ChangeLab Solutions is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the position of Copywriter & Editor. The successful candidate will support our interdisciplinary team in developing policy solutions that advance health, equity, and sustainability in low-income communities and communities of color across the nation.
About ChangeLab Solutions
ChangeLab Solutions creates innovative laws and policies to ensure everyday health for all, whether that’s providing access to affordable, healthy food and beverages, creating safe opportunities for physical activity, or ensuring the freedom to enjoy smokefree air and clean water. Our solutions address all aspects of a just, vital, and thriving community, like food, housing, child care, schools, transportation, public safety, jobs, and the environment.
For more information about how we create healthier communities for all through better laws and policies, see www.changelabsolutions.org.
Reporting to the Senior Communications Manager, the Copywriter & Editor will be an efficient, experienced, and skilled editor who can improve content with a focus on making it accessible to a wide variety of audiences – from targeted materials on legal or policy topics to simple distillations of our work for a broad constituency. Our audiences can include policymakers, public health practioners, staff from governmental agencies, healthy community advocates, and city and county attorneys.
The Copywriter & Editor will be the primary expert on ChangeLab Solutions’ written communication style. Working closely with our communications team, the Copywriter & Editor will collaborate with program staff (staff with legal, planning, policy, or public health backgrounds) to develop public health and public policy materials that are sophisticated, clear, and well written. The Copywriter & Editor will lead the editorial review phase of our fast-paced product development cycle.
In addition, a successful candidate will embody the organization’s core values:
The Copywriter & Editor will have responsibilities in the following areas, with the potential to focus their work on a subset of them, based on interests and skills:
ChangeLab Solutions has a strong commitment to building a staff that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths and experiences in this area.
Required Skills and Attributes
Candidates must meet all these minimum requirements:
Desired Skills and Attributes: Preferred candidates will have some of these characteristics.
This is a full-time position and includes a generous benefits package including PTO, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, life insurance, tax sheltered annuity and a flexible benefit plan. Salary range is $50,000 to $65,000 per year depending on experience.
How to apply:
To apply for the Copywriter & Editor position please email all required information to firstname.lastname@example.org; please include Copywriter & Editor in the subject line of the email. The following are required for a complete application packet: cover letter, resume, two pertinent writing samples, and a list of three references. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Applications will be considered as they are submitted; the position remains open until filled.
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