The American Association for State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) seeks a seasoned writer and editor to join a best in class communication team. The position is primarily responsible for producing news and information for daily and weekly newsletters, research reports, speeches, PowerPoint presentations, press releases, video scripts, web sites, and other communications activities and duties as requested.
Excellent demonstrated written and oral communication skills, as well as editorial proofreading skills are required. The candidate must be detail oriented and be capable of self-direction and follow-through on tasks in a timely manner, as well as having the ability to prioritize tasking. This position requires a candidate who can meet demanding deadlines and the ability to work independently and creatively within a collaborative team context.
A minimum of six years of diverse communications writing experience and a bachelor’s degree in English, communications or related field is required.
We seek a candidate with a diplomatic and professional manner in dealing with the public. Understanding of the news and information industry, as well as the federal legislative process is highly preferable.
Send resumes in confidence to AASHTO, Attn. Clarisse Coble, Human Resource Manager, 444 N. Capitol Street, NW, Suite 249, Washington, DC 20001. Fax resumes to 202-624-8471. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE.