Employment Opportunities 2018-06-11T19:47:16+00:00

Communications Coordinator- Job Announcement

Strength In Peers continues to expand services and programs resulting the need to hire a Full-Time Communications Coordinator to support all operations. This position is a grant funded position.

Position summary:

Plan and coordinate activities designed to communicate the organization’s programs, outcomes, and asks to donors, stakeholders, and the general public. Activities include developing data reporting tools, assessing data, conducting research, writing reports, developing marketing materials, and maintaining the organization’s website and social media platforms. Expand the organization’s public image in a positive manner by coordinating events, disseminating materials and information, and implementing online campaigns to raise awareness about the organization, advocate for behavioral health issues, and fundraise in support of the organization’s services.

 General Job Duties:

Identify main stakeholder groups and audiences, determine the best way to communicate information to them, and develop and implement a communication plan.

Develop reporting tools and data queries in the organization’s participant data management system.

Prepare reports for staff meetings using data from the participant data management system.

Write project progress reports to donors in collaboration with the project evaluator and using data from the participant data management system.

Develop fact sheets, white papers, and other materials to communicate information about projects and programs to donors, government officials, and other key stakeholders.

Develop and implement media campaigns to promote events and services, and raise awareness using print, mass, and social media.

Write and design brochures, fliers, and other print materials.

Write interesting and effective press releases and prepare information for media kits.

Manage the organization’s social media platforms and website.

Write and disseminate a monthly e-Newsletter.

Maintain the organizations donor and stakeholder databases. Coordinate mailings and the distribution of organizational materials.

Respond to emails, incoming calls, and online communication in a courteous, timely manner.

Maintain communication standards by drafting and editing electronic and print marketing materials, including website, e-marketing, social media, flyers, brochures, press releases, etc.

Prepare presentations about the organization’s programs and outcomes.

Regularly collect, assess and report on data and analytics for web and social media content, including paid advertising reach.

Research, and stay up-to-date with national, and local, social media trends.

Participate in staff meetings and trainings as required. Occasional evening/weekend work required.

 Minimum qualifications:

Prior work experience in communications, writing and/or marketing preferred.

Prior experience using databases and strong computer skills required.

Excellent writing and editing abilities.

Strong understanding of graphic design fundamentals and programs.

Competent in MS Office; familiar with basic formulas within Excel spreadsheets; familiarity of online analytics, Google AdWords, and SEO are preferred.

Bachelor degree, and formal training in English, Communications, Marketing and/or Public Relations preferred.

About us:

Established in 2015, Strength In Peers is an organization of individuals who have experience overcoming mental health and substance abuse problems. We provide peer support to others who are working towards their recovery.


To apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to director@strengthinpeers.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.