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Tuesday August 8, 2017   |
CSF Seeks Marketing/Communications Assistant
The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is seeking an entry-level Marketing and Communications Assistant to assist the Marketing and Communications team in helping to grow the CSF brand among elected officials, outdoor media and partners within the hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping community.

Location:Washington, DC

How to apply:

Email cover letter, resume, unofficial college transcript, list of three professional references (including name, title, phone number), and three writing or graphic design samples to Sara Leonard at sara@sportsmenslink.org.

Description

The Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) is seeking an entry-level Marketing and Communications Assistant to assist the Marketing and Communications team in helping to grow the CSF brand among elected officials, outdoor media and partners within the hunting, angling, recreational shooting, and trapping community.

About CSF

Since 1989, the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF) has maintained a singleness of purpose that has guided the organization to become the most respected and trusted sportsmen's organization in the political arena. CSF's mission is to work with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping. The unique and collective force of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC), the Governors Sportsmen's Caucus (GSC), and the National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses (NASC), working closely with CSF, serves as an unprecedented network of pro-sportsmen elected officials that advance the interests of America's hunters and anglers.

Position Description

Reporting directly to the Marketing and Communications Director, the Assistant will support the development and implementation of CSF's overall marketing and communications strategy. The successful candidate must be a quick learner who takes initiative in a variety of situations and can effectively communicate verbally and in writing. The ideal candidate will have some working knowledge of strategic, non-profit, marketing best practices. This position requires a traditional Monday-Friday work schedule in our Washington, DC office; though evening and weekend travel will, at times, be required. This is an entry-level, full-time salaried position with upward mobility potential.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with writing/editing marketing collateral, web/online content, e-newsletters, and industry-related news articles
Assist with social media content development, including engagement with CSF Mission Partners
Assist with coordinating graphic design projects
Maintain distribution and contact management database, Constant Contact
Maintain state and regional media contact information for CSF's States Program Team
Distribute weekly newsletters through Constant Contact
Manage rosters and staff contacts for the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus and Governors Sportsmen's Caucus
Monitor and report on digital media analytics for CSF's website, social media channels, newsletters, and blast e-mails
Track industry-related news, prepare a weekly media clips tracker, and develop media reports as needed
Maintain the marketing collateral library and digital library to ensure content is up-to-date and organized
Assist with events to include: photography and video, coordination of presentations for staff and partners, and other duties as assigned by the event lead
Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or a related field
At least one year of progressively responsible marketing, communications and/or administrative experience (this may include internships).
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Working knowledge of Constant Contact and Google Analytics
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign preferred.
Strong graphic communication skills
Photography and videography experience
Experience working with government agencies, elected official offices, or other political affiliations
Experience with journalistic writing, i.e. press releases
Experience with social media communication, preferably with non-profits
Experience with, understanding of, (and appreciation for) outdoor recreation, including hunting and angling
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