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MCAEL is hiring: Digital Communications Specialist

Reports to: Communications & Content Director
Direct reports:  None
Status:  Exempt
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 2021.  That plan 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 will be incorporated into its 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 and received its 501(c)(3) tax status in 2008.  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

Job Summary:

The Digital Communications Specialist is a full-time position and supports MCAEL’s communications and outreach work. This position reports to the Communications and Content Director. The Digital Communications Specialist will develop, implement, track and optimize the organization’s digital communications campaigns across all digital channels. The Specialist will write, edit and/or assist with internal/ external collateral (newsletters, web pages, press releases, annual directory etc..). The Digital Communications Specialist will work with staff across departments to maintain and grow MCAEL’s reach and visibility.

Read more about the position here.

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