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  • Career Opportunities at The Missouri Bar

    Media Writer

    The Missouri Bar, a statewide nonprofit legal organization, seeks an exceptional writer to create and repurpose content for multiple audiences and platforms. This position involves writing and thinking creatively to design accompanying visual campaigns (including video) that are compelling for print and new media.

    The ideal candidate will be innovative and possess the ability to manage multiple projects in an organized fashion while collaborating with colleagues and members to achieve the best final work product under deadline.

    In this role the person will:

    • Create written and visual content on an array of legal issues.
    • Repurpose and manage distribution of content for various audiences across multiple print and new media platforms.
    • Produce, shoot and edit video elements for the web and social media.
    • Edit and format content based on style guidelines.
    • Help guide internal and public information strategies for print and web, and assist in developing, maintaining and enforcing style guidelines.
    • Ensure campaign and design elements support the organization’s goals and mission.


    Qualifications and Requirements: 

    • Copywriting and editing experience using AP style. 
    • Experience with content management systems and familiarity with HTML.
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere Pro.
    • Successful track record in using analytics and implementing SEO tools.
    • Comfort with incorporating and managing all social media platforms.
    • Desire and ability to stay fluent in industry news to bring innovative ideas to enhance and improve the organization’s content.
    • Ongoing commitment to understand and grow with the organization.


    This position will work as part of a team to fulfill the organization’s communications objectives with its members and the public.

    Position is located in Jefferson City, Missouri.  Some travel required. Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism/Communications or equivalent experience preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, portfolio and salary requirements by October 12, 2015, to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE 

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