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Urban Youth Impact

Communications Coordinator

Urban Youth Impact
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 06/10/2010
Categories: Communications - Social Services
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of communication and graphic design related tasks and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This person should be creative, with the ability to develop story ideas and create art in the form of invitations, website pages, and brochures. Must be exceedingly well organized, flexible, and enjoy the challenges of producing a variety of communication pieces for a small, faith-based nonprofit organization.

The ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality is crucial to this role. Expert level written and verbal communication skills, strong decision making ability and attention to detail are equally important. Experience managing a communications office and knowledge of local media outlets is a plus.

* 3+ years experience in a communications role.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, including editing.
* Graphic design ability and familiarity with Publisher, Pages, or a similar program.
* Familiarity with website design and content management systems.
* Familiarity with email marketing programs (Constant Contact) and social media (Facebook, blogging, etc.)
* Public Relations and Marketing experience.
* Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

* Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related field of study
* Experience with digital photography
* Comfortable using both a PC and a Mac

The Communication Coordinator will do the following:
* Develop and maintain the communications calendar.
* Produce of all monthly letters and mailings.
* Be responsible for internet-based communications including UYI’s weekly blog and email blasts.
* Create all internal communications.
* Oversee the content and changes to the UYI website.
* Produce the Heartbeats from the Hood quarterly newsletter.
* Produce graphic design pieces including the annual report, organization brochures, and special event items.
* Exhibit a servant’s attitude. (John 13:14)

If interested, please contact John Fix at