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    Assistant Director for Pro-Life Communications

    The Assistant Director for Pro-Life Communications plans and overseas the media and communications strategy and assists with the overall communications efforts of the Pro-Life Secretariat, including: following relevant issues and media; planning & conducting press events; strategic public presentations, appearances, and Hill briefings; producing videos and writing op-eds, letters to the editor, educational articles, press releases and statements, and other materials; making use of social media, as well as traditional print outlets. Oversees secretariat’s websites, online advertising, and social media. Manages secretariat’s efforts with advertising and public relations firms.  Contributes to the Bishops’ strategic plan for the Conference.  Demonstrates willingness and ability to understand, respect and contribute to the USCCB mission and to fulfill job duties in accordance with its Catholic identity.  Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred Major Field/Specialty: Communications / Public Relations / Public Policy. Strong writing, editing, and speaking skills  Strong planning and organizational skills; Strong knowledge of and commitment to the teachings of the Catholic Church regarding the sanctity of human life; Understanding of legal and public policy issues vis-à-vis the sanctity of human life; Ability to communicate articulately and persuasively; Ability to contract for and analyze appropriate research; Proficiency with Windows OS, Microsoft Office, Constant Contact, social media, text message campaigns.  

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