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Los Angeles Conservancy

Communications Coordinator

Employment type
Full-Time
Posted
2 months ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

The Los Angeles Conservancy seeks a bright and highly motivated professional with a passion for preserving L.A.’s historic places. The Communications Coordinator supports the Conservancy’s fast-paced Communications team, helping develop, coordinate, and execute campaigns promoting the organization, membership, events, programs, advocacy issues, and other initiatives. The ideal candidate is a strong writer and editor with exceptional organizational and project management skills and outstanding attention to detail. We’re a small, but mighty team, so the Coordinator must have a positive can-do attitude and be comfortable working independently and collaboratively. This is an exempt full-time position that reports to the Director of Communications.

Job Duties
Communications and Marketing Collateral

  • Write and edit content for organizational publications and marketing collateral, including member newsletter, brochures, fact sheets, event materials, and website
  • Coordinate the Conservancy’s photograph archive, including fielding requests, sourcing images, coordinating photographers, compiling shot lists, working with photographers on-site, obtaining appropriate approvals and permissions, and archiving photographs
  • Design or coordinate the design of Conservancy collateral, including ads, flyers, banners, brochures, signage, invitations, name badges, and branded materials and merchandise
  • Coordinate production and distribution of bi-monthly member print newsletter
  • Produce print materials and presentations as needed for use by staff

 

Public Relations

  • With the Director of Communications, develop public relations strategies for Conservancy events, programs, and/or initiatives as needed
  • Assist with distributing press releases and pitching stories to increase visibility
  • Assist with fielding media requests, scheduling interviews, and providing fact sheets as needed
  • Monitor, archive, and track press coverage
  • Maintain the organization’s in-house database of media contacts; research types of coverage by target contacts; sustain existing relationships and build new ones; find, follow, and pursue relevant outlets
  • Assist in analyzing and reporting on the impact of communication and marketing efforts
  • Solicit and manage media sponsorships and other partnerships as relevant Social Media and Promotion
  • Draft and schedule posts, generating content, responding to inquiries, creating event pages
  • Assist with Google Ad Grant and Facebook Ad campaigns, including set-up, tracking, analyzing, and reporting results

 

Additional Duties

  • Submit calendar listings
  • Assist with website relaunch projects as needed
  • Help as needed with office-wide administrative tasks

 

Required Qualifications

  • Passion for preserving L.A.’s historic places
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • One-to-three years of relevant professional experience
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), InDesign, Photoshop
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Strategic, creative, and resourceful
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Flexibility; willingness to pitch in on other projects as needed

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with managing social media for a brand or organization (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Familiarity with Salesforce or other customer relationship management solution (CRM)
  • Comfortable analyzing, processing, and reporting on data
  • Bilingual a plus

 

Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Excellent benefits including health, dental, and life insurance; 401(k) retirement plan with 5% match (after one year of continuous employment); paid holidays and vacation.

To apply

Please submit Resume, cover letter, writing sample, and salary requirements to [email protected] No phone calls please.