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28 Jun 2019

Full-Time Programs and Public Relations Coordinator

Jewish War Veterans – Posted by mjackson Anywhere

Job Description

Programs and Public Relations Coordinator

The Programs and Public Relations Coordinator will manage three major aspects of daily life at JWV: programs, development, and public relations. Beyond maintaining records, the Coordinator also handles questions from members and the general public about JWV, our programs, veterans’ issues, and ways to collaborate.

The job entails:

Programs:

  • Plan the JWV annual convention, which includes data management, working closely with members, and coordinating with the hotel and other venues
  • Work with members to further develop JWV programs; act as liaison within the office for these programs
  • Coordination with schools, programs, and other organizations
  • Pitching and creating new programs as needs shift

Public Relations:

  • Daily monitoring and reporting of print, social, and web coverage of veterans issues
  • Assisting with drafting, editing, and writing the quarterly newspaper
  • Writing press releases, articles, and handling the organization’s social media accounts
  • Familiarity with grammar etiquette and the editing process

Development:

  • Generating donor acknowledgements, email solicitations, and cultivating relationships with donors
  • Managing vendors and working with the Development Committee on JWV’s direct mail programs

A quality applicant has:

  • A friendly disposition and ability to keep a calm, collected demeanor; professional phone and email etiquette
  • A strong motivation to check items off the “To Do List” and a passion for efficiency
  • Attention to detail, especially with data entry
  • A strong understanding of Jewish culture
  • Willingness to learn about military history/culture and an interest in veterans’ affairs
  • Communications or social media experience
  • Aptitude for and experience with development database software or other data management tools
  • A proven record of quality customer service and/or event/program planning experience

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and related experience
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to craft content on a variety of platforms; Ability to draft well-written correspondence and edit documents.
  • Able to work independently and proactively
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office programs, including Excel and Word
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Ability to self-manage several projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

How to Apply

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should send a resume, one page cover letter, and a short writing sample (no more than two pages) to Executive Assistant Melody Jackson at mjackson@jwv.org.

Job Categories: Non-Profit. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 341 days.

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