Thursday, August 14, 2014

Public Relations Coordinator, Atlanta Humane Society

Public Relations Coordinator
This position is responsible for a variety of public relations projects and activities focused on communications, media relations and social media. The Public Relations Coordinator builds a strong image of the organization through media channels and cultivating relationships with individuals and groups throughout the community.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop, write and edit content for various projects of media relations and internal communications including, press releases, articles, communication plans, and social media content
  • Develop and execute a strategic and synchronized approach to the organization’s social media presence
  • Participate in coordinating and attending promotional activities, special events and public relation activities
  • Develop and direct strategic initiatives and campaigns across various channels including print, web, social media, broadcast and billboard
  • Provide support and assistance during the planning and execution of special events
  • Develop promotional materials in support of special events
  • Provide media with notices of upcoming newsworthy events
  • Work with marketing to develop the communication plan in support of events and promotions
  • Edit and adjust content developed for external purposes for use in internal communications
  • Work with other departments and AHS staff to meet goals
  • May be called upon to make public appearances (including radio, TV, media) and address large groups of people
  • Represent the organization through attendance at special events and public appearances
  • Other duties as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism or communication field preferred
  • Three to five years related experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to problem solve/resolve conflicts with good interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of animal welfare issues desirable
  • Excellent organizational planning and proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a clear and concise manner, orally and in writing
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Methodical and detail-oriented with ability to multi-task
  • Self-reliant, highly motivated, and positive attitude
  • Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license in good standing or have the ability to obtain a valid Georgia driver’s license
  • Must be available on weekends and extended hours as necessary to accommodate special event needs and public appearances
  • Performs work in an office setting
  • Potentially subject to animal bites and scratches
  • Frequent walking, standing, bending and stooping
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 50lbs, with reasonable accommodations
Please submit your application and resume to Ashley Cassidy ( Please be sure to include the title of the position in your email subject line.

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