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Job Title: Coordinator, Internal Communications
Job Location: SSD Central Office
Deadline: Jun 18, 2021**
District: Special School District
Town & Country, MO 63131
Telephone: 314-989-8211
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Job Description:
Summary: The Internal Communications Coordinator is responsible for increasing employee awareness, understanding, and engagement while implementing effective multi-directional communication across multiple channels and supporting change management initiatives.
 
Job Responsibilities: 
  • Develops, coordinates, and implements internal communications programs for the district in conjunction with the Marketing Administrator and Executive Director of Communications. 
  • Collaborates proactively with the Human Resources Department to ensure SSD staff are well-informed of District initiatives, key programs, and recognitions. 
  • Writes and oversees publication of internal communications vehicles including the staff e-newsletter and district intranet. 
  • Reviews, edits, and writes clear and consistent employee-facing communications on behalf of various stakeholders. 
  • Utilizes a variety of photo, video, and audio equipment for the purpose of producing employee features and organization training videos. 
  • Coordinates district-wide special events and award programs including Board of Education recognition efforts, student/staff banquets, Teacher of the Year, Regional/State Teacher of the Year, Commitment to Kids Awards, Special Ambassadors, and the Special Education Foundation award/scholarship programs. 
  • Coordinates and participates on committees related to internal communications, such as Central Office events committee and the Employee Advisory Council. 
  • Designs presentation materials for board meetings, community meetings, and other internal events. 
  • Assist with internal surveys and voice of customer methods. 
  • Serves as a writing resource and graphic design for the Communications Department. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis on communications, public relations, journalism, or related field.
  • Prior experience (2-3 years) in a setting with duties to have included event planning and internal communications.
  • Knowledge of best practices, current strategies, and techniques in internal communications.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques used in planning, composing, and editing electronic media.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, including editing, and proofreading (using AP style) with the ability to communicate respectfully, clearly, and concisely.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Acrobat) preferred.
  • Experience utilizing website content management and email marketing systems.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, exercise independent judgment, set priorities, meet deadlines, and work effectively under pressure.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
 Interested applicants must apply online:   www.ssdmo.org/careers.html
 
The District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious preference, marital status, disability, national origin, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.  Employees of the District are required to comply with the provisions of the Title VII of The Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments.
 

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

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