Communications Coordinator Job Description Sample
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Under the general supervision of the Chief of Staff to the VCSA, the Communications Coordinator serves as the point of contact for Student Affairs communications' creative and visual matters, responsible for strategically articulating the Student Affairs vision, mission and goals through look, feel and content for diverse audiences and campus partners. The incumbent is responsible for the VC Student Affairs communication programs which include but are not limited to written, visual, digital and electronic communications.
Duties include writing, proofreading and copy editing news and promotional materials relevant to Student Affairs activities and events for both the web and social media outlets. Collaborates with supervisor to determine the best communication methodologies in which to reach student audiences on important campus initiatives led by Student Affairs, implements these methodologies, and accesses their effectiveness.
Manages the VC Student Affairs and affiliated web pages, including updating content, ensuring accuracy and timeliness, uploading content, images, and multimedia elements including photos and videos. Creates and manages social media channels and posts regularly to keep audience informed of Student Affairs activities. Schedules and coordinates the timely production of print and electronic documents and promotional items; confers with graphic designers and printers or other vendors regarding production specifications and timelines.
This position has a dotted reporting line to University Communications and Public Affairs to ensure accuracy with university messaging, protocols for managing external media, and brand adherence.
Proven working knowledge of concepts and principles of news, media communications and media relations. Minimum of three (3) years work experience creating and writing content for social media pieces.
Working experience with the hands on skills related to posting content, images, and videos on social networking platforms while tailoring messages to specific audiences, ideally for a university program or educational product.
Demonstrated experience with creating quality, compelling social media content to help generate visibility for Student Affairs reputation, initiatives and events.
Experience monitoring news sources to post on social media sites. Experience summarizing news articles and reports for use on social media. Ability to think creatively to identify topics for use on various social media platforms. Experience altering content based on social media platform.
Demonstrated work experience creating social media strategies to market to targeted audiences. Ability to provide sound, professional social media communications strategy in a campus environment.
Ability to quantify effectiveness of social media strategies; ability to evaluate and advise on effectiveness of social media strategies. Knowledge of the practices for effecting marketing communications and branding promotions to support branding messages.
Proven ability and working experience to write copy and edit for accuracy and style. Knowledge of proper English grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence construction and effective journalistic style.
Superb written, verbal, interpersonal communication skills and political acumen. Excellence in news judgment and strong interviewing skills. Ability to write for executive leadership. Ability to write for multiple audiences, particularly student audiences.
Ability to build effective working relationships with other campus social media network administrators and communications colleagues.
Experience working with various software programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Outlook, Internet browsers, web page editing programs, and social media software/monitoring services.
Knowledge of the usage and applications of electronic communication tools and skill in using same. Innovation, creativity and a track record of keeping current with new technologies and new approaches.
Good organizational skills. Ability to perform multiple tasks independently. Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet frequently short and multiple deadlines. Ability to complete detailed tasks accurately.
Skill to maintain confidentiality.
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Department: Institute for Policy Research
Under the direction of the Communications Director, this position is responsible for writing and editing print and web articles for the Institute for Policy Research. The position will help maintain and grow IPR's photo database, social media and web presence, and assist IPR's communications director and team with event planning, publications, and execution of overall communications for the Institute. The coordinator will also be responsible for creating infographics for IPR faculty research and daily management of IPR's social media accounts.
Working Conditions: Attends events as needed to ensure their smooth functioning. Occasionally, events might necessitate working outside of normal working hours, in the evening, and on weekends. Occasional lifting of heavy objects weighing more than 10 pounds
Under the direction of the Communications Director and in collaboration with the Communications Team, edits analytic, informational, and/or feature web and print articles on policy-relevant, social science research topics based on academic papers/publications, and events. Must be able to grasp complex social science concepts. Writes research summaries and longer articles. Adapts existing content to other digital media and print formats.
Collaborates on editorial and design work for IPR publications—its newsletter (2x per year), monthly html newsletter, annual report, policy research briefs, and other materials as needed (media releases, brochures, reports, working papers, conference materials, internal communication, flyers, etc.).
Ensures that content is produced in accordance with assigned deadlines and respecting current copyright and libel laws. Ensures that content is free of spelling and grammatical errors, follows AP and in-house style, and meets the Institute's high standards for accuracy and factual rigor. Identifies accompanying images, graphics, and hyperlinks; and sources/produces the related content.
