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Alumni and Media Relations Coordinator

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Washington Family Engagement


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February 1, 2021
January 25, 2021
$28,000 - $32,000

The Alumni and Media Relations Coordinator

Washington Family Engagement is looking to hire a self-motivated, highly creative, experienced Alumni and Media Relations Coordinator to join its team.  The applicant must live in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. This position supports and maintains a vibrant and active Washington Leadership Network (WALeN) and uses media relations and communication strategies to inform the public about Washington Family Engagement and the work of its Leadership Network.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop infrastructure and create and implement strategies to engage alumni and support their continuous leadership development.      
  • Organize and empower alumni by facilitating their identification of annual priorities and assisting them to plan, coordinate and publicize initiatives and activities.        
  • Develop partnerships with community organizations, school districts, media outlets, and others who can support alumni and WALeN’s activities.  
  • Create and maintain a database of Alumni information, partners, media, and publicity contacts.     
  • Identify opportunities for public policy advocacy aligned with Alumni’s interests and support alumni’s participation. Develop relationships with local and state public officials.      
  • Write and publish a monthly e-newsletter for WALeN members highlighting Alumni stories, initiatives, projects, opportunities, etc.    
  • Post relevant and timely information related to public services, job announcements,
  • volunteer opportunities, events, etc. on social media (Facebook page, Tweeter, Instagram).      
  • Monitor and update information on the WAFE Website.
  • Using visual art tools, create publicity materials to advertise and inform the public about the Parent and Children Leadership Training Institutes and WALeN’s work.         
  • Help alumni develop and plan trainings, community presentations, public forums and other virtual events open to the public.    
  • Identify and recruit outside presenters, trainers, speakers as needed for WALeN activities.  
  • -Make internal and external presentations about WALeN to the WAFE Board, community partners, agencies, corporations and at professional meetings and conferences.       
  • Work closely with the Executive Director, Partnerships Director, and other staff to develop and implement marketing and public relation strategies for Washington Family Engagement.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or relevant degree.    
  • Highly organized, detailed, self-starter team player with good listening and problem-solving skills.  
  • Comfortable working remotely and functioning as part of a virtual team.   
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and highly effective at developing interpersonal relations. Spanish language written and spoken skills highly desirable   
  • 3 to 5 five years of experience in media and social media communications, marketing, visual/graphic arts, or related.
  • 3 to 5 years of event planning experience and skills convening, leading, and facilitating groups to meet established goals.    
  • Experience writing e-newsletters, press releases, blogs.         
  • High level of expertise in Excel, PowerPoint and other office and creative visual art online tools (subscriptions provided).   
  • Experience using online tools to conduct presentations, facilitate meetings, workshops, trainings.  
  • Familiarity with nonprofit organization work and functions.    
  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally and work effectively with linguistically, racially, culturally, and socio-economically diverse groups of all ages.   
  • Personal commitment to equity and social justice and sincere understanding of the organization’s mission, values and the importance of leadership and civic engagement.



 

The Alumni and Media Relations Coordinator

Washington Family Engagement is looking to hire a self-motivated, highly creative, experienced Alumni and Media Relations Coordinator to join its team.  The applicant must live in the Puget…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

4 weeks paid vacation, 9 standard paid holidays and 5 paid sick days per year.   

4 weeks paid vacation, 9 standard paid holidays and 5 paid sick days per year.   

Level of Language Proficiency

Written and spoken Spanish a plus!

Written and spoken Spanish a plus!

Location

6628 212th Street Southwest, Ste 204, Lynnwood, WA 98036

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