RID official logoPOSITION:        Communications Specialist
    Full-time, Salaried (with benefits)
SUPERVISOR:    Communications Manager



SUMMARY: RID HQ is looking for someone to provide direct administrative and program support within the Division of Programs and Services, with specific assignment within Communications and Publications.  The specialist in this position will work primarily within the Communications Department, but will be available to provide support to other Departments within the Division, such as Member Services, during critical or peak times of the year.  The primary role within the Communications Department will be to build online courses, design marketing campaigns, and assist with our Publications (including, but not limited to, RID Press).  This specialist should be a creative self-starting problem-solver, who is great at details, who can keep a project on track through to completion.  Since our publications are bilingual, applicants should be fluent in both American Sign Language and English.

COMMUNICATIONS: Specialist is responsible for supporting the development, coordination, and publication of communications in a variety of print and electronic media for external communications. Specialist will extend RID’s reach to members and stakeholders by drafting content, providing editing support, designing materials and distributing information through the utilization of RID’s communication tools.  Specialist will maintain updated press contacts database and distribution lists to all stakeholders, as well as track communications, media hits and responses.