Communications Coordinator in Memphis, TN at ARS

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Memphis, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/27/2018

Job Description

Company: ARS/Rescue Rooter

POSITION SUMMARY:

As our Communications Coordinator, you will work alongside the Communications Manager to raise public awareness of our organization through online and offline channels.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and manage content for the company newsletter
  • Build and maintain relationships with corporate and field personnel to acquire stories and content for blog articles, videos, etc.
  • Copy edit press releases
  • Assist in pulling publicity reports and monitoring press metrics via Cision
  • Coordinate media requests and follow up, while serving as the secondary media contact as needed
  • Assist in maintaining our organization’s social media accounts, including content creation and curation
  • Measure and report on the effectiveness of communications activities
  • Create blog articles that promote the company to the general public
  • Assist in drafting internal memos to keep employees informed of company developments
  • Assist in copy drafting for policy, procedure and other collateral updates
  • Actively participate in the communication of company-wide initiatives

Job Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations or related field, with 3 - 5 years of direct experience in communications preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Maintain positive, enthusiastic attitude with associates, business vendors and management. Be a team player.
  • Knowledge of Cision & Wire Services is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work under limited supervision
  • Consistent follow-through and sense of urgency
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Product
  • A copywriting background is preferred

 

ARS-Rescue Rooter is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE/M/F/V/D. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, ARS-Rescue Rooter may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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