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Alhamdulillah, CAIR Florida is looking for a Communications Director to handle our communications statewide. Because of the high case load and critical issues effecting the Florida community, we need to have a dedicated position that solely deals with communications. This individual must possess superb written and verbal communication skills and be able to create precise and thorough documents, "REAL TIME." The position is based in Tampa, FL and we offer a competitive salary. Please read the Job Description below.
 

Communications Director

Job Description & Agreement 

Reporting to the CAIR Florida Regional Operations Director (ROD) the Communications Director (CD) is primarily responsible for overseeing all aspects of CAIR Florida's Communications initiatives State Wide. The CD will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, social media and public relations messages. In addition the CD is responsible for the execution of CAIR Florida's vision and mission. The CD will work closely with a senior peer group within the organization as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.

 

Vision and Mission

CAIR Florida's vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding.
 

CAIR Florida's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.


 

 Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and executing CAIR Florida's overall communication strategy to include website maintenance and updates, strong social media presence, daily media report, emails, press releases action alerts, publications, mailers, newsletters, phone calls and all other forms of communication to the Florida community in real time.
     
  • Responsible for development, editing, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including but not limited to emails, newsletters, brochures, annual report, e-newsletters and CAIR Florida's website.
     
  • Responsible for maintaining collaborative relationships with media and stakeholder communities in Florida that include nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local government entities, adult educators, advocacy and faith based groups. Through these relationships the (CD) will advocate for the needs of American Muslims to dispel the misunderstanding that fosters Islamophobia, through relationship building, educational programs, campaigns, and civic service.
     
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a list of media contacts and professionals that will assist CAIR Florida in achieving its vision and mission and pitching to them stories we want them to cover. Create creative campaigns and means to maintain media interest in our stories so that we may accomplish desired goals.

 

  • Researching facts and developing talking points for cases and relevant breaking news real time.
     
  • Responsible for the execution of the CAIR Florida master strategy regarding all protocols involving Communications. The CD will also assist the civil rights departments with non-legal aspects of civil rights cases/projects, such as coordinating campaigns to gather public support for our causes, publicizing our work, accomplishments and services. Some communications projects will have legal aspects, as such project strategies should be discussed with CRD before implementation to ensure the legal claim is properly preserved.

 

 Strengthen Community Relations

  • Actively engage and energize CAIR Florida clients stake holders, shareholders, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders by media appearances, and participating in events. 
     
  • Be available in emergency situations to respond to the community and or individual concerns as directed by CED and/or ROD. 
     
  • Serve as Spokesperson for CAIR Florida and proactively engage in countering Islamophobia.

If you are interested please send your resume to Nezar Hamze, the Regional Operations Director of CAIR Florida at, nhamze@cair.com 


Alhamdulillah, CAIR Florida is looking for a Regional Coordinator in Orlando, Florida. Due to the high caseload coming out of Central Florida the community has requested a proactive presence from CAIR Florida on the ground to work hand and hand with the greater community and all the Islamic centers and organizations. CAIR Florida has become the states largest and most influential Civil Rights group protecting the rights of all Americans. 
 
 
                                                                  Regional Coordinator (Orlando) 

                                       Job Description & Agreement
 
Reporting to the Regional Operations Director, the Regional Coordinator (RC) will be responsible for CAIR Florida's Orlando (Central Florida), programs, non-legal strategy, fund-raising, strengthening community relationships, educating the greater community on Islam and executing  our vision and mission.
 
Vision and Mission
 
CAIR Florida's vision is to be a leading advocate for justice and mutual understanding.
 
CAIR Florida's mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.
 
Responsibilities         
 

  • Ensure ongoing  program excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals to develop our youth.
     
  • Actively engage, grow and energize CAIR Florida's Central Florida volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni and partnering organizations. 
     
  • Recruit, coach, develop, and retain a  high-performance volunteer team to assist CAIR Florida's (Central Florida) operation to include administrative help, mailings, events planning and execution, answering phones, sending emails and other office duties.


Fund-raising and Communications
 

  • Expand  revenue generating and fundraising activities to  regional expansion by performing Khutbahs, Know Your Rights Training, Media Appearances, Public Speaking Events, facilitating  Donor meetings, Annual Banquets, Ramadan Fund-raising, Monthly Donor Programs, and Endowments.
     
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger CAIR Florida brand.
     
  • Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities.

 
Strengthen Community Relations
 

  • Actively engage and energize CAIR Florida (Orlando/Central Florida) clients stake holders, share holders, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and donors by performing Khutbahs, media appearances, and events. In essence the Regional Coordinator is the FACE of CAIR Florida in Orlando/Central Florida area.
     
  • Actively market CAIR Florida every week at different Mosques in Central Florida by tabling, handing out CAIR Florida literature, performing Khutbahs, holding meetings, planning and executing events, performing Civil Rights screening and referral of clients to the CAIR Florida Civil Rights office. 

 
If you are interested please send your resume to Nezar Hamze, the Regional Operations Director of CAIR Florida at, nhamze@cair.com