Los Angeles Walks seeks a part-time communications associate to support our organization’s efforts. This is a good opportunity to further develop the voice, expand the reach, and make progress towards the advocacy goals of a growing local non-profit organization. About Los Angeles Walks: Los Angeles Walks is a pedestrian advocacy organization that works to make walking safe, accessible, fun, and equitable for all Angelenos. We promote walking and pedestrian infrastructure in Los Angeles, educate Angelenos and local policymakers concerning the rights and needs of pedestrians of all abilities, and foster the development of safe and vibrant environments for all people walking. Los Angeles Walks is a project of Community Partners, an umbrella organization for non-profits in Los Angeles. Find out more at losangeleswalks.org.
Los Angeles Walks’ Programs:
About the Communications Associate position: The Communications Associate will report to the Policy & Program Manager and will assist staff and steering committee members in shaping and implementing Los Angeles Walks’ communications plan. The part-time position is based in Downtown LA.
Assist in developing the communications plan
Draft blog posts that educate and engage readers
Develop social media content
Help to maintain social media presence (beyond posting original content)
Assist in writing and formatting e-newsletters
Assist in production of annual Footnotes report
Collaborate with staff on developing new ideas, directions, and venues for communications
This is intended to describe the general nature and level of work, and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. The communications associate may be required to perform duties outside the stated responsibilities.
Compensation: $16 to $20 per hour depending on experience
Hours: Specific days and hours are flexible, but 12-16 hours/week, preferably three half-days or two full days in the Los Angeles Walks DTLA Arts District office. This is a part-time, consultant position; the successful candidate will be required to sign a consultant agreement with Los Angeles Walks and Community Partners.
Send a cover letter, resume, and two writing and/or portfolio samples to: Emilia Crotty, Policy and Program Manager [email protected] Please use the subject line, Communications Associate Applicant.
Writing samples should demonstrate experience writing for social media and/or blogs. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled