people as well as independently

 

Experience:

  • Branding: 2 years (Preferred)

  • Marketing: 2 years (Preferred)

 

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

 

To apply

To apply send resume and cover letter to [email protected]