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Position available: e-Communications & e-Advocacy Coordinator

By March 20, 2009 One Comment

The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC) seeks a hard-working, talented, and committed individual to serve as e-Communications / e-Advocacy Coordinator. This is a temporary position for an individual who has experience in setting up the necessary infrastructure to bolster online social community engagement and designing & implementing e-advocacy campaigns. This position will contribute to an overall effort to foster greater outreach, education, and conversation with NAKASEC supporters and to build organizational recognition and visibility.

NAKASEC is a dynamic national organization working to empower the Korean American community through education, advocacy and organizing. The national office is located in Los Angeles, California, with a D.C. office and affiliates in Los Angeles and Chicago. Major program areas include immigrant rights, civic engagement & voter empowerment, health reform, and civil rights. NAKASEC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Major Responsibilities include:

  • Work with stakeholders to craft an overall eCommunications/eAdvocacy strategy.
  • Coordinate research, selection and implementation of new web technologies and services to enhance e-advocacy and communications hub initiatives (including selection of vendors through a selective process).
  • Plan and implement all activities related to the transformation of the current NAKASEC website to an interactive & viral communications hub, including expansion and integration with other online mediums.
  • Work closely with the Executive Director and other staff to create and disseminate bilingual written and visual content (including action alerts, e-newsletters, etc.) related to NAKASEC programs utilizing multiple communications tools and public relations techniques.
  • Provide education, training and technical assistance to NAKASEC staff and affiliates about effective use of web 2.0 and social media in campaign development.
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations and maintenance of website and other online mediums.
  • Collect, compile, analyze and report Web site, Internet and technology-related data for use in reports and summaries as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or 3 or more years of demonstrated experience working with new web technologies and other vital marketing strategies (including blogs, Twitter, FaceBook, YouTube, Buzz, etc.).
  • Understanding of how communities of color and immigrant communities engage online.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Graphic design skills and knowledge of layout and design.
  • Familiarity with coding HTML & CSS.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team, think creatively, and prioritize multiple tasks under pressure of deadlines.
  • Commitment to progressive politics and building an inclusive social justice movement.
  • Sensitive to multicultural issues.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in video editing a plus.
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual setting an asset, but not required.
  • Fluency in the Korean language an asset, but not required.

NAKASEC is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply.

How to Apply:
To apply: Send cover letter, resume, portfolio, references, and salary history to Jeong Yeon Hong, Community Education & Administrative Director, NAKASEC, 900 S. Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90019 or via email at For more information, please visit our website at or call at 323. 937.3703 ext 204.

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