Employment Opportunities

Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator

Description:

The Communications Coordinator, under supervision of the Vice President, is responsible for proactively overseeing all external communications and ensuring brand consistency.

Responsibilities:

·        Create, implement, evaluate strategic communications plan and associated activities

·        Develop and implement social media strategy

·        Cultivate relationships with press and foster public relations

·        Coordinate organization calendar

·        Coordinates staff communications, create templates to ensure brand adherence

·        Foster relationships with external vendors and press contacts

Specific Duties:

Printed Materials

·        Manage the creation and publication of newsletters and Annual Report

·        Create promotional materials including but not limited to brochures, project marketing materials, introduction              packets, event & program flyers, invitations, posters, signage, etc.

·        Manage design and production of newsletters, invitations, brochures, appeals, event materials

Online:

·        Create e-newsletters and e-mail blasts

·        Manage website updates, redesigns, and architecture to ensure content is up-to-date, accurate and consistent               with online best practices

·        Generates press releases, coordinates distribution, cultivates relationships with local and regional media

·        Track and report on site performance using Google Analytics

·        Seek opportunities to increase traffic and optimize content for search engine rankings

·        Manage editorial calendar, the promotion and the content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social                  media outlets

·        Manage the segmentation and growth of e-mail distribution list

Community relations

·        Write and distribute all press releases

·        Manage, grow and cultivate media database

·        Work with colleagues  to ensure all opportunities for media promotion are capitalized on

·        Develop and manage additional promotional opportunities including staffing organization’s booths at public                     events

·        Assist in the engagement and cultivation of donors

·        Manage the production and placement of all print and radio advertisements

Events

·        Promote all events and programs

·        Manage special projects related to events (video, photo shoots, PSAs, radio spots, advertisements)

Qualifications
·        Bachelor’s Degree
·        Excellent writing and editing skills demonstrated through a minimum of 3 years of relevant, progressively                    responsible writing and strategic messaging experience in a fundraising setting (preferably in conservation,                    environmental sectors)
·        Facility working with website content and architecture
·        Fastidious attention to detail – impeccable grammar, spelling and language
·        Strong project management skills including proactive and independent development of work plans, timelines and          budgets
·        Ability to work with staff and vendors to shepherd print publications from concept to delivery
·        Engaging public speaking skills
·        Availability to work some evening and weekend hours.
·        Proficiency in Microsoft Office, WordPress, InDesign a plus, and with branding on social media applications, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Compensation
Salary range (part-time, 30 hours): $37,000 – $39,000

To apply: Please send cover letter and resume and writing sample or sample of communications work

to info@westchesterlandtrust.org. No phone calls please.

Westchester Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer and acts in accordance with applicable law in all of our hiring and employment practices.