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MCAEL is hiring: Communications & Content Director

Reports to: Executive Director
Direct reports:  Digital Communications Specialist
Status:  Exempt (This is a 20-25 hour a week position)
Date:  Posted (open until filled)

Mission Statement
The Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy strengthens the countywide adult English literacy network to support a thriving community and effective workforce.

Strategic Plans
MCAEL’s current strategic plan will conclude at the end of 2021and it was focused on the following: By 2021, MCAEL will increase the number of learners who are on a pathway to proficiency from 15,000 to 21,000. Additionally, in 2020 MCAEL adopted a Race Equity Strategic Plan which is guiding its current work and will be incorporated into the next strategic plan.

MCAEL is a leading nonprofit in Montgomery County, with less than 10 employees. MCAEL traces its beginnings to 2002 when the Montgomery County Council, adult English literacy service providers and community stakeholders worked together to address the growing demand for programs and services. MCAEL incorporated as an independent nonprofit organization in 2006. The organization, now in its 15th year, continues to grow and develop and enjoys an excellent reputation in the county and with our partners.

MCAEL strengthens the community by advancing a coalition of organizations dedicated to enabling all Montgomery County residents to achieve their full potential by improving their English language skills. MCAEL is the hub of the coalition, bringing English language service providers together to learn and share, driving a system of continuous improvement. For the coalition – over 60 programs, which have 1000+ instructors/program staff, serving 15,000 adult learners each year:

  • Training and professional development (at no cost) to any instructors and program administrators in Montgomery County
  • Centralized data collection and analysis
  • Advocacy on behalf of the coalition
  • The directory of all adult English classes in the county
  • Public engagement around the issue of adult English literacy

Position Overview

The Communications and Content Director will develop and implement a strategic communication plan to tell the story of MCAEL and the essential role the organization plays in building stronger communities and advancing Montgomery County’s workforce. A key team member and advisor to the MCAEL Executive Director, the Communications and Content Director will create strategic content for MCAEL’s print and digital platforms with the goal of advancing MCAEL’s mission and vision. This position supervises the Digital Communications Specialist In support of that goal, this position will work with the MCAEL team and partners to produce content for press releases, newsletters, e-mails and collateral materials, as well as edit/update the MCAEL website and assist with events, outreach, collaborations and more.

Read more about the position here.

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