Communications Specialist

Position: Philanthropic Communications Specialist
Compensation: Exempt Level position
Department: Office of Philanthropy
Position location: Irving, TX 75038

Job Overview:
Provides editorial and publishing support for all communications strategies related to philanthropic communications through the Office of Philanthropy. Under general supervision, assists in the coordination and development of internal and/or external philanthropic communication materials. May develop, provide, or coordinate other editorial services (e.g. video, presentations, printed materials, asset management). Ensures all communications sent out under the Office of Philanthropy support the overall goals and objectives of the department and the Boy Scouts of America.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Writes, revises, and edits philanthropic marketing communications pieces including marketing brochures, correspondence, scripts, presentations, and short articles. Ensures content and final products are produced within established deadlines, standards, and formats. Assists in the development, writing, editing, and production of philanthropic proposals, related summaries, and leadership monographs.
  • Prepares editorial production, as needed. Provides minor production expertise using Adobe Creative Suite products (or similar) including photo sizing and toning with Photoshop, adjusting layouts with InDesign, and manipulating documents in Acrobat and Illustrator, and similar products.
  • Provides communication support. Follows established guidelines, coordinates Office of Philanthropy’s asset management through National umbrella (asset management system). Works within assigned team to keep internal records consistently formatted and up-to-date (venue descriptions, donor biographies, and photos, etc.).
  • Other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Three or more years relative work experience.
  • Must have expertise in managing multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organization and planning skills.

The National Council, Boy Scouts of America is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to offering a competitive annual salary; the BSA offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, short and long-term disability, accidental death, and a defined benefit retirement plan. We also offer a generous PTO policy and 11 holiday observances.

How to apply:
Qualified candidates must email a resume with a cover letter to: The subject line of the email should include the words, Communications Specialist. (Internal candidates applying should also include the word Internal in the subject line.)