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    Communications Fellow

    New American Dream seeks a communications fellow to work with our Communications Director. Fellows help New Dream fulfill its mission of working with individuals, communities, and institutions to establish sustainable practices that will ensure a healthy planet for future generations. Applicants are also expected to have a sense of humor, integrity, and subscribe to our philosophy of "more fun, less stuff." Responsibilities include: • Conduct research in support of media efforts and campaigns; • Assist in writing press releases and media pitch letters; • Track media related activities and success; • Speak with reporters over phone to pitch story ideas; • Assist in writing and proofreading New American Dream’s newsletter; • Attend conference and events for New American Dream; • Assist in writing for the webpage; • Assist in promotion and planning of marketing efforts and other program-related events; • Support the New Dream’s mission, “more fun, less stuff”; and • Provide administrative assistance, answering phones, keeping up to with date with member mailing (not more than 25% of time), filing of media clips, maintaining of communications department data. The ideal candidate is highly organized, has excellent writing and verbal communications skills, and can be persuasive; has some public-relations experience and preferably a prior internship; shows willingness to learn, loves our mission, and supports New Dream’s programs to clearly articulate our message; demonstrates excellent time-management skills, is internet-literate, and a quick learner; and enjoys working with people in person and over the phone. This is a one-year position paying $1,450 per month, with health insurance, 4-day (32 hour) work week (Monday-Thursday), 4 weeks vacation, and reimbursement for commuting via public transportation.

    Non-Profit/Volunteer

    Full Time

    11.00

    Maryland

    11/1/2007


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    Center for a New American Dream

    The Center for a New American Dream is a nonprofit organization that helps Americans consume responsibly to protect the environment, enhance quality of life, and promote social justice. We work with individuals, institutions, communities, and businesses to conserve natural resources, counter the commercialization of our culture, and promote positive changes in the way goods are produced and consumed. Please visit our website at www. newdream.org.

    6930 Carroll AveSuite 900
    Takoma Park, Maryland
    20912