Job: Communications Associate

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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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