Jobs: Nonprofit Jobs

Program Coordinator, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

Boston, Mass.
Jun / 14 / 2018

The Organization

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) educates the public about commercialism’s impact on kids’ wellbeing and advocates for the end of child-targeted marketing. Our work routinely makes headlines around the world, most recently for campaigns holding Facebook and Google accountable for their data collection practices. Our advocacy has led corporations such as Mattel, Disney, and Nickelodeon to change their marketing practices. We are also the home of the Children’s Screen Time Action Network, a collaborative group of family professionals and practitioners working to reduce kids’ screen time. 

Job Summary

CCFC is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator to support our Boston office. This role will support all of our programs, including our corporate campaigns and the Children’s Screen Time Action Network, and is crucial for making our organization run smoothly and effectively. Ideal candidates are curious, highly organized, detail-oriented, and passionate about reducing corporations’ influence on childhood.

Essential Functions

Administrative
  • Provide administrative support as needed, including management and purchasing of office supplies, copying and printing, and scheduling meetings and travel;
  • Maintain and update CCFC and Action Network websites (Drupal and Wordpress);
  • Maintain and update database of CCFC members and press contacts;
  • Liaise between CCFC and printers, tech support, and other third-party office support;
  • Manage the technical aspects of CCFC’s office — managing webinars and video conference calls, troubleshooting printers, etc. 
Communications & Advocacy
  • Copyedit CCFC communications;
  • Assist with drafting and setting up social media, newsletter, and website content for both CCFC and the Action Network;
  • Assist with maintenance of communications calendar;
  • Assist in creation of advocacy materials;
  • Assist in planning and executing campaigns to address child-targeted marketing;
  • Assist in outreach to communities and other advocates;
  • Assist with membership maintenance and working group outreach for Children’s Screen Time Action Network.

Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Project management skills. Ideal candidates are strategic thinkers just as interested in process as outcomes, and are able to see both the “big picture” and the small details needed to get from step to step;
  • Interest in and understanding of concerns relating to the impacts of commercialism and tech on kids, including corporate data practices, privacy issues, and health outcomes;
  • Editing skills, including both close proofing and broader content shaping; 
  • Ease in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Familiarity with Zoom or other video call software;
  • Familiarity with online community platforms, for example Google Groups or listservs;
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, Wordpress, and Drupal;
  • Enjoy working in fast-paced environment with multiple competing projects and deadlines;
  • Able to work well both collaboratively and independently;
  • Interest in social activism and justice;
  • Degree in communication/media studies, child development, or psychology preferred;
  • Must be able to work in our Boston office. Telecommuting will not be considered.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

Little or no exertion, may require extended periods at a computer. May occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Time Commitment

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. 

To Apply

Please include a resume and cover letter in your online application.

Apply online here

 
TSNE MissionWorks and Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood envision a society grounded in principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors each individual as a whole person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE MissionWorks actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work. We value the unique talents and contributions of each of our employees.
 
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE MissionWorks/CCFC will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other factor prohibited by law.