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Title Communications Associate
Categories Administration, Business, Communications, Community, Public Policy
Salary Internship
Location Flushing NY
Job Information

CFlushingLogo-2000ommunications Associate

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Communications Associate who will commit to working a minimum of twenty hours a week. Exact days and times of work are flexible. The Associate will have the opportunity to contribute to all of the Flushing Chamber’s work, but will focus on specific projects including: developing and implementing a communications strategy for the Flushing Chamber, managing and expanding our online presence, and coordinating major special events. The Associate will also be responsible for other office tasks, as needed.

Responsibilities:

  1. Build & Implement Communications Strategy (40%)
  • Generate and implement a 12-month communications plan to expand outreach and awareness of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, our programs and services, and achievements to our members, sponsors, and general public.
  • Review and upgrade the Flushing Chamber’s branding and media kit.
  1. Manage Website & Social Media Platforms (30%)

Coordinate and expand the Flushing Chamber’s online presence, including, but not limited to:

  • Implement innovative strategies to expand the capacity and audience of our website and social media channels.
  • Utilize social media for networking and fundraising by expanding or establishing our presence on Indiegogo, Facebook, Twitter, Meetup, Instagram, Pinterest, and other platforms.
  1. Event Coordination and Planning (20%)

Assist with planning and coordinating outreach (including sponsorships, logistics, and program development) for upcoming events and programs, including:

  • Draft media advisories and news releases for upcoming events and programs.
  • Managing and drafting campaigns on our Mailchimp (or Constant Contact) email distribution platform.
  1. General Office Support and Administration (10%)
  • Participate in the Flushing Chamber’s overall strategy and program development.
  • Contribute to regular event management, general community outreach, and office intake.
  • Perform various administrative office tasks as directed.

Qualifications:

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills (bilingual ability preferred).
  2. Demonstrated interest in public policy, advocacy and community development.
  3. Strong command of Microsoft Office, web-based and social media applications.
  4. Flexibility and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends for special events.
  5. Positive attitude and ability to work cooperatively in a diverse team environment.
  6. Interest in working within a mission-driven nonprofit organization serving the local community.

Compensation & Benefits: Associates are unpaid. College credits may apply. Monthly MetroCard provided.

To Apply: Please send resumes to John@FlushingChamber.NYC with the subject “Communications Associate.”

 

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Title APEC Front Office Coordinator/ Social Media Coordinator
Categories Administration, Communications, Community, Culture
Salary 30,000
Location Queens, NY
Job Information

APECAPEC Front Office Coordinator/ Social Media Coordinator

Alley Pond Environmental Center, located at 228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston, NY 11362, seeks a full-time employee to fulfill the Front Office Coordinator position.

Candidates should have experience in reception work and dealing with the public. The right candidate will have registration/membership computer skills (Microsoft OS). Knowledge of HTML coding and social media platforms is a plus. Willingness to be around live animals is required.

Full-time work hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday with occasional evening and weekends.

The salary for this position is $30,000.  As a full-time employee you will qualify for health insurance, dental insurance and TIAA-CREF retirement plan. Alley Pond Environmental Center is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please note: there will be a brief training period as a per-diem employee.  Full-time position potentially to begin in mid-August to early September.

If you wish to apply, please send a resume and completed employment application to Irene V. Scheid at ischeid@alleypond.com.

HOURS: Full-time Monday through Friday 9-5 includes occasional weekend days and evenings.

