Public & Community Relations Coordinator

Location
San Antonio, TX, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Ref
15966616
JOB DESCRIPTION

LOCATION: DISTRICT WIDE

POSITION: Public & Community Relations Coordinator

JOB
QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Training:
* Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Mass Communications, Journalism or
related field
Special Knowledge/Skills:
* Strong writing, proofreading, organizational and communication skills
* Knowledge of media relations and public relations functions
* Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high
professionalism
* Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision and to a high degree of detail
* Ability to meet established deadlines
* Knowledge of computer and software programs used to edit audio visual content,
scanners, and online content
* Ability to work effectively with District personnel and the community

REQUIRED
EXPERIENCE:

Minimum three years" experience in public relations, journalism,
marketing, or communications

JOB DESCRIPTION: Work closely with the Executive Director of Community Partnerships to meet the
District's goals and objectives. Research, write, plan and prepare for district
events that promote the District's vision, goals and policies.

DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist in building partnerships between Southwest ISD and various public
agencies, businesses, groups, and individuals in the development of
community/educational partnerships.

Assist the Executive Director in the development and implementation of
communication initiatives that incorporate and promote the District's
vision, goals and objectives.

Execute and provide written materials and meet deadlines as required in
the area of responsibilities.

Assist in the fund development, public relations and communications,
strategic/tactical planning, and the fundamental organization of the
education foundation records.

Assist in developing community relationships, and events to cultivate,
motivate, and solicit individual, foundation, and corporate donors.

Assist in coordinating teacher grant applications and student scholarship
programs.

Assist in implementing a system to gather community perception survey
information.

Assist with the purchase and inventory of district branding items to
continue to promote Southwest ISD to students, faculty, staff, and the
community.

Work with various district departments to coordinate major district events
and assist with campus events when district staff is in attendance.

Manage district celebrations calendar and coordinate the
acknowledgement of various groups throughout the school year.

Public & Community Relations Coord (con't)

Manage the annual District United Way Campaign, Teacher of the Year,
and Emerald Card Program.

Follow trends and propose new ideas to improve the event planning and
implementation process.

Participate in professional development activities as required by the
District.

Maintain a professional code of ethics and maintain confidentiality.
Daily attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the job.

Perform other duties as assigned.

OTHER
INFORMATION:

Mental & Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Ability to interpret school district policies and procedures; must possess effective
management skills, communication skills, public relation skills, and maintain
emotional control under stress. Job requires long periods of sitting, arm, hand, and
finger movement; standing, bending, walking and occasional lifting of 40+ lbs.
District-wide travel.

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