Alternate ROOTS is an organization 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. ROOTS is committed to social and economic justice and the protection of the natural world and addresses these concerns through its programs and services.

*The ROOTS Region includes: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Job Description

The Copywriter & Content Developer is responsible for producing all organizational copy and content as well as managing the social media platforms to consistently articulate and advance the mission of the organization. This position works closely with various staff teams to develop copy and content that accurately reflect ROOTS programs, events, and initiatives. The Communications Copywriter & Content Developer works to ensure that Alternate ROOTS’ communications support and uplift the work of the organization as well as ROOTS’ membership. 

How to Apply 
Please review the Copywriter & Content Developer Job Description and submit your application materials via the form below. Please share PDFs only and complete all fields.
Desired Start Date

Late March - early April, 2023

Application Deadline

Friday, February 17, 2023 

If you have any questions, please email Please use the subject line “Copywriter & Content Developer Position.” 

Alternate ROOTS is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming individuals, LGBTQ folks, people with disabilities, and progressive visionaries are encouraged to apply.

Alternate ROOTS will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, sexual harassment, political affiliation, personal appearance, family responsibilities or status as a covered veteran or any other attribute or characteristic protected by law in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

All applications and expressed interest in this position will be handled confidentially.

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