Able to visually render complicated social science concepts as infographics by designing visually appealing charts and graphs. Necessitates basic statistical understanding and an ability to manipulate data in programs such as Excel. Able to follow existing design standards and create new templates and style guides. Collaborates with other team members in designing and producing infographics.
Co-manages IPR social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.) on a daily basis. Plans and manages the publishing calendar, social objectives, messaging, writing posts, sourcing or creating the visual images for these posts, aligning to the overall product and marketing plan. Monitors peer social media accounts for updates. Tracks analytics through each account and offers recommendations for improving account activity.
Stays abreast of the latest trends and incorporates best practices and new tools into IPR's social media accounts as needed. Tailors content to particular channel. Grows engagement, reach, and impact through proactive campaigns and management.
As requested, takes digital photos of a variety of people and events, using Photoshop and iPhoto to edit and manage them. Conducts image searches. Obtains copyright and audiovisual release forms as needed. Assists hired photographers. Helps to augment and maintain the Institute's photo database by ensuring proper storage and quick retrieval of IPR digital and paper images and other media files.
Collaborates with the Communications Team on events planning and organization in accordance with assigned deadlines. Attends events as needed to ensure their smooth functioning. Occasionally, events might necessitate working outside of normal working hours, in the evening, and on weekends.
Assists IPR's front office, communications department, and administration as needed (photocopying, delivering and picking up documents, etc.).
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications with a social science minor; or a Bachelor's in a social science field (political science, sociology, etc.) with a journalism or communications minor; or a Bachelor's degree in a related field, with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which similar skills can be acquired.
1 – 2 years of experience writing for a publication and/or website (experience can also be part of an internship or part-time position) and experience in running social media platforms for a nonprofit or organization.
Demonstrated interest in the social sciences, evidence-based research, and public policy.
Good news judgment and outstanding editing and communications skills.
Able to set priorities, organize workflow, work independently on assigned projects, and collaborate in a hard-working, small-team environment, demonstrating an exceptional work ethic and following through on initiatives.
Punctual and reliable, with the ability to meet deadlines, strive for continuous improvement, solve problems quickly, and think outside of the box.
Rigorous attention to detail.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Well versed in AP style, with a sharp eye for grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Basic knowledge of current copyright and libel laws.
Able to work in both a Mac (primary) and PC computer environment.
Software/Platforms: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and InDesign), and Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), MailChimp or other event email marketing platforms.
Familiarity with content and photo management systems for websites and social media.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Effectively use and summarize information from analytics tools for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google.
Image/design experience (page designs, web layouts, editing images and graphics, etc.).
- Software: Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator), FilemakerPro, Google Analytics, Cascade Content Management System, and Sprinklr, or equivalent.
- 2 – 3 years of full-time experience writing for a publication and/or website and experience in running social media platforms for a nonprofit or organization.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Knowledge of SEO and SEM.
Multimedia production experience (audio, video)
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
We Are Hiring
Patient Access Admitting 006
Part-Time Rotating 24 Hours Weekly
Ascension Borgess Hospital
Why Join Ascension?
In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 200,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As a Communications Coordinator with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to receive and respond to emergency and non-emergency telephone and radio calls for medical assistance.
Responds to calls in a time-sensitive manner. Ensures appropriate and accurate routing of calls.
Dispatches emergency units and coordinates air medical flights as appropriate and per established algorithms.
Maintains documentation of calls and physician/service referrals for legal, medical and statistical purposes.
Follows up with referring entities for ease of access, marketing, evaluation, and quality improvement.
Responsible for facilitating, coordinating and arranging admission for emergent and non-emergent transfers from other healthcare facilities to and from BMC. Responsible for coordinating the movement of inpatients and discharged patients requiring ambulance (ground or air) service and screens for medical necessity for stretcher transport.
Responsible for the documentation and notification of diversion and capacity activity.
Responsible for maintaining EM System and EM Tracking in the event of a disaster and coordinating patient arrivals.
Ability to deal with high stress and multitask situations is required.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
What You Will Need
Licensed Basic Emergency Medical Tech.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required.
Six (6) months work experience as a 911 dispatcher or similar dispatch experience preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.
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The Washington Post seeks an organized, energetic and detail-oriented Communications Coordinator to provide support to the Public Relations team.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: facilitating booking requests, producing TV and radio interviews, research, report generating, email management, social media posts, entry-level publicity, event support and telephone coverage. The right candidate must be able to collaborate in a team environment, anticipate project needs, take initiative, discern priorities and meet deadlines, and be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. The candidate should have a passion for news and be able to provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional and be able to build strong internal and external relationships.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Careful attention to detail with good follow-through.
