Community Engagement Assistant

Job Type

Full Time




5400 N. St. Louis Ave.
United States


WTTW (Chicago PBS) and WFMT (classical music radio station) are seeking a Community Engagement Assistant to provide direct support to the Community Engagement Director and coordinate activities of WWCI’s Community Engagement Department.


  • Organize and staff activities for film screenings, children’s outreach and other community events and projects. Handle logistics, order catering, buy supplies, and set-up events and activities. Greet and check-in guests in a pleasant manner. 
  • Provide Community Engagement Department news and information to Human Resources, Marketing, and Public Relations. Assist Directors in ongoing internal and external departmental communications, including writing letters/memos as required.
  • Process invoices, expense reports, supply requests and timesheets, funding and project reports for prompt handling by appropriate departments.
  • Research and gather information and other data in a timely manner. 
  • Support other projects and special events for Production and Community Engagement.
  • Coordinate calendar appointments and meetings.
  • Other duties as requested. 
  • Evening and weekend hours often required.


  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Timely and clear communicator
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: specifically, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Excel and basic graphic design skills in Publisher
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong business etiquette

EXPERIENCE: 2-3 years administrative experience in a fast-paced office environment. Knowledge of Chicago non-profit community and/or community organizing experience desired. Spanish language proficiency a plus. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish language proficiency a plus.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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