Position: Communications Specialist
Work Area: Communications
Position Summary: Do you want to work in a fun, fast-paced, rewarding environment? Are you a team player and a selfstarter? The Church Health Center of Memphis, TN has an immediate opening for an experienced, fulltime Communications Specialist. The overall purpose of this position is establishing and maintaining existing social media relationships, monitoring and tracking all social media outlets, researching social media enhancement opportunities, and maximizing social media’s fundraising potential. This position is also responsible for writing/copyediting press releases, media advisories, news briefs, columns, public service announcements, internal communications, website content and all print materials, and speaking knowledgeably about the Center’s mission, work and programs in public.
> Monitor all social media outlets, pages, sites, blogs, etc. daily; track stats and trends; research opportunities to enhance CHC social media activities and online presence.
> Assist in writing and perform copyediting of press releases, media advisories, news briefs, columns, and public service announcements, CHC newsletter, e-newsletter, various internal/external websites; interact with media members and other stakeholders regarding CHC publicity; ensure consistent use of brand and messaging.
> Assist in planning, filming, editing and post-production of videos.
> Speak knowledgeably about Center’s mission, work, and programs in public.
> Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Public Relations or related field.
> Minimum 2-4 years experience in related field including at least one year copyediting experience and one year experience/knowledge using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, blogs, etc.
Special Skills & Knowledge:
> Knowledge of print and social media from conception to production.
> Copyediting skills.
> Excellent organizational and administrative skills, excellent communication (written and spoken), and strong presentation skills.
> Ability to exercise good judgment when in a public forum or in dealing with the media.
> Strong team work ethic, effective time management skills, high tolerance for multi-tasking and last minute changes.
> Project Management experience a plus.
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