Communications Coordinator II
The San Diego Workforce Partnership, Inc. (SDWP) seeks a communications coordinator to launch a new phase in our social media outreach and help us produce events that inspire community partners to action. The Communications Coordinator will raise awareness of SDWP programs and initiatives as well as workforce investments by partners through storytelling efforts via various channels, including social media, events, email, website, public relations and more.
SDWP is a nonprofit entity chartered by the City and County of San Diego to administer employment and training programs that empower job seekers to meet the current and future workforce needs of employers in San Diego County.
- Develop and share key messages for the organization through social media, events, website content, printed material, presentations, media outreach, etc.
- Use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and other channels for outreach efforts, building awareness of services, accomplishments and position in the community
- Leverage internal and external resources to support the social media initiatives
- Serve as communications team lead in planning, promoting and holding special events. Provide project management for logistics/organization of events. Draft, order and coordinate web/design/print processes for all event-related materials including registration pages, invitations, webpages, emails and collateral
- Design, draft and send email communications using Constant Contact or similar tool
- Write articles to be included in SDWP’s monthly newsletter
- Excellent communication skills including written, verbal and interpersonal
- Proactive, creative and self-motivated
- A great eye for detail and ideas for improvement on writing content, aesthetics, etc.
- Passionate about the organization’s mission and able to promote and communicate the philosophy, mission and values to external and internal audiences
- Empathic: Can see issues from multiple perspectives (job seekers, employers, elected officials, community members, service providers, etc.)
- Grit: Willing to put in the extra effort to make things better
- Open to feedback and input from staff, colleagues, and community stakeholders
- Very organized: Skilled at tracking, managing, organizing, and ensure timely completion of projects and assignments
- Creative: Proven ability to identify new methods, better approaches and integration of ideas
- Ability to think analytically, sustain relationships, balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
Experience & Knowledge
- At least two years of demonstrated experience in marketing, event planning, communications, public relations or related field—an academic degree related to communications may be substituted for one year of relevant work experience
- Demonstrated experience implementing social media initiatives through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and various other platforms
- Demonstrated experience in event coordination from planning to execution
- Outstanding verbal and written communications skills
- Proficient in project management
- Ability to interface with leadership team, board members and community partners with high level of professionalism
- Experience using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop to edit designed documents and templates a plus
This position is a Level II (L2) in SDWP’s career path (levels 0-8). The salary range for (L2) is $47,476 - $65,000. New employees typically start at the lower end of this range, but salary is commensurate with experience, related skills and education. SDWP offers a competitive benefits package, generous PTO and 11 paid holidays.
Submit your resume and cover letter by clicking the "Apply Now" button or email your resume and cover letter to 6C05D30D09@jobs.workablemail.com, indicating Communications Coordinator in the subject line, followed by your last and first name.
No phone calls accepted, Principals only.
Employees are under an independent, merit-based personnel system and are not employees of the federal, state or local government. SDWP is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.