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4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
The Freedom Forum is a national nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that fosters First Amendment freedoms for all through education, advocacy and action. The best candidate for this position will join a dynamic, fast-paced and action-oriented team that is inventing new and creative ways to encourage the broad understanding and vigorous use of these fundamental freedoms by all Americans.
The Content Writer will report to the Content Managing Editor and will collaborate with our Digital, Engagement and Outreach teams to tell compelling stories that connect diverse audiences to the First Amendment in strategic ways. The work will involve collaborative idea generation, researching, writing, editing and fact-checking.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Develop creative educational social media campaigns about the First Amendment.
Execute those campaigns, with a goal to reach new and broad audiences with engaging First Amendment messages.
Conceptualize, research and write blog posts and scripts for social media videos, exhibits and programs.
Work with First Amendment experts to translate sometimes complex First Amendment issues for a general-interest audience.
The Freedom Forum is committed to an ethical workplace, and our code of ethics reflects this commitment by promoting integrity, innovation, inclusivity, collaboration, accountability, respect and engagement. Competitive benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance, as well as paid time off and a 401(k) Plan.
The Freedom Forum is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Freedom Forum’s mission is to foster First Amendment freedoms for all. It works to raise awareness of First Amendment freedoms through education, advocacy and action, sharing the stories of Americans who have exercised their rights to ignite change.
Established July 4, 1991, by founder Al Neuharth, the Freedom Forum is a nonpartisan 501 (c)(3) foundation that advances First Amendment freedoms through initiatives that include the Religious Freedom Center, NewseumED, the Power Shift Project, the annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference, the Chips Quinn Scholars and the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media.
The Freedom Forum Institute’s affiliate organizations include the Al Neuharth Media Center at the University of South Dakota; the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at the University of Mississippi; and the John Seigenthaler Center at Vanderbilt University.