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Communications Coordinator

Company: Center for Employment Opportunities
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Communications CoordinatorNew York City
The OpportunityCEO is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented Communications Coordinator to join its communications team. The role provides marketing communications and administrative support. This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive team player who is well organized, a problem solver, and responsive to a diverse set of needs. The ideal candidate will align with CEO's mission and values: Person-Centered, Community, Impact, and Equity.Reporting to the Director of Communications, a successful candidate will assist with various communications and administrative duties such as managing incoming emails, ordering branded marketing materials, create social media content, track social media and website metrics, submit invoices for processing, maintain a marketing resource database, coordinate scheduling of meetings, may assist with travel logistics and other administrative tasks for the External Affairs team, as needed.
CEO's Staff Vaccination PolicyCEO has implemented an org-wide vaccination requirement that requires all new staff to be fully vaccinated before their first day of work. We have made this decision for the safety of our participants and employees and to enhance our ability to continue to provide the vital services we offer to our participants. As part of the onboarding process, new hires will be asked to submit proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment.If you are unable to get vaccinated against COVID19 for medical or religious reasons, you can request a reasonable accommodation. An interactive meeting will be scheduled to discuss your request.CEO does not discriminate against individuals with actual or perceived infection with COVID19 or based on an actual or perceived history of such infection nor based on any protected status.
Who We AreThe Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) provides employment services to people with recent criminal convictions. Across the United States, over 6,000 people participate in CEO each year, transitioning to employment that supports themselves, their families, and their communities.What began as a demonstration project of the Vera Institute of Justice in the 1970s to address employment barriers facing the formerly incarcerated following release in New York City has grown into the leading reentry employment organization in the country, where over 25,000 formerly incarcerated individuals have secured full-time employment since 1996. Since 2009, CEO has gained support to expand its programs through government, nonprofit, and private organizations including the GreenLight Fund, the Pew Charitable Trust, and the Nonprofit Finance Fund. In 2016, CEO embarked on a 5-year strategic plan to grow to serve 9,000 participants annually.
Who You Are

  • You come with experience in various staff or client support functions
  • You are committed to CEO's mission and interest in working in a fast paced, growing results oriented nonprofit environment.
  • You have a passion for writing with excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and have experience editing
  • You have experience in content creation; (i.e. print, web, social media, video production)
  • You are a strong project manager with experience collaborating with geographically dispersed and diverse teams; demonstrated ability to collaborate across all levels and function
  • You have the ability to work in a diverse, multicultural team with experience working with board members and partners of various backgrounds
  • You bring exceptional organizational skills and can track and stay on top of multiple projects
  • You are comfortable working independently and within a team while bringing in strategic thinking & strong prioritization skills
  • You come with knowledge of Salesforce, Mailchimp, Hootsuite, Google Analytics, Airtable and Canva or similar tools (Preferred)
    The Nitty-GrittyResponsibilities of the Communications Coordinator include but are not limited to:Marketing and Outreach
    • Create original social media content for Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter and respond to comments and direct messages as needed
    • Maintain a communications and marketing resource database with updated media, marketing materials, participant & employer stories, boilerplate language, logos, etc.
    • Assist with gathering social media analytics and monthly reportingCommunications Administrative Support
      • Field CEO general inbox emails from the website contact form and ensure timely response from the appropriate departments.
      • Place orders on pre-designed CEO branded materials (office signage, banners, business cards, folders, t-shirts, etc.)
      • Post content to and update website pages including home page, blog, and publications
      • Conduct monthly website scans for broken links, outdated info, etc.
      • Process contracts and consultant agreements
      • Submit invoices for processing, purchase orders and misc. purchase requests from Communications Team
      • Process bills and receipts
      • Maintain and update communications vendor list
      • Maintain and update a list of "CEO In the News" mentions
      • Update internal portals with most recent tools and informationOther Duties
        • Support with maintenance and updates of internal communications web-portal
        • As needed, coordinate logistics of travel and other administrative tasks for the External Affairs Department
        • Coordinate scheduling of meetings, including ones requiring limited notice or multiple attendees
        • Provide assistance with hard-copy proposals/reports and wet signatures for grants
          Compensation and BenefitsThe salary range for this position is $45,000.00 - $49,000.00 /annually. CEO's compensation philosophy considers a variety of factors including experience, internal equity, and the labor market associated with the city in which the position is located. The labor markets associated with the cities in which CEO is based are variable, and the salary range included here reflects this. Our salary offer will fall within this range and will be reflective of the labor market of the city in which the position is based, as well the other factors named above.We recognize that salary is a part of the overall compensation package and are happy to provide a comprehensive benefits package, including medical and dental coverage, and professional development opportunities to our staff.We also offer paid parental leave, participation in a retirement plan, sick and vacation leave, paid holidays and more. We are a workplace that promotes continual learning and teamwork, offering lunch and learns, team outings, holiday gatherings and more for our staff.
          More About UsThe Center for Employment Opportunities believes that everyone deserves the chance to shape a stronger future for themselves, their families, and their communities. Our commitment to being an anti-racism organization that is inclusive across all identities and experiences drives us forward every day. We exist to create greater opportunities for people who face multiple barriers to personal and professional success, and we're passionate about being agents of change who promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and access to opportunities for all.People who are justice involved, people of color, people who identify as LGBTQ+ , and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.
          Please note that due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to contact each applicant regarding the status of each position or reply to candidates' inquiries via phone or email.IND 1#LI-CEO

Keywords: Center for Employment Opportunities, Harrisburg , Communications Coordinator, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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