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Neighborhood Services Organization

Communications Coordinator

Marketing – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Department Marketing
Employment Type Part-time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

SUMMARY: The Communications Coordinator will understand and model the mission of NSO.  The Communications Coordinator will understand and practice NSO’s policy on confidentiality in respect to all NSO information.  The Communications Coordinator will exhibit professional behavior in all facets of work at NSO.  The Communications Coordinator  will exhibit teamwork with all NSO staff. 

The Communications Coordinator will help generate excitement and awareness about the activities and importance of NSO in local communities.  The Communications Coordinator will support the  President/CEO & Public Relations & Communications Manager in the day-to-day administration of PR and fundraising activities, specifically with writing/designing/updating newsletters, brochures/handouts, websites, social networks and press, bringing public awareness to NSO’s mission: Transforming lives and encouraging independence through safe, healthy homes, dental care and nutrition.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide support to the President/CEO & Public Relations & Communications Manager.
  • Express creativity, flexibility and decisiveness.
  • Exhibit professionalism at all times.
  • Assist in the development and publication of the quarterly agency newsletter and monthly client newsletter.
  • Enhance NSO’s image through media contact, website, social media and community involvement.
  • Update all of NSO’s social media network sites including NSO website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
  • Develop strong, positive relationships with media professionals, agency partners and the general public to increase awareness of our mission and upcoming newsworthy events. 
  • Maintain records of agency promotion, including press clippings, articles and samples of agency work.
  • Assist in the communication process to tell stories that stir emotion and interest, leaving people inspired and with a desire to take action on behalf of the organization.
  • Recruit outside professional assistance when necessary in the design, color production and format of all agency marketing tools. 
  • Keep the community and selected target markets informed regarding agency’s services by the development of newsletters, brochures, annual reports, and other informational materials to media outlets.
  • Attend and participate in meetings throughout the community to maintain a positive image and bring awareness of the agency. 
  • Exercise responsibility within budget and in accordance with agency policy.
  • Represent the agency in the community regarding areas of specific assignment, such as special events, receptions and United Way Partner Agency fairs.
  • Assist in donor recognition activities and donor stewardship.
  • Assist in the United Way campaign speaker’s bureau and the agency’s speaker’s bureau.
  • Participate as part of marketing and development team, for purposes of overall planning, operation and administrative policy formulation. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or comparable field.  One to two years’ experience in communication, public relations, or marketing. Must have valid driver’s license and auto insurance.  Clearance of background check and drug screen.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  •  Strategic thinker who excels at coming up with original ideas and is able to execute.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, both internally and externally.
  • Strong proofreading skills
  • Ability to cooperate with diverse families, various professionals and community groups.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Sensitivity to working with vulnerable populations
  • Ability to work as a cooperative and supportive team member.
  • Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Word and Excel, Internet Explorer, PowerPoint and other graphics and/or presentation software. Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop preferred.

 WORKING CONDITIONS

  •  Majority of time spent in this position is in a well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.
  • This job requires moderate physical activity performing in a primarily administrative nature.
  • Occasional periods of high stress.
  • Regular work schedule is 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. three days per week, including one hour lunch.  Occasionally required to work beyond a 24hour work week.
  • Requires availability 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

 

 

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  • Location
    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Department
    Marketing
  • Employment Type
    Part-time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
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