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Now Hiring: Full-Time Communications Specialist

CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership is looking for a driven and creative Communications Specialist. In this full-time, entry-level position, the Communications Specialist will produce compelling written and visual communications for the organization across a variety of mediums.

About CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership

Since 1969, CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership has been a leader in working with human service organizations and systems to continuously define, measure, and improve quality of life and quality of services for youth, adults, and older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and psychiatric disabilities. CQL offers accreditation, training, certification, research, and consultation services to agencies that share our vision of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.

Description Of Position

The Communications Specialist will carry out CQL’s marketing strategies through the development and dissemination of engaging content for both internal and external audiences. This entry-level position will be responsible for writing articles, designing administrative and marketing deliverables, editing various materials, producing email campaigns, creating social media posts, and more. The Communications Specialist works under the guidance and supervision of CQL’s Director of Marketing.

Responsibilities

  • Write articles, press releases, newsletters, etc.
  • Design flyers, brochures, signage, infographics, reports, manuals, and other materials
  • Publish and update content on CQL’s website
  • Create social media posts and monitor engagement
  • Assist in the planning and execution of CQL webinars, conferences, training, etc.
  • Produce PowerPoint presentations in coordination with other CQL staff
  • Contribute to the development of CQL’s annual marketing plan
  • Coordinate CQL sponsorship/exhibiting activities for external conferences and events
  • Facilitate packing and shipping of administrative and marketing materials
  • Provide administrative support for CQL’s marketing efforts
  • Provide marketing and communications support for CQL staff
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, or relevant field
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, non-verbal, etc.
  • Excellent copywriting, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Experience with graphic design software (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 suite (Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Highly organized with exceptional time and task management skills
  • Ability to work under tight timeframes and meet deadlines
  • Alignment with CQL’s mission, vision, and values

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of the position.

Working At CQL

Salary

While the exact salary will be determined by the applicant’s specific qualifications and skills, the general salary range for this position is between $35,000 – $45,000.

Benefits

Generous employer contribution to medical, dental, vision insurance; short term and long-term disability insurance; paid time off; employee/employer funded 401(k); and employer paid life insurance.

Standard Work Hours

Specific work schedule and hours are determined by the time zone of the employee’s location. Some work outside of typical business hours will be required. Hours may vary during travel time, when applicable.

Working Conditions

CQL is a fully virtual organization. Work will be conducted from the employee’s home. Some travel may be required.

CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership is an Equal Opportunity employer. CQL embraces diversity, celebrates inclusion, and fosters equality. This ideal is inherent in CQL’s vision, which is “a world of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.” All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Submit Your Resume And Cover Letter

To apply for this position, please complete the online application by 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, July 22nd, 2022. Along with you cover letter and resume, applicants will need to submit some marketing/communications samples, which can be from university projects and coursework.

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Since 1969, CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership has been a leader in working with human service organizations and systems to continuously define, measure, and improve quality of life and quality of services for youth, adults, and older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and psychiatric disabilities. CQL offers accreditation, training, certification, research, and consultation services to agencies that share our vision of dignity, opportunity, and community for all people.