The Public Relations and Communications Coordinator is responsible for organizing and implementing the Chapter's Public Relations and Communications activities to increase awareness and visibility in the Southeast Florida service area.
Essential Job Functions
Develop strong, positive relationships with media professionals, agencies, partners and the general public.
Act as primary media contact as required.
Elevate brand and cause awareness through various media channels.
Develop and monitor annual operating goals and objectives for the PR and Communications department.
Prepare and monitor annual budget for the PR and Communications department.
Work with other Departments on processes necessary to promote programs and services, ensuring consistency, timely and effective communication.
Develop, produce and distribute information necessary to promote all Chapter events.
Implement Alzheimer's Association's brand standards and initiatives.
Develop and implement all publications including: program guides, brochures, flyers, posters and banners for all departments and special events.
Manage all website maintenance, functionality and design.
Produce weekly communication to constituents and prospective constituents (Walk participants) through weekly extended eNewsletters, website, and social media, etc.
Other tasks as assigned.
Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Journalism or related field.
3-5 years experience in public relations and communications in a health or human service organization.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Computer literate, with demonstrated competency in Word and Excel and Microsoft Publisher or other similar software.
Valid Driver's license, proof of valid insurance. Public Relations activities require use of own vehicle.
Ability to work with volunteers, staff and external contacts to build and maintain successful teams.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities.
Ability to interact, investigate and counsel employees.
Ability to analyze information and make timely and appropriate decisions.
Ability to travel as needed to perform job duties.
Ability to communicate with clients and department staff in person and on the telephone.
Ability to effectively work effectively with diverse populations.
High level of integrity, diplomacy and initiative.
Ability to handle multiple tasks.
Ability to be organized and accurate.
Ability to operate office machines.
This job profile in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the job holder. He/She will be required to follow any other instructions or perform any other duties as requested by his/her supervisor or manager. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of job duties. Essential elements may change when necessary.