Communications Director- The US-China Business Council (Washington, DC) The US-China Business Council (USCBC,www.uschina. org) seeks a communications director for a full-time position reporting to the president. The USCBC is a private, nonprofit, membership association that represents US corporations that do business with China.
Responsibilities Develop and implement an effective communications strategy, working closely with the president and other staff Plan and execute proactive press outreach Organize press briefings/media attendance at events Coordinate with membership on communications issues Draft and manage press releases Respond to media calls and requests Qualifications Passion for developing and executing effective communications strategies Energy and initiative Experience with print, digital, and other communications tools and various content delivery channels and methods Excellent written and oral communication skills Relevant experience in communications as a member of the media or in public relations, public affairs, or communications work in the public or private sector Experience with grassroots public relations a plus Experience with China and trade issues a plus, but not required Bachelor's degree US permanent work authorization (US citizen or lawful permanent resident) Terms The position is full-time and available immediately. Starting salary is competitive. Benefits include three weeks annual leave in the first year of service, health insurance on a shared-cost basis, SEP-IRA after one year of service, eligibility for annual performance bonus, and a stimulating work environment. Application deadline: January 29, 2010 Send resume, cover letter, brief writing sample, and contact information for three references to: Vice President US-China Business Council 1818 N Street, NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20036 Or by e-mail: info@uschina. org NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE!