Senior Writer (Temporary)
California School Employees Association
The California School Employees Association is a union with more than 240,000 members who work in 750 school districts and community colleges in California. We are seeking a temporary Senior Writer to work in our Communications Department in our headquarters in San Jose, CA.
The Communications Department is responsible for messaging, branding, and public relations. The Communications Department creates our website, video production, publications, social and digital media, and operates an on-site print show that delivers over 6 million print jobs a year.
This position writes and edits CSEA publications in print, electronic and digital media formats.
This position is temporary, estimated to being in October 2018 and end in January 2019.
Examples of duties and responsibilities:
Writes and edits material related to organizing, recruiting members, promoting services and supporting political campaigns
Formats appearance, readability, layouts, paste-ups, headlines and story content
Promotes the CSEA brand and image
Writes stories, special publications, news releases
May coordinate work flow between graphic design and print production to ensure on-time, high quality delivery of materials
Acts as project manager
Newspaper, or magazine layout and design
Marketing and public relations
Graphic arts, photography and photo layout
Social networking and messaging sites
Community, grassroots and worksite organizing
Be creative, show initiative and sound judgement
Remain calm and think clearly under pressure
Communicate clearly concisely, both orally and in writing
Establish and maintain work relationships
Experience and education
Three years' recent experience in communications, digital and print publications, or social media
Benefits of working at CSEA
CSEA has a proud history of fighting for social and economic justice to make a difference in our member's lives. We are dedicated to fighting for income equality, affordable healthcare, quality education, and secure retirements for our members.
We seek a creative candidate who is passionate about standing up for members, students and unions.
This position is non-exempt and pays an hourly rate of $38.03.
Please apply on our web site at Upload your resume with a cover letter that explains your qualifications, interest and career goals.
Questions? Contact HR at Please do not send resumes or other documents to this email.
CA School Employees Assoc.