Ability to manage multiple projects and work on assignments from a variety of staff.
Willingness to work at events after hours or to work extended hours when required; assist with managing on-site production and cleanup for events as necessary.
Strategic thinker who can adapt and prioritize moment to moment.
Customer service-focused; can easily establish rapport and develop credibility from colleagues and external business partners.
Dynamic self-starter with strong decision making skills.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including writing, proof reading and speaking.
Expertise with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- Bachelor's Degree - 1-3 years related experience
Founded in 2008, Airbnb is a global travel community that offers magical end-to-end trips, including where you stay, what you do and the people you meet. Airbnb uniquely leverages technology to economically empower millions of people around the world to unlock and monetize their spaces, passions and talents to become hospitality entrepreneurs. Airbnb's accommodation marketplace offers access to millions of places to stay in more than 191 countries, from apartments and villas to castles, treehouses and B&Bs. With Experiences, people can see a different side to a destination through unique, handcrafted activities run by locals, while a partnership with Resy provides access to the best local restaurants in selected countries. All of this is brought together in one easy-to-use and beautifully designed website and app. It takes an entire team united behind something big. Together, we work hard, we laugh a lot, we brainstorm nonstop, and are passionate about the company and our values.
Airbnb is seeking a Communications Coordinator to join the Policy & Communications team. This is a full time position based in San Francisco, reporting to the Consumer & Product Communications Manager for North America and supporting both the North America and HQ-based communications teams.
With so much going on in so many places, we need an organizational and administrative superhero to keep everyone on the right track. You need to be meticulously organized and detail-oriented, as well as being a strong writer and clear communicator. You are a great team player without an ego, who is willing to take on projects big and small. You have strong administrative and communication skills and an ability to roll up your sleeves and get the job done quickly. You are comfortable on major projects as well as motivated and understand the importance of administrative and process oriented activities. You will need to quickly have a deep knowledge of the different teams, team members, their roles and capabilities, and when to bring key stakeholders into a process.
Provide support with communications projects through researching, writing and editing, and other related documents
Work with hosts and guests to find great stories
Support public relations agencies to vet media opportunities and to get favorable stories in the press
Help coordinate communications activities such as media tours, press trips and events.
Event planning, scheduling and coordinating for internal teams
Support the cultivation of team culture, by planning and executing team events, offsites, activities, and recognition
Develop comprehensive tracking and reporting systems for projects, update and organize shared drives/files
Provide administrative support to members of the leadership team. This includes calendar management, travel and expense management, note-taking, meeting preparation and follow up, report and resource/database maintenance and hosting office visitors
Build relationships and work with a range of teams
Complete other duties and special projects as assigned.
1-2 years of relevant experience in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, including supporting a team in an administrative capacity
Ability to exercise judgment and maintain confidentiality
A positive, upbeat attitude and thrives working in team environments
Demonstrate outstanding pro-active and multi-tasking abilities
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proven track record of being reliable, prepared, responsive, eager to learn and encouraging
Acute attention to detail and follow through, and are very organized
Advanced presentation skills (Keynote, G Suite) and knowledge and application of meeting collaboration tools and current social networking systems
Exhibit strong process-oriented skills and passion for trying, learning, improving, and sharing best practices
Flexible, with the ability to remain poised under pressure
Implement the strategic communications plan for the school - including appropriate audience analysis and SOM specific communication approaches. Plan and coordinate production of all marketing materials (print, online, etc.). Event promotion for select events, including management of appropriate online calendars. Oversee the creation and design of all maior/special concert programs (Lied Center, Kauffman Center,etc.). Initiate and cultivate relationships and partnerships with KU Marketing and Communications as well as other units at KU as well as with media, arts, community organizations and others. Develop and maintain strategic communications budget and report on budget to Dean.
30% Content Creation
Oversee the production of annual magazine, which includes organizing, creating and editing content. Send out weekly, event promotion email during the school year. Write, edit, and update content for SOM news releases - work with KU News/Public Affairs to develop SOM stories at university level. Write and edit content for "QuickNotes" SOM's monthly newsletter (4-6 pages per issue). Write and edit content for assorted marketing/advertising materials (e.g. newspaper/magazine ads, radio/TV scripts, etc.). Create visual content in support of SOM strategic communications (e.g. photos) and execute post-production image editing as needed.
