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.


  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.


  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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