The Communication Coordinator will support the diverse projects of the Union Marketing and Communications Department, which is charged with the advancement of progressive ideals and Union’s brand in the public square. The department’s responsibilities include handling media inquiries, overseeing Union’s web and social media presence, supporting Union events through the design of print and electronic materials, and working with all members of the Union community to develop and ensure effective messaging across the institution.
The Communications Coordinator will oversee content production, management, and measurement for all of Union’s online and print communications. This includes website development and maintenance, social media production, video and audio recording and editing, print collateral development and design, as well as general office support.
RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following (other duties may be assigned):
- Developing and implementing ways to advance progressive ideals and the Union brand in the public square.
- Identifying social media opportunities and managing the social media calendar, with a focus on Union events and content from professors, students, and alumni/ae.
- Measuring, improving, and communicating the impact and importance of Union’s online presence.
- Updating the Union website, adding new events, and managing registrations.
- Writing and sending emails, including event reminders and information updates.
- Reading and responding to emails from the Union website and forwarding them to the appropriate department.
- Filming and editing various Union events—often held in the evening—and distributing and promoting the films and audio on Livestream, YouTube, iTunes U, and SoundCloud.
- Overseeing the production, filming, and editing of short videos and podcasts that convey the dynamic progressive faith and policy work underway at Union.
- Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree in a communications, religious, or political field a plus.
- 2-3 years related experience at a non-profit, political campaign, or issue advocacy organization.
- Ability to execute multiple short-term tasks while simultaneously advancing complex long-term projects.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong organizational, problem-solving, and project management skills.
- Flexibility to work evenings when needed.
- Understanding of social media tools and a familiarity with Google Analytics and various social media measurement utilities is strongly preferred.
- Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Wordpress, and familiarity with designing for the web is preferred.
- Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator) preferred.
To apply please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Union’s Human Resources Director, Eddy Canon, at: email@example.com Please include the job title in the email subject line.
Union Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its faculty, staff and student body.