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Do you have sound judgment, excellent writing and strong social media skills?  Do you have experience executing outreach strategies?  Are you a visual storyteller?  If so, Knight Foundation may have a spot for you on our six-person Communications team. 

As a communications officer, you will report to the Director/Communications and serve as one of the public voices of Knight, which is committed to editorial excellence and innovative digital practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead the execution and multimedia assets for strategic communications campaigns.
  • Draft and publish social media content, blog posts, press releases and emails.
  • Engage and develop Knight’s audience.
  • Cover Knight-related events in various cities, highlighting ties to strategy.
  • Compile and analyze metrics reports to inform strategy.
  • Work across the organization to educate and engage staff in effective use of social media. 

Things we look for in a successful candidate:

  • Demonstrated experience in communications or journalism.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to manage projects to deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume environment.
  • Background in web production, design, video, photography or fine arts; proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Comfort with data analysis and visualization.
  • Belief in Knight Foundation’s mission.

As social investors, the Knight Foundation supports democracy by funding free expression and journalism, arts and culture in community, research in areas of media and democracy, and in the success of American cities and towns where the Knight brothers once published newspapers.

Our approach is inclusive and non-partisan, we value freedoms of speech and the press, and we often embrace new and innovative technology to achieve our goals. The qualities we look for are openness to new ideas, courage to push for change, and the expertise and tenacity to achieve the desired results. Tell us what excites you about this opportunity and why you are right for it.

This is an in-office position located in Miami, FL

Send your resume to: [email protected]

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Knight Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.