JASMYN – Communications Coordinator

Posted Jun 06, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida

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Expires Jul 31, 2022

Description

JASMYN supports and empowers LGBTQ young people by creating safe space, providing health and wholeness services and offering youth development opportunities, while bringing people and resources together to promote equality and human rights.

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for helping to create and organize ongoing marketing, media and communications for JASMYN guided by our mission, vision and guiding principles with supervision by the Director of Development. This includes supporting the content development, media statements, marketing messages, and the annual report, and encompasses two streams of communication: youth-facing and public-facing. This position will work closely with the Operations and Development teams to build JASMYN’s youth brand and educate and inform the community. Please note that this position entails a combination of remote and on-site work.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter that details relevant experience related to job responsibilities, a detailed resume, and at least three references. Please send all application materials to apply@jasmyn.org. Position remains open until filled. Candidates chosen for interview will be contacted. We will be unable to take any inquiries related to posting or hiring details. JASMYN is an equal opportunity employer; minorities are encouraged to apply.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Communications - General • Assist with JASMYN’s Development Plan, Communications Calendar, and Development Strategy • Serve as point of contact for media inquiries and coordinate appropriate staff • Work closely with Director of Development to design and manage annual communications calendar • Organize and maintain photo/video files to support JASMYN marketing materials • Assist the Development team with - True Colors quarterly online newsletter - TapRoot semi-annual letter to major donors - Safe Place Project updates monthly to campaign donors - Press Alerts - Organizational statements • Assist with developing information & infographics for JASMYN’s Strategic Plan Framework • Assist with the design and content development for JASMYN’s Annual Report Communications - Virtual • Create content for general public and youth facing social media with support from Operations and Development Teams • Create content for JASMYN’s Website with support from Operations and Development Teams • Moderation of comments and inquiries on social media platforms Event Planning and Outreach Support • Participate in JASMYN Signature Events planning committees - Work with members of the development team and event planning committee to create communications materials to promote and recognize sponsors - Assist with event related video projects - Assist with event packets and sponsorship items • Assist with staffing community outreach events Data Management and Reporting • Create monthly reports on social media interaction/metrics for both Development and Operations teams JASMYN Youth Operations Support • Collaborate with operations staff to gather information and stories from programs to highlight our mission, elevating the voices of youth living with HIV • Work closely with members of the Health Services team to implement outreach and marketing efforts for PS22 – 2203 • Work with the Director of Operations and members of the Operations team to - Create 1 weekly SM post to JASMYN’s youth facing social media sites - Schedule quarterly youth facing SM posts on all JASMYN youth facing social media sites - Create video content marketing youth programs and services to JASMYN’s youth facing social media sites Additional Essential Duties • Other duties as assigned The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.

Qualifications

• Understanding of and familiarity with video production and editing • Familiarity with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and best practices around accessibility in online and digital content • Comfort and familiarity with crafting media statements/alerts • Proficient with Canva • Understanding of Squarespace or other similar web development tools Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: • Cultural Competency – understand basic concepts around HIV and AIDS and knowledge around the challenges and barriers high risk LGBTQ youth face • Team Orientation & Interpersonal – must be a highly motivated, passionate, and creative team-player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the organization • Communication – able to effectively and persuasively express self verbally and in writing, using correct language and grammar in a professional, diplomatic and tactful manner • Organization & Time Management – able to work independently with minimal supervision while planning, scheduling and organizing professional schedule to complete actions within established deadlines; able to manage multiple priorities with strong attention to detail • Systems & Software – proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software applications • Understanding of Constant Contact, Survey Monkey or other similar email communications tools • Experience working with others to write marketing materials • Ability to effectively communicate marketing ideas using storytelling techniques and visually appealing media • Employs creativity in effectively conveying ideas

Education and Experience

• BA in communications, journalism, media production, or similar field preferred • At least 1 to 2 years’ experience with multiple communication channels, organizational messaging, or media production • A passion for JASMYN’s mission, vision, and commitment to intersectional social justice • Incorporate deep proven knowledge and understanding, existing or learned, of issues impacting queer and trans communities: demonstrated ability to think and work intersectionally, particularly with regard to race, class, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, ability, and HIV status; ability to serve all segments of the LGBTQ community and culture, especially regarding mindfulness and respect with regard to people’s pronouns • Strong written communication, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills • Understanding of and familiarity with simple video production and editing • Experience or knowledge of marketing strategy and planning, digital marketing, social media management

Salary/Salary Range

Salary is commensurate with experience. Salary range - $37,000 - $41,500 annually. JASMYN offers excellent benefits including health insurance, 401K retirement plan, paid holidays, and generous leave policy.

Company/Organization

JASMYN

http://jasmyn.org

Contact

Loretta Prescott | Email