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Communications Coordinator

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Literacy Inc. (LINC)
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New York, NY

Literacy Inc. (LINC)


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Published 29 days ago

Literacy Inc. (LINC) mobilizes resources in high-need communities to surround children with a literacy-rich environment at home, school, and in their neighborhood. Our 2-Gen holistic approach fosters early literacy development to nurture generations of lifelong learners. LINC’s vision is to harness the power that exists in every community to make literacy a value and a right of all children. 

A pioneer in the field of early literacy, LINC leads several collective impact initiatives in addition to its comprehensive programs, and was honored as a finalist for the 2018 & 2019 Nonprofit Excellence Awards in recognition of its high level of overall organizational management and won the 2019 award for Financial Management and the 2019 award for Resource Development and Fundraising. 

Job Title: Communications Coordinator, Full-Time

Reports To: Communications Manager


Position Summary

LINC seeks a Communications Coordinator to join its award-winning Development team which underpins the mandate of the Fundraising, Advocacy, and Communications units to raise resources and increase the visibility of LINC’s critical work. The role will focus primarily on the coordination and support of LINC’s programmatic communication efforts with the goal of increasing family and partner engagement. As part of the Development team, the Communications Associate will also assist in other departmental functions and collaborate with the team as directed. This position reports to the Communications Manager and works closely with the program team.

Responsibilities

Contributes to LINC’s strategic communication:

  • Communicate and advocate for LINC’s mission in all communications 
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of a communications plan with the goal of increasing the engagement of children, families, volunteers, and partners
  • Build strong relationships with vendors, pro-bono consultants and the press. Discover partnership opportunities for literacy special events
  • Update and maintain press contact list. Assist with media and partner outreach. 

Supports LINC’s Programmatic Marketing and Communications: 

  • Works closely with the program and development teams to support the marketing and communications efforts of our programs and services
  • Conceive, write, and design program materials for a variety of different audiences, including posters, flyers, e-blasts, newsletters, presentations, and communications toolkits
  • Maintain and update digital communications across multiple platforms
  • Improve internal communications and implement systems of accountability
  • Support our communications ambassadors 
  • Proofread print and digital communications 
  • Document and organize programmatic testimonials & photos

Performs other related tasks as assigned.

Skills/Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree required

Excellent writing, presentation and interpersonal communication skills

Demonstrated ability to prioritize in a busy environment

Reliable, flexible and able to problem solve creatively with limited resources.

Excellent organization and time management skills

Eager to learn and adapt new software as needed. This includes all social media platforms, Hootsuite, Google Suite, Adobe Creative Suite WIX and MailChimp or other digital marketing software. 

Strong proofreading abilities

Social media savvy, including the use of analytics to increase reach and engagement 

Additional Skills/Qualifications:

A strong interest in early literacy and a familiarity with community organizing and nonprofit organizations

Ability to work independently and as a member of a diverse team

Two or more language abilities, a huge plus

Strong press contacts, a huge plus


To submit an application, please email your cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Eliana Godoy - egodoy@lincnyc.org, with the subject line: Communications Coordinator

Literacy Inc. (LINC) mobilizes resources in high-need communities to surround children with a literacy-rich environment at home, school, and in their neighborhood. Our 2-Gen holistic approach fosters early literacy development to…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

5030 Broadway, New York, NY 10034

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To submit an application, please email your cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Eliana Godoy - egodoy@lincnyc.org with the subject line: Communications Coordinator

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