Communications Coordinator

Company: Office of Financial Regulation


Contact Person: Kim Faris

Application Deadline: May 9, 2022


This position will serve as part of the Office of Communications and will assist the Director of the Office of Communications in facilitating information flow in order to coordinate external communication for outreach, events, and development of materials, media responses, written correspondence, and website content to provide a clear and unified message about the agency.

Coordinates financial literacy and consumer protection campaigns, targeting Florida consumers. Develops graphics, videos, and publications. Researches and creates content for press releases, consumer alerts, social media posts, and website pages that target Florida financial services consumers, particularly the elderly, youth, and military populations.

Plans and organizes agency outreach events and webinars, preparing and distributing fact sheets and written materials to members of the public. Continually monitors and conducts research to identify outreach events hosted by partner organizations and is responsible for organizing OFR’s participation, including confirming speakers and developing materials. Creates scripts, talking points, brochures, and multimedia presentations. Photographs events for social media use.

Oversees and distributes internal communications targeted to employees, including announcements, agency messaging, and special initiatives. Plans and coordinates employee recognition events, public service recognition week events, and other internal events. Maintains internal messaging channels and platforms.

Performs other duties as assigned.


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and/or university is required.

A bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or a communications-related field of study is preferred.

Additional requirement:

Two (2) years of work experience in a professional office environment.
Writing samples will be required.

Additional preferences:

Experience creating content for different types of platforms.
Experience with grant writing and execution.
Event planning experience.
Knowledge of AP style.
Experience with developing media or public interest campaigns.

Minimum qualifications for this position include the following REQUIRED ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to collect, evaluate, and analyze data to develop alternative recommendations, solve problems, and other activities relating to process improvements.
Ability to organize data into a logical format for presentation in reports, documents, and other written materials.
Ability to conduct fact-finding research.
Ability to use logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches.
Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
Ability to solve problems utilizing critical thinking skills and make decisions.
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

How to Apply

Job Originally Posted on: Monday, May 9, 2022