Training and Communication Coordinator

TX - San Antonio
Apr 10, 2018
May 21, 2018
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.
Job Summary:
Westat is seeking a training and communications coordinator who will support and promote interactive practice for several large and small scale education projects.  The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge with multimedia technology and communication strategy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Content creation and management, social media marketing, community relations, communications and marketing strategy, and analytics.
  • Manage and promote participation in a wide variety of communications and social media activities, including but not limited to email marketing, webinar management, twitter and other social media channels.
  • Utilizes multimedia technology and authoring tools to assist in the design, development, and implementation of trainings, courses, webinars, face-to-face (F2F) meetings, graphic or video training products.
  • Technical support for training and communications efforts such as video and audio editing, Adobe Connect/WebEx and other web conferencing services, familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, YouTube and other video platforms.
  • Website content management - familiarity with WordPress a plus but not necessary.
  • Coordination and interactions with project teams, customers, vendors, graphic designers, videographers, and web developers.
  • Conference support using conference apps and on-line tools
  • Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree communications, public relations, media studies, or related fields is required.
  • Experience managing social media platforms is essential.  Candidates must possess excellent communication and organizational skills, be detail oriented and able to work in team environment.  Graphic design skills are a plus.

    Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

    Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

    Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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