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Organization: Alternate ROOTS
Job Location: Atlanta, GA
Application Deadline: March 6, 2015 @ 4:00 PM (ET)
Start Date: April 1, 2015

Alternate ROOTS is based in the Southern USA whose mission is to support the creation and presentation of original art, in all its forms, which is rooted in a particular community of place, tradition, or spirit. As a coalition of cultural workers we strive to be allies in the elimination of all forms of oppression. Alternate ROOTS is committed to social and economic justice and the protection of the natural world and addresses these concerns through its programs and services.

Alternate ROOTS seeks to hire a Communications Manager who will design and implement the communications strategy for all internal and external communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral material to consistently articulate and advance the institutional vision and mission of Alternate ROOTS. The Communications Manager will ensure that Alternate ROOTS is viewed as a primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information within the field of arts and social justice.

The Communications Manager reports to the Executive Director, manages the Communications Team, and works closely with other staff within the organization as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.

For a complete job description, click here. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter by email by 4:00 pm on March 6, 2015.

Alternate ROOTS is an equal opportunity employer. If you have any questions, please email.