Communications Coordinator

Company: Florida TaxWatch


Contact Person: Chris Barry

Application Deadline: May 10, 2013


The Florida TaxWatch Communications Coordinator is primarily responsible for managing the interactions between TaxWatch and the statewide media. Working under the Vice President for Research and with the Director of Publications, the Communications Coordinator handles the official TaxWatch response to incoming media requests; composes initial drafts of all news releases, opinion pieces and columns; and manages the distribution and publication of TaxWatch research and media releases. Additionally, the Communications Coordinator manages the TaxWatch social media accounts, assists with maintaining the TaxWatch websites, and other related tasks.

This position is full-time, salary + benefits, compensation commensurate with experience.

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The ideal candidate will be able to work quickly and adapt to changing deadlines, be an excellent writer, have an attention to detail, and have experience or training working with the media. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and HTML/CSS knowledge a plus.
Qualified applicants will have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, English, Political Science, Public Relations, or similar field.

How to Apply

Please email resume and two writing samples to [email protected] by May 10.
We plan to have this position in place by May 17.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL our office to inquire about your application. Interviews will be conducted until the position is filled.

Job Originally Posted on: Friday, May 3, 2013