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Alliance Defending Freedom Writer, Church and Ministry Alliance in United States

Everyone says they want to change the world. We’re looking for people who actually will.

Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Please visit www.adflegal.org/about-us/careers to view our Statement of Faith and Doctrinal Distinctives.

Writer, Church and Ministry Alliance

Alliance Defending Freedom is seeking a highly creative Writer, Church and Ministry Alliance located in our Scottsdale, AZ or Ashburn, VA office. As a writer for resource development you are a vital part of the US Legal Division Team. In this role, you will report to a Legal Counsel who is tasked with overseeing the development of legal resources. As a writer with familiarity with current issues facing ministries, you will focus on resource development for religious organizations. You will work closely with the Church and Ministry Alliance team and in conjunction with the communications and legal teams to create helpful resources that explain the legal landscape to constituents, ministries, the public, and, in particular, members of the Church and Ministry Alliance. This will include drafting a variety of educational materials that provide general information on key legal and public policy topics, under the guidance of the legal counsel for resource development.

Your Essential Responsibilities:

In this position, you will:

  • Conduct research and stay up to date on ADF legal and policy matters, strategies, and areas of focus.

  • Confer with colleagues on the legal and communications team to execute creation and production of informative and practical resources of the highest quality.

  • Find creative ways to communicate important legal concepts to a public, Christian audience.

  • Cooperate with Legal, Church and Ministry Alliance, Communications, and Development teams.

  • Draft and produce educational guidelines and other written materials to be distributed to clients, the public, or to members of the Church and Ministry Alliance.

  • Develop means to assess and stay up to date on needs of Christian Ministries and other constituents to have continued or updated resources.

  • Collaborate with cross-teams to finalize and distribute the written resources.

Other Responsibilities (Non-Essential):

  • You will be asked to perform related duties or special projects as assigned.

Skills you need to succeed:

Demonstrated proficiency in:

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and Westlaw

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Strong attention to detail and proven project management skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Proven customer service and excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to:

  • Professionally handle confidential information

  • Work, motivate, and initiate within a team

  • Prioritize and achieve deadline goals

Education and/or experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3-5+ years of experience in communications, public policy, and government affairs

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN ORGANIZATION WITH A COMPETITIVE

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE, TOO?

We have it! Alliance Defending Freedom offers team members a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes major medical insurance, dental care, medical and dependent care reimbursement, paid disability, long-term care insurance, and life insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a generous company match. Work and life balance is important to the well-being of our team members. You will receive paid time off (PTO) that starts accruing from your hire date and 11 paid holidays per year.

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