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The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public and private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.
The Assistant Director, Communications develops and implement strategic communications plans to publicize The Carter Center and its mission. The Assistant Director will maintain a cross-functional portfolio of programs that form their “beat” inside the organization and seek positive media coverage and external visibility about these programs and the issues they address. Develops and implements promotional strategies and communication programs to promote the Health and Peace programs locally, regionally, and nationally. Monitors news to be aware of current events. Research issues/trends relevant to global nonprofits. Develops, writes, and edits news releases, stories, articles and other communications materials. May interview sources for stories and obtains quotes and background information.
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.