Opening:  Communication Specialist

  • Position Type: Part-time, 24 hours
  • Starting Salary Range: $19.00-$20.00/Hr.
  • Location: St. Charles, Missouri
  • Deadline to Apply:  August 15, 2022

The Communication Specialist performs communication and administrative activities, including graphic design, social media marketing, publication development, community outreach, maintaining agency records, and coordinating office operations for the Executive Director and the management team. The position is approximately 50% communication/marketing duties and 50% administrative duties. This position is office-based, with some flexibility in work hours.  A benefits package includes holiday, vacation, and sick/personal time, and an annual SEP-IRA contribution.

The Community & Children’s Resource Board of St. Charles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The CCRB shall be free of discrimination or favoritism on the basis of race, creed, disability, color, age, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, political affiliation or activity, or lack thereof, or union membership.

The ideal candidate

  • communicates effectively orally and in writing
  • uses social media platforms and analytics proficiently
  • has on-the job marketing experience
  • is friendly, compassionate, and maintains privacy and discretion in managing sensitive information
  • takes ownership of their commitments and follows through effectively
  • is able to work independently and as part of a team

Communications duties

  • Create content for social media, newsletters, publications, and press releases in a variety of styles based on objectives, audience, and medium.
  • Design brochures, flyers, and reports.
  • Collect and analyze marketing results.
  • Take photographs and video; edit both as needed.
  • Collaborate with website manager to update the CCRB’s WordPress-based website.
  • Represent the organization at community events.
  • Proficient with social media – Facebook, and LinkedIn.
  • Basic experience using WordPress, Constant Contact, Canva, Buffer, and Wix

Administrative duties

  • Handle all incoming and outgoing correspondences and communication (mail, emails, and phone calls)
  • Coordination, scheduling, and documentation of Board meetings and minutes
  • Maintain and coordinate calendars for organization
  • Organize and maintain both electronic and paper files
  • Prepare materials for Board meetings and arrange meeting logistics
  • Assist with data entry in grants database
  • Support management team and Board of Directors

Basic Qualifications

  1. Knowledge: Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience, but not required
  2. Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of office and marketing experience or equivalent.
  3. Skills and Abilities: Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, time management, editing and proofreading, a results-oriented work process, working with numbers and databases, exercise discretion regarding confidential information, and communicate clearly through both oral and written means
  4. Software: Microsoft products, graphic design software, social media and marketing platforms

How to Apply

The deadline to apply is August 15, 2022. Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume detailing qualifications for the Communication Specialist position. Email documents to jspencer@scckids.org. A return receipt will be provided. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview.