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The Black and Missing Foundation is seeking a talented writer to join its team in crafting compelling content for various platforms. As a key member of the communications department, the writer will be responsible for creating op-eds, press releases, media advisories, newsletters, and blog posts that raise awareness about missing persons of color. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in journalism or communications, with a passion for storytelling and advocacy. This part-time position offers a unique opportunity to make a meaningful impact by amplifying the voices of marginalized communities and shedding light on cases that often go unnoticed. If you are a skilled writer with a commitment to social justice, we invite you to apply and help us bring attention to those who need it most.


  • Craft engaging and impactful op-eds, press releases, media advisories, newsletters, and blog posts to raise awareness about missing persons of color
  • Collaborate with the communications team to develop content strategies that resonate with diverse audiences
  • Conduct research on relevant topics and stay updated on current events related to missing persons
  • Ensure all written content adheres to the organization’s tone, messaging, and brand guidelines
  • Interview subject matter experts, families of missing individuals, and community members to gather compelling stories and information
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborate with graphic designers, photographers, and videographers to create multimedia content that complements written pieces


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in public relations, communications or journalism
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience, and/or agency experience
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Travel as need for press events

A pre-employment background check will be conducted as part of the selection process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The Black and Missing Foundation is an EO employer.

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To apply, please attach a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the form below using a .PDF file only (5MB limit).

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