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Communications Coordinator (Full-Time, Year-Round)

About the Role

Little Island seeks a Communications Coordinator to join the team. The ideal Communications Coordinator is a self-driven and motivated collaborator with strong administrative and communications skills and a passion for public art and public spaces. This role is full-time, year-round and reports directly to the Communications Manager.


Key Responsibilities

  • Draft communications for monthly newsletters and e-blasts geared toward families and the local community
  • Support with social media content creation, posting, and monitoring
  • Support the Communications Manager in creating, proofreading, and editing all communications materials
  • Coordinate with copywriter to draft and update webpages
  • Coordinate any press/marketing related photo and video shoots
  • Maintain and organize all department systems, including photo and video assets in Canto and e-mail and press lists
  • Provide direct administrative support for the Communications Department, including:
    • Reconciling expenses and invoices
    • Compiling weekly press clippings
    • Updating and circulating all temporary park signage
    • Responding to all general press e-mail inquiries
    • Tracking deadlines
  • Coordinate meetings, special projects, and other events for the Communications department as needed
  • Collaborate with Executive department on the execution Little Island’s public-facing communications, as well as all key software's and systems, ensuring systems organize all information and assets related to Little Island’s marketing, ticketing, and communications efficiently and clearly
  • Miscellaneous duties, as assigned

What You Bring:

  • 1-3 year's experience in marketing, advertising, communications, or public relations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Hardworking, self-motivated, highly organized and dedicated to the details
  • Comfortable working both independently and collaborating across multiple stakeholders
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and project management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Availability to work occasional nights and weekends, especially during the spring and summer seasons

Eligibility to work in the US

Availability to start January 2022

What to Expect

Little Island has 3 distinct outdoor spaces hosting a wide variety of artistic programs throughout the season including a 687-seat amphitheater.

Park employees may be asked to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Park employees will spend time onsite at Little Island working in outdoor weather conditions, navigating the entire park and interacting with park visitors to ensure operations are running effectively. Little Island is ADA compliant, and park employees are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for each other and our park’s visitors.

Little Island’s Headquarters, located near the park, provides an open floor plan office, shared work areas and kitchen, a locker room, rehearsal space, and storage for the park. It is a dynamic and multi-use space where employees and artists can collaborate, connect, and unwind in between shifts, meetings and events.

Little Island is a park open for all New Yorkers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.All park employees are expected to actively participate in our communal commitment to employee safety and health and all related employee policies, which are reinforced with our current employees often and will be shared throughout the interview process.

In accordance with Little Island's duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we have adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families; our visitors; and the community at large during the pandemic. This policy is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities and should be interpreted in alignment with applicable law. All Little Island employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as determined by the CDC, by November 15, 2021, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Potential employees will be given the opportunity to provide proof of vaccination or request a reasonable accommodation at the onset of employment.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary (commensurate with experience)
  • 10 days vacation, 7 sick, 3 personal days
  • Medical, dental & vision care
  • Contribution into a 401(k) retirement plan
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Basic Life Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability

How to Apply

Click the ‘Apply Here’ button below to submit your application via Submittable. Please note that you will have to make a Submittable account. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please let us know at jobs@littleisland.org 

Little Island is a proud equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, familial or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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