Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Seeks Marketing and Communications Assistant

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The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) is seeking an entry-level Marketing and Communications Assistant to assist the Marketing and Communications team in helping to grow the CSF brand among elected officials, outdoor media and partners within the hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping community.

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HOW TO APPLY:

Please email a cover letter, resume, unofficial college transcript, three professional references, and three writing samples (one can be a graphic design sample) to Sara Leonard at sara@sportsmenslink.org.

Description

The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) is seeking an entry-level Marketing and Communications Assistant to assist the Marketing and Communications team in helping to grow the CSF brand among elected officials, outdoor media and partners within the hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping community.
About CSF
Since 1989, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) has maintained a singleness of purpose that has guided the organization to become the most respected and trusted sportsmen’s organization in the political arena. CSF’s mission is to work with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping. The unique and collective force of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC), the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC), and the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC), working closely with CSF, serves as an unprecedented network of pro-sportsmen elected officials that advance the interest of America’s hunters and anglers.
Position Description
Reporting directly to the Marketing Director, the Marketing and Communications Assistant will support the development and implementation of CSF’s overall marketing and communications strategy. The successful candidate must be a quick learner who takes initiative in a variety of situations and can effectively communicate verbally, in writing, and in person. The ideal candidate will have some working knowledge of strategic, non-profit, marketing best practices. This position requires a traditional Monday-Friday work schedule in our Washington, DC office; though evening and weekend travel will, at times, be required. This is an entry-level, full-time salaried position with upward mobility potential.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist with writing/editing marketing collateral, web/online content, e-newsletters, and industry related news articles
• Assist with coordinating graphic design projects
• Maintain distribution and contact management database, Constant Contact
• Manage rosters and staff contacts for the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus and Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus
• Monitor and report on digital media analytics for CSF’s website, social media channels, newsletters, and blast e-mails
• Track industry-related news, prepare a weekly media clips tracker, and develop media reports as needed
• Work with CSF Mission Partners to help advance CSF’s social media presence via the company website, Twitter, and other social media channels
• Maintain the marketing collateral library and digital library to ensure content is up-to-date
• Assist with events to include: photography and video, coordination of presentations for staff and partners, and other duties as assigned by the event lead
Qualifications
• BA/BS degree in Marketing, Communication, Business, English, or a related field
• One or more years of progressively responsible marketing, communications and/or administrative experience (this may include internships)
• Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Working knowledge of Constant Contact and Google Analytics
• Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.  Proficiency in Adobe InDesign preferred.
• Strong graphic communication skills
• Photography and videography experience
• Experience working with government agencies, legislator offices, or other political affiliations
• Experience with journalistic writing, i.e. press releases
• Experience with social media communication, preferably with non-profits.
• Experience with, understanding of, (and appreciation for) outdoor recreation, including hunting and angling
– See more at: http://sportsmenslink.org/about/employment/employment-opportunities/marketing-and-communications-assistant#sthash.T3m65G4H.dpuf
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