15% Social Media
Manage content and track engagement for all SOM social media properties (Facebook, Twitter, lnstagram.). Identify and engage key audiences to promote SOM resources, services, events, etc. Refine and implement social media best practices for strategic communications. Analyze and report on the effectiveness of social media efforts and return on investment. Ensure compliance with university social media guidelines and standards.
Manage the production, design, and distribution of paid print/online and broadcast (radio/tv) advertising. Develop and execute promotional campaigns for performances.
10% Website Management
Oversee management of SOM website - including new content, regular updates from faculty, staff, and students, and special project development as needed. Coordinate with KU Web Services as needed for website management-related items.
5% Public Relations
Serve as the main contact for the SOM with local, state, regional and national media. Build, maintain and enhance relationships between colleagues and media outlets. Work collaboratively with KU Public Affairs and News Service to distribute calendar information, news releases and press kits about the SOM and its academic units. Other duties assigned by the Dean.
Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, marketing, communications, or relevant field.
Minimum of one year related professional experience.
Strong writing skills as evidenced by three writing samples, as included with application materials.
Experience with website technology, content management and analytics.
Social media experience, including content creation and analytics.
Experience with Adobe software, such as Illustrator, Photoshop or lnDesign.
Excellent organizational skills with experiencing at managing multiple, detail-oriented projects with tight deadlines simultaneously.
Experience developing and producing a successful marketing campaign through a combination of email, on line, social media, direct mail, TV, radio or print advertising.
Knowledge of publication production and experience working with commercial printers and other such vendors.
Experience with layout, design or desktop publishing.
Experience shooting and editing photos.
Experience managing a budget.
Educational background in music.
Prior professional work experience in higher education.
Works as part of a collaborative, cross-trained team to support the daily operations and changing business needs of University Marketing & Communications, part of the Advancement function. Main job responsibilities include logistics and planning support of activities led by Marketing and Communications, as well as calendar management, event support, and general office support. The regular hours for this position are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Hours will vary depending on divisional and University needs, and will include some pre-planned evenings and weekends.
Provide day-to-day operational support to the Marketing & Communications department and team.
Provide logistical and coordination support of university events organized by Marketing & Communications.
Maintain university events calendar and manage bi-weekly distribution to university Community.
Assist with coordination and support of Marketing & Communication software tools, including e-mail management, photo repository, and design platforms.
Maintain and update the department editorial calendar to support marketing content deployment.
Provide proofreading support in accordance with university style guide.
Assist with content development for a variety of platforms including social media channels and university magazine.
Maintain purchase and inventory control of university event items and branded commemorative items.
Provide on-the-ground support for events to help ensure the events run smoothly.
Participate as an active member of the Marketing & Communications team and broader Office of Advancement function, sharing information and collaborating with colleagues in a respectful and professional manner, and contributing to a healthy and positive work environment.
Perform other duties as assigned in support of CGU's Advancement mission.
Fiscal & Administrative Coordination
Support Marketing & Communications Budget and Operations with the reconciliation of department expenditures.
Solicit vendor quotes for events-related merchandise, and other related services and products.
Serve as the university contact for stationery requests and various miscellaneous forms/materials for faculty, staff, and students.
Provide back-up support to help answer telephones and respond to inquiries.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
Individual must possess knowledge, skills and ability to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the position, or be able to explain or demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Ability to work in partnership with the administrative staff to ensure division efficiency.
Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with faculty and staff and to represent the Division and CGU with tact and professionalism at all times.
Excellent organizational skills. Must be able to prioritize workload and complete tasks to meet deadlines, with minimal supervision.
Experience effectively "managing up" to resolve questions and gather the information and resources needed to execute position responsibilities.
Comfort working with data, including data input, creating reports, and analyzing trends.
Working knowledge of common office procedures and equipment preferred.
Ability to work with diverse groups of people.
Ability to exercise judgment and maintain confidentiality on a wide spectrum of topics and issues for which discretion is required.
Qualified candidates must be proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and email systems.
Proficiency in Adobe Suite applications – Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, is preferred.
Able to work weekends and evenings to help with events, as necessary.
Bachelor's degree preferred or any combination of education and experience that provides the required skills and ability. 4+ years' experience. Strong organizational and technical skills are necessary; must be computer literate. Must have or be able to acquire an in-depth knowledge of the Workday administrative system and other project management software. Experience in a high-volume, fast-paced, customer service-oriented, data entry and management unit of an educational institution preferred.
Must possess a valid passport and California Driver's License and meet CGU's authorized driver's requirements.
Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. For over fifty years, Greenpeace has fought to save the planet from the threat of global warming, destruction of ancient forests, deterioration of our oceans, and the threat of a nuclear disaster loom large. As an independent organization, Greenpeace does not accept funds from any corporations or government entities. Greenpeace is headquartered in the Netherlands, with offices all around the world in over fifty countries.
ABOUT THE JOB
Greenpeace USA (GPUS) is hiring a Communications Coordinator to enhance the public profile of Greenpeace and its campaigns in cooperation with National Regional Offices and global campaign projects in the Americas region. By working closely with an international network of communications hubs, the Editor helps maintain a 24/7 news desk to respond to inquiries and distribute content across all of Greenpeace International's channels.
The Coordinator amplifies the reach and impact of Greenpeace content by selectively distributing national stories to international audiences, responding to breaking news of regional significance, actively monitoring and engaging traditional and social media, and managing a global news calendar with the Managing Editor.
The role also supports ship visits, internal communications and large-scale rapid response in the region.
The Communications Coordinator role is a non-exempt, full-time role based in Washington, DC, San Francisco, CA, or New York, NY and will report to the Managing Editor based in New York.
The Communications Coordinator will:
Work closely with Managing Editor, National Regional Offices and global campaign projects on a daily basis to leverage a mix of traditional and social media platforms to distribute relevant content regionally, both proactive and reactive. Suggest content, provide insight on which story angles will be most effective for the region and advise campaign projects on forthcoming opportunities. Curate and aggregate content and commission translations where appropriate.
Stay abreast of new and developing communication technologies in order to ensure that Greenpeace is poised to capitalize on new platforms as they emerge. Maintain a strong understanding and up-to-date knowledge of the media landscape in the region.
Uphold relationships with key media influencers, including news media and bloggers, as well as internal stakeholders in National Regional Offices and Greenpeace International. Attend meetings and conferences where networking opportunities exist and maximize these for the benefit of the organization.
Set up real-time monitoring across relevant communications streams (traditional and social media) in the region to identify opportunities for reactive media relations and campaigning, as well as Greenpeace's impact on relevant public conversations.
Respond to external events or incidents that offer opportunities for the organisation and/or reputational threats to the organization, as directed by the Managing Editor. Provide assistance to National Regional Offices with ship visits as requested.
Contributes to the development of policies and positions that support high quality communications output as set in the Global Communications Principles document; facilitate work groups and convene project teams as needed for NRO input in the region.
Prepare and/or edit features, blogs, press materials, and social media content.
Minimum requirements include:
Significant (5 years+) professional experience in PR, a press office, agency or other media-driven environment
A track record of achieving success in traditional and social media-driven campaigns or initiatives
In-depth knowledge of international news media operations and distribution
Deep familiarity with Internet culture along with active participation in at least three different social media platforms
Demonstrated skills in generating online sign-ups and digital marketing
Understanding of media monitoring and social media analytics tools and monitoring platforms
Additional include, but are not limited to:
An understanding of the different cultures, languages and customs of people in the region
Ability to multitask and engage online communities across multiple networks at the same time
Experience summarizing data in narrative form (data visualizing experience a plus)
Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex subjects for teaching, training or documentation purposes
Experience in working across borders with multi-cultural teams
Strong influencing skills – the ability to lead diverse teams to achieve agreed goals and to drive change without direct authority
Strong analytical skills and a good understanding of organizational development and business planning
Excellent negotiation, facilitation, communication and presentation skills
Experience in working effectively to tight deadlines with multiple projects
Exceptional written and spoken English, with a second language preferred
Willingness to travel frequently
Flexibility around working hours
If you want to save the world from climate change and believe in environmental justice, please submit an application on our careers page. Applications will be review on a rolling basis and will conclude once we have found the best candidate.
Greenpeace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, class, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, family/marital status, religion or other protected classes. We strongly encourage applications from marginalized communities. If you require assistance applying to this opportunity, please contact us.
Greenpeace USA values a healthy work-life balance and has flexible, family-friendly employment policies. Our competitive benefits package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, and vision coverage with low contributions from staff. We have options for pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care costs. Greenpeace employees enjoy generous 401K matching and time off for vacation, sick, personal, and parental leave. After five years, staff are eligible for a paid sabbatical. To encourage public transportation use and biking, we offer subsidies for staff who choose to bike or ride mass transit to work. Greenpeace is committed to the growth and development of staff and fostering a creative workplace culture. For more information, check out our benefits plan.
Only applicants eligible to work and live in the United States without any legal restrictions need apply for this opportunity.
