Communication & Media Specialist

To apply for this position, email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and creative portfolio to humanresources@ispu.org. No phone calls please. Application deadline is Tuesday, September 8, but will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Role Overview

ISPU is seeking an exceptional, creative, detail-oriented Communication & Media Specialist to continue to implement and strengthen ISPU’s communications. This is a unique opportunity for a talented individual to join a dynamic and dedicated team united around a compelling vision: an America where Muslims are thriving and equal — and we believe that rigorous research in the right hands will help us get there. Totally unique in its field, ISPU has built up a strong reputation as the go-to resource for and about American Muslims. Our work educates the general public and enables advocates, policy makers, journalists, educators and more to do their work smarter and more effectively. 

Location

Detroit-area preferred, remote possible

Ideal Candidate Profile

The Communication & Media Specialist supports the Director of Communications in all aspects of communication across the organization. These include donor communications both print and virtual, partner communications, research publications, and institutional communications such as the website and social media. This position leads the production of ISPU’s creative assets, website management and other key technical roles.

The right candidate will be: a wildly creative strategic thinker who is comfortable with strict deadlines and working independently and collaboratively. In this role, you’ll work across teams to create and refine ISPU’s digital and print communications strategy for research and development publications, events, campaigns and more. We’re looking for someone who is extremely detail- and process-oriented with an entrepreneurial spirit. The ideal candidate has:

  • full literacy with Microsoft Office programs,
  • some video editing skills,
  • knowledge of HTML,
  • familiarity with WordPress and Squarespace,
  • above average graphic design skill, and
  • familiarity with InDesign, Acrobat, and similar platforms.

As ISPU’s Communication & Media Specialist, you will shepherd ISPU’s creative communications across all of our platforms, presenting ISPU’s brand and mission to the world. Read the full job description here.

Compensation

ISPU is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate in hiring decision based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, and genetic information.

Annual salary range is $40–$47K.

Benefits

  • Employer provided health insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • 3 weeks paid vacation (up to 5 weeks with 5+ years of service)
  • 12 days paid office holidays
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible work environment
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