The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) seeks a motivated and creative writer to work collaboratively with the Communications staff on the development, reporting, writing, repurposing and editing of a broad range of content relating to the housing industry for the NAHB website, its blog and other communications channels. The overall goal is to help showcase the value of NAHB to our members and enhance communications about NAHB’s positive impact within the home building and remodeling industries.
Candidates for this position must have excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentations, press releases, reports, copywriting, editing, and a keen familiarity with writing for the web. The ability to work with diverse professionals from various fields – including legislative, legal, technical and economic – to understand highly complex issues and plan media strategies to communicate NAHB’s policies is essential. Qualified candidates will also be able to work in a fast-paced environment with excellent attention to detail and follow-through. Proficiency with email management programs and web content management tools, including a basic knowledge of photo editing software, is required.
This position requires a minimum of two years of in-depth experience on website content creation and optimization; experience writing for traditional, online and social media channels; and a background in public relations/issues advocacy in the housing and/or real estate fields. Knowledge of web communications is required. A Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field, or equivalent in education and experience, is required.
To be considered for this position, please visit nahb.org/jobs.
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About National Association of Home Builders
The National Association of Home Builders provides programs and services in support of home builders nationally. Our members have built about 80% of all homes and until recently, generated approximately 14% of the GDP.
Located in Washington, D.C., NAHB has 245 staff and offers competitive salaries and a rich array of benefits.