Jobs at Sound Vision

Feb. 23, 2017 - Sound Vision is currently hiring for the following 12 positions for Chicago, IL, office:

  1. Daily Host for Radio Islam
  2. Operations Manager
  3. Graphic Designer
  4. Digital Marketing Strategist
  5. Director of Youth Engagement
  6. Office Manager
  7. Executive Associate
  8. Chief Technology Officer / CRM Database Manager
  9. Director of Content Development
  10. Director of Media Relations / Media Spokesperson
  11. Director of Coalition Relations
  12. Project Manager

Job Posting
Daily Host for Radio Islam

Radio Islam is the original American Muslim daily live radio show that offers public affairs discussion and news from a Muslim perspective.  It airs 6 to 7 PM central time.  Radio Islam has been on the air for 12 years.  Future plans include live airing on YouTube and Facebook.  Radio Islam is produced by Sound Vision, which performs media and public relations work for the American Muslim community, and develops resources for Muslim youth and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • host live one-hour daily radio show every weekday evening from the Radio Islam studio in downtown Chicago
  • prepare a 10-15 minute scripted daily news segment consisting of 100-word news items, to be recorded live to start the show
  • work with producer on planning show and securing guests
  • develop relationships with the show’s guests
  • promote Radio Islam and Sound Vision at various speaking engagements and community events
  • participate in social media promotion

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree, preferably in journalism, communications, political science, or related field
  • superior verbal communication skills
  • contacts within the Chicago Muslim community
  • basic understanding of Islam, and issues affecting the Muslim community in the United States

Preferred Qualification

  • radio or television experience

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  We will consider distributing the responsibilities between two part-time positions based on exceptional situations.

Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Operations Manager

Sound Vision builds bridges of understanding among neighbors about Islam and Muslims in the United States.  Sound Vision performs media and public relations work for the American Muslim community.  Sound Vision develops resources for Muslim youth and other stakeholders, including award-winning documentaries, the popular children’s series Adam’s World, and the daily talk show, Radio Islam.

Responsibilities

  • coordinate recruitment for open positions
  • draft job offers/contracts
  • coordinate recruitment and hiring of contractors
  • correspond with and perform initial evaluation of applicants
  • track and categorize One America Coalition expenses
  • plan and organize fundraising efforts
  • manage interns
  • ensure One America team members are fulfilling their job duties
  • proofread all online and written material

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • proficiency with office software packages (e.g., LibreOffice, Microsoft Office)

Preferred Qualifications

  • leadership/management experience
  • experience working for non-profit organizations

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Graphic Designer

Sound Vision builds bridges of understanding among neighbors about Islam and Muslims in the United States.  Sound Vision performs media and public relations work for the American Muslim community.  Sound Vision develops resources for Muslim youth and other stakeholders, including award-winning documentaries, the popular children’s series Adam’s World, and the daily talk show, Radio Islam.

Responsibilities

  • create graphics for posters, banners, booths, brochures, websites, reports/memos, business cards, etc.
  • create infographics based on given data concept
  • select images for content

Qualifications

  • mastery with Adobe suite, especially Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop
  • proficiency with office software packages (e.g., LibreOffice, Microsoft Office)
  • two years’ experience in professional graphic design, especially in creating infographics from data and concept (samples of your work must be available)
  • experience in adapting graphic design for various social media platforms

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience in using graphic design skills for social activism
  • experience in video editing

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  Please send your CV and access to your digital portfolio to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Digital Marketing Strategist

Sound Vision builds bridges of understanding among neighbors about Islam and Muslims in the United States.  Sound Vision performs media and public relations work for the American Muslim community.  Sound Vision develops resources for Muslim youth and other stakeholders, including award-winning documentaries, the popular children’s series Adam’s World, and the daily talk show, Radio Islam.

