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Communications Analyst/Officer

at Calvert Impact Capital in Washington, DC

About the Job

The Communications Officer/Analyst is focused on Calvert Impact Capital’s enterprise communications; sharing and promoting our work to further our ability to execute on our strategy and meet our business objectives. The key responsibility of the Communications Officer/Analyst is to keep our stakeholders informed and excited about our work. This role is responsible for regular, proactive content curation and manages external communication channels including the company’s website, social media, and email campaigns. This role is ideal for someone who is excited to assume ownership over day-to-day communications work and to be the engine of content generation.

REPORTS TO: Director, Strategy and Communications
DEPARTMENT: Strategy, Communications, and Impact
TYPE OF JOB: Full time; non-exempt
LOCATION: Bethesda, MD – US

Key Responsibilities
Content development and curation is the position’s primary responsibility that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
—Work independently, across internal teams, and with external partners and borrowers to regularly produce relevant, original, high-quality content to tell Calvert Impact Capital’s story in an engaging and accurate manner, tailored to the distribution channel;
—Write copy for organizational collateral and as needed, work with external designers, videographers, web developers, and other talent to create digital and print assets;
—Work with the team to create, inform design, and publish the Annual Impact Report, as well as other regular digital assets and publications;
—Create, maintain, and organize digital assets such as photo and video libraries, presentation templates, infographics, etc.

Digital Media
—Manage our digital media assets and channels to build our audience, reach, and digital engagement to achieve our strategic goals. This includes primary responsibility for the website, email communications, blog, and social media (Twitter, LinkedIn);
—Measure and analyze benchmarks to establish ROI based on key performance indicators (KPI’s). Analyze performance against KPIs and translate anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising communications strategies going forward;

Press
—Support Calvert Impact Capital’s public relations strategy and implementation; support media relationships;
Track all media mentions and highlighting these media mentions through our external communications as appropriate;
Develop and edit press releases

Other
—Manage events calendar and provide support for staff participating at events
—Manage general communications inbox
—Manage interns as needed

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the role must have strong writing and editing skills, facility with both traditional and social media, basic design skills, ability to work both independently and across multiple teams, and ability to produce high quality content at a fast pace. Additional desired qualifications include:
—Interest and commitment to Calvert Impact Capital's mission
—Highly organized, attention to detail, results oriented
—Enthusiastic team player who can work well in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced work environment
—Strong editing and writing skills
—Experience creating, sourcing, and managing content
—Comfortable managing web or online communications tools; basic HTML knowledge preferred
—Expertise with social media and online tools, including Twitter, LinkedIn, news aggregator platforms; working knowledge of principles of SEO, including keyword research and Google Analytics
—Experience with Salesforce, Campaign Monitor, Adobe Creative Suite, and/or website design advantageous
—Bachelor’s degree
—Ability to work from Calvert Impact Capital's offices in Bethesda, MD (outside of Washington, DC)

To apply

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to jobs@calvertimpactcapital.org with the job title in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Calvert Impact Capital

We are a non-profit investment firm that works with investors to move capital into communities around the world. People and institutions invest through our Community Investment Note and syndication service. We pool those dollars to make loans to roughly 100 mission-driven organizations worldwide that have a social and/or environmental focus.