[CLOSED] Job Announcement: Communications Specialist

RAFI seeks a part-time Communications Specialist who will work closely with Communications Project Manager and RAFI’s Program staff. The Communications Specialist will develop and manage outgoing communications, including blog posts and website content, press releases, fundraising appeals, annual reports and social media. The Communications Specialist will co-manage RAFI’s communications calendar and lists including media and newsletter subscribers. Specialist will assist as needed with event logistics, copywriting, content development or design, website updates, as well as other duties, including administrative tasks.


Must have excellent writing and editing skills. Background in marketing, communications, journalism and/or business management is desired, with 3-5 years of relevant work experience. Must be a strong project manager, able to juggle multiple projects while paying close attention to details. Must be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Microsoft Office, Google Docs. Experience with marketing automation platforms, such as Mailchimp or Campaign Monitor, is preferred.

Other Skills

Communications Specialist is resourceful, with the self-motivation to plan, organize and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines. Must have ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be able to adapt to different communications styles and strategies. Must have ability to create and implement personal work plan.

To Apply

Please click here to apply online.

We will be accepting applications until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

About RAFI

The Rural Advancement Foundation International-USA (RAFI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining family farms, rural communities and food security. RAFI cultivates markets, policies and communities that support thriving, socially just and environmentally sound agriculture. The RAFI office is located in Pittsboro, NC.

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