Responsibilities

  • develop and implement Sound Vision’s digital marketing strategy using all necessary tools (including website, email, social media, and blogs) 
  • research and implement innovative digital marketing strategies
  • analyze internet traffic metrics and recommend solutions to boost web presence
  • monitor SEO/SEM, marketing, and sales/donation performance metrics to forecast trends
  • keep abreast of audience preferences and suggest new material
  • identify advertising needs
  • establish best practices in digital marketing
  • ensure Sound Vision is up-to-date with developments in digital technologies
  • enhance brand of Sound Vision and its related entities (Radio Islam, Strategic Communications Center)
  • generate contacts that lead to volunteers, activists, and donors
  • generate community participation

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree in marketing, advertising, or relevant field
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • proficiency with office software packages (e.g., LibreOffice, Microsoft Office)
  • demonstrable experience in digital marketing strategy or management
  • experience with SEO/SEM
  • experience with web analytics tools such Google Analytics

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience working for non-profit organizations
  • experience in grassroots organizing

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Director of Youth Engagement

Sound Vision builds bridges of understanding among neighbors about Islam and Muslims in the United States.  Sound Vision performs media and public relations work for the American Muslim community.  Sound Vision develops resources for Muslim youth and other stakeholders, including award-winning documentaries, the popular children’s series Adam’s World, and the daily talk show, Radio Islam.

Responsibilities

  • develop a youth coordination plan and implement it for Sound Vision’s creative engagement with emerging leaders
  • plan, lead, and manage collaborative partnerships to develop or enhance programs in response to community needs in the area of youth engagement
  • recruit, supervise, and train project and program personnel, volunteers, and interns
  • outreach to local and national youth groups to promote Sound Vision and its related entities in order inspire activism and volunteers
  • liaising with MYNA, YM, and high school Muslim Student Associations to coordinate engagement with Sound Vision and social activism
  • plan and lead youth meetings regarding Sound Vision activities
  • participate in social media outreach targeting youth

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • proficiency with office software packages (e.g., LibreOffice, Microsoft Office)
  • experience in leading youth activism

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience in grassroots organizing
  • experience working with non-profit organizations
  • experience using CRM software, especially CiviCRM

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Office Manager

Sound Vision builds bridges of understanding among neighbors about Islam and Muslims in the United States.  Sound Vision performs media and public relations work for the American Muslim community.  Sound Vision develops resources for Muslim youth and other stakeholders, including award-winning documentaries, the popular children’s series Adam’s World, and the daily talk show, Radio Islam.

Responsibilities

  • schedule meetings and appointments
  • post job announcements and track applications
  • coordinate distribution of written material to coalition members
  • manage office supplies
  • respond to general telephone and email inquiries
  • make travel arrangements
  • maintain accuracy of contact information for individuals and organizations
  • coordinate payment of invoices with bookkeeper

Qualifications

  • 2-year degree
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience working for non-profit organizations
  • proficiency with office software packages (e.g., LibreOffice, Microsoft Office)

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Executive Associate

Sound Vision builds bridges of understanding among neighbors about Islam and Muslims in the United States.  Sound Vision performs media and public relations work for the American Muslim community.  Sound Vision develops resources for Muslim youth and other stakeholders, including award-winning documentaries, the popular children’s series Adam’s World, and the daily talk show, Radio Islam.

Responsibilities

  • assist President in communications, meetings, scheduling, and travel arrangements
  • maintain the President’s calendar, contacts, and communication
  • proofread President’s writing
  • ghostwrite articles for the President
  • monitor news involving the President
  • monitor and update the President’s media and public profile
  • carry out other duties as assigned by the President

Qualifications

  • 2-year degree
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • proficiency with office software packages (e.g., LibreOffice, Microsoft Office)

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience working for non-profit organizations

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Chief Technology Officer / CRM Database Manager

The One America Coalition is a non-partisan, non-denominational group of organizations dedicated to preserving constitutional rights and freedoms and to opposing attempts to instill fear, division, and hatred in the United States.  The One America Coalition seeks to prevent the government from creating registries based on race, religion, or other factors that would violate the Constitution and American ideals. 

Responsibilities

  • maintain and upgrade OneAmericaRegistry.org website as necessary
  • develop and maintain customized CRM component to existing website, where CRM database contains information on coalition members, individual coalition contacts, media contacts, and volunteers
  • regulate access to CRM database by One America team members
  • create training materials and train members of One America team on use of CRM database
  • lead development of apps for One America and its coalition members
  • manage all IT responsibilities (either personally or with staff and volunteers) for the One America Coalition, its website, its webinars, its meetings and phone/video conferences, etc.

