Content Specialist

31 Oct, 2021


Content Specialist

Stand Together
Arlington, VA

Job Description

Overview**All candidates must submit at least one writing sample or a link to your portfolio with your application** 


Stand Together Foundation unleashes the power of community to solve our country’s toughest problems and help people improve their lives. We identify, support, and celebrate social entrepreneurs who are eradicating the root causes of poverty with effective, bottom-up solutions. Through targeted programming, training, and organizational development we provide the resources and tools necessary for these social entrepreneurs to increase their effectiveness and deepen their impact across the country. 


We are seeking a highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and talented Content Specialist to write factual, persuasive, creative and timely content that motivates and inspires our clients’ target audiences to partner with our rapidly growing philanthropic community. Join us and help communicate the ideas that will move our society toward one of mutual benefit, where people succeed by helping others. 


Your Responsibilities Include:  

  • Create engaging content and marketing collateral for Stand Together Foundation initiatives (programs, partnerships, fundraising, etc.) 
  • Draft materials capturing the organization’s tone and voice, and ensure consistency across all written products to include social impact reports, investment overviews, external facing marketing material and more 
  • Conduct regular content inventories to ensure accuracy and identify gaps 
  • Produce high-quality written content while meeting tight delivery deadlines  
  • Align projects to the vision of the organization 
  • Effectively manage time and prioritize multiple stories and projects 
  • Drive projects from inception to successful completion  
  • Identify opportunities for new and engaging content and pitch ideas 
  • Conduct research and interviews (as necessary) on a variety of issues 
  • Collaborate the larger communications team to advance an integrated strategy 
  • Edit and review content produced by other team members  
  • Manage the content review and approval process 



Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in marketing, communications, publications, writing, or related fields   
  • A strong sense of initiative combined with ability to collaborate 
  • Ability to remain curious about and updated on daily news cycle stories 
  • Experience with proofreading and editing according to AP Style, incorporating appropriate internal branding 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment that values attention to detail  
  • Adaptability when faced with competing and evolving priorities 
  • Commitment to high quality work, confidentiality, and customer satisfaction 
  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment as well as independently, and exercise sound professional judgment 
  • A deep desire for helping people improve their lives and creating a better society for all, aligned with Stand Together Foundation’s principles   


Standout Candidates May Bring 

  • Knowledge and understanding of fundraising best practices and/or writing for a donor audience  
  • Fluency in Spanish 


**All candidates must submit at least one writing sample or a link to your portfolio with your application** 

Learn more here

Job posted: 2021-10-31