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Communications Coordinator Responsibilities

Write, edit and manage content for communication channels (65%)

Assist with writing and coordinating digital content (social media, electronic newsletter, special events) and paper publications (biannual magazine) around TRC engagement strategies.

Monitor and evaluate success of communication strategies to impact future strategies

Provide internal graphic support and digital content management (create simple graphics, video editing, manage the photo and video library)

Coordinate with TRC’s development team for communications around donor engagement and stewardship and annual fundraising campaigns and special campaign needs

Liaison with the CVM communications team to coordinate/manage communication projects

  • Manage TRC website (10%)
    Maintain an up-to-date website for TRC, within the content and structure with the University of Minnesota guidelines.
  • Digital marketing (15%)
    Develop and implement digital marketing plans for public offerings/events such as webinars, training courses, and in-person events
  • Coordinate media relations for TRC (10%)
    Media relations - manage media, monitor coverage, and prepare summaries for fundraising and administration

Communications Coordinator Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or a combination of related education and work experience to equal four years
  • Experience prioritizing multiple assignments and managing deadlines simultaneously
  • Experience drafting and editing correspondence
  • Demonstrated advanced writing skills (formatting, proper composition, grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc.)
  • Working Knowledge of  Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and basic video editing software - Ability to create word processing documents, spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations
  • Excellent customer service and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with others; demonstrated strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graphic design and/or advanced video editing experience
  • College degree in communications, business or related field
  • Experience with donor relations
  • Experience in database management
  • Experience with media relations

Apply for Communications Coordinator role

Visit the University's hiring site and search for job ID 348649 (listed as job title "M&C Pro 1-Mktg & Comm Gen). Applications mailed to The Raptor Center will not be considered.

Cover letter and resume required. These documents can be attached to your application by assessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there. This position will remain open until filled. For the best chance to be considered, apply as soon as you are able.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please email [email protected] or call (612) 624-8647