Job Information

Organization: United Way of Greater Rochester

Posting Start: 06/29/2021

Location: Rochester

Job Title: Communications Associate

Posting End: 07/31/2021

A Brief Job Description:

FLSA Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications
The Communications Associate is responsible for supporting United Way’s marketing objectives with target audiences; working with the United Way team to implement social media and media relations strategy and broaden the scope of United Way’s work in our community. This position is also responsible for content marketing creation. Duties will entail specific assignments to develop and carry out communications activities of United Way.
Essential Functions:
• Creates and implements social media strategy; manages, monitors, updates and interacts on United Way’s social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn)
• Creates and implements media relations strategies, public relations and crisis communications
• Completes local daily news monitoring and all staff email updates
• Copywrites for projects including but not limited to: email marketing, campaign materials, website content, donor outreach, scriptwriting and speech writing
• Supports annual Day of Caring and ROC the Day events
• Supports web editing and development
• Consistently demonstrates the values and mission of United Way
• Performs other duties as assigned Skills and Competencies
• Attention to detail
• Excellent writer
• Strong communication skills
• Collaborative/team player
• Customer focused
• Technical capacity
Supervisory Responsibility None
Travel Local travel may be required on an occasional basis
Education and Experience
A Bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications or in a related field with at least 2 years of experience; or 4 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

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