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Accessed on 09 October 2021, 0331 UTC.
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Dear ARRL PIOs and PICs,
Can you help us spread the word?
ARRL is hiring.
We have several openings in key positions at ARRL Headquarters in Connecticut, including career opportunities in PUBLIC RELATIONS.
Current Job Openings
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The following is a list of PR position openings. You’ll find these and additional job openings posted at www.arrl.org/careers.
Public Relations & Outreach Manager
The PR & Outreach Manager is responsible for increasing the awareness and value of the Amateur Radio Service to the public at large, for promoting the value of ARRL and the contributions of its member-volunteers, and for developing outreach opportunities that support awareness and growth of amateur radio. The ideal candidate will be a storyteller who is adept at writing content and developing campaigns to convey our message to various audiences. This professional must possess the know-how to train and motivate grassroots volunteers, and the ability to develop and sustain long-term relationships with external media. Additional responsibilities include driving and handling media inquiries, answering questions, handling “crisis” situations, and creating a PR plan for the association.
Social Media Strategist
The Social Media Strategist is responsible for developing and administering social media content that is aimed at engaging users and creating an interactive relationship between our audience and ARRL. Written, graphical, and video posts will continually highlight the enthusiasm and passion of amateur radio with ARRL’s community and beyond. This position will use social data analytics and trends to make informed decisions and recommendations. Responsibilities include driving relevant metrics of success, adapting to various platforms, and understanding the social media landscape and its audiences.
Who do you know?
We’re seeking candidates with the following background:
…has experience in public relations, communications, journalism, and social media
…has experiencing working with, and developing, volunteers
…creates, edits, and produces written content and videos
…has a passion for Amateur Radio or the enthusiasm to learn
Maybe it’s YOU!
Or, share these positioning openings with people you know in your radio club and community.
What’s it like to work for ARRL?
Our number one goal is to promote and support the Amateur Radio community. ARRL has been doing that since 1914! Our members, volunteers, and staff are everything to us. We offer the opportunity to become part of a team that is passionate about advancing ham radio.
Thanks for helping us spread-the-word!
73 Bob NQ1R
Bob Inderbitzen, NQ1R – Director of Public Relations and Innovation
ARRL The National Association For Amateur Radio®
225 Main Street, Newington, CT 06111-1400 USA
Tel: (860) 594-0213 FAX: (860) 594-0303