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree in computer science or related field
  • 2 years’ experience in customizing and implementing CRMs, especially CiviCRM
  • proficiency in Salsa
  • 2 years’ professional experience in leading software and/or website development teams
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • graduate degree in computer or science or related field
  • experience working for a non-profit organization

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Director of Content Development

The One America Coalition is a non-partisan, non-denominational group of organizations dedicated to preserving constitutional rights and freedoms and to opposing attempts to instill fear, division, and hatred in the United States.  The One America Coalition seeks to prevent the government from creating registries based on race, religion, or other factors that would violate the Constitution and American ideals. 

Responsibilities

  • maintain event database for listing on OneAmericaRegistry.org calendar
  • search for local actions and events in 50 major cities and post them on OneAmericaRegistry.org calendar
  • gather resources for activists and post on website

Qualifications

  • 2-year degree
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 2 years’ experience in grassroots organizing and working with non-profit organizations
  • proficiency in Salsa

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience working with a CRM, especially CiviCRM, and with Salsa
  • experience posting on and maintaining website

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Director of Media Relations / Media Spokesperson

The One America Coalition is a non-partisan, non-denominational group of organizations dedicated to preserving constitutional rights and freedoms and to opposing attempts to instill fear, division, and hatred in the United States.  The One America Coalition seeks to prevent the government from creating registries based on race, religion, or other factors that would violate the Constitution and American ideals. 

Responsibilities

  • develop and implement marketing communications plan including strategy, goals, budget, and tactics
  • develop and implement media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast, and online media
  • coordinate all public relations activity with Executive Director
  • coordinate with Digital Marketing Strategist on implementing strategies online and on social media
  • manage media inquiries and interview request
  • create content for press releases and articles
  • monitor, analyze, and communicate PR results
  • recruit and train spokespersons from Muslim and other potentially targeted communities in 10 major media markets
  • engage coalition members and allies in developing and assigning ownership of the coalition’s relationship with a particular media outlet

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree in communications, journalism, English, or related field
  • exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • 2 years’ experience in media relations or public relations

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience with media monitoring software, especially Cision
  • experience acting as spokesperson

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Director of Coalition Relations

The One America Coalition is a non-partisan, non-denominational group of organizations dedicated to preserving constitutional rights and freedoms and to opposing attempts to instill fear, division, and hatred in the United States.  The One America Coalition seeks to prevent the government from creating registries based on race, religion, or other factors that would violate the Constitution and American ideals.  Sound Vision, a member of the coalition, is leading its organization and administration. 

Responsibilities

  • research potential coalition members and communicate importance of coalition and benefits of membership
  • recruit organizations to join coalition
  • develop relationships between One America Coalition and its members 
  • assist coalition members develop strategies for resistance to problematic registries
  • organize online and onsite training 

Qualifications

  • 2-year degree
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 2 years’ experience in grassroots organizing and working with non-profit organizations

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience in sales/marketing
  • experience using a CRM, especially CiviCRM

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago. Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.


Job Posting
Project Manager

The One America Coalition is a non-partisan, non-denominational group of organizations dedicated to preserving constitutional rights and freedoms and to opposing attempts to instill fear, division, and hatred in the United States.  The One America Coalition seeks to prevent the government from creating registries based on race, religion, or other factors that would violate the Constitution and American ideals. 

Responsibilities

  • coordinate internal resources, volunteers, and third parties/vendors for the execution of projects
  • track project progress and ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope, and within budget
  • ensure resource availability and allocation
  • communicate with leadership regarding project progress and needs
  • evaluate organization performance on projects and make recommendations to leadership

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree
  • 2 years’ experience in project management
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • proficiency with office software packages (e.g., LibreOffice, Microsoft Office)

Preferred Qualifications

  • experience working for non-profit organizations

This is a full-time salaried position located in Chicago.  Please send your CV to minhaj@soundvision.com.