Digital Communications Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $60,000
Maximum: $65,000




New York
New York
United States


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The Commission on Human Rights (the Commission) is the agency charged with enforcing the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) – one of the most expansive civil rights laws in the nation.

The New York City Commission on Human Rights is seeking a Digital Communications Coordinator with experience working in issue-oriented or political communications to manage the office’s online presence and help the agency effectively reach constituents through websites, social media and other digital platforms and tools.

The Digital Communications Coordinator will also be in charge of managing the Agency external website and any other online projects and assist the Deputy Commissioner of Communications and Marketing with short- and longterm digital communications strategy, including planning and executing digital outreach for events, ongoing outreach, annual citywide media campaigns and other initiatives.

The Digital Communications Coordinator will be a part of the Commission’s Communications and Marketing team in charge of executing the Commission on Human Rights’ public messaging and planning, production, execution and implementation of all media outreach initiatives and public facing items and platforms including but not limited to press, websites, social media and graphic materials and publications. This position will collaborate closely with report to the Deputy Commissioner of Communications and Marketing and will collaborate with all members of the Communications and Marketing team on communications initiatives as well as often interact with staff across the agency, including senior staff.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Work with Deputy Commissioner of Communications and Marketing and other members of the Communications team and Agency departments to ensure website and social media content is accurate and up to date with developments and news, events, programs and initiatives.
  • Research, asses, develop and edit policy- and news-driven content for agency social media. • Develop and execute creative communications projects such as gifs, infographics, photo essays, or Medium posts;
  • Manage daily the agency’s websites and social media channels, including monitoring own and other accounts and responding to questions and comments from entities and the public on agency’s accounts’ feeds.
  • In coordination with the Press Secretary and the Deputy Press Secretary select and feature (including tagging stakeholders appropriately) daily news articles mentioning or relevant to the Commission’s mission in order to highlight Commission’s work on behalf of New Yorkers.
  • Work with the Deputy Commissioner and the Communications and Marketing Coordinator to plan paid/owned digital and social media campaigns. • Maintain communication with the Mayor’s Office of Creative Communications team and Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation (NYC Digital) on collaborative posts and projects, and recommended content for Mayor, First Lady and City Hall’s social media channels;
  • Coordinate social media partnerships with other City agencies and Commission’s partners on an ongoing basis including establishing contact and development of joint content.
  • Plan and execute strategy to promote live public events on website and social media.
  • In coordination with the Communications and Marketing Coordinator and the Communications Project Manager, the Digital Communications Coordinator will: -Research, develop and lead proposals for incorporation of emergent digital marketing tools in ongoing outreach effort and annual citywide media campaigns.
  • Plan and execute social media influencer outreach strategies -Evaluating and identifying emerging social media tools for campaign Protecting and Promoting Human Rights Since 1955 adoption;
  • Manage web and social media metrics reports and track webs properties growth.
  • Other duties as needed

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

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