Communications Coordinator

Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Apr 04, 2019
Closes
May 09, 2019
Hours
Full Time

The Air Force Association seeks a Communications Coordinator responsible for undertaking several organizational and event planning projects that support the Communications team's work on a daily basis; instrumental in helping to develop, implement and coordinate an overall communications strategy that heightens AFA’s organizational identity. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Draft, write, and edit content for email blasts, newsletter, brochures, fundraising pieces and website content
  •  Maintain AFA’s website by keeping up-to-date content throughout the website
  • Work closely with the graphic designer to create graphics for AFA campaigns and initiatives
  • Manage all aspects of correspondence with speakers for AFA’s two major annual events
  • Put together agendas, printed program and manage day-to-day logistics for the speakers for AFA’s two major events
  •  Draft, write and edit all scripts for speaking sessions for AFA’s events throughout the year
  •  Responsible for creating campaigns and scripts for AFA’s videos and PSAs
  • Create communications plans for AFA initiatives and campaigns
  • Create comprehensive calendar to manage AFA’s external communications
  •  Create comprehensive advertising plans for each of AFA’s two annual events
  •  Develop a solid working knowledge of Air Force and national security issues
  • Maintains working knowledge of new and emerging communication technologies

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. 
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently is a must
  • Ability to get along well with others and interact professionally with senior level military officials, academic professionals and industry representatives
  • Knowledge of the Air Force or military is preferable

Requirements

  • 4-year degree in Communication, Journalism or Public Relations
  • 3-5 years of work experience in a related field

Excellent benefits include healthcare, dental, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, free parking and more! Please send cover letter with resume to staffing@afa.org. 

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