Communications Coordinator (Closes 11/11/2019) (Full Time)
Location: San Antonio, TX
DESCRIPTION: The San Antonio River Authority seeks to hire a communications coordinator who will be responsible for developing and implementing media and community relations programs, events, and materials designed to promote and advance the mission and goals of the San Antonio River Authority. We believe every relationship, to include employment relationships, are based on attraction to types.
You look for an organization that is guided by core values like Integrity, Excellence, and Stewardship. You’re attracted to an organization that is made up of extremely passionate and purpose-oriented people. Your ideal organization is one that has a foundation built on trust and transparency. Engaging in meaningful work that responds to organizational and community needs while staying true to a mission that promotes improvement and protection of our natural environment is what you desire for your picture-perfect organization.
While salary isn’t everything, you’d like to work for organization that offers a competitive compensation package with great benefits dedicated to optimizing a better you! You look for an organization that sees their people as their most valuable asset. Your ideal organization to work for is one that has a philosophy that focuses on investing in their people on both a professional and personal level.
You admire an organization where everyone’s expertise and skill is valued and expectations for continuing to excel as an organization is shared by all. You work best in an organization which fosters an environment where you enjoy serving the public and your teammates collaborate and treat each other like family. As a family, we care and respect each other and have each other’s back. We also feel comfortable with being challenged and can engage in healthy debate like family.
You find excitement in an organization that has a strong vision to inspire actions for healthy creeks and rivers and a purposeful mission committed to safe, clean, and enjoyable creeks and rivers.
If this seems like your type, keep reading.
You are a naturally outgoing person who values teamwork, public service, and meaningful community outreach designed to make our creeks and rivers safe, clean, and enjoyable from the headwaters of the San Antonio River to the San Antonio Bay on the Gulf of Mexico. You are your own creative genius and have a talent for crafting, implementing, and communicating environmental awareness messages in a manner that everyone understands.
You don’t get frustrated by ambiguity or the unknown, in fact, an idea and a blank canvas are all you need to start developing your next communications outreach strategy. You are a person that enjoys curating stories from within the organization and you’re comfortable managing the content process from conception to execution to reporting/analytics. Taking initiative to create tools (i.e. editorial calendar) and processes to optimize collaboration and coordination comes natural to you because you understand its critical role in helping a team to stay effective, efficient and aligned. You have a hunger for achievement and you might even take on unique hobbies for the sake of accomplishing something new.
Sharing your expertise is important to you because you are knowledgeable in and understand the distinctiveness of various channels and how the mange them. You enjoy developing and disseminating messaging and content via materials, publications, news releases, media advisories, and social media posts. You understand the importance of knowing your audience and keeping up with new, creative forms of engagement like short form video and social media trends. You identify yourself as an agile, life-long learner who takes ownership of your own personal and professional development. You are energized by ideas, even the existing ones you didn’t think of, because you have the most fun when using your own the creative space to spend time improving on them. You find gratification in achieving what others think is impossible.
If this is you, keep reading.
COMPENSATION: Salary range is $41,499.64 (DOE) plus outstanding fringe benefits which includes excellent health/vision/dental insurance packages, continuing education benefits, 401a/457b retirement program, 12 vacations days per year, 11 paid holidays per year, etc.
If you are true ‘creative person’ with an intense passion for engaging with and supporting the community through your outreach abilities, click here.