Communication Coordinator

Please Touch Museum

Now is your chance to represent a nonprofit organization that changes a child’s life as they discover the power of learning through play. Please Touch Museum (PTM) seeks a Communication Coordinator who is responsible for creating and maintaining content across all communication channels to support the goals of the strategic plan and direction for PTM; assisting the Director, Communications with communications efforts of the museum with establishing and implementing multi-faceted communications programs to strengthen the organization role and reputation as a leader in the children’s museum field. Other responsibilities are assisting in the following areas, but not limited to:  media relations, message development, media, story development, and web content development. This position will assist with social media, newsletters, and e-blasts content and placement.  

Responsibilities include: work with leadership team and staff to recognize internal and external communications opportunities; coordinate and implement a dynamic editorial calendar; prioritize and assess effectiveness of communication channels including utilizing social media and other less traditional/creative marketing media; meet with internal teams to generate stories for communication channels; ensure that all public information (website, calendars, social media, etc.) is pertinent and up to date; support and lead strategy for updating the website, including collecting and analyzing user feedback,; set strategy and schedule for social media marketing and content; manage content submissions for external partner websites; establish relationships with key media partners; includes coordinating communications support for all events; and oversee mascot activation and schedule communication and promotional support.

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations or related field; two or more years of experience in a communications-related field is required; two years or more experience in writing, editing, and designing press releases and media guides, and working with social media; experience working in content development, writing, and social media; possesses a basic understanding of communications, media relations, and public relations concepts and methodologies; proven ability to work independently with a high level of accuracy; college-level written, and verbal communication skills are required.

Education Level: 
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations
To Apply

Please Touch Museum offers an excellent work environment, a comprehensive benefit package, and competitive salary.  To apply for this opportunity, please email your cover letter including your accomplishments and resume to: CHRO, Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131; fax to: (215)-581-3182; Email: employment@pleasetouchmuseum.org. Office phone:  215-581-3189 EOE