Communications Specialist

The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a Communications Specialist to support all aspects of content creation and distribution across the Association’s communications vehicles and publications.

Who we are:

NAFCU is the leading trade association for America’s federally-insured credit unions. Our mission is to strengthen credit unions by providing our members and the credit union industry the absolute best in federal advocacy, education, and compliance assistance. Extreme member service and responsiveness is our hallmark.

Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation, and collaboration. NAFCU is one of the top financial trade associations in the Washington D.C. area, and the Communications division is a critical part of NAFCU’s vision and mission.

Who we are looking for:

If you are driven, enjoy challenging work, and want to get your foot in the door to the financial services and communications industries, we want to meet you! We are looking for a self-starter who is passionate about writing, wants to gain experience in the public relations and publishing industries, and has an interest in politics, policy, the news, and financial services; someone who knows how to prioritize a varied workload, balance multiple tasks and projects without missing deadlines, and work efficiently while generating high-quality work product; someone who thrives in a collaborative environment and takes pride in helping others.

What you’ll do:

The Communications Specialist manages communications vendors, particularly the photographers who cover our events and conferences and also is responsible for covering in-house events; writes, edits and proofs various communications materials – news stories, headlines, web content, press releases, magazine columns; handles the Association’s magazine mailing, distribution, and sourcing, as well as the editorial calendar; monitors social medal channels and compiles daily press clips; fields media inquiries to staff members; manages NAFCU Member conference calls, and other duties that ensure the smooth operations of our Communications division.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Journalism, Communications, English, or public relations.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, and ability to work well under tight deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Proficiency in writing, composition structure, and grammar; strong editing skills; familiarity with AP style.
  • Photography skills desired.
  • A team player who works hard, and who also can have fun.
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially Word, Outlook, and Adobe Photoshop; familiarity with web processes, social media, iMIS, Canva, InDesign, and public relations software such as Meltwater or MuckRack, a plus.

If you push yourself and your colleagues to be better and are committed to helping us make NAFCU the best trade association in Washington, D.C., we would love to hear from you. To apply, email your resume with (1) a cover letter and (2) salary requirements .  EOE


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