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Job Title: Public Relations Coordinator
Job Location: District Wide
Beginning: Feb 16, 2021
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Mexico Public Schools
Mexico, MO 65265
Telephone: 573-581-3773 EXT 2401
Job Description:
The Mexico Public School District seeks an outstanding candidate who is communications-centered to serve as a Public Relations Coordinator for the 2021-2022 school year.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated with strong communication skills and be dedicated to meeting the needs of the district. 
Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. February 19, 2021
  • Associate’s degree in a related field with five years of job related experience or Bachelor’s degree in a related field with two years of job related experience 
  • Knowledge of social networking sites and website design
  • Knowledge of desktop publishing
  • Knowledge of photography
  • Be a team player who can serve both as coordinator with delegation skills and someone who can work independently, both while meeting deadlines
  • Possess journalism/marketing experience  
Reports To: Superintendent
Job Functions:    
  1. Serve as the key district coordinator for revision of the Communications Plan
  2. Coordinate the district social media presence:  Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and emerging technologies. 
  3. Serve as district webmaster, making regular and special updates, including Staff Directory, Google, & Website 
  4. Develop brochures/fliers for various district buildings, departments and events, as needed, with collaboration of principals and counselors.
  5. Coordinate MPS presences in staff recruitment job fairs
  6. Coordinate all media appearances, interviews and photo shoots of staff. 
  7. Conduct “Communication with the Public” training for secretaries/CO Staff
  8. Create talking points for projects/school reach communications for crisis situations
  9. Take necessary photographs for submission to media
  10. Coordinate all advertising, display and classified.
  11. Handle donation deposits and thank you notes
  12. Coordinate the Mexico Public Schools (MPS) United Way Campaign
  13. Participate in Missouri School Public Relations Association (MOSPRA)  as MPS representative
  14. Attend school board meetings and produce summary for distribution to staff
  15. Coordinate agreements with freelance writers and photographers.
  16. Log all fundraising efforts for all schools and keep on Calendar/Calendar. 
  17. Ensure that everyone fills out form IGDF-AF, even PTO groups
  18. Coordinate with Activity Director Secretary staff activity passes/name badges
  19. Responsible for A+ mini grants
  20. Responsible for keeping the district calendar updated with current activities, meetings etc.. Sending reports to media, calendars for fundraising and field trips.
  21. School messenger, schedule and sending out all calls needed to be done for the district in English and Spanish.  Keeping the automated calls and list working through School Messenger and SISK12.
  22. Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Applications will be screened as they are submitted. Job will remain posted until filled.

The Mexico Public School District is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION Our School District Prohibits discrimination and harassment against employees, students or others on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, religion, disability by law in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and  activities.

Applications MUST be filled out on the district website: by clicking District Information and then Employment Opportunities. To view available openings and/or apply for a position with Mexico School District No. 59, please the link and choose the position you are certified for.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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