America World Adoption Association is seeking a full-time PR Coordinator to work in its McLean, Virginia office.
Responsibilities include mailing PR/Marketing materials to prospective adoptive families, shipping materials and supplies to affiliate offices, website maintenance, monitoring inventory, updating event registrations and seminars, working with marketing vendors, interfacing with Program Directors to receive updates on all public information, maintaining orderly mail and storage rooms, participation on phone answering team, as well as other duties as assigned.
The qualified candidate is a committed believer in Jesus Christ, possesses a high school degree, and has had two – three years of work experience. A heart for families and orphans is a must, as well as an energetic, can-do attitude. We are looking for an individual who shows initiative and professionalism, in addition to strong skills in verbal/written communication, organization, and multi-tasking. Basic computer knowledge and experience required. Some experience in marketing/public relations/communications is a great advantage. Because of job responsibilities involving shipping and receiving large quantities of paper products, the successful candidate is able to regularly handle weights of up to 50 pounds. Local applicants only, please!
Interested applicants should email cover letter, resume, and Statement of Faith** to Human Resources or fax to 703-891-0051, ATTN: Human Resources.
What is a Statement of Faith?
A Statement of Faith is a brief description of your Christian faith and how you believe it would impact your involvement with America World. It should include, at a minimum, a brief narrative of your faith journey and how that journey has continued to shape your daily life, along with a description of the spiritual disciplines that have helped to develop your faith.
Why do we require a Statement of Faith?
As an agency, America World exists to help America’s families and the world’s orphans experience the love of Jesus Christ through the Spirit of Adoption. We strive to support families in the adoption journey, as well as promote the placement of as many children into Christian homes as possible. By requiring that our staff members are experiencing a growing relationship with Christ, we are able to provide the Christian support and guidance that helps realize this vision.