Monday, January 16, 2012

Communications & Operations Coordinator, SoundExchange, Washington, DC

Communications & Operations Coordinator, SoundExchange, Washington, DC

The individual will be a critical member to the newly established communications department. The position will report into the VP of Communications, and will provide some administrative assistance to the Chief Operating Officer (COO).
•        Assist with coordinating various media requests and pitching news stories to reporters.
•       Facilitate press events, including media tours, to highlight the organization.
•       Draft text and assist with compilation, editing and production of internal and external newsletters to report regular updates and activities to our key constituents.
•       Assist with preparation, organization and formatting of annual report.
•       Work with digital team to ensure we leverage social media properties to communicate our messages.
•       Assist with the creating and maintaining basic PR tools (press kits, online media room, staff bios, awards submissions, editorial calendars and speaker calendars).

Education and Qualifications

•       Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or marketing.
•       1-2 years related experience in the field, and basic knowledge for working with the press.
•       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•       Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
•       Some knowledge of graphic design software preferred, but not required.

•       Strong candidates will also have an interest in and passion for the music industry.

To be considered, candidates must submit their resume and three (3) writing samples to

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