Recently Announced Jobs at ABCD
Recruitment Bulletin #1994,
March 20, 2015
FAMILY SERVICES SPECIALIST
Child Care Choices of Boston
Responsible for providing consumer education to families seeking and receiving child care subsidies funded by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC). Assist families with the intake and eligibility process and follow-up services. Assess eligibility and issue vouchers for families within the EEC funded subsidy system, including DTA and Income Eligible. Support parents as the link between providers in the voucher system and assist them in switching providers. Provide technical assistance and accurate information to families regarding their role and continued access to child care voucher subsidies. Maintain files and update parent records and database information. Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required. Must have one to three years of related work experience. Knowledge of Massachusetts child care subsidy system preferred. Knowledge of early childhood development required as demonstrated through work experience or education. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. Must have excellent organizational skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office systems. Ability to do local travel, work occasional evenings/weekends as required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
Provide copywriting, public relations, and marketing expertise to communicate the agency’s services, initiatives and outreach goals. Assist Public Information Manager in writing and copyediting press releases, media advisories, print and online advertisements, brochures, social media content, newsletters, and website content. Develop positive relationships with local media (print, TV, radio, online sources) and pitch articles on the agency’s current events and initiatives). Coordinate development and implementation of organization’s branding, messaging and positioning. Work closely with the Public Information staff to develop and analyze marketing content metrics, and make recommendations for improvement. Promote community outreach through networking events. Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications, or related field, with at least three years of relevant experience in a public relations office, or in newspaper, broadcast or marketing writing required. Outstanding writing skills and significant experience in writing press releases, media advisories and brochure copy required. Ability to handle multiple projects and consistently meet deadlines. Excellent verbal communications, interpersonal, organizational and computer skills. Commitment to working with community/human services programs. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
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Action for Boston Community Development, Inc.
178 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02111
ABCD, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer actively seeking applications under its affirmative action programs.