Wednesday, April 15, 2009

NAKASEC eCommunications & eAdvocacy Coordinator (Los Angeles, CA)

Employment Opportunity

Position: eCommunications / eAdvocacy Coordinator

The National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC)
seeks a hard-working, talented, and committed individual to serve as
eCommunications / eAdvocacy 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

· 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

· 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.

HyunJoo Lee
National Organizing Coordinator
National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC)
900 S. Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
(tel) 323.937.3703 x202 / (fax) 323.937.3753

"Together We Build America's Future"
SAVE THE DATE – NAKASEC 15th Anniversary Dinner
September 17, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

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