Monday, August 1, 2011

Public Relations Coordinator, National 4-H Council, Chevy Chase, Maryland

Public Relations Coordinator, National 4-H Council, Chevy Chase, Maryland

Job Summary: Public Relations Coordinator will contribute to Council’s Marketing and Communications Team goals by:
  • Supporting the execution of a variety of project work, including donor-related media relations and promotions, completing a wide variety of writing and editing assignments (press releases, newsletter articles, web copy), conducting PR-related research, generating media lists via Vocus software, creation of presentations, facilitating internal/field communications and logistics/planning for meetings and conferences
  • Establishing positive working relationships with donors, the 4-H system, USDA and other Council teams on behalf of the SVP/Chief Marketing Officer(CMO) and the Marketing and Communications team
  • Providing administrative support to SVP/CMO and team as necessary
  • Maintaining/updating budgets, expense reports, and interfacing with Council’s Finance team members on monthly reporting
  • Other assignments as needed

Qualifications: Entry-level public relations professional with a maximum of 1-2 years of PR experience and a related Bachelor’s degree; previous PR internship or previous PR experience is required (PR agency internship preferred); excellent writing skills, ability to communicate
effectively through telephone, email and written communications; ability to prioritize workload and to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; strong organizational skills, including flexibility and attention to detail; ability to take leadership and initiative; advanced in MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Internet research. Basic knowledge of website content management systems.

Please submit your resume along with a cover letter and one PR-related writing sample (press release, pitch, newsletter article, etc).

Email cover letter, resume and sample to:

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