REPORT TO: Executive Director

QUALIFICATIONS: excellent speaking and writing skills; excellent people skills; excel at record keeping; proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel & Publisher; familiar with various social media platforms; working knowledge of basic HTML coding a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES:

General:  Public Relations, Visitor Orientation, Reception, Telephone, Computer Data Entry, Cashier, Social Media Coordinator, webmaster, Online Registration System Administrator

Specific:

  1. Responsible for opening and closing procedures for building.
  1. Answer all phone calls properly and provide complete & accurate information. Refer questions to proper staff/voice mail.
  1. Greet visitors & welcome them to APEC. Greet teachers and school staff as they arrive for trips. Give a brief introduction to APEC. Direct visitors to appropriate program areas. Familiar with all programs; can answer basin questions.
  1. Receive payments and maintain log book of daily income and all program books. Balance daily income at end of day.
  1. Phone and in-person registration of people/teachers for programs by signing them into proper spaces in computer and program books/class trip book. Keep accounts of all fees and deposits paid by each person for each program. Generate all necessary class lists and emergency forms, both weekly and quarterly.
  1.  Manage registration & membership program as administrator. Enter programs into registration system. Monitor registrations and submit daily log of payments and their accounting codes to the bookkeeper. Forward all information regarding membership to the membership associate. Train staff to use registration program and assist public with questions regarding the public online registration portal.
  1. Maintain all social media for organization. Compile content for & send weekly e-blasts. Coordinate on-line fundraisers.        Monitor information and events to other event/organization sites.
  1. Code updates for website and keep information accurate and up to date (quarterly and as needed). Update Google       Calendar with all programs (which appear on website homepage).
  1. Manage Office Supplies and Maintenance/Animal Care Supplies. Arrange for ordering supplies. Price compare when necessary.
  1. Coordinate aspects of APEC fundraisers such as Gala, Annual Campaign and other special events
  1. Collect and generate content for quarterly newsletter/program guide, TIDINGS. Submit to and work with printer to have it printed in timely fashion. Design promotional fliers and handouts as needed.
  1. Generate press releases and send out monthly.
  1. Liaison to APEC printer.

OTHER: Tasks as assigned

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Title Education Administrator
Categories Administration, Communications, Community, Culture, Education
Location Flushing NY
Job Information

Education Administrator Position

Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts (FCCA), located at the historic Flushing Town Hall in Queens, NY seeks a part-time (3 days) Education Administrator to assist with the general operations of the department. Reporting directly to the Director of Education & Public Programs, s/he will maintain payment records with schools, track budgets, and help coordinate school & family programming.

 Process and maintain records of payments for school programs and payment of teaching artists

 Track and manage budgets for all school programs, including: school shows & residencies

 Assist with logistics for school residencies, school shows and family programs

 Assist with the monthly e-newsletter, professional development workshops and other tasks as needed

 Attend PTA meetings, conferences, workshops, and fairs as needed on behalf of FCCA Education

 Stay informed with new policies in the arts and education

 Bachelor’s Degree in arts education, or related field, Master’s a plus

 Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in the field of arts education and administration

 Familiar with the payment system through the DOE

 Knowledge of education learning standards (NYC Blueprint, Common Core, National Standards)

 Comfortable interacting with teachers, school administrators, and teaching artists

 Strong organizational skills

 Ability to juggle multiple projects at the same time

 Proficiency of Microsoft Office (Excel–a must)

 Multilingual skills a plus (Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, etc.)

 Passionate about Arts Education

 Cover letter that outlines how your background and expertise will fit in with our programs

 Contact information and relationship for 3 references

For consideration, please submit materials to Gabrielle Hamilton, Director of Education & Public Programs, via email at ghamilton@flushingtownhall.org with “Education Administrator” in the subject line. No phone call or mail submissions. FCCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts (FCCA):

FCCA was founded in 1979 to present diverse arts from all over the world, to contribute to the revitalization of Flushing, Queens, and to foster an intercultural exchange through the arts.  In the 1990s FCCA acquired and renovated historic Flushing Town Hall (1862 Historic Landmark) on behalf of NYC, and operates the building as a thriving multi-disciplinary arts center, presenting music, dance, theater, visual arts and film.  FCCA is a member of NYC’s Cultural Institutions Group (CIG), and a Smithsonian Affiliate.  For more information, please visit:  www.flushingtownhall.org/

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