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BIAW is the voice of the housing industry and the state's largest trade association. We are dedicated to ensuring and enhancing the vitality of the building industry for the benefit of members and the housing needs of citizens.

We represent our home building members to promote pro-housing and pro-business interests and serve our members through government affairs, legal support, continuing education, codes and regulations, R.O.I.I.® Select (BIAW's retro workers' comp program), health insurance and more.

BIAW is an exciting and challenging place to work with opportunities for advancement and professional development. Check out our open positions below and apply today!

Communications Writer & Editor

The Building Industry Association of Washington is seeking a professional to create, edit and manage content for multiple platforms in support of the association’s mission and goals.

Reporting to the Communications Director, the Communications Writer/Editor is responsible for developing and managing content for the organization, including strategic messaging and content that engages and builds trust and credibility with a variety of audiences.

Duties:

  • Provide ongoing media management support including: pitching, responding/tracking inquiries, identifying relevant media outlets/contacts for relationship building
  • Content development for a variety of channels, including social media, speaker’s bureau, op-eds, marketing materials, publications, website, etc.
  • Create and edit documents, key messages/proof points, talking points, press releases, media fact sheets, issue papers, quotes, and more
  • Develop and maintain CRM lists, including internal audiences and media
  • Contribute to the development and execution of strategic communications plans
  • Coordinate with the association’s members and external audiences, including media, legislators, and other key stakeholders
  • Ensure BIAW’s branding is maintained consistently with one voice, meeting business, and legal standards
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred fields include: journalism, public relations, or political science
  • 3-5 years of public relations experience
  • Exceptional researcher, writer, editor, and communicator
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience writing for senior leadership and executives at high-profile organizations
  • Proficient at all aspects of Microsoft Office
  • Experience working with Constant Contact, Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, andPhotoshop is a plus

To apply, send resume, cover letter, and writing samples to:

Jennifer Spall, Communications and Public Relations Director
Building Industry Association of Washington
111 21st Avenue SW
Olympia, WA 98501
jennifers@biaw.com

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