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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Job Description

 The Marketing and Communications Coordinator is responsible for raising public awareness and engagement in Sterling House Community Center (SHCC) programs, events, opportunities and achievements through a variety of outlets. These outlets include print, radio and television media, SHCC website, e-mail marketing, social media, and community outreach. The Marketing & Communications Coordinator is also key in developing creative marketing materials consistent with the SHCC brand. This position reports to our Executive Director and is a part-time, exempt position (20 hours/week) with a salary and paid-time off package.

RESPONSIBIILITIES:

  • Maintain and update website keeping all content current and relevant and act as a liaison to website vendor.
  • Promote SHCC programs, services and events in all available community calendars, websites, list-serves, publications, and local newspapers.
  • Effectively utilize SHCC social media sites as digital marketing tools, in addition to proposing new avenues to increase digital engagement.
  • Design SHCC brochures, program flyers, event materials, and any other printed and promotional communications pieces. Redesign materials as needed to stay current and relevant.
  • Assist Executive Director and Director of Development with strategies to promote SHCC programs/services to foundations, corporations and other local, state and federal funding sources and that will encourage public involvement or solicit feedback and input from the public.
  • Assist Development team with event communications and materials including invitations, save-the-dates, e-blasts, PR, utilization of website and other social media and any other tools to promote events and increase event participation.
  • Act as SHCC press liaison, including preparing and disseminating press releases and media alerts. Coordinate press presence at events and create media packets.
  • Represent SHCC in the community and help prepare staff for community outreach events (i.e. Main Street Festival) and speaking engagements. Respond to public and press inquiries.
  • Ensure the front entry and reception area bulletin boards and display areas are welcoming, on-brand, informational, and engaging.
  • Recruit, screen, train and supervise Communications Interns.
  • Other activities assigned by the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS & ABILITIES:

  • Self-starter, comfortable with multiple priorities and working under deadlines
  • Strong organizational and collaborative skills and excellent planning abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to clearly articulate and embody the mission of Sterling House, while building and maintaining good relationships with; staff, volunteers, board members, participants, funders, media, and all other stakeholders
  • Excellent skills in the utilization of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Graphic design experience along with proficiency with InDesign and Photoshop is desired
  • Extensive experience with social media networks, website maintenance, Constant Contact (or similar providers) and media relations
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in the area of Communications and a degree from an accredited college
  • A strong desire to actively engage with the community- a change-maker and positive thinker
  • A creative person who can meld the Sterling House brand with their own personal aesthetic to create beautiful and professional materials for Sterling House

 

Submit letter of interest, resume and 3 references to:

Amanda Meeson, Executive Director

Sterling House Community Center

2283 Main Street, Stratford, CT. 06615

info@sterlinghousecc.org

 

 

 

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