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Now Hiring: Communications and Outreach Director for CAIR Georgia

Communications and Outreach Director

Position: Full time salaried

Areas of Focus: Digital media, print publications, journalism, and marketing

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Position Overview: CAIR Georgia is looking for a passionate and talented individual to fill the Communications & Outreach Director position. Join one of the most dynamic teams defending civil rights on behalf of the American Muslim community.

Time Commitment: Full-time with periodic evenings and weekends required for presentations and community outreach events.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing and strengthening relationships with journalists, editors, bloggers, and other media professionals as well as proactively work with media to generate comprehensive coverage of Islam and American Muslims
  • Preparing press releases and organizing press conferences
  • Conducting as well as coordinating media interviews; preparing statements and talking points
  • Writing opinion pieces and letters 
  • Directing media campaigns and projects
  • Maintaining the website and social media presence including regular updates and the creation of original content
  • Sending out an email newsletter and updates to community members regularly
  • Leveraging social/digital media and analytics to develop relationships with the community and keeping community informed
  • Creating/managing graphic design, photography, layout, video editing and other multimedia needs, experience in Adobe Creative Cloud preferred
  • Creating marketing materials such as posters, flyers, print newsletters, email newsletters, and announcements while upholding brand awareness and standards in all marketing materials
  • Researching & implementing use of new technologies to enhance CAIR Georgia’s communications (as needed)
  • Ensuring all communications adheres to CAIR’s core values and mission
  • Supervising interns to support the communications department needs
  • Working with Islamic centers, MSAs, and other faith communities and communities of color on a variety of social justice issues
  • Recruiting and establish relationships with volunteers and community activists
  • Providing presence at relevant organizations’ (colleges, nonprofits, mosques, etc.) events, activities, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • All CAIR staff are required to assist in general duties such as answering phones, weekly outreach, fundraising, and other office tasks.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Communications/Public Relations/Journalism or related field
  • 2 to 4 years of experience, post-graduation
  • Excellent oral communication and writing skills; knowledge of AP style preferred
  • Highly motivated, self-initiating and energetic
  • Experience working with non-profit organizations and Muslim community desired
  • Must have the capability to work on multiple projects or tasks at a time
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook software
  • Ability to work well on tight deadlines
  • Experience with public speaking
  • Access to a working vehicle and the ability to drive for events and outreach
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics (preferred)
  • Experience facilitating the research and development of content for publication including annual reports (preferred)
  • A strong commitment to civil rights and CAIR’s mission

This position reports to the Executive Director.

Compensation: Compensation includes a salary and benefits commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications.

To apply: Please submit a cover letter with your résumé, samples of relevant work, a list with at least two references, and current/target compensation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled.

Deadline: Application accepted until position is filled.