Reporting to the Manager of Consumer PR, the Communications Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the development and execution of all US communications strategic initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for communications, media relations and the fashion/apparel industry, a keen attention to detail and editorial relationships, with an outgoing, hardworking, energetic, results-driven attitude.
Working collaboratively with both the global Communications team and the US Marketing team, the candidate will be successful in an energetic environment and able to handle multiple tasks at once, while gaining experience and invaluable knowledge of the industry.
Support the development and execution of Communications plans and initiatives
Work closely with the USA Marketing team, supporting their ongoing initiatives and campaigns
Support the planning, organization and execution of all PR/Communications and Marketing related events and activations, including seasonal media previews, press trips and internal events, among others
Assist in compiling and drafting Communications materials, including pitches, media alerts, fact sheets and press releases
Develop and foster relationships with media, supporting media requests and opportunities
Assist with project budgets and invoicing, where applicable
Manage, track and coordinate media sample pool, as well as the organization of the Public Relations sample closet and department collateral
Assist with all editorial, celebrity and film + entertainment requests and pulls
Coordinate and oversee PR-related messengers/courier services and shipping
Liaise and negotiate with external vendors and suppliers
Manage editorial clippings and the measurement of Communications activities, including monthly and annual coverage reports
Experience, Education and Designations:
- University degree or college diploma in Public Relations, Communications or Marketing-related field
- 1 – 2 years of experience in a Public Relations, Communications or Marketing position
Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
Understanding and appreciation for Outdoor and Fashion apparel industries; Outdoor, Fashion, and Luxury brand experience is an advantage
Understanding and knowledge of the US media landscape across all mediums: broadcast, print and online, as well as interest in the global media landscape
Commitment to working well with a distributed global team, as well as cross-functionally
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Extremely detail oriented with strong organizational skills
Strong ability to multi-task and "roll up sleeves" to get the job done
Demonstrated strength in managing multiple/changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Strong proficiency in Microsoft office (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Experience with CisionPoint is an asset
Ability to travel ~5%
We truly thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Goose Team, but only those candidates considered for an initial interview will be contacted.
Canada Goose Inc. is committed to delivering and improving accessibility in employment for all persons with disabilities. Accommodation is available, upon request, in the application and interview process and in the course of all other methods of selection of employees. Successful candidates for employment will be introduced to and trained in respect of all of Canada Goose Inc.'s human rights, accommodation and accessibility polices.
The Communications Coordinator works with the Director of Communications to develop and implement media strategies in national and local markets with the goal of raising awareness about the injustice of cash bail and motivating adoption of our model of community release with support. As a member of the central support team, the Communications Coordinator is responsible for managing press, media training spokespeople, working with Bail Disruptors and the Digital Media Editor to identify clients stories, and supporting the dissemination of data and story-driven narratives in the press through proactive media outreach.
Primary responsibilities include:
Develop and strengthen relationships with key journalists in local markets.
Work with the Director of Communications to pitch stories based on themes about the human cost of cash bail, The Bail Projects impact, and our policy advocacy priorities.
Work with Bail Disruptors to coordinate press strategy with partner organizations around local campaigns for pretrial reform and jail closure.
Conduct media trainings for Bail Disruptors.
Respond to media inquiries and coordinate stories and interviews.
Write, edit and proofread materials for web and print, including media kits, press releases, statements, and client stories.
Edit and place opinion pieces.
Help prepare factsheets, message decks, and background materials for national and local teams.
Stay up to date with news and policy developments regarding criminal justice reform efforts and bail in particular.
Monitor news coverage of The Bail Project and maintain archive in Salesforce.
Provide additional project support as assigned by the Director of Communications.
Minimum 5-years of experience in communications or journalism, with an emphasis on criminal justice preferred
Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
Track record of pitching and placing news stories
Excellent project management and organizational skills
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
A passion for the mission of The Bail Project
The right candidate will be highly organized and comfortable working independently as well as in collaborative teams. Willingness to adapt to the change inherent in a rapidly scaling startup are essential. We especially welcome applications from individuals who have been impacted by the criminal legal system.
How to Apply:
This is an LA-based position. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter with resume and two writing samples in a single PDF. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. No faxes or phone calls please. Applicants will be notified regarding whether or not they have been selected for an interview. No faxes or phone calls please. Applicants will be notified regarding whether or not they have been selected for an interview. Applications without cover letters will not be processed.
The Bail Project is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of people of color, women, LGBTQ people, and formerly incarcerated individuals. We are committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff.
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