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Communications Coordinator

 

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Purpose:
Reporting to the Communications Manager, the Communications Coordinator will support the development and delivery of communications content for print media (publications, advertising, etc.) and digital media (web sites, social media, graphics, video, e-mails, etc.) while ensuring alignment with York's communications/marketing strategies and brand standards.

Education:
College degree with a focus on Marketing, Communications, Digital Media, Design, Arts and Media Management, Writing or Journalism, or equivalent experience in a related field.

Experience:
2 years demonstrated experience in communications and marketing support.

Skills:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Proven ability to write effective promotional and informational copy for internal and external audiences. Excellent administrative skills including solid working experience using relevant technology such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, etc. Working understanding of social media as well as web publishing and marketing platforms including WordPress, Mailchimp, and Sprout Social. Proficiency with design and editing software including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Final Cut. Intermediate experience with WordPress Content Management System. proficiency with HTML/CSS. Ability to manage multiple priorities, using strong problem solving skills. Excellent organizational and time management abilities. Ability to build rapport with a variety of stakeholders, with diplomacy, discretion and customer. Service orientation. High-level, effective written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to exercise levels of independence, judgment and initiative


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