NumbersUSA – a national, non-profit immigration-reduction organization with 9 million activists – is seeking a writer to create content in support of its mission to provide a civil forum for discussion of federal immigration policy. Specifically, content related to a credible and sustainable immigration system, based on the recommendations of two national bi-partisan commissions. The Content Writer for the Sustainability Initiative is responsible for researching, writing and editing content pertaining to immigration-driven U.S. population growth’s impact on quality of life, environmental, sustainability, and economic inequality issues. The role includes writing for the purpose of generating action and to synthesize complex issues into easily understood language for multiple audiences that include activists and the general public. This position entails writing a weekly email campaign for registered users that corresponds with an action message for activists and then turning the campaign content into a blog for the general public. The candidate will also work closely with other teams to create messages to Congress and other elected officials pertaining to the economy and any pressing legislative issues. The ideal candidate prizes civility and is inclusive of diverse political views.
Key Responsibilities Include
Planning, researching, writing and editing content for the Sustainability Initiative;
Creating weekly email campaigns utilizing internally produced research that is further supplemented by outside studies and articles independently sourced;
Writing messages for activists to send to their elected officials based on weekly email campaigns and other issues as assigned in a variety of tones and voices;
Maintaining a working knowledge of issues, subjects and language important and relevant to the Sustainability Initiative;
Composing blogs based on email campaigns and other relevant issues/topics in a manner that speaks to the general public;
Collaborating with different departments within the organization to streamline efforts and maintain a unified voice
Required Skills and Background
2+ years of professional writing experience.
Excellent proofreading and research skills.
Knowledge of and interest in population and environmental issues.
Interest in public policy, specifically immigration policy
Familiarity with Google docs, Excel, and html.
Benefits: Pay is industry competitive; benefits are excellent, including medical and dental, a 403(b) retirement plan, paid vacation and medical leave, and commuting reimbursement.
Hiring Process: Please review our websites, SprawlUSA.com, www.NumbersUSA.org, www.NumbersUSA.com and BackOfTheHiringLine.com. Submit resume and cover letter to Anne Manetas, firstname.lastname@example.org