Status: Full-time, salaried, exempt
Salary Range: $38,000-45,000
Reports to: Director of Education
Position Description: The Outreach Coordinator is a new position created in response to the PPS 2021 Strategic Plan, available upon request. The position will be chiefly responsible for crafting and sharing relevant messages that support, reflect, enhance, and communicate the organizational values, initiatives, and strategic plans, and communicating those messages to both targeted and general audiences. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Major Responsibilities – Required activities include, but are not limited to:
Community Engagement – 75%
- Assist the Director of Education in planning and executing activities to include historically excluded communities in the work of PPS.
- Engage the public through appearances at community meetings and events.
- Prepare and execute organizational and project-based communications plans.
- Plan, compile, edit and ensure delivery of all outgoing communications.
- Manage the website and social media (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) channels.
- Manage Constant Contact and coordinate e-communications
- Maintain the media list and build relationships with local and regional media
- Write and issue press releases. Plan and manage press events.
- Manage the telephone system, including up-to-date auto-attendant recordings.
- Manage translation services, when required.
- Attend community meetings and events as an ambassador for PPS.
Event & Meeting Support – 20%
- Provide pre-/on-/post- event/meeting support to the staff lead for meetings, events, and public programs, as required.
- Document organization activities with photographs and video. Assess and organize existing photo assets.
- Recruit and develop volunteers and assist where needed
Other – 5%
- Share responsibility for telephone, email, and in-person inquiries with Development Manager.
- Assist the Executive Director, other staff, interns, and volunteers, as needed.
Desired Education, Skills & Experience
- Exceptional organizational, customer service, and problem-solving skills are required.
- Experience, knowledge, or interest in architecture, history, community engagement, placemaking, urban planning, or related fields is desired.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) and G-Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets).
- Demonstrated experience with, and commitment to, work that advances racial equity and social justice.
- Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, creativity, and the ability to balance ongoing tasks with special projects.
- High School Diploma, GED, or relevant work experience.
- Skills in Spanish.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have the physical ability to occasionally move/lift objects that weigh as much as 30 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The successful candidate will have the ability to multi-task and take ownership of projects in a fast-paced office environment. It is essential that the candidate have outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, including the ability and willingness to work collaboratively with staff, trustees, and volunteers.
PPS welcomes your application even if you do not possess all of the attributes listed above. The organization values both life and on-the-job experience and we consider these in all hiring decisions.
Some administrative duties will be required to support the running of the office and organization.
Benefits: Medical and dental insurance, paid holidays + 16 days of PTO, retirement savings account
Schedule is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some evening and weekend work is required.