Communications Coordinator

This position reports to the Chief Policy Officer and is responsible for publicizing and promoting the work of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, its membership and related corporations through a variety of channels, including press, social media and advertising.  
The Communications Coordinator is also responsible for assignments from the President & CEO and for Brooklyn Chamber membership and retention work, as all Brooklyn Chamber staff assist with the enrollment and retention of Members. 
Specific Duties: 

 

  • Assist with various Communications tasks, including:
    • Press releases, media advisories and statements and coordinate efforts with PR firm
    • Maintaining Press clips
    • Preparing the Brooklyn Buzz (weekly e-newsletter)
    • Review and editing of all external publications and flyers
    • Monitoring and tracking social media analytics along with recommending strategies for greater impact
    • Writing remarks, as needed
    • Designing marketing collateral, as needed
  • Manage social media communications of the Brooklyn Chamber including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and social media of Explore Brooklyn including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Manage Brooklyn Chamber website, ibrooklyn.com, and other affiliated properties
  • Be accountable for quality control to ensure that all website and social media content is appropriate, correct and functioning properly
  • Photography during events; organize and archive Chamber photographs
  • Regular staffing of organizational events, which include early mornings, evenings and occasional weekends

Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism or a related field from an accredited college or university
  • Extremely strong written and verbal communications skills. Highly skilled writer/editor
  • Knowledge and experience with e-marketing, social media techniques, and web analytics
  • Highly organized, with excellent project management skills. Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and consistently deliver high quality results
  • Independently motivated but also a true team player
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office products, including PowerPoint
  • Graphic design experience preferred, including InDesign and Photoshop


* Salary range: $40,000-$50,000. Full benefits package, an EEO employer.
* Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to jobs@brooklynchamber.com with the subject line “Communications Coordinator.”